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The Educated Franchisee: The How-To Book for Choosing a Winning Franchise, 2nd Edition
Rick BisioThere is nothing more expensive than ignorance -- let The Educated Franchisee serve as your guide for selecting a franchise that meets your needs! The Educated Franchisee will show you: -How to find a franchise that is right for you -How owning a franchise can create wealth -Where to find quality franchisors -What qualities franchisors look for -How to gather information from franchisees -How to make sure the franchise makes money -How to confidently select the best franchise -The five keys to success in owning a franchise
The 2000 Franchise Annual: 'The Original' Franchise Handbook and Directory
Ted DixonSince 1996 The Franchise Annual Directory has been the largest and most complete franchise directory available. Known as the "Bible of the Franchise World" the directory gives all the information you need to investigate before investing. It's guaranteed accurate at date of publication. There are separate American, Canadian, and Overseas sections as well as a complete summary of Federal, State and Provincial regulations. The annual includes 60 different categorical sections including such areas as: Accounting and Tax Services, Advertising and Direct Mail, Automobile Rental & Leasing, Automotive Lubrication & Tune Up, Automotive Transmission Repair, Building Products and Services, Carpet, Drapery and Upholstery Cleaning, Children's Products & Services, Computer, Electronics, Internet Services, Employment & Personnel, Entertainment, Florist Shops, Food Convenience, Baked Goods, Donuts & Pastry, Candy, Popcorn & Snacks, Ice Cream & Yogurt, Restaurant, Specialty Shops, Supermarkets, Formal Wear, Franchise Consultants & Services, Furniture Refinishing & Repair, Hairstyling & Cosmetics, Health Aids & Services, Home Furnishings: Retail, Sales, Rental & Services, Home Inspection, House/Pet Sitting Service, Jewelry, Laundry & Dry Cleaning, Lawn & Garden Care, Motels, Hotels, and Campgrounds, etc., etc. Franchisees benefit in many ways from joining a proven system. They enjoy collective buying power and receive financial guidance. All these assets add up to "risk reduction" and five the franchisee an enormous head start over starting a business alone. The handbook section contains: Dangerous contract terms from a franchisee's perspective, Disouted contract rights, recent trends, worldwide sources, useful assoications, investigative advice, and pages of questions to help the prospective franchisee invstigate: The Franchisor, Product, Service, Current Franchisees, Territory and The Contract. There are 4,357 total Listings 2,753 American Listings 1,081 Canadian Listings 523 Overseas Listings There are 570 completely NEW LISTINGS, which are marked with an asterisk (*). Each franchisor listing provides: Name of Outlet, Corporate Name, Address, Telephone and Fax Number, E-Mail, Web Site, Name of Contact. Full Description of business, Year Established, Year Started franchising, Number of Units Company Owned, Number of Units Franchised, Franchise Fee, Royalty, Total Investment, Whether or Not financing is available.
Is Your Business Right For Franchising?
Jr. Ralph MassettiThis book is written to offer would-be Franchisors the virtual experience and benefit of personally speaking with an expert Franchise Consultant about franchising their business. It provides straight-talk advice concerning every business and personal consideration which needs to be contemplated when deciding whether to franchise a business including: Whether your business is ready to franchise, Options for expanding your business, What to expect as a Franchisor, Introduction to the franchise development process, Branding and marketing for Franchisors, Other factors that impact your chances for success, Choosing a Franchise Developer, Sample Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC) and more. Ralph Massetti is President & CEO of The Franchise Builders, a franchise consulting, development, marketing and technology firm. He also holds a Bachelors and Master Degree in Business Administration, and is a candidate for the prestigious Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) designation.
Franchise Times Guide to Selecting, Buying & Owning a Franchise
Julie Bennett and Cheryl R. BabcockBuying a franchise can be a handy shortcut to the American dream of owning your own business. But there are dangerous pitfalls—and possible drawbacks to even the best franchise deals. Here, for every prospective franchisee, is authoritative advice from a trustworthy source. The experts of Franchise Times offer their picks of the top 200 franchises and 100 up-and-comers, complete with contact information, financial requirements, fees, and more. There are practical tips on everything from hiring and marketing to financing your franchise, leasing a retail space (or setting up a home office), and deciding if you should buy or run a franchise with your spouse. With anecdotes and advice from current franchisees and franchisors, this is a book every would-be entrepreneur should read before signing a contract.
Her Dream of Dreams: The Rise and Triumph of Madam C. J. Walker
Beverly LowryMadam C. J. Walker is an American rags-to-riches icon. Born to former slaves in Louisiana in 1867, she went on to become a prominent African American businesswoman and the first female self-made millionaire in U.S. history. The story of her transformation from a laundress to a tremendously successful entrepreneur is both inspirational and mysterious, as many of the details of her early life remain obscure. In this superior biography, Beverly Lowry’s abundant research fleshes out Walker’s thinly documented story and frames it in the roiling race relations of her day.Walker grew up illiterate and worked as a washerwoman well into her thirties before staking her future on a “Wonderful Hair Grower.” Defying all odds, Walker learned to read and write, mastered marketing and spin, and built a booming cosmetics empire that provided lucrative work for thousands of black women and allowed her to engage in philanthropy and civil rights activism until her death in a Westchester mansion in 1919. Spanning from the antebellum South to the Harlem Renaissance, Lowry brings this intriguing and important woman vividly to life.
