Market and Sell Franchises Yourself

As you are thinking about franchising your business you may be under the impression that you need to hire someone (which may include franchise brokers or a new in-house sales person) to help you market and sell your franchises. Your head is spinning as you wonder how you will find such people (which when it…

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…

Know the Difference Between a Franchise Advisor, Consultant & Broker?

When looking at the franchising industry, there can be some confusion in terminology. Who does what and what are the deliverables? There seem to be various players. Titles that are often loosely used, co-mingled and poorly defined are Franchise Consultants, Franchise Advisors, Franchise Brokers and Franchise Developers.  So let’s break them down and see what…