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Look Who’s Saying ‘Yes’ to Franchising – June 2020

You may be wondering, who would commit to starting a business in the midst of a pandemic and economic volatility? These FranNet clients (many in career transition) are looking beyond the current state of uncertainty and have said “YES” to franchise ownership in June 2020: 1. Childhood Education Client Background: A practicing physician and her husband who has [...]

By |2020-06-04T21:35:37+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |

Exploring Your Options in Business Ownership

This could be a good starting point to learn more about how I might be able to assist you to explore your business ownership options. You can find some links and resources below and I’ve assembled a simple starting point for you. There are two key categories of franchise investors, including those seeking:  Career alternatives [...]

By |2020-05-19T21:23:25+00:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |

Look Who’s Saying ‘Yes’ to Franchising – May 2020

You may be wondering, who would commit to starting a business in the midst of a pandemic and economic volatility? These FranNet clients (many in career transition) are looking beyond the current state of uncertainty and have said “YES” to franchise ownership in May 2020: 1. Pool Care Service Client Background: A banking executive who works for a [...]

By |2020-06-05T14:58:24+00:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |

A New Business? Now? Are You Crazy?

These are actual questions my wife asked me, NOT during the 2020 pandemic, but rather in mid-September 2001. The horrific 9-11 atrocity had just happened, the stock market was crashing and it was looking like the U.S. would be going to war with Iraq. Why would anyone in their right mind quit a lucrative senior [...]

COVID-19 – Franchising State of Affairs

I am honored that you have looked to me as a trusted resource for honest insight about the business ownership and franchising industry in our community. As such, I feel an obligation to share these candid observations with you about the state of affairs in franchising in these unusual times.    The Current Impact Although [...]

By |2020-03-20T16:11:52+00:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Franchising Moves Forward Despite Challenge of COVID-19 Pandemic

Without a doubt, the world is living through a challenging moment in real-time. The root cause of our shared anxiety is in direct proportion to the uncertainties we face as the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues. Will the infection rate slow down and case rates disappear? How long will this health crisis last? Will our [...]

By |2020-03-24T15:46:38+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Buying a Franchise During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

Every prospective franchise owner is asking the same thing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic: “Is this a bad time to open a franchise business?” The team here at FranNet always strives to not only be your consultant but your confidant. It’s important that we’re candid about the current circumstances not being the most [...]

By |2020-03-19T21:29:39+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Franchise Due Diligence

In the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), conferences have been postponed, sporting events and concerts canceled, schools closing and tourist hot spots shutting down, experts recommend that even those who show no sign of illness should self-quarantine. But that leads to much lesser evils: boredom and anxiety. You might find yourself yearning for something to [...]

By |2020-03-19T21:29:32+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

How Will Coronavirus (COVID-19) Affect Your Franchise Search?

Many FranNet clients have expressed that they want to keep the focus and use this time productively as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will eventually pass. As a 30+ year old franchise consulting firm, FranNet has seen situations like this actually become a true benefit to our clients as long as they stay focused on their [...]

By |2020-03-19T21:29:12+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

6 Things to Help Get You Motivated

Welcome back! Hopefully, you and yours had a memorable Thanksgiving break, full of family and holiday spirit. Our apologies if one of your relatives actually did “go there” on a political topic at the table. We’re sure you’re feeling full, rested and content. But now isn’t the time to retreat into your shell and ride [...]

By |2019-09-20T20:02:38+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |