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IFA 2021 Franchising Outlook

The second half of the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Annual Convention gets underway this week. Though all virtual this year, it’s still franchising’s biggest event for business development and personal growth. Nearly 200 educational and networking sessions are happening on the topics of franchise growth, policy, development, marketing, and of course—networking. Last week, on Feb. [...]

By |2021-02-23T21:01:10+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: |

A Business You Own is a Business You Can (One Day) Sell…”

People who use franchising as the route to business ownership decide to do so for many reasons. Some get fed up with Corporate America. Others want to follow their dreams and run a business of their choosing. A few get in the game to expand or diversify a business ownership portfolio. Lastly, some buy franchises [...]

What to Look for in a Good Franchise Opportunity

The desire to become your own boss can be overwhelming. While you may already have an idea of the kind of business concept you wish to own and operate, it takes patience and due diligence to make sure you choose wisely. Fortunately, franchising can help take a lot of the guesswork out of it. The [...]

By |2021-02-22T16:11:57+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs|Tags: , , |

From Oil & Gas Exec to a Owning a Franchising Empire: Meet Tobias Judd

My name is Diana Trondsen and I’m FranNet’s Market President for Houston and the Gulf Coast Region. Tobias Judd, pictured below, is a recent client of mine. After he was downsized, he chose an entrepreneurial path. FranNet of Houston was able to find him a resale opportunity that was too good to pass up—a 10-territory [...]

By |2021-02-22T16:08:56+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs|Tags: |

Why Couples Make Great Franchise Owners

According to data compiled by Statista, the percentage of people working from home five days a week jumped from 17% before COVID, to 44% afterward. In many cases, both spouses were fortunate to share a home office together—offering an in-depth glimpse into each other’s job role and responsibilities. Many couldn’t be happier with the arrangement, [...]

By |2021-02-15T13:16:42+00:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs|

Why Couples Make Good Franchise Owners

With Valentine’s Day still fresh in the rearview mirror, we thought we’d delve into why couples make good franchise owners. Presumably, if you and your significant other share the same outlook for your future and your finances, you may have considered owning a business of your own someday. If teamwork really does make the dream [...]

Upcoming Webinar – How to Fund Your Business

Save the Date! Mark your calendars for this coming Monday, Feb. 15, to attend FranNet’s next national webinar, “How to Fund Your Business”. This 30-minute webinar is free to attend will begin online at 11:00 a.m. CST. You can register by following this link: REGISTER NOW – “How to Fund Your Business” Webinar by FranNet [...]

By |2021-02-11T12:34:35+00:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , |

Financial Requirements for Owning a Franchise

A lot of entrepreneurial candidates are easily sold on the idea of using franchising as a vehicle to business ownership. But just as many are curious about the cost. If a prospective client asks me, “How much does it cost to buy a franchise?”, I can’t answer the question with singular accuracy. There are too [...]

By |2021-02-03T20:34:08+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs|Tags: , , |

Why FranNet Consultants are a Different Breed of Matchmaker

The franchising industry has its fair share of brokers and consultants that help guide prospective franchisees in the investigative process. But few have the level of experience, acumen and knowledge to help clients find a perfect match. FranNet’s representatives are consultants, not salespeople. We keep the client’s best interests in mind ahead of our own. [...]

By |2021-02-01T12:49:57+00:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

The Ideal Personality for Franchising. Do You Have It?

While franchising can be an ideal way to own a business of your own, not everyone is cut out to be successful, according to their precise business models. Anyone engaged in the investigative process, if done properly, should soon figure out whether or not their personality is a match for franchising in general. This also [...]

By |2021-01-28T13:24:05+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , |