Archive for the 'Success Stories' Category
Blog Note: Recently, Jania Bailey, FranNet President and COO, was featured in Franchising World magazine, a publication of the International Franchise Association (IFA). Jania is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) and sits on the Board of Directors for the IFA. This article was reprinted with permission from the IFA. To create a team environment, [...]
The opportunity to showcase FranNet’s satisfied clients is something we’re always proud to do. Not only does it put a personal touch on our services, but it gives our readership the opportunity to see exactly how people come to the entrepreneurial decisions necessary to embark upon their own personal journey. Without a doubt, there are [...]
In the second year of the Civil War, Union troops were destined to learn a tragic and valuable lesson about the lack of a well thought out exit strategy from battle. It was December of 1862 and Federal troops had taken up positions in the town of Fredericksburg, Virginia—determined to cross the Rappahannock River and [...]
Throughout the course of the past few months, we at FranNet set out to provide some excellent topics for our blogs designed to speak directly to those considering a possible future as a small business or franchise owner. We’ve covered some vital subjects such as the three ways to own a business and touched upon [...]
Franchises that meet perennial needs are best bets for entrepreneurs, consultant says Mike Welch is the FranNet consultant for the state of Minnesota, based in Maple Grove. Welch, 36, has found considerable success as a franchising consultant and in the franchising field in general, where he’s held three of the industry’s main jobs: franchise owner, [...]
FranNet helps match professionals with the right franchise opportunities We’re excited that for the third consecutive year, FranNet has made Inc. magazine’s exclusive list of the nation’s fastest-growing privately held companies! It’s great news for us. The annual ‘Inc. 5000’ list ranks companies on their three-year growth rates; ours was 49 percent from 2009-11. Making [...]
Small bank approval rate has jumped 5 points, big bank rate 2 points Since the near-collapse of the world economy four years ago, tight credit markets have stunted small business growth by shutting entrepreneurs off from startup capital. But they’re beginning to loosen. The Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, a monthly analysis of 1,000 [...]
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.