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Take the “RISE” Entrepreneurial Assessment

Take the “RISE” Entrepreneurial Assessment

Take the "RISE" Entrepreneurial Assessment The all New Rise Business Builder Assessment is here! You are invited to take our NEW RISE entrepreneurial assessment. Leverage your skills to match those of  successful franchisees. Recognize your strengths as key components...

10 Reasons to Own a Technology Franchise

10 Reasons to Own a Technology Franchise

10 Reasons to Own a Technology Franchise Own a franchise where demand is high Here are my top 10 reasons to own a technology franchise Make a difference in the lives of those you serve Endless opportunities in this space. Teach STEM-Robot-Technology to children...

Six Steps to find a franchise

Six Steps to find a franchise

Six steps to find a franchise Franchising can be a lucrative and fulfilling business venture.  However, choosing a franchise can appear daunting and stressful.  It’s important to pick the right franchise for you!  To make it as stressless as possible, Trish at Select...

Corporate refugees looking to buy a franchise

Corporate refugees looking to buy a franchise

Corporate refugees looking to buy a franchise Time for a change? Are you one of the thousands of corporate refugees looking for a franchise? Have you been downsized, laid off, and/or deemed obsolete? Perhaps you are just tired of the same grind day in and day out. For...

Top 10 reasons to buy this Amazing Brewery franchise

Top 10 reasons to buy this Amazing Brewery franchise

Top 10 reasons to buy this Amazing Brewery franchise Did you ever hear of a brewery franchise? This business offers all the benefits of owning a very cool brewery with the additional advantages of a franchise. 1. A brewery without brewing! This franchise brews the...

Start a Business or Buy a Franchise?

Start a Business or Buy a Franchise?

Should You Start a Business or Buy a Franchise? From the book: Franchising Without Fear One of the central questions people ask when going into business is, “Should I start a business from scratch or buy a franchise?” First, consider why you are going in to business....

Four Reasons to Buy a Franchise Now

Four Reasons to Buy a Franchise Now

Four Reasons to Buy a Franchise now “Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.” Benjamin Franklin This may be the best time to buy a franchise. Are you ready for a new adventure, in a career transition, or just bored with your corporate job? Perhaps you are...

Confront your fear of buying a franchise

Confront your fear of buying a franchise

Confront your fear of buying a franchise Franchising Without Fear Confront your fear of buying a franchise. Fear can be a friend or a foe. Because we do not like change, we become accustomed to the same routines and find changes unnerving. Our routines become...

The Franchise Decision

The Franchise Decision

Franchising without fear Your DIY Decision-making Tool Box When buying a franchise there are so many factors that go into your decision. It is wise to make a fact based choice rather than an emotional decision. That's why, I added a section in my book Franchising...

Realities of Running A Business

Realities of Running A Business

Franchising without fear Realities of Running A Business Many people believe that when their business opens, they will become instantly rich, will hire people to do all their work, and will ride off into the sunset in a new Mercedes. You need to know, that this is not...

Inside the book–Franchising without Fear

Inside the book–Franchising without Fear

Inside the Book--Franchising Without Fear A brief summary by the author Franchising Without Fear, Six Steps to Successfully Buying Your Own Business contains several sections that address different aspects of buying a business or franchise. We start with "WHY". The...

Your Blueprint for selecting a Franchise

Your Blueprint for selecting a Franchise

Your Blueprint for selecting a Franchise In Step four of Franchising Without Fear, Six Steps to Successfully Buying Your Own Business, I go over the keys to selecting a franchise or any business for that matter. Take time to evaluate your personal and business goals....

What is Franchising?

What is Franchising?

Franchising Without Fear What is Franchising? According to the International Franchise Association (IFA), A franchisor is a person or company that grants the rights to others to do business using their business processes, brand, and trademarks. A franchisee is an...

Franchise Advice – What is an FDD?

Franchise Advice – What is an FDD?

Franchise Advice - What is an FDD? What is an FDD? An FDD, or Franchise Disclosure Document, is a legal document that provides information about a franchise, for the prospective franchisee. This document is required by the Federal Trade Commission. The FDD contains...

Franchise Start-Up

Franchise Start-Up

Franchise Start-Up Successful businesses are successful for many reasons; one of the most important success factors is the start-up phase. The acquisition of new and lasting customers requires skills, diligence, perseverance, and hard work. Testing marketing and...

FAQ: How much can I make owning a franchise?

FAQ: How much can I make owning a franchise?

Franchise – FAQ How much can I make owning a franchise? How much can you make owning a business or franchise? This is the age-old question. Everyone wants to know how much money they can make when they start a business or join a franchise system. However, there is no...