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Upcoming FranNet Webinar: How to Fund Your Business in Today’s Lending Environment

Many entrepreneurs are hungry to start a business of their own but are still hesitant to take that all-important first step. But it isn’t a lack of ambition that’s causing the apprehension. A good deal of candidates are procrastinating simply because they’re unsure of how they’ll fund the purchase of a franchise. We’re here to [...]

By |2021-06-17T01:23:55+00:00June 17th, 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: , , , |

FRANdata Analysis: Latest New Concepts Report, Vol. 2

FranNet partner FRANdata, the premier market research and intelligence firm for the franchising industry, is out with another edition of their “New Concept Report." Volume Two has been released, revealing key market insights for the latest concepts and industries. There are five sections and an executive summary, which highlight the trends and growth potential for [...]

Another Entrepreneurial Journey: Meet Mike & Andrea Sims

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 & Andrea Sims. About three years ago, Mike happened to catch one of my SCORE presentations, which led to several meetings in which we discussed the possibilities of an entrepreneurial future for [...]

By |2021-06-08T19:09:22+00:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Another Entrepreneurial Journey: Meet Joe Adams

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, Joe Adams. As you can tell from the picture, he’s a big dog lover and when you read about his entrepreneurial journey, you’ll see how he turned this passion into a full-time business [...]

By |2021-06-01T18:16:11+00:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs|Tags: , , , |

Networking to Match Brands with People

FranNet is known for being the leading national franchise consultancy, whose specialty is networking to match brands with people. Because with thousands of franchise concepts to choose from, our consultants still believe that there’s a perfect match out there just for you. One that aligns perfectly with your career, lifestyle, and financial goals. The franchise [...]

Franchise Systems Provide a Network of Ownership Peers

When you decide to become your own boss using the franchise route, you’ll be in business for yourself, but never by yourself. This is a common phrase in our industry, and it plays to the advantages of choosing to franchise your way to business ownership. But in what ways are you never alone in a [...]

By |2021-06-01T16:33:34+00:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Don’t Want to Return to the Office? Here’s a Suggestion…

With 40% of Americans now fully vaccinated and adults having at least one dose approaching 300 million, talks of returning to "normal" are top of mind. Industry and commerce are responding in kind, opening doors, welcoming consumers, reducing mask mandates, and increasing occupancy levels. For those who haven’t already been called back into the office, [...]

By |2021-06-01T17:52:59+00:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

3 Lesser-Known Funding Options to Consider

During the investigative process of reviewing franchise concepts, you’ll be introduced to several business opportunities that align with your personal profile, lifestyle, and financial goals. The discussion, guidance, and deliberation in determining the best fit can become quite lively. The key question becomes which franchises under your consideration offer the best possible chance for success? [...]

By |2021-05-21T18:19:35+00:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

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: , , , |