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Resources Archive: July, 2008

What are Franchise Resales?

July 30, 2008 / BLOG POST Guide To Buying A Franchise, Franchise Industry
 You probably know what a franchise is, but do you know what franchise resales are? If you've been researching franchises in order to invest in one yourself, you've probably come across the term "franchise resale." This term refers to an established franchise whose owner has decided to sell his or her franchise. There are many different reasons for why the owner may have decided to sell their fra... Read more.

New Franchisee Joins Recognition Express Through Franchise Direct

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Recognition Express Nick Manning joins Recognition Express after finding the franchise on Franchise Direct. Read more.

Cash In on Cars – With an Automotive Franchise

July 29, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Industry
If you love cars… or simply like serving people… or would welcome the challenge of managing a demanding but lucrative business, then an automotive franchise might be the right choice. Think of the advantages that an automotive business offers: Staying power – cars are not a trend, but a necessity. Unlike food, fashion or entertainment fads, cars never go “out of style.” Local, loyal custo... Read more.

Financing A Franchise...

July 28, 2008 / BLOG POST Funding the Franchise Business, Franchise Industry
When you consider buying into a franchise system, it's a great way of ensuring that you are working with proven methods that will ensure success in your business. It helps you to avoid some risk that is associated with starting your business from scratch. However, in order to buy into a franchise, it often requires a substantial investment. In order to invest in a franchise, you will often have t... Read more.

Get Your Finances in Shape with a Fitness Business

July 23, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Industry, Guide To Buying A Franchise
Want to be part of a £3.6 billion industry? Consider a fitness franchise. It is aimed at a continually growing market poised for more expansion. (No pun intended!) Fitness has grown beyond being a craze into a big business that appeals to an increasingly overweight population eager to find ways to shed extra pounds and get in shape. Fitness franchises, just like people, come in all shapes and s... Read more.

7 Common Mistakes of Prospective Franchisees…

July 22, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Industry, Guide To Buying A Franchise
In this blog post you will find the 7 most regular mistakes incurred by prospective franchisees. Scan through the following list and make sure you keep them as a reminder of what you should avoid when preparing to invest in a franchise or business opportunity.Some of them may sound like common sense but it is always the little things that you forget to take into account that can have huge conseque... Read more.

Attending a Franchise Exhibition

July 21, 2008 / BLOG POST Guide To Buying A Franchise, Franchise Industry
Key Points to Keep in Mind! No doubt about it! A franchise exhibition or show is a great way for potential franchisees to meet franchisors and to find out detailed information about a franchise or business opportunity. However, there are a few key notes you should keep in mind when you are attending a franchise exhibition or show in order to get the best experience from attending the expo.  1.... Read more.

Franchisee Self-Assessment

July 17, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Industry, Guide To Buying A Franchise
Before you decide to invest in a franchise or business opportunity, you should first ask yourself some important questions relating to your personal ambitions, goals and desires, your familial and social obligations and your financial expectations before taking the plunge and setting up your own business. Here is a brief self assessment questionnaire you can take to determine what skills and ab... Read more.

Finding your low-cost franchise...

July 15, 2008 / BLOG POST Funding the Franchise Business, Franchise Industry, Guide To Buying A Franchise
If you have limited funds to invest in a franchise or business opportunity, you can always invest in a “low-cost franchise” opportunity.  One myth about low-cost franchises is you are not going get “your money’s worth” so you won’t get the best franchise available than if you had a larger sum to invest with. This is not true, what matters are your research objectives and how you investigate a low-... Read more.

The Right People for Your Winning Franchise

July 14, 2008 / BLOG POST Franchise Industry
The first step in creating a winning franchise is to recruit support for your franchise operation. This means having the full backing of your family and friends who may in the future become full time members of your franchise team! Recruiting family members as employees of your franchise business has lots of benefits and may help you achieve the business success you have always dreamed about. Once... Read more.
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