Who Can Help Me Franchise

You want to grow your business and you have decided that franchising is your path. Perhaps when you started your business you did it with the idea of franchising all along. Now you are stuck and wondering, “Who can help me franchise?” You are aware that there are many different pieces required to franchise but…

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…

What Does It Really Mean to Franchise My Restaurant

If you are the type of restaurant owner who likes to create menu items then you might be able to relate to this piece. When creating a new menu item,  it all starts with a vision; then you plan it out and carefully pick your ingredients . You then prepare the item and along the…

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…

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….

Does it Make Sense to Franchise Because My Name is Gold

So you have a business with a really clever name and as a result you have customers and/or clients who approach you and say, “this has to be a franchise because the name is gold!” And with many franchised businesses out there with a clever name attached, this is not an uncommon misconception. Your customers…