February 2011

AdviCoach(R) Suggests Using A Team Approach To Grow Your Business

Franchising.com: In any economy, let alone a challenging one, business owners need to remain competitive to survive and even thrive. With the demands of managing all aspects of a business, business owners can often lose sight of their goals, which sometimes results in the inability or unwillingness to see beyond their blind spots and take

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The Entrepreneur’s Source: Using The Right Resources To Find The Right Franchise

Marketwire: Aspiring business owners don’t need to go it alone when searching for the American dream of business ownership. With today’s sophisticated technology and support networks available, soon-to-be entrepreneurs just need to know where to go. “With so much data available to us these days, it’s hard to know what the credible sources of support

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Feather Free Zone Launches Franchise Opportunity

PCT Magazine: Feather Free Zone – a regional provider of bird exclusion, control and deterrence services – announced an expansion of its business through area-unique franchises. Founded by R. Brett Madden and Robert Young, two of the nation’s leading bird control professionals, Feather Free Zone provides bird control throughout the northeastern United States. Property managers

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Keeping Up Appearances

Franchising.net.au: Twenty years ago, car ownership lasted a generation in a family. These days, car turnover is much more frequent which means more cars passing through the car yards and more potential work for service industry businesses. Superfinish Express is on-site paint, alloy, plastic and interior repair, working from a mobile van. From the company’s

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Pure Romance Ranks Grow

Cincinnati.com: Like many women, Evans pursued a career as an in-home sales consultant to help her family’s bottom line. Companies such as Pure Romance, founded in CEO Patty Brisben’s Loveland home 17 years ago, offer financial rewards and the opportunity to set their own schedules, appealing options to women who need income and flexibility. It’s

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Making Changes To Patent Law

Patent laws have not changed much since 1952. It appears that Congress is ready to try and change that, though. The Associated Press reports that the Senate is taking charge with the Patent Reform Act. It will overhaul a 1952 law, and and help bring the system in line for the 21st century. Congress has

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Flexible Jobs For Moms

If being a parent wasn’t hard enough, working a job that requires long hours and little flexibility can be very frustrating. The Huffington Post has gathered together a list of 100 jobs that are mom-friendly. Here are five jobs that I feel could also double as a flexible business opportunity for the right mompreneur. Interior

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