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A List of Reasons to be Thankful for Our Current Business Climate

We warned you that 2018 was rapidly closing out and here we are, smack dab in the middle of November. So, what does this month bring to mind? Well, aside from college football bowl projections, thankfulness. In today’s FranNet blog, we’re going to delve into a list of reasons to be thankful for our current [...]

2018-11-05T00:00:00+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Boo! What’s Your Greatest Fear in Becoming Your Own Boss?

Being that this week is Halloween and all, we thought we’d get the discussion going on the topic of fear. Specifically, what’s your greatest fear in becoming your own boss? And, how might you get past those apprehensions to make your entrepreneurial dreams come true? We’re here to tell you that experiencing any amount of [...]

2018-10-30T00:00:00+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Inside Look: The 2018 Emerging Franchise Conference

In just a couple of short weeks, FranNet will be sponsoring and sending a delegation to the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) 2018 Emerging Franchise Conference. Held at the Downtown Hilton in sunny Miami, FL on Nov. 7-9, the conference is a gathering of franchise brands looking to take their business models to the next level. [...]

2018-10-24T00:00:00+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tips on Finishing the Year on a Good Note…

Well, we just checked the calendar and confirmed it. 2018 is officially winding down. Next week at this time, your kids will be wandering through different neighborhoods badgering strangers for candy while disguising themselves. And then what? Should you already start dividing up the list of whom to invite to Thanksgiving? And while we’re on [...]

2018-10-23T00:00:00+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Semi-Absenteeism: The Art of Working from Home

If you’re a budding entrepreneur interested in franchising, but you’re unfamiliar with the term ‘semi-absentee’, we have a quick refresher for you: Semi-absentee business model - A semi-absentee franchise is an opportunity that doesn’t require a full-time commitment as a franchisee owner. As we’ve said before in this space, you literally do not have to [...]

2018-10-23T00:00:00+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Last Straw – a Look at Why Some People Choose Entrepreneurism

At FranNet, we truly hope that you never come to a breaking point where entrepreneurism is seen as the only way out. We’d rather you reach a decision of this magnitude after a period of calm, cool and collected thought. But, as we all know, it doesn’t always happen that way, does it? During today’s [...]

2018-10-15T00:00:00+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Representation You’ll Need in Your Corner to Franchise

There is an old proverb that states a fact relevant to becoming your own boss: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” During today’s edition of FranNet’s blog, we’re going to look at the representation you’ll need in your corner to become a franchisee. Remember this, [...]

2018-10-10T00:00:00+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

4 Fears People Have About Starting Their Own Business (& How a Franchise Can Allay Them)

Halloween is almost upon us and that means all the scary things that haunt your nightmares come into the real world to torment you. (Also, kids getting lots of candy, but we’re here to concentrate on those scary things.) For people who dream about entrepreneurialism, one of the things that can be a hindrance to [...]

2018-10-09T07:36:51+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you have what it takes? 5 Kinds of People who Make the Best Franchisees

Great franchisees don’t just grow on trees, as much as franchisors wish that was true. It takes a certain kind of person to run a franchise successfully, taking it from nothing to a booming business that generates jobs and revenue and gives back to the community while doing so. So, the question becomes, do you [...]

2018-10-09T07:31:36+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , |

Get started with the Canadian Franchise Association?s Toronto Show this Weekend

Our good friends and partners at the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) are holding the Franchise Canada Show in Toronto Oct. 13 and 14 from 11 am to 5 pm each day at the Enercare Centre in Hall D. Billed as Canada’s ultimate franchise only expo, this is where the hottest franchises in the country meet [...]