Creating Franchise Friendly Documents

The requirement when franchising your business is to have a set of documents that layout in a particular format your obligations and responsibilities to a franchisee. The reason behind having franchise documents is so that there is transparency of your franchising company and well-defined expectations. In order to meet regulatory requirements when creating such franchise…

“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,…

How the Cost of a Franchise is Determined

When thinking about franchising your business more than likely you have looked at your competition to determine what they are doing and the cost of a franchise with them. Recently we spoke with someone who had done just that. She said, “I am looking at my competitor and see the cost of their franchise is…

How to Franchise Your Business? Uncovering the Truth About Franchising

WARNING: When it comes to franchising there seems to be a lot of deceitfulness, games and gimmicks out there (see our President’s full warning message). It never fails to amaze us when we hear about some things people find when researching companies that claim to do franchise development. We figured we would share just some…

How to Prepare for Franchising Your Business

Whether franchising your business has been your goal since you started operating or you’re just starting to consider it; you’ve probably wondered, “What are some of the things I can do now to help prepare for franchising my business?” Since much of franchising is about duplication, let’s review what you can do now to make the…

Working with an Attorney to Franchise a Business

The other day we got a call from a business owner who wanted to franchise a business and like everyone who calls us he was seeking some answers.  However this call was different.  He called us because he liked that “we do everything under one roof” (read about our franchise development services beyond franchise documentation)….