Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:
Sewing Is Easy began as a small sewing group in the local hall.
So how do I test this idea in the market to see how much traction it could get and to see if people really need this?
The first point to make in the search for master franchisees is that finding an overseas partner is not where the international franchising process starts.
Every franchise system has a first franchisee.
Ten years ago, Charles and Audrey Brandt (photo) got a call from Salt Lake City that changed their lives.
Franchising has been ingrained into the American lifestyle as much as football and fireworks, especially when one considers that a new franchise business opens every eight minutes of every business day.
If you are seriously considering going into business for yourself, either starting a business or buying an existing business, you might want to consider franchising.
Each year thousands of Orange County residents retire, quit their jobs or are laid off.
There comes a time for every franchise system when it has to decide if it wants to grow for the sake of growth or it wants to grow in the name of quality, service and innovation.
In a new section to RTOHQ, APRO talks to most of the big players in the rent-to-own franchising game to find out exactly what they are looking for in new business partners.