How to Vet a Franchise
When I was in my late twenty’s, I had a horrible experience buying into a popular franchise concept. I am a lover of all things business and have been self-employed most of my adult life. After my sour franchise experience, I have investigated hundreds of franchises trying to find just the right thing. At this point I consider myself a franchise investigation pro. Here are the questions you need to know to ask in order to properly vet a franchise.
What’s it Really Like to Own a Cold Stone Creamery Franchise?
I am a former owner of a Creamery franchise. I had never owned a franchise before and I did not do the proper amount of due diligence or ask the right questions. I paid dearly for those mistakes. Please read my story here as I had a true franchise nightmare.
What It’s Really Like to Own a McDonald’s Franchise
McDonald’s is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, with about 68 million customers daily in 119 countries across 35,000 restaurants.
So have you ever wondered what it would be like to own one? I mean…who hasn’t! Here is an interview with one franchisee with all the skinny.
What Do You Do? 4 Unusual Work From Home Opportunities
Lots of people are working from home these days, but many are remotely employed – they hold down a traditional job from a non-traditional location. But what if you could work from home doing something totally out of the box? If there were ever a time when unusual businesses could thrive, now would be that moment – so give it a go! These 4 unusual jobs are perfect for people who are ready to break away from the office.
5 Ways to Get a Franchise to the Top and Keep It There
Franchising has become a popular investment concept, judging by the big names opting to take this route. Recently, several brands have chosen it as their preferred means of expansion into various parts of the world. What, then, makes for a successful franchise? What characteristics do thriving franchises have in common?
Self-Driving Cars Are Just Around the Corner
Does the success of your business depend upon fast and accurate deliveries? Does your business own an automobile—or a fleet of them? If so, you know how important it is to have reliable drivers and delivery people. Just imagine, then, how your business would transform if its fleet of cars or trucks were self-driven! It’s not such a far-fetched fantasy, after all, as self-driving cars are (ahem!) just around the corner.
New York Is the Place to Start a Business: 5 New Businesses Making Waves
New York City is still an ideal place for starting a business. The economy is strong, and there are millions of residents in this metropolitan area. There’s also a strong tourism economy, thanks to the many things to do and see in the big city. This brings new companies and jobs from all over the world. Right now, there are thousands of startups in the Big Apple aiming to rise above the competition. Here are some of the most exciting startups for 2017.
3 Highly Profitable Business Opportunities You Won’t Find on Craigslist
Building a new business is exciting. You’ve got a blank slate to be creative and innovative, along with the potential to become highly successful. With so many available options, how do you choose which type of business to start? Do you need to create your business from scratch, or can you find success in a franchise? While you don’t need to start from scratch to be successful in business, you do need to start with a product or service people want or need. If you’re looking for some profitable business ideas beyond the usual pizza joint or a taco stand, here are some unique opportunities to consider: