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Is Your Business Like A Boat?

Is Your Business Like A Boat?

Is it like a luxury liner, slow and deep in the water, or sleek and fast like a speed boat? Parallels to franchising Some of the large hotel and fast-food restaurants are like the Queen Mary. It could take a while to get approval from the bridge to enter open water....

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These SBA Funding Incentives are HOT!

These SBA Funding Incentives are HOT!

Almost everyone who buys a franchise and opens a franchise business will secure a loan of some type to fund their business. The most common types of loans are SBA loans. The SBA is a federally funded agency that offers government backed guarantees for those loans....

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What is a Franchise Mentor?

What is a Franchise Mentor?

I’ll bet we’ve all heard someone say, “I wish I’d known that when I was starting out. I’d have done things differently.” That insight, or information changed the way the person perceived a challenge or a choice. Mentors may not have all the answers, but they’ve...

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Imagine the Impossible

Imagine the Impossible

In an ordinary year, we might do some inspirational goal setting. This year is once again, no ordinary year. On some days I am happy to put one foot in front of the other, reaching for the attainable. Yet, as a back-of-the-pack runner, I keep challenging myself to...

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Tailor Fit Franchise

Tailor Fit Franchise

That phrase, “tailor fit” holds a certain cachet, images of London’s Savile Row. However, there are other things in life that can benefit from a tailor made fit. The right franchise comes to mind, since one size does not fit all. In fact, finding a franchise that fits...

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3 Tips for Exploring Franchising

3 Tips for Exploring Franchising

What is a franchise?In exchange for an initial fee to a franchisor, and ongoing royalties a franchisee acquires the use of a trademark, the right to use the franchisor’s system of selling products and services and ongoing support. 1. Understanding why a franchise...

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Franchise Advice Corner

Don’t Be Fooled! Franchise Myths Busted

Don’t Be Fooled! Franchise Myths Busted

There are so many misconceptions out there about franchises – and those misconceptions stop people who might be perfect franchisees from even investigating the possibilities. Let’s explore just six of the myths many people believe:...

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