Franchise Bible (Franchise Bible: How to Buy a Franchise or Franchise Your Own Business)
Erwin KeupThe go-to book for franchise information, now in its sixth edition This proven, popular reference has been completely updated to better guide you through the current franchise environment. Real-life examples of both service- and product-oriented franchises and useful checklists prevent mistakes and save time and money. Contact information for state and federal franchising regulatory agencies and a listing of useful publications guide you to the resources you need. Robert Smith, founder of Granite Transformations, describes how he successfully opened franchises nationwide based on guidelines in previous editions
The Franchise Handbook: A Complete Guide to All Aspects of Buying, Selling or Investing in a Franchise
Atlantic Publishing CoThis book is a great resource for both prospective franchises and franchisors as it explains in detail what the franchise system entails and the precise benefits it offers to both parties.
Franchise Bible (Franchise Bible: How to Buy a Franchise or Franchise Your Own Business)
Erwin KeupHow To Buy A Franchise Or Franchise Your Own Business Are you thinking of buying a franchise or franchising your own business? This indispensable guide tells you how to do it--and save time and money in the process. Franchise expert Erwin Keup shares 35 years of franchise experience to reveal what to expect and how to avoid costly mistakes. With the Franchise Bible, you learn to: Determine if owning a franchise is right for you Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of franchising Understand the legal terms and documents associated with franchising Navigate the offering circular and what items it should contain Decide whether you should buy a franchise or start your own Select the best methods for expanding your existing business Determine the optimum time to franchise your business Includes these samples of actual franchise documents: Offering Circular Franchise Agreements Franchise Application Form Site Evaluation Form Operational Manual Outline Plus, this guide is packed with checklists to help you: Investigate franchisors Interview existing franchises Assess your suitability for running a franchise Prepare the required information before purchasing a franchise Whether you want to buy a franchise or franchise your own business, this guide is required reading. "Author and franchise lawyer Erwin J. Keup has made an exhaustive study of the franchise purchasing process and delivers his findings in concise, understandable language that has all you need to franchise with finesse." -- Entrepreneur Magazine "Kudos to author Erwin J. Keup. We like the book's easy-to-read style." --Small Business Opportunities magazine "Equally useful to prospective franchises and franchisors. Explains in detail what the franchise system entails and the precise benefits it offers." --Robert E. Bond & Jeffrey E. Bond, author of The Sourcebook of Franchise Opportunities
Birthing the Elephant: The Woman's Go-For-It! Guide to Overcoming the Big Challenges of Launching a Business
Karin Abarbanel and Bruce FreemanCustomized for the female entrepreneur's unique psychological experience of launching a business, BIRTHING THE ELEPHANT goes beyond logistics to prepare women for the emotional challenges they will face, with expert advice on reshaping one's business identity, giving up the paycheck mentality, anticipating problems, and avoiding costly mistakes. This supportive handbook gives the small-business owner the staying power to survive and succeed in the business of her dreams.A female entrepreneur's guide to navigating the psychological aspects of launching and building a business during the critical first 18 months. Women-owned businesses are increasing at twice the rate of other startups, with 500,000 launches each year. With a foreword by cosmetics guru Bobbi Brown.ReviewsRead all about it on: http://news.shelf-awareness.com/nview.jsp?appid=411&j=535397#2499225-Shelf Awareness"...emerging entrepreneurs will find advice that's worth the price of the book alone."-Booklist"This positive and practical guide for the first-time entrepreneur details the life cycle of a small-business launch with real-life stories and a slew of helpful hints and strategies."-Publishers Weekly PW and AARP's Roundup of Spring Books for Baby Boomers 4/15/08It's main segment on the page this week "Cash Flow: Subbing Brains fro Cash" featuring a contributor to the book and Karin plus, if you click on "small business: view all videos," you can see Karin's sole interview from the week before: "Cash Flow: 4 Spending Mistakes"-SmartMoney TV"With the number of women-owned businesses growing in the U.S. at the rate of one every 60 sconds-roughly 600,000 launches a year, according to the authors-the audience for this positive, cheerful, practical book should be substantial."-Publishers Weekly
So You Want to Franchise Your Business
Harold Kestenbaum and Adina Genn“This book is great. Definitively a best seller. It should be the number one consultation reference book for anyone related to the franchise business. Congratulations Harold!” Tomas, Chairman of The Taco Maker in San Juan, PR Turn Your Business Into A Franchise Harold Kestenbaum has worked with more than 100 businesses in their franchising efforts including such household names as Sbarro and Nathan's. A 30-year veteran of franchise law and a board member of four major franchise companies, he and Adina Genn, an award-winning journalist, have joined forces to teach you the secrets to turning your business into a successful franchise. If you're interested in using this profitable strategy to expand your business, you'll get an in-depth look at how to evaluate your business concept, determine if your business is a candidate for franchising, implement the franchise process, and build a thriving franchise. Well-known entrepreneurs who successfully franchised their business, including Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca and CEO of the Dwyer Group Dina Dwyer-Owens, offer detailed, in-the-trenches guidance and information. These experts speak frankly about the tactics you can use to market, sell, and build your franchise while offering insider advice to help you avoid the pitfalls of business growth. Step-By-Step Guide To The Franchising Process Low-Cost Ways To Grow A Franchise In The Startup Phase Franchise A Concept For Less Than $100,000 Best Practices From Top Franchisors And Franchisees

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Address 9130 BELLANCA AVE
LOS ANGELES , CA 90045-4710
USA
Telephone310 337-2583
Web merlenorman.com
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