Say No to Long Term Commitments When Franchising Your Business

It can get confusing when seeking out a company to help you franchise your business. You are bound to come across some companies that claim to want to be in the relationship with you for the long-haul. In other words, these companies are asking for long term commitments when franchising your business with them. Wait…

Mistakes New Franchises Make

Franchising is an industry that has helped many business owners (like you) expand into different markets while at the same time allowing other entrepreneurs “to be in business for themselves, but not by themselves” (as the saying goes). It sounds great, right? And it is…. when franchising is executed correctly. However there are certain mistakes…

What to Look for in a Franchise Development Company

During the many years we have been franchising businesses we have witnessed some really crazy gimmicks from companies that are offering franchise development services.  We encourage you to be super careful who you talk to about franchising your business (read our President’s warning message). There are many things to look for in a franchise development company…

I Want to Franchise but Am Being Asked to Give Away Equity

So you are trying to figure out how to franchise your business and you get BOMBARDED with all kinds of weird proposals. You think to yourself, “I want to franchise but I don’t want to give away any equity in my business!” Over the years some strange companies have popped onto the scene. Most of…

There Are NO Stupid Questions about Franchising!

The decision to franchise is a big one. Are you asking the right questions? Over the last few years so many “drop ins” have entered the franchise development industry. Be watchful of deception out there and make sure you are talking with franchise developers. You need to ask the right questions about franchising to ensure…