Buying a franchise and starting business is a serious undertaking that requires careful planning to assure that one's due diligence is not compromised by emotional short cuts. The journey begins with understanding that you are investing in yourself and maybe a concept to help achieve your goals faster than you can on your own but you need a g Read More

Predicting franchise success by analyzing SBA loans

Predicting franchise success by analyzing SBA loans - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by dobbie under Franchises
From http://online.wsj.com 4032 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 3, 2008 4:25 pm
There's no sure way for would-be franchisees to gauge their likely success with a potential franchise. But like bettors at a racetrack, they do have a tip sheet they can use for guidance. It's the Small Business Administration's annual compilation of performance data on thousands of franchisee loans it has guaranteed. Read More

Franchise Cereal. Was $3.00 A Bowl A Little Much?

Franchise Cereal. Was $3.00 A Bowl A Little Much? - http://thefranchiseking.typepad.com Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://thefranchiseking.typepad.com 4032 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 3, 2008 2:07 pm
Another food franchise that was doomed from the beginning... Read More

Use a Franchise Attorney When Investing In a Franchise!

Use a Franchise Attorney When Investing In a Franchise! - http://www.evancarmichael.com Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.evancarmichael.com 4062 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 3, 2008 11:42 pm
Don't use a family friend, who also happens to be an attorney, when investing in a franchise of your own. Here's why.... Read More

How To Buy A Franchise - Step 1

How To Buy A Franchise - Step 1 - http://www.bison.com Avatar Posted by kellis under Franchises
From http://www.bison.com 4074 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 23, 2008 2:54 pm
Before you even begin looking at franchises, you need to do a thorough self-evaluation of your own business style, strengths and challenges. So find a quiet place, get out paper and pen, and as objectively as possible answer the following questions. Read More

Key Characteristics of Successful Franchise Owners

Key Characteristics of Successful Franchise Owners - http://www.bison.com Avatar Posted by kellis under Franchises
From http://www.bison.com 4095 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 1, 2008 1:43 am
The thought of being your own boss can sound pretty wonderful to someone tired of working 50 to 60 hours a week to make money for some impersonal corporation. And there is probably no better way to be self-employed than by buying a franchise and taking advantage of all that franchising has to offer: a tried and proven business model, initial and c Read More
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