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Is A Work From Home Franchise Business Right For You?

If you’re interested in opening your own business, you should definitely consider the potential rewards of a business that would allow you to work from home. A home based business offers an amazing level of autonomy, and there are a surprising number of work at home franchise opportunities. In this article we will discuss some of the pros and cons of working from home as well as some of the available home based business franchises. Pros and cons of a home business: One major advantage of........ Read More

Why Franchise Your Business

Can you franchise your business? Is franchising the right route to take for your business? As rents and rates rise in the main shopping areas & supermarkets take a greater share of consumer spending what are the advantages and disadvantages of franchising your business. If a business has managed to find a niche and can maintain a high profit margin through the ups and downs in the business cycle, then it might be possible to franchise your business. Is the business model easily explained? Can........ Read More

Franchises & Business Opportunities For Women

Buying a franchise is an ideal route for a woman choosing to go into business for the first time. Many franchise opportunities have been created to target the huge growth in female entrepreneurs. Women generally speaking are more cautious than men and therefore prefer going into a business that has a higher chance of success. By buying into a franchise business they are limiting their risk to some extent as they are buying into a proven business model. Many women desire a business that is........ Read More

A Franchise Business - To Buy Or Not To Buy

Aspiring franchisees often find themselves-they have plenty funds, do not want to work for somebody else, but have little business skills. What exactly is a franchise? The word is used to refer to a business that utilises the logo, name and operation systems providing that they come up with the required funds and are prepared to give the parent company a share of the profits. Just like any other business there are positives and negatives –the future depends on several factors. A fr........ Read More

The Best Franchisees Will Enhance Your Business Opportunity

With franchisees the opportunity needs to be taken to maintain strong lines of communication between them and the franchisor's business. Finding good franchisees is difficult; keeping them is a lot easier. The best franchisees need special nurturing so that a strong relationship can be cultivated with the franchisor. If the franchisor follows basic & simple rules, it will be fairly easy to maintain the franchise relationship and keep lines of communication open. The key qualities that we l........ Read More

A Franchise Business Needs These Essential Ingredients

A franchise unlike other businesses needs to have special ingredients. These include an easily duplicated business model, decent profit margins, strong brand name and future potential for growth. If these ingredients are in place then it becomes easier to recruit the ideal franchisees. A business can only be franchised if it is possible to train franchisees how to manage their territory successfully. If specialist skills are required then it becomes harder to franchise. As things currently st........ Read More

Unusual Franchise Opportunities - Funny Business

The most unusual franchise opportunity that I have come across specialises in cleaning mattresses! They have turned this business into an art form. The way I clean my mattresses is by taking them out on a cold day and hitting them with a hard brush. The brush dislodges all the loose material whilst the cold kills any bed bugs. This franchise has all the specialist equipment needed including hi powered cleaners, UV radiation equipment and specialist hygiene sprays. They claim that a properly c........ Read More

The Franchise Business Is Alive & Strong

New franchise opportunities are coming to the market regularly and the franchise industry is going from strength to strength. Franchise exhibitions are attracting many new exhibitors. Potential franchisees are coming in their droves to look at the many new & old opportunities that are eager to take their cash. Entrepreneurial spirit is alive and kicking. People from all walks of life and different educational backgrounds are now thinking about going into business. More women are now looking t........ Read More

Top 10 Mobile Business Franchise Opportunities

Who says you have to stay at home to operate a profitable franchise business? The following franchise opportunities are for people that like to be on the go, or at least serve people that are! Nitro2Go Distributorships The energy drink market has really exploded and it still has plenty of room for growth. The energy drink industry grew by 55% last year and continued growth is expected. With a Nitro2Go distributorship you can take part in the more than $3 billion that were spent on energy d........ Read More

Which Is The Best Franchise Business?

There are many franchise opportunities in the market and the most common question I get asked is "which is the best franchise business?" My answer usually is "It depends on your personal skills and lifestyle." Before deciding on which franchise to buy it is important to evaluate your character. Do not use your own judgement but rather ask family and friends. Ask them to be absolutely brutal in describing your key personality traits. Get them to highlight both your strengths and weaknesses. ........ Read More

How To Franchise Your Business

The first step in franchising your business opportunity is to start by analyzing your business model. Is it profitable after allowing for your franchise fees? If it is profitable and has well defined objectives to exploit the opportunities in the market place then you are ready to move to step two. Can the business model be easily taught? There is no point in having a profitable business opportunity if it can not be duplicated by your franchisees. A training package must be devised that assum........ Read More

The Franchise Restaurant Business: Ups And Downs

It’s really not hard to figure out which franchises are the most successful. You see them advertised on television and on billboards, hear them advertised on the radio, and cannot drive through a shopping center anywhere in the US without passing one or more of them. Not only do you know who they are, you have probably been in some of them so many times that you know exactly what they have to offer. These franchises, in other words, have succeeded wildly in branding their products. What ........ Read More

A Business Franchise Philippines Success Story

A Business Franchise Philippines Success Story In the Philippines, the term fast food is pretty much synonymous with the Jollibee brand. It took more than just one man for it to become that way, but all it took to start was a man name Tony Tan Caktiong. The humble beginning for Tony was working with his father to operate a kitchen in Fujian, China. In 1975, Tony began his entreprenuerial journey with simply a pair of two ice cream parlors in Cubao, Quezon City. Despite his success with the........ Read More

The Franchise Business, Internet & Enhanced Relationships

Many franchised businesses now use the internet to communicate with the franchisor. This communication is mainly by way of an Intranet which is a private computer network. This can be done via the internet or via cables interconnecting the franchise network and serve to enhance the whole franchise network if done correctly. The franchisees can place orders online and check delivery dates. Some of the largest fast food franchises operate "just in time" daily deliveries to their franchise netwo........ Read More

Franchise Your Business Opportunity Successfully

Do you wish to franchise your existing business opportunity? There are practical steps that need to be taken to start the process of evaluating your business to see if it would be possible to franchise. Once you have decided on the franchising route then a clear plan of action is required. Analyse the unique selling point of your opportunity. What makes your business different and better than the competitors? Why would people buy into your concept and what are the key features of your busines........ Read More


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