In early January, this column addressed several ideas about taking your small business to the next level this year.

Among those ideas was to consider opening another location or offering the business as a franchise or business opportunity to someone else. This got the attention of some entrepreneurial business owners who asked me to say more.

My first question is are you interested in rapidly expanding your business? If so, then you might consider franchising, especially if your business model is easily replicated. Full post.