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Another Franchisee Journey…Meet Janet Carmichael

At FranNet, we like nothing more than celebrating the success of our clients. In this edition of our FranNet Testimonial Series, we meet Janet Carmichael of Nashville, TN, who just celebrated her 10-year anniversary as the owner of a Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More franchise. Our very own Market President of Tennessee and Arkansas, [...]

By |2021-04-15T15:39:20+00:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Franchising Means Business Ownership With a Support System

In this industry, we have a saying: “With franchising, you’re in business for yourself, not by yourself.” What does that mean exactly? It means when you become your own boss through franchise ownership, you’ll always be able to count on a two-way support system—from both the corporate brand and your fellow franchisees. During this blog [...]

By |2021-03-02T01:42:12+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , |

A Business You Own is a Business You Can (One Day) Sell…”

People who use franchising as the route to business ownership decide to do so for many reasons. Some get fed up with Corporate America. Others want to follow their dreams and run a business of their choosing. A few get in the game to expand or diversify a business ownership portfolio. Lastly, some buy franchises [...]

Why Couples Make Good Franchise Owners

With Valentine’s Day still fresh in the rearview mirror, we thought we’d delve into why couples make good franchise owners. Presumably, if you and your significant other share the same outlook for your future and your finances, you may have considered owning a business of your own someday. If teamwork really does make the dream [...]

What to Look for in a Good Franchise Opportunity

The desire to become your own boss can be overwhelming. While you may already have an idea of the kind of business concept you wish to own and operate, it takes patience and due diligence to make sure you choose wisely. Fortunately, franchising can help take a lot of the guesswork out of it. The [...]

By |2021-01-28T13:04:20+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs|Tags: , , , |

FranNet of Houston Launches New Networking Group

FranNet of Houston and the Gulf Coast Region are excited to announce a project we’ve been working on. It’s the launch of our very own networking group! The FranNet Business Network of Houston is the official name and our first meeting is set for Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 9:30 a.m. Here’s some additional information about [...]

By |2021-01-28T12:59:23+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs|Tags: , |

Taking on the Franchise Doubters

Entrepreneurs are both dreamers and doers. They have the drive to succeed that a lot of other folks lack. You probably know a few in your own circle of friends. But even as they yearn for success, aspects of their plans, hopes and dreams are subject to the doubters. These doubters are more often than [...]

Are You a Good Fit for Service-Based Franchises?

Many entrepreneurs believe that franchising provides them with the best option to own a business of their own. Of course, there are many reasons, not the least of which is the advantage of following a proven business model designed to provide the best chance of success and sustainability. Once they’ve been convinced, a second question [...]

By |2021-01-15T20:38:30+00:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , , |

Using Franchising to Diversify Your Ownership Portfolio

Any investment broker or financial planner who advises clients usually has one primary directive, no matter the situation. And that directive is for investors to diversify their portfolios. It’s a fundamental and sound practice because it mitigates your overall wealth strategy, regardless of the current economic climate. Some assets in your portfolio that are earning [...]

By |2021-01-14T16:21:08+00:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

The Emotional Connection to Owning a Business of Your Own

As a business owner, do you have to love the product or service you’re providing to customers? Many entrepreneurs are under the impression that this is a key factor when going into business for themselves. It’s why some begin the franchise investigative process with preconceived notions of the type of company they see themselves running. [...]

By |2021-03-10T19:18:08+00:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |