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…

Finding Locations for Franchisees

When franchising your business, if your business model requires that it operate out of a storefront or an office space; it is expected that you help your future franchisees find a location. You may ask, “Am I the one responsible to find locations for franchisees?” Finding locations can be tricky, time consuming and emotionally charged….

Questions to Ask Before You Franchise Your Business

It is appealing to any business owner to grow exponentially. Sure bet you’ve thought about this many times. Ideally you want the quickest and easiest path to grow exponentially. You may know, there is really no such thing as becoming a fully branded business overnight. Perhaps you have tossed around the idea of opening up…

How to Duplicate Your Business

The whole idea of duplication is most business owners’ dream. And if you are like most business owners you are constantly wondering what is the best way to duplicate your business. Conceptually duplication sounds easy, but in reality it may not be as easy as it seems. The easiest path to duplicate your business (where…

“Franchise Partner” Why this is a Bad Word

Recently we had a conversation with someone who was very eager to franchise his business and said he wants to be more of a “franchise partner” with people who buy into his concept. This business owner was using the term “franchise partner” loosely. As you will see below his intent was in the right place,…