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…

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…

Franchise Document Templates

You have decided to franchise your business and like most business owners you want to get it done quickly, easily and for as little money as possible. You start researching how to franchise your business online and stumble across franchise document templates for sale. Franchise document templates are generic, one-size-fits-all boilerplate documents that you can…

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…

Franchising a Product

It may be quite often that you run across someone who says to you they have invented a really neat product (for example maybe this person invented a new hybrid-type of coffee bean infused with tequila) and it comes out in conversation that they want to franchise it. But is a product (in this example…

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…