Investing in a franchise business can be extremely rewarding, but it isn't for everyone either. It's important to understand that franchise businesses are completely different than independent entities.
For example, you might want to open a... (Read More)
While many of the nation's largest companies are putting more resources than ever into corporate social responsibility, many small businesses continue to fall short when it comes to supporting community, social and global causes. Corporate social... (Read More)
If you’re thinking about taking the leap into franchising, this may be the year to do it. We may deem 2018 “The Year of the Franchise.” Here are a few reasons why there’s no better time to get started with yours.
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Small businesses have a big impact on the U.S. economy. Did you know that small companies create two out of every three new jobs in the United States each year? That's a big share of U.S. employment growth. More than half of Americans either own or... (Read More)
Congratulations on your decision to become your own boss! Taking control of your career is exciting, but it also presents challenges. If you're feeling overwhelmed with all of the decisions you have to make, teaming up with a franchise consultant... (Read More)
E-mail is one of the most popular marketing tools for small businesses today. But federal law requires that anyone sending out e-mail for commercial purposes follow some specific rules or risk costly penalties. Unfortunately, each year small... (Read More)
Running a franchise business is a lot of work. Between all of the bill paying, employee onboarding, and corporate meetings you still have to find time to keep your operation in tip-top shape. Unfortunately, cleaning is one of those important tasks... (Read More)
It's estimated that on-the-job stress costs U.S. companies more than $300 billion annually in increased absenteeism, reduced productivity, increased health care costs and employee turnover. Stress, however, is a very individualized phenomenon —... (Read More)
Are you a woman who's spent her entire career working for someone else? Do you consider yourself business savvy, hardworking and coachable? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then consider pursuing a career in business.
The State of... (Read More)