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The Mass Corporate Job Exodus

In this space, we’ve touched on the recent phenomenon known as the ‘Great Resignation’. It’s a thing, and it’s real. Evidence from the U.S. Department of Labor reveals a sharp decline beginning in April, with a survey conducted by career site finding that over 90% of our current workforce has considered quitting altogether or [...]

By |2021-08-20T16:23:14+00:00August 20th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Yes Ma’am, I Do Want to Own My Own Business

Here in 2021, we aren’t surprised that girls run the world, much less their own business. Historic changes are underway in the demographics of future franchise owners, as revealed by the latest data set from Franchise Insights Magazine. During the height of the pandemic of 2020, a significant ebb was observed in women’s interest in [...]

By |2021-08-11T13:02:12+00:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Should You Stay, or Should You Go?

Back in 1982, the English punk rock band The Clash released an iconic song called, “Should I Stay, or Should I Go?” The fast beat and memorable refrain from this tune still gets quite a bit of airplay on the radio and remains a pop culture hit. Of course, the lyrics of the song had [...]

By |2021-08-09T16:55:25+00:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Removing the Emotional Connection to Business Ownership

If you aren’t already aware of this fact, there are thousands of franchise concepts to choose from. Spanning dozens of industries and profiles, you can likely find a franchised business for any occasion. It’s not difficult to contemplate when you consider the type of businesses available to own and operate using franchising’s business model. There [...]

By |2021-08-02T11:13:50+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: , , |

Mid-Year Review: Small Business Owners Bullish on Future

As July comes to a close, we’re reminded of being halfway through 2021. With the ebb and flow of commerce and industry reopening, coupled with lots of job-related activity, it is safe to say that much looks different than it did before. We’re confronting new attitudes on how we feel about our jobs, and what [...]

By |2021-07-26T11:39:18+00:00July 26th, 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: , , , |

Who, Exactly, is Looking at Franchise Ownership? You’d be Surprised…

It takes an entrepreneurial mindset to consider going into business for yourself. Some people have always known they’d one day be their own boss, while others end up business owners after previous career acts. And while they all have one goal in mind—control of their own destiny—the candidates we deal with at FranNet of DFW [...]

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: , , , |

Should You Consider a Franchise Resale?

Many times before in this blog series, we’ve talked about the three main entrepreneurial paths to business ownership. You can start a business from scratch, buy an existing business, or buy a franchise. At FranNet, it’s our core belief that option number three is by far your best bet for success for business ownership. The [...]

By |2021-06-17T01:18:10+00:00June 17th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |