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Never Say Never ? Age Has No Power

Being a late bloomer is normally a frustrating experience, yet some entrepreneurs are making the most of their age and achieving their dreams. Success is for anyone at any stage of life– it could happen at anytime time for the wildest of reasons. Take entrepreneur legends like Ray Kroc, John Pemberton and Harland Sanders –they [...]

Five Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask Themselves

A large part of achieving success is asking the right questions and getting honest answers. These questions will have an effect during any stage in your career and it starts with you. What am I willing to sacrifice? On a daily basis, entrepreneurs make tough decisions that affect the lives of their employees and health of [...]

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 [...]

From Software Consultant to Restauranteur Entrepreneur Serves Up Soups Salads and Sandwiches

Daryl Hunter becomes first Zoup! Fresh Soup Company franchisee in Canada Daryl Hunter enjoyed his career as a software consultant, but the constant travel demands eventually wore out their welcome. In 2011, Hunter realized his business ownership aspirations, becoming the first Zoup! Fresh Soup Company franchisee in Canada with the opening of his uptown Waterloo, Ontario [...]

Is It Still Possible To Be Original?

Entrepreneurs and potential small business owners are faced with a difficult challenge in modern society: is it still possible to be entirely original with our thoughts and creations? Are we all just stealing, copying and borrowing or can we still sample others works and inspire new ideas? Originality, by definition, is the ability to think [...]

The Truth Behind Franchise Ownership

What does it take to own a franchise? In many ways, the responsibilities of a franchise owner align quite similarly with those of a small business owner. Even though they are essentially the same, the franchise owner starts of with a few more advantages. There are many franchise concepts and some of them offer a [...]

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Make Your First Year Of Business Ownership Profitable

After working with your local FranNet consultant, you found the perfect business for your personal goals at last. Yet, while you have come a long way, there are still many obstacles to overcome ahead. It’s time to prepare for getting over the biggest hurdle of your new chapter: the first year. Hot Off The Press: Because you [...]

Characteristics of a Strong Franchise

The Small Business Encyclopaedia defines franchising as: a continuing relationship in which a franchisor provides a licensed privilege to the franchisee to do business and offers assistance in organizing, training, merchandising, marketing and managing in return for a monetary consideration. When deciding on a franchise, there are definite signs that point out the stronger systems. [...]

Top Franchises in NY Making Dreams Happen: 3 More Things You Missed at IFE 2015

The 2015 International Franchise Expo was a huge success, drawing in premium franchises and enthusiastic business prospectors from around the world for an exciting two-day event in New York's Javits Center. Everywhere you looked, you would be staring at one of the top franchises in NY. The event was a memorable one that sparked self-starter [...]

Have You Settled?

You successfully went through the process and now you own a franchise or new business. The first three years have passed on without too much trouble, and you have fallen in love with the freedom of being your own boss. For you, the hard part is over…or so you thought. Look 10 years…15…20 years down [...]