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.
Is Consulting in the Cards for Your Next Career Move?
Have you ever considered starting your own consulting business? While you may assume that consulting is only for people who are nearing retirement age and have decades of industry experience under their belts, there’s actually a lot of room for younger professionals to make some noise in this area. If you’re considering making the move into consulting, there are some things you’ll want to think about. Take a look:
Analyzing the Enormous Benefits of Using Videos for Your Business
It is safe to say that consumers are more skeptical today than ever before. People have seen multiple scams in their lifetimes, and some have even been victimized. They’ve learned to be wary, and they’re hesitant to purchase anything. As a business owner, this mindset makes your job increasingly difficult. In order to convince your clients to purchase your goods and services and keep your revenue near its peak, you need to take effective action. What’s the answer? Create videos for your website. A video can be a powerful persuasive tool, and making one is easier than you might think. Learn more about the enormous benefits of videos here.
The Simple 4-Step Method to Find Your Profitable Business Idea
The Simple 4-Step Method to Find Your Profitable Business Idea Source: Entrepreneur.com The best thing about this article is how simple it is. Basically it is saying that every brick and mortar business was created to solve a problem. Now, the world is changing and brick and mortar businesses are either dying or going […]
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?