Ready, Aim, Fire: Target Markets

Knowing your target market and how to appeal to it   How you market to your desired customer will play a large role in the success of your franchise. By catching attention, gaining reputability and earning loyalty, marketing strategies are a foundational tool in the long-term running of your franchise which leads to personal satisfaction [...]

2016-06-14T00:13:24+00:00June 14th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: , , |

Franchise Trends That Are Good for Entrepreneurs

During this FranNet blog installment, we’re excited to talk about franchise trends that are good for entrepreneurs. Trending topics are always a good staple for blog entries, as it keeps our readership on the leading edge of franchise industry news. We’re happy to report that of the franchise trends we’ll be talking about today, the [...]

Funding Options – FranNet works with qualified lenders

As it pertains to visualizing your entrepreneurial path in life, we want you to know that when it comes to funding options, FranNet works with qualified lenders. The world of finance for franchising and small businesses can be quite complex, but in this week’s blog edition, we’re going to do our best to keep things [...]

“Being in Business for Yourself, but Not by Yourself (Benefits of Being a Franchisee)”

A core tenet in the world of franchising is that when you go into business for yourself, you’re never by yourself, in a manner of speaking. Because the essence of a franchise opportunity is that the franchisee has the support and experience of an established brand backing their efforts throughout the process. In this week’s [...]

Using an EB-5 or E-2 VISA to Establish a Business in the US

EB-5 E-2 VISA In this week’s blog edition, FranNet tackles a subject that has been in the news quite a bit lately. The focus? How can you invest or own a franchise if you are not a U.S. citizen? Fortunately for our industry, entrepreneurship and small business ownership is open to foreign investment [...]

2014-08-06T11:03:46+00:00August 6th, 2014|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guiding your business in the right direction can sometimes be difficult.

Here are some tips on guiding your business from other successful entrepreneurs Making the right decisions for your start-up during tough times is easier if you have a "North Star" to guide you, writes Chris Golec, founder and CEO of Demandbase. In his blog article on WallStreetJournal.com he stated "One of the most important things [...]

Franchise: Buy New or Used?

BIZBUYSELL.COM | Curtis Kroeker Feb 21, 201   Becoming a franchisee can be a great path to entrepreneurship. You can leverage the benefits of an established brand and a proven operating plan and the franchisor may serve as a source of capital--something that is especially helpful in today's tight financing market. However, what's the best way to become [...]

The 4 Ways to Become Your Own Boss – Which One Fits You?

by Alan Hall of Forbes.com Do you have what it takes to start and grow a company?  I’m asked every day by aspiring business founders, “Should I take the leap of faith and pursue my dreams? Are you ready to become your own boss? Here are your four top alternatives. In response to this question, [...]

6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People

by Jeff Haden from Inc.com They're charming. They're genuine. And they can make an entire room full of people smile. When you meet someone, after, "What do you do?" you're out of things to say. You suck at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure. But [...]

16 Common Franchise Terms: Explained

BY TRACY STAPP | November 9, 2012 on Entrepreneur.com Before you investigate opening a franchise, you'll need to know the lingo. We put together this cheat sheet of the most common -- and most important -- industry terms. Franchisee: An individual who purchases the right to operate a business under the franchisor's name and system. Franchisor: The parent company that [...]