Home Franchise Concepts

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 [...]

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®, [...]

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 [...]

Take Charge of 2021 By Being Your Own Boss

2020 is winding down and most people are happy to see it go. It’s been a year of firsts that no one could have imagined: Worldwide pandemic Home lockdown and quarantine Mandatory face masks and social distancing in public places Business, school, and church closures for health and safety Unprecedented work-at-home shift for thousands of [...]

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, [...]

How To Become A Successful Franchise Business Owner

One crucial element of a successful business is that you can enjoy your success. If a healthy bottom line comes at too great a cost, true success is still eluding you. One of the key reasons people become franchise business owners with Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) is to have more control over their work life, [...]

Don’t Gamble On Your Future … Buy A Franchise That Is Dedicated To Your Success

Lots of things in life come with risk, such as a weekend in Vegas, blind dates, and used cars. As the level of risk increases, you need to do all you can to mitigate loss when the stakes are high. Buying a franchise business without proper due diligence is not a gamble you should ever [...]

Top 50 Franchises For Second Careers Includes Budget Blinds

Franchise Business Review (FBR) has just released their 2020 list of Top 50 Franchises for Second Careers and Budget Blinds®, the largest custom window coverings company in North America and one of Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) franchise brands, is on the list! Award-winning Budget Blinds may be the perfect franchise opportunity to make a [...]