Archive for August, 2012



Franchises – When They’re Hot

  When you’re considering the purchase of a franchise, you want to be sure the one you choose is “hot”. With so many opportunities out there, how do you know what’s hot and what’s not? Let’s take a look at a few indicators that may help you decide to jump into the fire! Happiness in [...]

7 Tips for Starting Your Own Business

1.Be Clear on Why You want to Start a Business While the idea of starting a business may be daunting, the fatigue of looking for a job may be even greater. Taking control of your working life by venturing out on your own may be scary, but doing nothing can be worse. That said, don’t [...]

5 Tips for Getting Started with Facebook

Tip 1: Engage Your Target Audience The popularity of a franchisee’s page—and on Facebook it’s all about popularity—will depend on whether or not those who have liked your page are compelled to interact with it.   The level of interaction, or as Facebook terms it, “engagement”, will determine a franchisee’s placement on the news feeds [...]

Trends in Franchising

Trends in Franchising Trends in franchising are ever evolving as the economy ebbs and flows. As a franchisor, you need to keep your opportunity relevant to the demands of consumers while also remaining an attractive option for prospective franchisees. It is critical that you keep your fingers on the pulse of what drives customers to [...]