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6 Facts on Starting a Franchise Business

Written by: on November 21, 2012 @ 9:28 pm

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 [...]

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Catogories: Franchise, Franchise Investment, Franchise Marketing, Franchise Profits, Franchisor, Start a Business
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Franchising and Entrepreneurial Veterans

Written by: on November 16, 2012 @ 9:30 pm

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. [...]

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Catogories: Entrepreneurs, Franchise, Franchisee, Pricing
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A Fork in the Road

Written by: on November 9, 2012 @ 9:20 pm

 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 [...]

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Catogories: Business Model, Careers, Entrepreneurs, Franchise, Franchise Marketing, Franchisee, Uncategorized
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To HTHT Family Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Written by: on October 30, 2012 @ 9:04 pm

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

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Catogories: Franchisee
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5 Tips for Taking Advantage of the Recovering Economy

Written by: on October 22, 2012 @ 5:36 pm

  Use these five tips to adapt your sales and marketing efforts to the improving U.S. economy. Evidence is accumulating that (at long last) the United States is emerging from the Great Recession of 2008. Unemployment figures are down and consumer confidence is up, and according to Brookings Institute, the United States is a “bright” [...]

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Catogories: Start a Business
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The Must of Social Marketing

Written by: on October 15, 2012 @ 3:43 pm

Playing Along Like it or not, the web is a world of appearance and trends wielding enormous and growing influence on what we consume, with social marketing riding the crest of this wave. The way to set your franchise business apart from competing interests is not to stay home. Join the pack and get in [...]

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Catogories: Franchise Marketing
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eLearning Brothers Celebrates Science Made FUN! Kids

Written by: on October 12, 2012 @ 2:40 pm

Elearning Brothers, designers of Flash game templates for education, recently featured games from ScienceMadeFunKIDS.net on their design blog. Since the games were crafted by High Touch High Tech (ht2) using eLearning Brothers’ templates, the recent launch of ScienceMadeFunKIDS.net presents a rich opportunity to celebrate the work of both companies.  Please share in our celebration by [...]

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Catogories: Franchise News
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Should I Use A Franchise Broker?

Written by: on October 5, 2012 @ 8:08 pm

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 [...]

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Catogories: Franchise, Franchise Broker, Franchisee, Franchisor
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How To Write Your Business’s Story

Written by: on September 26, 2012 @ 8:04 pm

In a lot of ways, people don’t buy products anymore — they buy your story. That means companies must constantly refine and redefine their stories and present them in innovative ways. A brand story envelops your mission as a company, your culture and your history: How did you get started? Why do you do what [...]

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Catogories: Franchise, Franchise Marketing, Messaging, Social Media, YouTube
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