Franchise Opportunities

Five Key Benefits of Owning a Franchise

If you find yourself considering a new direction in your career that may include owning your own home-based business, chances are you’ve thought of some of the obvious benefits already, such as greater independence, flexibility, and control over decision making.  However, you also need to consider the challenging, often daunting aspects of business ownership, such [...]

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Vetting A Franchise Opportunity

Buying a franchise business can be many things: exciting, confusing, exhilarating, challenging. But what it should not be is a quick decision. It’s easy to get caught up in the momentum and want to fast-track the process to get to the goal of being a business owner but unbridled enthusiasm can lead to disaster. Here [...]

Five Steps To Build A Strong Franchise Brand Voice To Enhance Your Local Area Marketing

One of the toughest areas when starting your own business is developing the most effective marketing strategy. As an independent franchise business owner, you should be able to rely heavily on the marketing expertise of the franchisor you’ve aligned with to: Provide an identity Offer solutions to the consumer Project the right message Market on [...]

Six Franchise Owners Share Why They Chose A Concrete Craft Franchise

We live in a review-driven world. “97% of consumers now use online media when researching products or services in their local area. 91% of 18-to-34-year-olds trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations, and 93% of customers say that online reviews influenced their purchase decisions.” (Qualtrics.com) From restaurants to pet products, consumers flock to review [...]

Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2021 Franchise 500® List Is Out

For the last 46 years, Entrepreneur Magazine has presented their Franchise 500 list of exceptional franchise opportunities to jump-start the new year for aspiring entrepreneurs and job-change New Year’s resolution makers. It’s a very prestigious list and Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) is proud to announce that all five of its home improvement franchise brands—Budget Blinds®, [...]

Fifteen Reasons Why AdvantaClean is a Top Franchise

An AdvantaClean® franchise business opportunity is one of the best in franchising. As a low-cost, home-based business opportunity, it’s affordable and, with 25+ years in business, it’s a proven commodity. This isn’t a franchise that you have to ask, “Will it go the distance?” because it already has! If you’re looking to make a real [...]

Franchising 2021: Two Thumbs Up From The Experts

If the events of 2020 have, willingly or unwillingly, put you on a new career path, this bright new year may be the perfect time to move from employee status to franchise business ownership for a more secure financial future. The pervasive attitude in the franchising industry is that 2021 may be THE year for [...]

The Commercial Side Of The Home Franchise Concepts Franchise Brands

One of the advantages of owning a franchise business with any of the Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) franchise brands is that you have the opportunity to build a strong commercial component within your business. With either Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living®, Concrete Craft® and AdvantaClean®, commercial-focused Home Office support will help you navigate the business-to-business possibilities [...]

Celebrate Small Business Saturday As An Independent Franchise Business Owner

Small Business Saturday is November 21 in Canada and November 28 in the U.S. The goal of Small Business Saturday is to highlight the incredible contributions made by small businesses everywhere and to remind consumers of just how local, small businesses benefit them every day: Neighborhood small businesses help their communities thrive Personal relationships with owners ensure [...]

Four Tips For Building A Successful Family-Run Franchise Business

In the world of franchising, it’s not uncommon for a franchise business to have husband and wife partners, as well as other family members involved in running the business: Co-owning brothers, sisters, or cousins In-laws (and an occasional outlaw) Teens and young adults For most, the idea of working with family is a comforting thought, [...]