What Does It Really Mean to Franchise My Restaurant

If you are the type of restaurant owner who likes to create menu items then you might be able to relate to this piece. When creating a new menu item,  it all starts with a vision; then you plan it out and carefully pick your ingredients . You then prepare the item and along the…

Do My Franchise Businesses Have to be Exactly Like My Current Business

There are many benefits when franchising your business besides the ability to grow quicker than you could on your own and bringing together a culture of like-minded individuals all running the same type of business and working toward the same goals. Franchising provides operational consistency between each new business (more on benefits when franchising your…

Do I Need to Change My Name to Franchise

Call it a thought, premonition or a dream but at some point you may have been thinking about franchising your business. While there are many things that could potentially hold you back one preconceived notion may be, “do I need to change my name to franchise”. You may have lots of reasons why you think…

Before Someone Else Does It

Are you in a rush to get your business franchised? Franchising has always been on your mind. Maybe it is something that you thought was a pipe dream, however now your circumstances have changed and you feel that you just need to get it done. Perhaps the reason for the sense of urgency is someone…

Is Someone Cold Calling You to Franchise?

Doesn’t the saying go, “don’t trust anyone who cold calls you”? Let’s say you have been operating your business for some time and have experienced some level of success. One day you get a cold call (or an unsolicited email) from someone positioning themselves as an “opportunity agent” saying how great your business is, how…

How to Structure a Franchise

If you are like most business owners the idea of expanding your business is one of your dreams. Perhaps you have decided your path for expansion is franchising and you wonder how to structure a franchise for your business. You have researched on the internet and realize there are a lot of moving pieces and…