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One of the great selling points of a majority of franchise opportunities in the marketplace today is the option to choose a “manage the manager” business model. It’s also referred to, in a more highbrow sense, as the “semi-absentee” model. To many interested parties, this is a convincing benefit because they see this option as [...]
As we’ve discussed in this column before, finding just the right franchise opportunity to fit your profile is the single-most important decision you will make in the entire process. This blog is designed to provide the potential franchisee with a few helpful hints on matching your talents with a franchise opportunity. For those looking to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
BoomersNextSteps.com recently interviewed Jania Bailey, FranNet’s president and COO, about franchising opportunities for Baby Boomers and how FranNet can help future franchisees reach their business goals.
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.
Over the course of 25 years, FranNet has guided a lot of interested franchise owners towards the right fit. Our ability to match entrepreneurs with the right opportunities has helped create thousands of businesses, new careers and tens of thousands of jobs.