People love lists. In the journalistic world of blogging, a phrase has been coined to describe a type of form writing which utilizes lists in a thematic structure—it’s called a “listicle”, the fused root of the words “list” and “article”. One of the more popular sites on the Internet using listicles to make broader points [...]
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The very idea of owning a franchise or starting a new business of your own is a popular dream. The next time you’re in a crowded setting—perhaps a park packed with people on a sunny day–try to imagine how many of those present actually harbor a secret desire to take charge of their own destiny. [...]
As experts at matching clients to the best franchise that fits their needs, FranNet’s consultants are at the top of their game. From time to time, the FranNet Blog will sit down with several FranNet consultants to gauge their thoughts and opinions on some of the issues facing franchising. The Executive Round Table is an [...]
Five helpful tips for franchisees to avoid the business-killing mistake We’ve shown how franchise businesses fare better than typical small businesses. It’s proven statistically and backed up by plain common sense — business owners who operate under a known brand and with an established business model have a big advantage over owners who have [...]
Senior care and tutoring franchises are booming, says FranNet franchise consultant Jim Gleason, 62, worked in sales, alcohol and drug counseling and career consulting before joining FranNet five years ago. The Indianapolis-based business covers almost the entire state of Indiana, save the Gary area near Chicago and the area just across the Ohio River [...]
Now is not the time for half-steps to dig our economy out of the hole. We need strong action to empower entrepreneurs and help them start businesses that can provide good, lasting jobs to the nation’s citizens. According to FRANdata, the nationwide franchise information service, each new franchise creates an average of 10 jobs.