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When Buying a Franchise Your “Investment” Involves Much More than Franchise Fees and Start-Up Expenses

If you are considering the purchase of a franchise it is critical to recognize that your investment goes beyond – well beyond – initial franchise fees and startup expenses. While franchise fees and start-up expenses (such as…

Read More November 30, 2015
To Grow Your Franchise Business, Prioritize Mobile

The mobile revolution has reached service providers and businesses in nearly every sector of the economy. But, according to a recent article in Small Business Trends, franchises have been slow to pick up on the benefits. Currently, only 6…

Read More November 29, 2015
Why “Due Diligence” is Critical when Buying a Business or Franchise

For the first time franchise or business purchaser due diligence is critical.  Although the term due diligence may sound odd or out of place, it simply refers to the pre-purchase/pre-investment investigation that you undertake before signing a…

Read More November 2, 2015
Franchises That Can Be Yours for Under $50,000

It can cost millions of dollars to start up a new business. You have to develop a brand, install a business plan, start advertising, buy or rent a space, and create branded material to sell your product. One way…

Read More October 29, 2015
Some Tips for Buying a Business Franchise

There are many reasons why buying a franchise is a sound business decision. Franchise businesses are established, they have a recognizable customer base and they already have successful branding in place. Instead of starting a business from…

Read More October 16, 2015
Franchising Viewed Through the Prism of a Recession

In the face of a recession has come a renewed interest and focus on franchising and franchise opportunities. Faced with the uncertainty of corporate life and layoffs rendering hard working and educated individuals without employment, a spotlight…

Read More September 22, 2015

Franchising Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Franchising Your Business

New to franchising? Do you want to learn more about franchising your business, where to start, the steps, and how to know if you are doing it right?

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Is Your Business Franchisable and Should You Franchise?

Franchising may be the next big step for your business and represents an opportunity to grow your brand. So, how do you know if franchising is right for you? How do you know if your business is franchisable and, if it is, whether or not you should franchise your business? To answer these questions you must evaluate whether or not your business is franchisable and, if it is, whether or not your individual goals and your business goals align with franchising and establishing a franchise organization responsible for on-boarding, training, and supporting franchisees.

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Licensing Vs. Franchising

When considering expanding a business both franchising and licensing are possible options. Each option however comes with different rules and regulations. Prior to moving forward with franchising a business or licensing a business it is important to understand the differences and how each may have an affect on you.

Franchise Lawyer Charles N. Internicola wrote “Licensing versus Franchising” for the very purpose of allowing successful business owners to understand the difference between licensing a business and franchising a business.

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Guide to Selecting a Franchise Lawyer

If you have questions about franchise lawyers, what they do, how they can help, the cost, and how to select the right franchise lawyer for you, then this guide will help.

Franchise lawyers advise and represent individuals and businesses on legal issues that involve franchising a business, preparing an FDD, filing and renewing FDD registrations, buying a franchise, and litigation involving the franchisor and franchisee relationship. The role of a franchise lawyer varies depending on whether he or she represents the franchisor or the franchisee.

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Item 19 Financial Performance Representations

Check out our guide where we discuss how to plan and properly disclose Financial Performance Representations in your FDD.

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Franchise Sales Compliance Guide

Are you a franchisor or a part of a franchise sales team? Do you want to learn more about franchise sale compliance and ensure that your sales practices comply with franchise laws and are consistent with best practices? Then this guide is for you.

In this guide you’ll learn the fundamentals of franchise sales compliance including the franchise laws, regulations, and best practices that your team should have in place for every franchise sale.

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