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.
I was travelling years ago and picked up a copy of the “How to set up an online business” magazine at the airport. The book was so helpful I ended up reading it multiple times – earmarking pages, high lighting, underlining and making notes. This book is amazing…
When it comes to marketing, the real estate industry is in a league of its own. There are some fundamental differences in the methodology of marketing for real estate as compared with most other industries. For example, in a typical business setting, you have to market the products or services that you provide. While this also rings true for real estate, you have the added weight of having to market yourself. If you’re just getting started, it may seem like a daunting task to have to prove to the world that you can do it. Here are some tips to implement in your overall strategy to help get yourself out there.
Are you a pool builder? Are you looking for ways to make your business better? Ways to boost your bottom line and get more people talking about your business?
Then offer your customers one or more of the five unique touches you’ll read about here, the latest trends that will make their backyard pools the talk of the neighborhood.
Whether you’re just getting started with your pool-building business or you’ve been around for a while, your customers are sure to love these avant-garde features.
Your seasonal business is a great opportunity to make extra money or boost your income for the rest of the year. Don’t get caught up in the technical aspects like credit processing and office rentals, which will slow down your launch. Here are 3 Launch Tips to create the perfect seasonal business.
If you are getting started in business, financing could be your biggest dilemma. You may have the best business idea but without capital you are dead in the water. Here are 3 reasons a business loan could be a good idea for you.
While a great number of home owners are very comfortable with carrying out this inspection on their own, there are others who do not know much about it. Those who fall in the second category often look for the services of reliable and reputable garage door services in the area, hence making it one very promising business venture.
One of the best ways to improve is to observe others. The African Small To Medium Business landscape is still heavily underdeveloped in comparison to the North American one. We focused on the Canadian SME market to detail their struggles and solutions, some of which are very applicable for Africa.