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4 Books About Franchising You’ll Thank Yourself For Reading

Need a list of books about franchising that will help you become a successful franchise owner? Whether you're a beginner or experienced, we have a list for you. Books on Entrepreneurism Books on broader topics are definitely helpful, but don’t overlook the genre that is franchising-specific. At its heart, franchising is very much [...]

Franchise Broker or Consultant? How to Choose

Franchise Broker or Consultant? How to Choose Franchise brokers and consultants help educate and assist you in choosing a franchise. Learn how to choose the best consultant or broker for your needs here. How important is a franchise broker to a prospective franchisee? Like matchmakers of old, brokers are trying to find the perfect connection [...]

Franchise vs. Corporation: Pros & Cons, Difference & Similarities

Franchises are owned by franchisees and spread out across different locations. Growth is often faster and more cost-effective with franchises than corporate-owned businesses. Let’s take a look at the franchise vs. company owned dilemma. Franchises exist in nearly every realm of the business world: from restaurants to salons to home improvement concepts and beyond. [...]

FRANCHISOR VS FRANCHISEE: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

In short, franchisors sell franchise ownership opportunities to prospective franchisees along with licenses to use the trademark and business model. Continue reading to learn more about the differences of being a franchisor vs franchisee. FRANCHISING 101 There are many rewards that come from choosing the right franchisor in the right industry. People have [...]

Why Millennials Make Good Franchise Business Owners

As the popularity of owning a home-based franchise continues trending up, it’s becoming increasingly clear that a new generation of franchise business owners are leaving their mark as successful franchisees. Enter the Millennials - those 75 million people born between the years of 1981-1997. Armed with a quiver full of Millennial traits that complement most, [...]

How to Determine if a Home Services Franchise is the Right Fit for You

As the economy enters a full recovery after the challenges associated with the pandemic, many would-be entrepreneurs are considering new business opportunities as a way to achieve greater independence and an enhanced work-life balance. If the idea of owning your own home-based business sounds attractive, there are several aspects prospective franchisees should become familiar with [...]

Why Veterans Succeed in Franchising as a Post-Military Career

If you are one who has served your country in uniform and are considering a post-military career, you may already have what it takes to be successful as a home-based franchise business owner. To be sure, there are several attributes that, if not required, are at least preferred if you want to be successful as [...]

The Best Home Improvement Business Opportunities in Today’s Market

As society continues to make progress towards a post-covid lifestyle, many are optimistic that with a robust economy it may be time to consider owning their own home-based franchise business.  As an industry, franchise ownership is growing at an impressive rate. In its 2020 report, The International Franchise Association forecasted a 2.8% growth in franchise [...]

The Growing Demand of Home Renovation Franchises Since Covid

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused more people to stay home as a way to safeguard and remain healthy, it has also sparked a significant increase in home renovation activity. Homeowners everywhere are deciding to upgrade or renovate their homes- from the interior to exterior, as a way of coping with the growing trend to [...]

Home Improvement Trends and Facts in 2021

Whether it’s making major or minor updates, or introducing a fresh new look into home spaces – more people are deciding to invest in their existing home for a variety of reasons. One reason for a renewed focus on home improvement stems from the recent trend in employers allowing staff to work from home more, [...]