How to Evaluate Franchise Opportunities

If you’re considering buying a franchise, you may be getting a lot of advice on what you should look for in a brand. This is certainly necessary, as your selection of franchise opportunity has a major impact on your ability to achieve success. But, choosing the right one isn’t just about seeking out a franchise that meets your list of requirements. You must also be able to identify red flags…

How to Become a Successful Franchisee

Whether you’re a franchisee or franchisor, both parties need to recognize that when a franchisee fails, it impacts the specific franchise system and to a lesser degree the franchise industry. When an individual decides to invest in a franchise, they need to make sure that they follow the right process and that the franchise is the right one for them. The candidate needs to have the business experience and capital…

The Real Power in Franchise Validation

The Real Power In Franchise Validation There are many critical stages to researching a franchise and determining if it’s truly the right opportunity for you, but few are as valuable as a stage called validation. This article will explain what validation is and what questions to ask, but also how to really read between the lines, filter your responses and truly determine if a particular franchise is a model you…

Starting a Business Beats Looking for Jobs

The Economy A job search under any circumstances is no treat – rewriting your resume at least a dozen times, job searching on the Internet day after day, and landing maybe two interviews for every hundred openings you dig up. Why get trapped in the rat race if you don’t have to? Starting a Business Trumps Job Searching Looking for jobs can be a very shortsighted process. Long gone are…