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What to Know Before Buying a Franchise

Buying a franchise can be confusing because of the variety of franchise models and the enormous amount of information that is available. Read more

Recorded Webinar

Owning a Franchise: Why You Should Consider It

FranNet’s John Blair will cover everything you need to know about investigating franchise ownership, so that you are prepared to make the right decision for you. Read more


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Should you buy a Business or Start one From Scratch?

You want to start your own business and be your own boss. But how should you go about it? Read more

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Blog

Entrepreneurship Resources for Veterans

November 14, 2017,

Some 2.5 million military veterans in the U.S. own businesses, according to the Small Business Administration. Are you a veteran who owns a business or hopes to start one in the near future?

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Template

Questions to Ask Franchisees

Before purchasing a franchise, talking to a current franchise owner could help you decide whether to buy a franchise or not. Read more

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Blog

The Truth About Franchising vs. Licensing in 3 Minutes

July 31, 2017,

An explanation of franchising vs. licensing, with advantages and disadvantages of each to help entrepreneurs make wise business decisions.

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Recorded Webinar

Top Misperceptions About Franchising

July 27, 2017, 1:00pm EDT

This webinar will cover some of the biggest misperceptions about franchising and help you gain a true understanding of the franchise business model. Read more

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Blog

Tools for Veteran Entrepreneurs

July 12, 2017,

In 2016, the US Census Bureau reported that veterans own a whopping 7.5% of small businesses in the US – that’s 405,235 businesses out of 5.4 million nationwide!

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Template

Questions to Ask Franchisors

Download this template for a list of questions you should ask a potential franchisor before entering into any kind of agreement. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

Understanding the Key Clauses in Your Commercial Lease

June 8, 2017, 4:15pm EDT

As part of our Small Business Success Virtual Conference, this webinar will provide tips for negotiating your lease, dangerous lease pitfalls and more. Read more

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Podcast

Podcast: Michele Scott, Owner of Home Helpers Home Care, South Tulsa, OK

In this podcast, Ramon Ray chats with Michele Scott, owner of Home Helpers Home Care, South Tulsa, OK. Read more

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Blog

Looking at the History of Business Plans Could Portend a Profitable Future

February 23, 2017,

What's striking about the history of business plans is how little has changed. Sure, the medium we use has changed over the centuries, but the end result – having a written plan that demonstrates to the business owner and possible investors how to make a profit – has remained consistent.

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What to Know Before You Buy a Restaurant

January 26, 2017,

Past success may be a broad indication of future prosperity, but a more detailed evaluation of an existing restaurant is essential before purchasing it.

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Checklist

Determining Your Franchise Business Preferences

Thinking about your personal business preferences will help you to identify how various businesses will fit your own management style. Read more

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