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Is This The Year You Become A Franchise Entrepreneur?

  Don’t try to fit the business, make the business fit you. Are you one of the millions of Canadians who have been taking stock of your career options this January? Typically after the holiday season, the back-to-work blues tempt us to dream of a life beyond the 9-to-5 corporate job; with more flexibility, fewer [...]

When Marketing Your Franchise, Think Outside Your Walls!

As a franchise business owner, making your marketing and advertising dollars work for you is critical.  Making sure you’re getting a bang for your buck is more important than ever.  Whether or not you consider yourself an Internet marketing master, FranNet is going to tackle a subject which will give you the tools to increase your customer [...]

2014 Trends in Franchising

 Here at the FranNet Blog, we like to keep all of our readers apprised of the latest and  greatest happenings in the exciting world of franchising…which is why we’re going to  take a look at three of the hottest trending topics in the industry: Semi-absentee retail  concepts, Low cost franchises and the Dads and Grads (or [...]

How to Ensure a Good Franchise Fit

While inquiring about how to ensure a good fit for each candidate might seem like an obvious FranNet consideration, there is a clear cut reason why some franchisees fail to achieve real success in the world of entrepreneurship. As a potential franchisee looking to join up with a successful brand and system, you know that you [...]

You’re 50. You’re Downsized. Now What?

At FranNet, we believe franchising makes sense no matter what stage in life you find yourself. As you may have witnessed yourself, the job market no longer provides the long-term security it once offered. Previous generations grew accustomed to a certain career and the length of time they would be in that job — this is [...]

A Family Business? Every Business Should Be

  As FranNet consultants with decades of experience, we definitely have an opinion on the level of involvement family must or     should have in business decisions. And while plenty of empirical evidence can be found to delineate both advantages and disadvantages to working with family, we’re here today to focus on the key benefits [...]

FranNet Finds Perfect Bond Between Life, Business

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 many out [...]

The Stages Of Your Business Ownership Journey

When considering business ownership, it is easy to think about the short-term effects it will have on your life. There are a great deal of changes that occur in the first year, but what about ten years down the road? Part of the research and planning process involves realistically imagining your life with the business you choose [...]

Is Podcasting The New Pastime?

What are you listening to right now? Is it the radio, your iTunes, Pandora, or Podcasting? Out of over 2,000 Americans, a little over 52 percent of them listened to the radio for 4/5 hours a day. This is followed by your owned music at 20.3 percent, internet radio/music at 11.6 percent, satellite radio at 7.7 percent, T.V. music channels at [...]

Canada Franchise Expert Shares Restaurant Franchising Tips with Financial Post readers!

President of Canada Franchise Expert, Gary Prenevost, was recently interviewed by the FINANCIAL POST, where he shared his knowledge with readers about the Topper’s Pizza franchise and its future. Topper’s Pizza is a small regional pizza chain, founded in 1982 in Sudbury, is trying to compete with bigger players in the market by expanding their [...]