Archive for the ‘Franchisee’ Category



5 Ways You Can Make Your Own Luck!

The most successful people in the world say luck is a huge part of the achievement. Here’s how you can increase your odds. Super-successful people believe in luck. They believe in it more consistently than they believe in education, creativity, investing, and a lot of other things commonly associated with building wealth. A recent survey [...]

High Touch High Tech Named “Best Of The Best” by Entrepreneur Magazine!

High Touch High Tech, Inc. has been honored with a recognition by Entrepreneur Magazine in its selection of “Best Of The Best: Franchises That Are No. 1 In Their Sectors.” Check out the national press release below: Asheville, NC (PR Newswire) April 24, 2013– Announcing a special recognition appearing in the May, 2013 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine published by Entrepreneur Media. High Touch High Tech was selected for the following honors:  [...]

To Franchise or Not To Franchise

  Should you buy a franchise, a business opportunity, or go it alone? Don’t leave this important decision to chance! Do you want to be an entrepreneur. Just how do you get started? This is the question facing almost anyone looking to get into their own business, and there are basically three answers: Buy a [...]

IFA’s Franchise Forecast Strong Again in 2013!

Here We Grow Again! Thinking of buying a franchise this year? If so, you will have company. Nearly 11,000 new franchise units are expected to open doors in 2013 in the U.S., according the International Franchise Association. Wednesday, the IFA released its first quarterly update to the highly watched economic outlook & the numbers are promising! Reports [...]

Franchisee Technology Wish List

Even the most technology resistant among us are coming to realize, through constant bombardment by its bombs of influence, that the explosion of technology has become one of the most important factors to success in business. Franchisees will benefit greatly from association with a franchisor who leverages technology to maximum effect. Here’s are several franchise-crucial web [...]

Simple Steps to Effective Marketing

A favorite adage of my college journalism professor was this: “Assume the reader knows nothing, but don’t assume the reader is stupid.” In other words, deconstruct the complex to make it easily understood, but don’t dumb it down. In my years since school, I’ve realized the wisdom of that approach applies not just to journalism, [...]

Delicious Bookmark Sharing for Franchises

In 2011 Steve Chen and Chad Hurley, the creators of YouTube, purchased the already popular social bookmarking site delicious.com with plans to transform it into a social bookmarking destination using the same talents that enabled them to sell their last creation to Google for 1.65 billion dollars. Social bookmarking is a simple and powerful way for franchises [...]

6 Facts on Starting a Franchise Business

Thousands of people are getting involved with franchises. If you’re thinking about becoming one of the many franchise owners, there are 6 facts to know before you jump in: 1. Franchising opportunities are everywhere When most people think franchising, they think fast food, but virtually every industry has begun offering franchise opportunities. Whether your passion [...]

Franchising and Entrepreneurial Veterans

According to the International Franchise Association’s 2012 Veterans in Franchising Study, the industry has given more than 64,000 vets, military spouses and wounded warriors job opportunities in the past year. Also 4,314 new veteran franchise owners entered the industry since 2011, and were 30% more likely to have hired a veteran than a non-veteran owned franchise. [...]

A Fork in the Road

 Changing careers is inherently risky, and the transition from a stable position to an entrepreneurial venture is especially hazardous. For those determined to ditch the 9 to 5 and start a business in a field they’re passionate about, there are ways to make the move more of a calculated risk than a blind leap. It [...]