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How Important is Being a Good Fit for a Franchise?

Even those who already possess an entrepreneurial mindset have questions about their future as a business owner. Most—if not all—have already dedicated a portion of their lives working in the service of others, perhaps content with their company roles. But taking that leap of faith into the unknown, they wonder what the best business ownership [...]

FRANdata Analysis: Restaurant Franchising Could Be a Smart Bet

The restaurant and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit by the global pandemic. Aside from the obvious reason—crowded indoor dining and the risk of a highly transmissible virus—there is now statistical data that tallies up the damage. In January, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) released an industry report that includes key findings from surveying [...]

By |2021-05-05T21:35:45+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , |

Localized Reach and Experience Make FranNet Unstoppable

This month, we’re celebrating the tenacity of our individual consultants who didn’t let a little thing like the pandemic get in the way of helping entrepreneurs become business owners through franchising. FranNet Consultants are “Virtually Unstoppable!” Can’t meet in person with our consultants to discuss the results of FranNet’s Entrepreneurial Assessment Profile? Fine. We’ll just [...]

How Client Referrals Drive FranNet Consultancies

Across the U.S. and Canada, there are over 75 FranNet representatives, each operating their own consultancies. One of the key value propositions of our organization is that each of these representatives covers a specific territory (just like franchises!). They both live and work in your communities, which means they’re familiar with your area’s business climate, [...]

By |2021-03-23T17:07:50+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , |

Tips on Getting a Fresh Start in 2021

Happy New Year from the FranNet Family! We certainly hope your holidays were both memorable, meaningful and safe, especially for those who had to forego typical family visits. That was just one last reminder that 2020 was a challenging year like no other. And, while we’re not out of the woods yet as it pertains [...]

By |2021-01-14T16:21:10+00:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

A Franchisee’s Journey: Getting to Know Michael Lee

Michael Lee is the CEO of his own business, Fitness Machine Technicians of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. The company specializes in fitness equipment repair and maintenance for both residential and commercial clients. But his burgeoning small business is miles and miles away from his past life. You see, Michael Lee was once an Aerospace [...]

To the Downsized Oil and Gas Employees of Houston, You Have Alternatives

It’s not a layoff if you view it as a career transition… The city of Houston, fourth-largest in the U.S., has always been synonymous with the oil and gas industry. Known as the “Energy Capital of the World”, it’s home to over 500 oil and gas firms and employs nearly a third of the nation's [...]

A Franchisee’s Journey: Getting to Know Aaron Grohs

Anago Commercial Cleaning Services Master Franchisee Aaron Grohs has a plan to grow his brand in one of the most business-friendly states in the U.S. They say there’s no substitute for experience and Aaron Grohs of Anago of Austin is a prime example. Having led one of the most recognizable franchise brand names in the [...]

Is a Pandemic the Right Time to Start a Business?

It just might be, says the NY Times. We’re seeing a common thread among those who achieved their goal to own their own business in the spring of 2020. It’s the realization that in times of uncertainty, there’s no better place to invest than in yourself. Here are a few FranNet clients (many in career [...]

Employee to Entrepreneur

I have invited you here to learn more about exploring career opportunities that don’t involve returning to the corporate world. Not everyone has thought about starting their own business as their career path of choice.  For many, following a more traditional career, working up the corporate ladder has been their preference.  With our current economic [...]