Is a Franchise a Profitable Investment? 5 Keys to Getting Your Money’s Worth

To new entrepreneurs who love the idea of running a business, but don’t have an original idea or the desire to create a startup from scratch, franchises are an appealing alternative. In theory, opening a franchise is a long-term investment that demands significant upfront capital, but has the potential to return your investment many times over, at least over the course of a few years. But considering the time investment,…

Don’t Make These 5 Risky Franchise Ownership Mistakes

The following article was written by Rick Busio, a Franchise Coach, and was published on the Entrepreneur website. As a franchise coach, it’s my job to help people find the perfect franchise fit for their needs — and help them successfully navigate the entire franchise buying and ownership process. Over the years, I have seen it all — the wonderful successes as well as the horrible mistakes. As a coach, it’s…

3 digital marketing opportunities for franchises

Making effective use of on-line marketing can give your franchise business a competitive advantage in your local market. Jason Decker is a Local Search Specialist at SmartSearch Marketing.  He contributed the following article to Search Engine Land.com. Local search marketing is a complicated system. Standard SEO techniques such as keyword-rich content, well-optimized meta tags and a strong backlink profile are always important. For multi-location franchises, add the complications of Name,…

Service businesses stars at franchise show

The following article from NorthJersey.com points to a growing trend in the franchise world.  Service based franchises in elder care, childcare or education, pet care, fitness and other areas are replacing traditional food franchises as the fastest growing franchise concepts. FranService works with many of the top service based franchises in North America.  We match our clients with franchise brands that are the best fit. The annual franchise show at…

Franchising: The Numbers Tell the Story

When people see me speak about franchising, they ask me why I’m so passionate.  Well, the truth is, THE NUMBERS!  I typically prefer to take on challenges with less risk, and more opportunity for success.  That’s why I love franchising.   Starting ANY business comes with risk.  However, franchising does several things to mitigate those risks for those that understand the guidelines set by the Franchisor to be successful.  When…

AAMCO Franchise Charts New Path Forward by Focusing on Owners

AAMCO is another quality franchise brand that FranService is proud to represent.  To gain more information about the AAMCO business model and have professional help to determine if this investment is right for you follow the link below and fill in the contact form: Click Here For Contact Form   AAMCO’s Director of Franchise Development Opens Up About Why the Iconic Auto Repair Franchise Is Stronger Than Ever HORSHAM, PA–(Marketwired…

Why You Should Make the Move to a Multi-Unit Franchise

his story first appeared in the June issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine,click here to subscribe. Opening that first franchise store is hard work. It takes nerves, perseverance and resilience, and months of working all day, every day. Eventually, a thriving and sustainable small business is created. And then, you face a question you may never have thought you were ready to consider: Should you operate two stores? And then, what about three? What…

Sport Clips Franchise Partners Are “Top in America”

Sport Clips is one of the quality franchises that FranService is proud to represent.  If you would like to learn more about Sport Clips send you contact information here: Click Here for Contact Form The following article is from the Multi Unit Franchisee website. Arizona multi-unit franchisee partners Jared Lee and Val Hill had already won their brand’s top award this year, and now they’ve been recognized by the new…

4 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Franchise

The following is an article for Jackie Zimmerman, from the web publisher Nerd Wallet.   Opening a franchise is a tempting approach to entrepreneurship. You get a playbook and an established brand, and the franchising opportunities appear virtually endless. FRANdata, a franchise-focused research and advisory firm, estimates that two to three franchise brands are launched each day, with the lodging industry, health and fitness businesses, and sit-down restaurants leading the charge.…

The Truth Why Some Franchise Businesses Fail (And What You Can Do Not To)

The following article from : Andrew Kolikoff;   Business Breakthrough Mentor and Coach Follow him at:Click for Andrew’s LinkedIn Page According to the latest statistics, 82% of new franchise business owners have never actually owned a business before.  While many have been successful in job  or in life, the fact remains most have little to no experience running a business. Now while franchisors are very well aware of this fact, they…