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By: Bizop Team
Published: June 12, 2017, 1:52 am
Be Your Own Boss by Becoming a Franchise Owner You’ve finally decided it’s time to be your own boss. You’ve savored your dream for quite a while, and now you’ve had it up to here with working for someone else. It’s time. You’ve been scrimping and saving for a while, too, and you have some money set aside that you can use to kick your new business off.   But Where Do You Go from Here? You could start your very own business, you think, and build it from the ground up. That is, you could (Read more...)

By: Laurie Bennett
Published: May 28, 2017, 12:21 am
If you are looking to buy a franchise and have read my post on “How to Vet a Franchise,” you will most certainly want to know the 2017 Top 500 Franchises according to Entrepreneur Magazine. Check out the Entrepreneur Site to see the entire list and how they determine their rankings       The post Entrepreneur Mag Top 500 Franchise List for 2017 appeared first on Business Opportunities. (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: February 27, 2017, 11:33 pm
If you are looking for a franchise to invest in, there are a lot of different criteria to choose from. One of the ways you can compare franchises is by looking at which are currently growing the fastest. RELATED: TOP NEW FRANCHISES TO INVEST IN  Many of these franchises are quickly spreading across the country, and this is due to a lot of reasons, including their unique products, growing brand recognition and smart development plans. Similar to past years, the fastest growing franchise types this year were the following: Restaurant Concepts Fitness Centers Beauty Salons For restaurants specifically, the fastest (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: February 9, 2017, 3:36 am
The Key Differences in Buying a Business vs. Buying a Franchise Source: FranchiseDirect.com The Support Network When you’re buying an established business, you’re surrounded by your own support network. Your family supports you on your new endeavor. You might be a part of a mastermind that supports you as you plan new goals and a new direction. You will probably also have a transition team that stands alongside you to support you while the reins get handed over to you. With a franchise, you have all of this and more. The roots of the support network with a franchise (Read more...)

By: International Franchise Association
Published: May 10, 2016, 10:00 pm
Franchising is uniquely situated to address the problem of poverty in America and affect serious change by encouraging employment for those who need it most, according to Azim Saju, Vice President and General Counsel for HDG Hotels. Saju submitted a statement for the record today on behalf of the International Franchise Association to the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources, which held the first in a series of hearings to address a problem plaguing our nation: poverty. “The economic numbers for franchising are impressive, but even statistics cannot capture the true story of franchising: the ability for any individual to (Read more...)

By: Business.com Editorial Staff
Published: April 29, 2016, 8:00 pm
Thinking of buying a franchise? Well, you are jumping into a sea of endless possibilities. There are thousands of franchises out there and choosing one can often be more confusing than starting with your own business concept. While franchising seems like a great idea, it’s not as easy as you think. Searching online for possible franchises to purchase only leads to endless lists from franchise directories where people pay to include their business. So, I thought I would take the time to pull a few out of those lists to give you my unbiased opinion. I based my list (Read more...)

By: Experts Editor
Published: March 8, 2016, 1:40 am
Opening a franchise could give you a chance to use your business skills and find a new source of revenue. Unfortunately, it’s not usually as easy as getting and accepting an offer. Make sure you follow these four pieces of advice so you can avoid common mistakes when becoming a franchisee. Don’t Make Hasty Decisions When Choosing an Opportunity A lot of people think that opening a franchise eliminates, or at least reduces, the risk associated with starting a new business. This is often reinforced by companies that only tell potential franchisees about success stories even though there are (Read more...)

By: Dane Carlson
Published: February 17, 2016, 3:50 pm
We have put together the best franchise opportunities to own in 2016.   If you are interested in starting your own business than look no further than our list of great performing franchises.If you are interested in any of these franchises, just click the request info box and you will received more information on the franchises and next steps for getting started.   (Read more...)

By: Erin Eagan
Published: February 17, 2016, 1:25 am
Exclusive list of the 2016 top franchises for sale.  Our list of the best franchises will give you the opportunity to start your own business with the most potential.Every year we carefully select franchises that are growing in popularity and with a wide range of investment levels.  We searched thousands of franchises to bring you are list of top performers for the money.   You can request information from each of the franchises to get details on their franchise and how to get started.SlipDoctorsMin Investment: $10,000 Slip Doctors’ passion for this business grows out of the fact that slip-and-fall injuries (Read more...)

By: Erin Eagan
Published: January 29, 2016, 7:17 pm
Once again, things are looking up for the franchise industry. After five solid years, growth is once again on the horizon. The International Franchise Association (IFA) 2016 State of the Industry Report, done by forecasting firm IHS Economics, indicates a positive outlook for the franchise industry. More specifically, the franchise industry is set to grow by 1.7 percent in 2016, bringing the total number of US franchises to 795,932.Speed Bumps That Could Get in the WayMany in the industry, however, are a little less confident as hurdles like rising wages and the Affordable Care Act could stump (Read more...)

 
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