Beth Sehlhorst is the owner and operator of a Mosquito Joe franchise in Cincinnati, Ohio. They offer mosquito, tick and flea suppression services designed to protect outdoor family fun. And right now, Sehlhorst is having some fun. As a busy stay-at-home mom to five children, this franchise allows her the freedom to run a business [...]
Like all industries, there are trends in franchising, but unlike other industries, franchising basically covers every single industry out there. With that in mind, we take a look at what industry trends are hot in franchising in Canada this year. Going Green As climate change continues to be the defining crisis of our time, more [...]
During this edition of FranNet’s blog, we’re going to take you on an imaginary journey—one in which you’ve already contacted FranNet about franchising and made an appointment. You remember, don’t you? During your first meeting, you told us that owning a franchise was a personal dream you’d been working towards for the past decade. You had [...]
When we created a short series of videos on FranNet's franchising experts, we let each person speak for themselves for a more personalized approach. We feel this helps those of you interested in franchising find a more welcoming presence so you don't feel overwhelmed. One of our top franchise experts is Boynton Weekes. He taped a [...]
There's no wrong time to start a business or open a franchise: there's only what feels right in your life. This can come at different times in someone's life. Here are three great stages in which to start a business.
If you've been itching to leave the corporate world behind and start your own business, now is the time to investigate your opportunities at the Entrepreneurship & Business Ownership Symposium in New Jersey on November 1st. Prepare for a day of franchise information, expert panel presentations, and inspiration to step out on your own and become the success that you've always known you can be.
You're contemplating the idea of becoming a business owner. Why wouldn't you? The thought of being your own boss, becoming a leader to others, building true wealth, and so on is enticing. But you're concerned you can't think of a unique idea for a business, and that's okay because instead of trying to reinvent the [...]
Being your own boss comes with a lot of responsibility — and a pretty good size to-do list. So how do we make the most out of the hours we have to get everything accomplished? Learn to say no. We all fall into the trap of stretching ourselves too thin at times. We do [...]
The lifestyle of an entrepreneur certainly isn’t an easy one. There is a lot to get accomplished all of the time, you don’t always feel like you know all of the answers, and often times you catch yourself feeling pretty overwhelmed. However, you aren’t alone — and there are things you can do to help [...]
In business and in life, embracing our uniqueness and utilizing our individual talents are key to our success and happiness. We all bring different skills to the table, so figuring out how we can hone those skills to reflect who we are and what we are passionate about is vital. Let’s take a look [...]