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EXPERT CONSULTING – AT NO COST TO YOU  Have you ever dreamed of owning a business here in Dallas/Fort Worth? Do you want to buy an existing business, or start …



Have you ever dreamed of owning a business here in Dallas/Fort Worth? Do you want to buy an existing business, or start one on your own? Or does a franchise offer the best opportunities for you to realize your personal and professional goals? My expert consultation can help you answer those questions.

Franchises have helped many of my clients to realize their dreams. The success rate for franchised businesses is significantly higher than that of general small businesses. And with over 3,000 franchises available to choose from, the perfect one is out there waiting. The key is to identify that business from among all of the others. 

Through FranNet’s unique profiling and consultative process, we’ll discover the franchised businesses that match your specific goals, skills, and financial capabilities. The best part: My consultation service is FREE!

So if you want to explore franchise opportunities in DFW – or just have questions about owning a business – why not start with a consultation? Call or email me today, and we’ll take that first, big step toward realizing your goals.


Sara has over 16 years of consultative and sales experience working with small business owners. After receiving many awards and accolades in corporate America, she has taken her skills to the franchise industry.

Sara's experience and talent uniquely qualify her to help you find the right business to allow you to achieve your dream of business ownership. She will work with you step-by-step to find the franchise opportunity that is right for you.

Sara is a native Texan and a graduate of Texas A&M University. She and her husband, John, have lived in the Ft. Worth area for over 30 years and have two children.



2018 FranNet Top 3 Consultant Award


Contributing Author - Business Environment & Entrepreneurship: Changing the Way Business is Conducted in DFW and all of North Texas by Dr. Om Prakash

  • Lunch and Learn: 3 Brands, 30 Minutes

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Three Ways Franchisees Can Grow Their Personal Brand

At FranNet DFW, we take pride in being associated with franchises that have a great brand reputation and that do a good job of supporting the marketing efforts of their franchisees. However, not all business owners are so lucky. It’s not uncommon to hear about franchisees who are really struggling with branding and marketing. Sometimes, […]

December 7, 2017

How Technology Is Empowering Franchises to Do More

Technology is influencing the competitive landscape for businesses of all kinds—and at FranNet DFW we are definitely seeing an impact on how franchises operate. Part of the reason is a generational shift. There’s been a 93% increase in business ownership among those aged 20-39 in recent years. These Gen X and Millennial entrepreneurs weren’t raised […]

November 16, 2017

Trick or Treat: What Will Having a Business Really Be Like?

If you’re driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, chances are high that you like adventure. But that doesn’t mean you like all kinds of surprises when it comes to being a business owner. Situations that come out of nowhere to disrupt your plans can leave you reeling. At the same time, you may find unforeseen benefits […]

October 9, 2017

What Should You Be Working On In Your Business?

It’s almost Labor Day—a time to recognize all the diligent effort your employees put in to help make your business strong. But it’s also a good time to reflect on what’s working in your business, and how to make it work better. Here are just a few questions to kick around as you prepare for […]

September 5, 2017

Are You Feeling the Heat in Your Business?

It’s August, and that means hot weather. But it may not be the temperature outside that brings stress into your life. Spending all day putting out fires in your business could make you feel like the summer will never end. You’re not alone. For many small business owners, vacation time is replaced with worry and […]

August 11, 2017

Four Ways Owning a Business Brings You Independence

With the celebration of Independence Day this month, it’s a wonderful time to stop and reflect about how to be independent in life. What does it mean to set your own course? Determine your own destiny? Create the present and the future in a way that’s meaningful and fulfilling? As small business owners, it’s often […]

July 10, 2017

Can You Take a Vacation from Your Business?

School is out for the summer, and it’s time to start planning all those fun activities that the typical American family enjoys. Whether that’s taking the kids to Disneyland or enjoying a week away with your spouse on a tropical beach, you deserve to relax. But when you are a small business owner, it often […]

June 8, 2017

Five Signs That You Have Graduated as a Franchise Owner:

May is the time of graduations. Youngsters are moving to the next grade, getting out of school, or celebrating the completion of a degree. But there are many other important graduations that might be occurring in your life right now. Getting a first job, buying a home, and becoming a parent are all important transitions […]

May 8, 2017

What Culture Will You Build as a Business Owner?

