Never Buy a Franchise Without Researching These 5 Sources
Once you've narrowed your franchise choices to a few – or a few dozen – it's time to investigate these informational options.
Which Franchise is Right For You? Follow These Steps
In this excerpt from The Franchisee Handbook, by iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert, learn how to narrow the field to boost your chances of success
6 Risk Factors You Need to Consider Before Purchasing a Franchise
Don't lay down any cash until you've carefully evaluated the most common risks you might face when buying a franchise.
The 6 Best Financing Options for Franchising a Business
Opening a franchise requires lots of capital. If you need a business loan to make it happen, here are the best options available.
Choosing a Hot Franchise May Leave You Cold
Ask yourself these diagnostic questions to find the franchise business that fits you best.
7 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Franchise Owner
One example: What's your end plan for this business?
5 Tips for Hiring a Franchise Business Coach
If you're considering hiring a mentor for your franchise business, consider this key factors.
6 Legalese Terms Every Franchisee Should Understand
Make sure you understand contract jargon before signing your life away.
Franchise Real Estate Tips and Strategies
Not all square feet are alike when it comes to renting property; know the differences before you sign a lease on your next space.
Buy the Right Franchise for You: Don't Get Fooled by These 8 Underhanded Sales Tactics
A good franchisor wants to make a deal that works for both parties -- but a lot of them just want to make a quick sale.
3 Steps to Being a Successful Franchise Owner Under 30
Opening a business (no matter your age) is tough, but becoming part of a franchise can give you the support you need for success.
Franchising's Million-Dollar Question: How Much Money Can I Make?
Like most worthwhile career ventures, the answer lies in due diligence and conversations with people already in the business.
4 Tips for Creating a Strong Franchise Infrastructure
Building a strong franchise company starts on the inside, with the right facilities, vendors and employees. Find out how to do things right.
What Franchisors Need to Know When Drafting Their Franchise Agreements
A franchise expert offers some experienced advice about the potholes you may run into when creating your franchise agreement.
The 28 Facts Franchisees Need to Know About Real Estate Leases
If you've never had to negotiate a lease for a business, this primer will help you understand the basics about franchise location leases.