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…

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…

Franchising Companies That Claim to “Do It All” Including Sales

When you decide to take the plunge and franchise your business you are presented with many options for who to use to take you through this process. There are all kinds of franchising companies out there that claim they will franchise your business and “do it all” from development to marketing and even sales. While…

Franchise Legal Problems Due to Sales Misrepresentations

How Franchisors Get in Trouble Looking to franchise your business and want to know how to avoid getting into legal trouble?  More than likely, each of us has either been involved in a lawsuit or knows someone involved in some kind of lawsuit or legal problem. And while you probably don’t hear much about the…

Franchising: Our Most Successful Clients Like To “Get Their Hands Dirty”!

The Time Is Now You’ve worked hard to grow your business into what have today. Now you are eager to take the next step and grow your business through franchising. It is exciting yet nerve-racking at the same time! At The Franchise Maker, we talk with business owners (like you) every day. We will help you understand…

Do I Really Need Someone to Manage My Franchise Sales?

You have decided to franchise your company and as you research into franchising, you are faced with several decisions. Franchise development is by far the most important; however, you realize that franchising is another business and that soon you will need to manage the franchise sales side of that business. Is managing franchise sales as…