If you’ve ever worked at a corporate job you hated because of a dreadful company culture, it can be exciting to think about owning a business of your own. Finally, you have the opportunity to create a great place to work! As the person who sets the tone for the entire workplace, you have power […]

April 18, 2017

Are You Lucky in Business?

If you own a business, you are probably used to having some ups and downs. The wonderful thing about being independent is that you have more control over your future than most people will ever enjoy. But the challenge is that you can be significantly impacted by circumstances that appear to be beyond your control. […]

March 14, 2017

Three Things I Learned at the Franchise Expo

The Franchise Expo last month was bustling with activity. There’s so much opportunity in this space that it can be completely overwhelming—especially for prospective business owners. As I talked to attendees, I noticed some definite patterns in the challenges they were facing. If you are thinking about visiting an exposition, here are some do’s and […]

February 10, 2017

How 2016 Can Make This Year Even Better for Your Business

One of the most exciting things about owning a business is that each year offers a fresh opportunity to grow. But that growth is always based on the foundation you’ve built so far. Right now is the perfect time to take in the lessons learned in the last 12 months and see how far you’ve […]

January 6, 2017

Preparing Your Business for a Bountiful Harvest

Fall is in full swing, and it is harvest season once again. This is the time of year to gather in the crops that were planted many months ago. For business owners, it’s a wonderful time to pause and reflect with gratitude on all that has grown to fruition over the past years. But what […]

October 20, 2016

It’s a Great Era for Women in Business

For women who have an entrepreneurial spirit, this is a fantastic time to explore business ownership. At FranNet, we have seen a marked increase in the number of women who are going through the process and successfully starting a franchise. In fact, the percentage of female franchisees has jumped 36% over the last five years. […]

September 23, 2016

Are You Ready To Get Back To Business?

Selecting and setting up a business takes time and focus. With the kids or grandkids going back to school this month, you just might have a little more free space to get this process underway. Whether you are leaving the traditional workforce to seek a more fulfilling opportunity, pursuing your next entrepreneurial adventure, or coming […]

August 12, 2016

Generational Collaboration Makes Franchising a Family Business

What do Baby Boomers and Millennials have in common when it comes to career planning? More than you might suppose. Both groups are increasingly disillusioned with the traditional career path: Find a job, work hard to get promoted, save and invest some of your salary, and hope to retire someday. That’s not how things are […]

June 20, 2016

The How of Business Featuring Sara Waskow

On the most recent podcast episode of The How OF Business, FranNet Consultant Sara Waskow talks about the benefits of business ownership, and how franchising can be the best path to owning your own business. Check out the podcast HERE

June 15, 2016

Ready to Quit but Not Retire? Franchising Over 50

Entrepreneurship may be viewed as the province of the young, but new business owners are just as likely to be in their silver years. That’s a compelling statistic from a study sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation and LegalZoom. In fact, 35% of new business owners in the U.S. are over the age of 50. At […]

May 10, 2016

Make the Right Franchise Choice the First Time

There are many good reasons our FranNetDFW clients buy into a franchise rather than starting their own company from the ground up. The franchise model takes a lot of the unknowns out of running a business. Ideally, a new owner can rely on the following to be true: There is existing demand for the product […]

April 7, 2016

Sara Waskow and Mosquito Joe on KEXB 620 AM

On a recent show, Sara Waskow of FranNet Dallas – Ft. Worth spoke about business ownership – specifically franchising – and also brought a special guest: the local Mosquito Joe franchisee!               Listen to the show here: Part One:    Part Two:    

April 4, 2016

FranNet of Dallas/Fort Worth success story

FranNet DFW and 9Round Keller share their stories. Enjoy the video, and then if you’d like to know more about franchise opportunities in the DFW area, register for this special one-day event in Dallas and Fort Worth, and meet successful franchisors interested in expanding in DFW! LEARN MORE HERE

March 18, 2016

Adjust Your Clock Forward and See If It’s the Right Time for Franchising…

Will North Texas remain the land of opportunity for small business owners? At FranNet DFW, we believe the answer is a resounding “Yes!” In honor of the time change, let’s “spring forward” 15 years and peek at some projections from the North Central Texas Council of Governments. This advisory organization has put a lot of […]

March 11, 2016

A Franchise Success Story

Considering starting a business, or buying a franchise, in the Dallas – Ft Worth area? If so, then a success story is just what you need! A FranNet Success Story At FranNet, we love nothing more than sharing a wonderful success story from one of our valued clients. In our regular business dealings, we get […]

May 24, 2014


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