No matter how long you have been a franchise operator or have been following the industry, franchising continues to change.
We’ve put together a list of 17 tools that will help you simplify certain aspects of your business that may be tripping you up and forcing you away from your other, more important, duties.
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There are a growing number of businesses calling a very unique environment home. Just how unique? Well, these businesses are completely underground, in subterranean spaces that were once mines.
You have a great idea for a business. You’ve tested it, maybe even sold a few items and now want to take it to the next level. Maybe you need some funding, a technical expert or you just need someone to run the business-side while you generate growth ideas. No matter your entrepreneurial situation, there will come a time when you discover that you can’t do it all alone. When you get to that juncture, you have two options:
Gigi Butler was a cleaning lady with just $33 to her name when she opened her first cupcake shop in Nashville, Tennessee, almost seven years ago.
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iPad Menus of the Future

iPad Menus of the Future Did Apple see this coming? iPad menus are beginning to replace paper menus, just as e-readers have begun to replace hard copy books. Restaurant goers will have an opportunity to custom order...
A reader wrote: Can you recommend a few other blogs about business ideas that I should read? Our answer: Sure, and we will do you one better! Below are 30 blogs about business ideas and opportunities we know...
How to Start a Teaching or Tutorial Website   Looking to start a website, but constantly putting it off due to the fact that you have no clue where to start or what niche you would even...
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We small business owners have to plan our marketing tactics effectively. However, we also need to remain flexible to adapt to new trends, taking cues from customers and responding appropriately. Here are six marketing tactics that have become indispensable to the marketer's toolkit.
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A lot of people in the business community have some notion of what an offshore company is. However, not many are aware of how these companies could help them, nor do they understand how they are different from other corporate entities.
7 Eleven Acquires New England Pantry Business Wire: 7-Eleven, Inc. has announced the acquisition of New England Pantry, a company that operates 58 convenience stores under the White Hen Pantry brand, from affiliates of Sanders Morris Harris...