MarketWatch:

FranNet, a national network of franchise consultants, has made the list of “Top 10 Franchises” in the 2011 INC 500, Inc. magazine’s annual list of the fastest-growing privately held American companies.

The accompanying article highlights the Louisville, Ky.-based company’s rapid growth and general success, with record 2010 revenues of $11.5 million. The list ranks franchises by their three-year growth rates; FranNet ranks seventh, at an impressive 792 percent.

FranNet works with corporate workers and executives who are leaving dwindling careers and helps them research and select a franchise business that fits their needs, skills and resources. The consulting advice is both valuable and free to prospective business owners and is in high demand as the economy struggles.