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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: , , , |

Economic Freedom Outlook: Moving from Recovery to Growth

After an unprecedented year of economic shutdowns, business closures, and employee lay-offs, the United States has finally transitioned from a stage of recovery and rehabilitation to an era of growth and development. As the country moves into Q3, many forecasters predict that the economy will be significantly stronger than it was at the start of [...]

By |2021-08-02T01:31:34+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , |

Another Entrepreneurial Journey: Meet Michael Castillo

I’m Roxanne Rapske, FranNet Consultant for Dallas, Texas, and I’d like for you to meet a former client of mine, Michael Castillo. I met Michael at one of my workshops back when I was working for FranNet in California. A banking and finance veteran, Michael came to realize that he needed an opportunity that would [...]

By |2021-07-21T20:14:59+00:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Another Entrepreneurial Journey: Meet Jeffrey and Michelle Thompson

I’m Teri Villanueva, FranNet’s territory consultant for San Antonio and Austin. I’d like for you to meet a recent client of mine, Jeffrey and Michelle Thompson, who own the Red Wing Stone Oak franchise in San Antonio, Texas. Early this month, the couple were the subject of a news interview with KSAT-TV, the local ABC [...]

By |2021-07-21T19:51:26+00:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Another Entrepreneurial Journey: Meet Jared Rothberger

With the assistance of Mark Cory, Market President and Franchise Consultant for FranNet of Michigan, Jared Rothberger made a lifelong dream come true—a business operation of his own. Jared had always wanted to take the entrepreneurial path in life and the story of his journey to get there was certainly an interesting one. Below, in [...]

Another Entrepreneurial Journey: Meet Bill & Cristina Hodde

I’m Teri Villanueva, FranNet’s territory consultant for San Antonio and Austin. I’d like for you to meet a recent client of mine, Bill and Cristina Hodde. After connecting on LinkedIn, I was able to help the couple transition from their previous careers to an entrepreneurial future as the new owners of Texas Best Signs, part [...]

By |2021-07-20T11:51:19+00:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Franchising or Independent Business Ownership? Depends on Your Personality

Though we’ve touched on this point many times before, there are essentially three ways to become your own boss. You can start from scratch, go the franchising route, or buy an existing business—which can offer either an independent or franchising backdrop. We get asked all the time, “Which is the best option for me to [...]

By |2021-07-13T12:55:14+00:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blog, General|Tags: , , , |

Will You Be Part of the Great Resignation?

A new survey from Canadian tech education hub Lighthouse Labs found that 57% of Canadians would change careers, if given the opportunity to do so. In speaking with the Financial Times, CEO Jeremy Shaki had some advice to share for those out there who are simply thinking of taking a different route: “I’d say, think [...]

By |2021-08-11T11:52:29+00:00July 6th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blog, Blogs|Tags: , , , |

Why Veterans Make Great Business Owners

Calling all ‘Vetrepreneurs’! In continuing our mission to offer new and innovative franchise opportunities to a wider audience, FranNet is pleased to announce the creation of our new landing page, dedicated solely to U.S. military veterans and their families. Many people are unaware that the training and skills learned in our military service branches give [...]

By |2021-07-19T21:17:45+00:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |