Does Being Solicited by Retailers Mean You Should Franchise?

One day you get called by a retailer or someone from a property management company who says they want to put your concept in their space. This type of call does well for your ego, gives you validation along with a sense of demand for your business. Then you realize, wait a minute I am…

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…

When Starting a Franchise Things to Consider

If you are like every other entrepreneur, you want to grow, become well-known, make money and you want it fast. So you figure you already have a business that makes money, maybe it’s time to start a franchise company and sell franchises off of your business. Franchising is exciting, powerful and yep has the ability…

Can Any Business be Franchised?

Look closely at the different services you use or businesses you purchase from. It’s likely that many of them are franchises! Technically speaking, any type of business can be franchised (read about the different types of businesses we have franchised). However it is important to assess what your business really has to offer and will…

Why Franchise Out a Business?

The Franchise Maker works with business owners who are seeking to grow their business and help them determine if franchising is a wise path. So why would someone want to franchise out a business? As you are talking with someone who owns a business (or if you own a business) you may hear that person…

Dangers of Franchising Your Business Too Soon

This might be hard to do, but imagine you are looking to buy into a franchise. You find something that looks promising and you buy into the concept. As a new franchisee your expectations are that you are buying into a program that is already figured out. You are under the impression that all you really have to do is learn all the…