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Saturday , February 14, 2015

8 Reasons To Consider A Lease For Your Franchise

When you’re buying a franchise you probably need money – most buyers do – and numerous lenders are lining up, especially at franchise expos, to be of service. One option that buyers often overlook is leasing, and it’s worth your time to check out the possibilities. If you’re investing in a[...]

Sunday , February 1, 2015

Prospective Franchisee: Do You Have This Skill?

Recently I wrote about What To Do Before Buying A Franchise and I suggested a couple of questions that you could ask yourself before deciding if franchising, as well as business ownership, made sense for you. I pointed out that it takes skills to operate a business or a franchise and I also said tha[...]

Sunday , January 25, 2015

What To Do Before Buying A Franchise

Where to begin? That’s the problem for so many people when they think about starting a business, or buying a franchise. The crazy thing is that it almost doesn’t matter where you begin, as long as you do! And I don’t mean “as long as you do” as a way of saying it’s a mistake […][...]

Monday , January 19, 2015

Is a Franchise an Investment or a Job?

In response to this article: Is a Subway Franchise a Good Investment?, a reader on Linkedin asked if buying a franchise is “truly an investment” or “is it simply buying a job?” My initial reaction was to strike back – I get the job question all the time – and I was about to reply: [&hell[...]

Sunday , January 11, 2015

Is a Subway Franchise a Good Investment?

It’s one of the most popular questions for every experienced franchise author/speaker. Perhaps because it’s the largest franchise in the world (in terms of units, not retail sales), people want to know if a Subway franchise is a good investment. And because many of my readers and seminar attend[...]