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3 Reasons Franchise Ownership is a Better Deal

When people think about owning their own small business, they tend to picture building it from the ground up: starting in their home office with just a desk and a dream, and slowly expanding and making a name for themselves over time. While this can be very rewarding if you’re successful, there’s another way to [...]

By |2018-08-22T18:06:20+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog, Informational|Tags: , , |

5 “Must Have” Skills to be a Successful Franchise Owner

If you’re thinking about investing in a franchise, the first step is assessing whether or not you would be a successful franchise owner. Many people are excited about the idea of franchise ownership and eager to find the most successful franchise but there many things that must be considered prior to making that decision. According [...]

By |2018-03-24T13:25:37+00:00March 24th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog, Informational|Tags: , |

Trends for 2018: Franchises led by millennials and women poised to grow despite minimum wage hike and SME tax reforms

As the cost of living rises more Canadians are looking for alternative sources of income. Statistics Canada’s consumer price index (CPI) shows price of goods has increased by 16 per cent over the last decade, leaving Canadians with less money to build their wealth. As a result of these factors, more Canadians are considering franchise [...]

How a Franchise Broker Can Help you Find Your Perfect Business Opportunity

Starting a new business is an exciting adventure for most people. Like any adventure, it can be fraught with pitfalls, though. Just when you think you’re on the right path, you take a wrong turn or find an obstacle in your way. Getting back on the right path and overcoming obstacles is all part of [...]

What My Hip Replacement Taught Me About Business Ownership

Facing a surgical bone-cutter, anesthesia, and grueling physical therapy is not my idea of fun. Yet, I managed to brave through it, having just had my hip replaced. Upon reflection, I am most pleased with the results now. However, in advance of the surgery, I had experienced much fear, anxiety and pain avoidance.  Facing One’s Fears [...]

Is Work and Life Balance Possible?

Is there really a routine we can develop that will devote enough time to our work and family? The discussion involving what you can do to stay organized and learn balance has a wide range of answers and changes week to week. There is a range of factors that weigh in for each individual and balance [...]

Inspiration for Franchise Owners

We all know that starting and maintaining a business takes hard work, dedication and passion among other things. Nevertheless, there are times when it just helps to look at successful people who have gone before us. They didn’t start out successful, but they fought their way through and can now be an inspiration to new [...]

By |2016-03-31T14:15:43+00:00March 31st, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: , , , |

Feeling a Little Drained?

It doesn’t matter: if you are a young entrepreneur or experienced, there are challenges that will arise that will make or break your goal of becoming successful. A major hurdle to overcome will be staying energized and avoiding burnout through your intense and sustaining workload. Truly, this is a challenge almost every professional must work [...]

Franchise Ownership versus the Guaranteed (?) Income Corporate Career Path?

  If you’re like 80% of Canadians, you’re enamoured by the idea of having your own business. You are likely struggling with a number of factors… What concepts are hot right now? What business suits you best? Can I start part time and then switch to full-time once the business is up and running? How [...]

By |2019-06-14T17:25:42+00:00February 5th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Franchise research|Tags: , , , |

As Franchise Business Ownership Booms FranNet Enters 2016 On a Roll

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As Franchise Business Ownership Booms, FranNet Enters 2016 On a RollFranNet Franchising Consultants Close Out 2015 Responsible for Creating More than 5,000 Jobs LOUISVILLE, KY— With more than 3,000 franchise concepts available today, choosing the right opportunity can be a difficult decision. That’s why, for nearly 30 years, FranNet has helped entrepreneurs [...]