How Long Does it Take to Franchise My Business?

Time is valuable and as you are considering franchising your business more than likely two of your main concerns are: how long it will take to franchise my business and how much time is required to complete the process. You’re probably worried that the process to franchise seems so complex that it could take years to…

Seeking Out How To Franchise Your Business Can Be Full of Surprises

WARNING: When it comes to franchising there seems to be a lot of deceitfulness, games and gimmicks out there. It never fails to amaze us when we hear about some things people find when researching companies that claim to do franchise development. We figured we would share just some of the most outrageous and unbelievable…

Is It Risky To Franchise Your Business?

No doubt risk is scary. However if you are like most business owners the risks you have taken so far have made you stronger. In our experience, there is no such thing as a business owner that does not take risks. While some risks are a “sure bet” most of the time they are unpredictable….

Making Sense of the NLRB, Franchising & Joint Employer Relationships

Bad news always seems gets more press than good news, right? If you’re one who has kept your finger on the pulse of the franchise industry then you probably know about the claim filed by the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) against a well-known fast food restaurant franchise system, challenging their franchisor/franchisee relationship. News of…

What Is a Franchise Discovery Day?

Let’s take a moment and look into your future. You have just spent the last few months working to complete your franchise development program and you are now offering franchises nationwide. This is a very exciting time for you as a new franchisor! As you are talking with applicants more than likely you have a…

Warning: Latest Gimmicks To Franchise Your Business

Just when we thought we had heard of all the games and gimmicks in the franchising industry we recently learned of a new twist that is being rolled out by some companies that are trying to do franchise development work.  These companies are now offering to franchise your business for “no money upfront”. Instead, they…