Archive for the ‘Franchisee’ Category



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 [...]

To HTHT Family Affected by Hurricane Sandy

    Our thoughts are with all of our franchisees, their employees, and the millions of children they serve who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Should I Use A Franchise Broker?

As an entrepreneur looking to purchase a franchise, it can be overwhelming to wade through the sheer number of franchise opportunities eager to welcome you into their system. Where do you start? How much will it cost? Which one do you pick? If you are traveling this road alone, you’ll be challenged to answer these [...]

Content Management and Franchisee Sites

So you’re looking to buy a business, and you’re keen on joining a franchise because you understand that a huge share of the work will already be done for you. Smart move. And now you’re considering what franchise to join and looking for those which will make it easy to design and build your web [...]

Smarter, not harder! Social Media

As a small business owner, you have to wear many different hats to keep your business running and growing. Between staffing, scheduling, purchasing, customer service, marketing, and all the other tasks, you’ll start to wish you could clone yourself just to get it all done! Well, any successful business person will tell you that success comes [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]