5 Different Franchises for Entrepreneurs Seeking Additional Income

Very informative article here from Laura Bowling, Finance Blogger that I found in Huffpost Business. For aspiring entrepreneurs, buying a franchise may seem like a no-brainer. Being a franchise owner means being your own boss and owning your own business, all within an existing business structure with a proven formula for success- seems like a pretty great deal right? What many potential franchisers may not realize is just how many…

Chem-Dry Franchise Posts Solid Single-Year Growth in 2015

Chem Dry is a franchise in FranServe’s portfolio and is a business we are proud to offer to our clients.  They have been in existence for almost 40 years and continue to thrive, innovate, grow and offer their franchisee’s a wonderful business opportunity.   Consumer Demand, Plus a Stronger Economy, Brought More First-Time Franchise Owners on Board, While Existing Owners Picked up New Territories NASHVILLE, TN–(Marketwired – Mar 8, 2016)…

Non Traditional Franchise Locations

Non-Traditional Franchise Locations: The Convenience of a Captive Audience These days, you can enjoy everything from a simple cup of coffee to nearly a full meal before you even get on a plane. From Toronto’s Air Canada Centre to Pearson International Airport and hotel lobbies across the country, franchises can now be found everywhere in Canada.While that’s definitely a good thing, a franchise location in places like airports, hotels, hospitals, amusement…

British Colombia Seniors Not Receiving Home Care Services Needed

The Office of the Seniors Advocate, British Columbia reviewed the level of services available to seniors and the results were disappointing, but not altogether unexpected.   I suspect that a similar review would yield comparable results across Canada.  The need for good home care for seniors is outstripping the growth of service providers.  Their is a real opportunity to enter this market, provide a much needed service and build a…

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…

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…