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COVID-19 – Franchising State of Affairs

I am honored that you have looked to me as a trusted resource for honest insight about the business ownership and franchising industry in our community. As such, I feel an obligation to share these candid observations with you about the state of affairs in franchising in these unusual times.    The Current Impact Although [...]

By |2020-03-20T16:11:52+00:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Franchising Moves Forward Despite Challenge of COVID-19 Pandemic

Without a doubt, the world is living through a challenging moment in real-time. The root cause of our shared anxiety is in direct proportion to the uncertainties we face as the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues. Will the infection rate slow down and case rates disappear? How long will this health crisis last? Will our [...]

By |2020-03-24T15:46:38+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Buying a Franchise During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

Every prospective franchise owner is asking the same thing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic: “Is this a bad time to open a franchise business?” The team here at FranNet always strives to not only be your consultant but your confidant. It’s important that we’re candid about the current circumstances not being the most [...]

By |2020-03-19T21:29:39+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Franchise Due Diligence

In the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), conferences have been postponed, sporting events and concerts canceled, schools closing and tourist hot spots shutting down, experts recommend that even those who show no sign of illness should self-quarantine. But that leads to much lesser evils: boredom and anxiety. You might find yourself yearning for something to [...]

By |2020-03-19T21:29:32+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

How Will Coronavirus (COVID-19) Affect Your Franchise Search?

Many FranNet clients have expressed that they want to keep the focus and use this time productively as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will eventually pass. As a 30+ year old franchise consulting firm, FranNet has seen situations like this actually become a true benefit to our clients as long as they stay focused on their [...]

By |2020-03-19T21:29:12+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When is the Right Time to Invest in a Franchise

When Should You Invest in a Franchise?  If you’ve been thinking about franchise ownership but are holding back, you may want to rethink your decision to wait. The reality is that many franchise owners wish they would have gotten serious about it sooner.  One example is Steve Johnson, an owner of several College Nannies, Sitters [...]

Why You Should Start a Franchise While Still Employed

Not quite ready to leave your job but still want to invest in your future? Franchise ownership can make that happen. Whether you’re happily employed, tired of the corporate rat race or stuck in a dead-end job, running a franchise part-time while you’re still employed is possible and can be a smart way to achieve [...]

By |2018-11-20T11:37:54+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog, Informational|Tags: , , |

3 Reasons Franchise Ownership is One of the Best Investments

When people think about the best investments for the long-term, they often think about buying stock, putting money in a 401K or becoming a real estate mogul. While these investments are all good ideas to prepare for retirement, there is another smart way to invest that many people miss – franchise ownership. Here are three [...]

By |2018-10-03T19:45:09+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog, Informational|Tags: , |

3 Reasons Franchise Ownership is a Better Deal

When people think about owning their own small business, they tend to picture building it from the ground up: starting in their home office with just a desk and a dream, and slowly expanding and making a name for themselves over time. While this can be very rewarding if you’re successful, there’s another way to [...]

By |2018-08-22T18:06:20+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog, Informational|Tags: , , |

How to Buy a Franchise

Thinking about buying a franchise but not sure where to start? The first step is to gain an understanding of how the process works. To get started, read the 10 steps outlined in the article. If you prefer personalized assistance to walk through the entire process in depth, we have franchise consultants throughout Southwest Texas [...]

By |2018-06-19T16:21:22+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog, Informational|Tags: , |