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What to Expect When You Meet With Us: Part I

People often ask what to expect when they meet with us here at FranNet of DFW and Oklahoma. If you’re not familiar with our dynamic duo, Sara Waskow handles clients in Fort Worth and surrounding counties and Oklahoma.  Roxanne Rapske handles clients in Dallas, north and east Texas and Oklahoma. With either option, you’re in [...]

By |2021-09-23T15:01:14+00:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Want Freedom and Flexibility? Go Mobile!

It’s still true that people retain preconceived notions of what franchise ownership might look like for them. If it isn’t a fast-food chain (see the book, More Than Just French Fries), there’s an assumption of needing a brick-and-mortar storefront, stocking endless shelves with inventory, and watching every penny until the breakeven point is reached on their [...]

By |2021-09-21T21:55:46+00:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Franchise Spotlight: British Swim School

This FranNet of Canada blog features our Franchise Spotlight on British Swim School, a franchise that provides an opportunity for children to learn how to swim, no matter their age. Swimming instruction has been proven to prevent child drownings through one-of-a-kind techniques taught by experienced instructors. As a franchise owner, you never have to get [...]

By |2021-09-21T21:34:45+00:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: General|Tags: , , , |

Job Security vs. Income Security

Click here to view a short video featuring Sara Waskow and Roxanne Rapske discussing Job Security vs. Income Security. It seems as if living under the disruption of the global pandemic has brought about many new ways of thinking. The phenomenon known as the “Great Resignation” is all too real, simply because people have begun [...]

By |2021-09-13T15:03:50+00:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

FranNet Celebrates National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week has arrived from Sep. 13-15! The U.S. Small Business Administration has celebrated National Small Business Week (NSBW) for more than a half-century, celebrating the contributions of our entrepreneurs and small business owners. Small businesses are not only the heart of our community, but they are also responsible for two out of [...]

By |2021-09-09T15:34:47+00:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Another Entrepreneurial Journey: Meet Jacob Dent

Click here to hear Jake tell his own story! With the assistance of FranNet, Jacob Dent became the owner of a Fitness Machine Technician franchise operation in Oceanside, Calif. Below, in his own words, he shares his FranNet journey… Background “I did 12 years as an active-duty member of the U.S. Marines. I did some [...]

By |2021-08-18T12:26:55+00:00August 18th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Another Entrepreneurial Journey: Meet Crystal Drumgoole

I’m Sara Waskow, FranNet’s Market President for Dallas-Fort Worth and Oklahoma. I’d like for you to meet a former client of mine, Crystal Drumgoole. Back in the fall of 2018, she became her own boss, operating as the Owner and Certified Senior Advisor of Oasis Senior Living franchise in Fort Worth, Texas. With the assistance [...]

By |2021-08-12T13:45:48+00:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Congrats to Our FranNetters! 2021 Franchise Broker Awards

It appears that a celebration is in order for FranNet, as several of our FranNet consultants recently made the list of industry influencers for the 2021 Franchise Broker Awards, presented by 1851 Franchise News. 1851 is the industry’s leading publication for franchise news. Since its creation in 2012, the monthly readership now tops more than [...]

By |2021-08-20T16:24:19+00:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , |

Should Stay-at-Home Parents Consider Franchise Ownership?

Don’t look now, but we’ve just entered the month of August, famous for its “Back to School” theme. Summer is officially winding down, the vacation memories are starting to fade, and a majority of people are gearing up to begin “adulting” again. But for some stay-at-home parents, an opportunity may present itself once the kids [...]

By |2021-08-03T11:41:40+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Another Entrepreneurial Journey: Meet Mike Beaty

I’m Sara Waskow, FranNet’s Market President for Dallas-Fort Worth and Oklahoma. I’d like for you to meet a former client of mine, Mike Beaty. Back in Feb. 2019, he and his wife Faith purchased a franchise, Workout Anytime in Lake Worth, for their grown sons to operate. After moving to the Dallas-Fort Worth area 15 [...]

By |2021-08-02T13:40:15+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |