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A Franchisee’s Journey: Getting to Know Aaron Grohs

Anago Commercial Cleaning Services Master Franchisee Aaron Grohs has a plan to grow his brand in one of the most business-friendly states in the U.S. They say there’s no substitute for experience and Aaron Grohs of Anago of Austin is a prime example. Having led one of the most recognizable franchise brand names in the [...]

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 [...]

Stuck in a rut? Try this Cure

Getting stuck in a rut is a serious dilemma that can affect just about anyone. If your life is going well, your daily routines act as necessary guidelines to control the flow of your life. However, daily routines can start to seem more like traps than guidelines and when they start to affect your mindset [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:15:50+00:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , |

Franchise Royalty Fees Explained

When you open a franchise, you will be required to pay some fees to the franchisor for the privilege of using their brand name and continuous support. There will be one-time fees like the initial franchising fee and there will also be ongoing fees, like the royalty fee. The initial franchising fee will cover all [...]

By |2017-12-05T10:47:19+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What Successful Franchise Owners Have in Common

According to Statista, the online Statistics Portal, it is estimated that there are approximately 750,000 franchise establishments in the U.S. in 2017. And while many of these establishments fall under corporate or multi-unit ownership, that’s still a lot of franchise owners. It got us at FranNet thinking about a central question that we could pass [...]

By |2017-12-05T00:00:00+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Finding Another Way

After 40 years of finance and accounting, this Portland resident has found a new way to “Do Life” through Club Pilates Dan Wynkoop’s background is in 40 years of finance and accounting, mainly in the financial planning analysis specialty. After the 2008 economic downturn, Wynkoop decided it was time to start looking into other options. [...]

Discover Absentee Ownership

  More and more professionals are becoming absentee or semi-absentee business owners as a way to maintain the benefits of a job, while creating additional revenue and wealth. What is it? 1. Both job and entrepreneurship! In the past, entrepreneurs were either forced to choose between a job and starting a business. Or, their business [...]

8 Secrets To A Happier, More Successful Lifestyle

Everyone has a different interpretation of success. To some it may be money, to others it could be the fulfillment of living out a career they're passionate about — but what are the secrets behind what makes someone “successful”? Let’s take a look.   IQ doesn’t matter. Contrary to popular belief, research has shown that IQ’s aren’t [...]

20 Quotes to Jump-Start Your Workweek

As an entrepreneur, it is important that you keep yourself motivated and in the right mindset as you take on the everyday challenges of being your own boss. Having the ability to keep yourself in good spirits will not only be key to your own happiness, but will have a significant impact on those around you. [...]

The 5 Habits of Every Successful Entrepreneur

Building a successful business isn’t an overnight process. More often than not, it will take years of hard work, passion and falling on your face before you master the art of being your own boss. However, with the right habits set in place, your road to success could be shorter than you think.    Let’s [...]