Anago Cleaning Systems

Anago Cleaning Systems has a great business model that gives entrepreneurs a chance to buy and develop a master territory.  Owners don’t clean.  They market and sell cleaning services and sell small franchise units to small cleaning businesses.  This has the potential to be one of the most profitable businesses in franchising. I would be happy to assist you in learning more about this opportunity. Click Here for Article

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…

US Franchises Set to Grow in 2016

US franchises are expected to grow in 2016 despite fears of an economic downturn.  Franchises often focus in on what consumers want and are effective at marketing these goods or services and so tend to grow, even in more difficult economic times.  Although specific forecasts aren’t available for the Canadian market in 2016 franchise growth has continued, unabated, in Canada as well as the USA for decades. The following article…

FastSigns Named to Franchise Business Review’s Top 200

FASTSIGNS is one of the stronger business to business franchises in our portfolio.  It is well suited to an owner who has the management skills for a production shop style business and can effectively do business to business sales.  This franchise has one of the highest franchisee satisfaction ratings out there. FASTSIGNS International, Inc. is entering 2016 with another pat on its back. The worldwide franchisor for the more than…

Little Known Secret That Can Make a Franchise Forture

We’ve all heard about fortunes being made owning franchises, but most people have not heard about the ultimate way to make a franchise fortune. It’s called a Master Franchise or Area Representative Franchise. It is simply the owning of the rights to a franchise territory. This territory can be a metropolitan area, an entire state, several states or even a country. The Master Franchisee assists the franchise company in developing…

Beware of On-Line Franchise Reviews

Now that you are considering investing in a franchise you have probably seen numerous on-line reviews of different franchises.  Relying on these reviews can lead to a bad investment decision.  On-line reviews are often not objective or do not consider current economic conditions and trends. I work with my clients to help ensure that they follow a good due diligence process, and make an investment decision that is right for…

Franchises as a Business Investment

During this time of low interest rates and uncertain performance in equity markets investors are looking for other options.  Investing in a franchise business is a big decision, but by partnering with the right franchise brand the return can be significant.  Many franchise brand have business models that work well for a semi-passive owner, who still keeps their job, but has 10 to 15 hours a week to devote to…

Franchising Continues to Dominate New Business Development

A large majority of new retail or direct to consumer service businesses are franchises.  Franchises have proven operating systems, training, marketing and ongoing support.  Many of the top risks faced by new business owners are mitigated by being part of a proven, quality franchise system. This predominance of franchises in new business start-ups is not just a North American phenomena, but is occurring world wide.  In 2015, despite a slow…