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Tribute to My Mother’s Influence in My Life: Lessons I Learned…

This Mother’s Day, as a tribute to my mother’s influence in my life, I wanted to share the story of my own entrepreneurial journey. While growing up, she gave me lots of advice and taught me so many valuable lessons. As I recall the values I learned from her, it explains a lot about who [...]

5 Stats That Prove Franchising is “Open for Opportunity”

As America continues to make progress in a post-pandemic world, the International Franchise Association (IFA) wants people to know that franchising is “Open for Opportunity.” To help sustain the effort to promote franchising, the IFA, of which FranNet is a member, recently commissioned a report with the assistance of Oxford Economics. It’s a first-of-its-kind review [...]

By |2022-04-26T13:22:35+00:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Blog, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , , |

The Ins and Outs of Marketing and Promoting Your Business

Once entrepreneurs have crossed the dividing line between wanting to own a business to operating one, it’s important to focus on marketing and promoting your new franchise establishment. There are some franchise brands who prefer to help franchisees handle these duties in-house, which typically relies upon a coop advertising fund of dues from franchisees in [...]

By |2022-04-26T13:18:17+00:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Blog, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , , |

What You Need to Know About Franchising and Taxes in Canada

The end of April is almost upon us and for those living in Canada, that means the tax filing deadline looms ahead. Traditionally, the due date is April 30 of each year, but because that date falls on a Saturday in 2022, Canadian tax filers actually have until Monday, May 2 to have their taxes [...]

By |2022-04-22T11:39:02+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Articles, Blog, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , , |

The Value of FranNet’s Networking Resources on the Local Level

As consultants with FranNet of DFW & Oklahoma, our specialty is helping entrepreneurs locate and investigate the right business opportunity through franchising. Many of our clients have shared their individual stories on our recurring podcast series entitled, “Unpredicted Entrepreneur,” now up to 20 episodes. Our consultation sessions are always no-cost and no-obligation to the client, [...]

Celebrate Lawn & Garden Month With These Exciting Franchises

We’ve officially entered the second quarter of 2022, a sign that the spring season is upon us. Need more proof? April, in case you were unaware, is National Lawn and Garden Month. In addition to this theme of renewal, Friday, April 22 is the day we celebrate Earth Day, an annual event in which we [...]

By |2022-04-19T12:36:57+00:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Blog, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , , |

Celebrate Lawn & Garden Month With These Exciting Franchises

Spring has officially sprung in the Lone Star State, as evidenced by the end of overnight freezes, high pollen counts, and the unpredictability of North Texas’ storm season. April is also for celebrating National Lawn and Gardening Month, set aside back in 2002 by the National Gardening Association. It’s a chance to celebrate Nature’s renewal [...]

By |2022-04-14T02:25:48+00:00April 14th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Blog, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , , |

A Closer Look at the Franchising Industry in Canada

According to the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), the franchising industry is ranked 12th overall among all business categories, employing an estimated two million workers. Franchises are split among at least 50 different industries and business sectors, everything from fast casual restaurants to fitness and home services to education. In this edition of FranNet of Canada’s [...]

Spring Cleaning: Don’t Miss This Exciting Webinar on April 14

Welcome to April, a time when many households break out the brooms, mops, dust rags, and cleansers to participate in an annual event we loosely refer to as “Spring Cleaning.” This is the one time each year when we don’t just sweep dirt under the rug but eliminate it altogether. It’s the one time each [...]

Franchising First-Timers: 6 Things to Know Before You Begin Your Search

If you’re one of franchising’s “first-timers,” take heart. You’re about to embark on an unforgettable journey to entrepreneurship. If successful, you may very well end up becoming your own boss – in charge of your destiny, your schedule, and your income-generating potential. What could be more exciting? Which brings us quickly to our point – [...]

By |2022-03-29T13:16:26+00:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Blog, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , , |