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- Building a successful pet grooming franchise
This article was featured in Franchise Connect Magazine, Issue 11. Franchise Beacon President Michael Peterson shares how to find your authentic selling voice.
- Our top-ten tips for working from home
This was co-written with Mike Drumm, franchise attorney and founder of Drumm Law. Mike has been running a virtual company with many employees for 10 years, I have for 8. We wanted to raise our voices and see if we could help those of you that find yourself in a novel situation. We are facing […]
- 10 Steps to Becoming a Franchisor
The 10 Steps to Becoming a Franchisor Determine if your business is one that can be franchised Conduct a feasibility study to evaluate scalability, national demand, and profit for franchisees. Make sure you have the time and money Be prepared to take a step back from your current business, and anticipate an investment of between […]
- The top 5 reasons for franchise failure
What are the top 5 reasons for franchise failure? Well, it depends on who you ask. Some people even list the “coattail affect” as a reason that a perfectly sound franchise might go belly-up. The fact is, there are almost as many reasons for small business success or failure as there are small businesses. Some […]
- Sanjay Gehani; Tech Background Leads to Leading a Preschool Franchise
The Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder of Building Kidz Preschool Franchise parlayed his high-tech career into creating a high-touch franchise brand. I recently had the privilege of attending the first annual Building Kidz Preschool franchise convention in Foster City, CA. I sat down with Building Kidz Co-founder and CMO (and Foster City Councilman) Sanjay Gehani. […]