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How Small Businesses Can Take Advantage of Tech

How Small Businesses Can Take Advantage of Technology and the future opportunities Using all of your available resources is very important when it comes to long-term small business success. There are so many programs out there that can help you do better business and more are developing each day. Taking advantage of the existing and…

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Your Smartphone Is Your New ATM Card

now you may use your smartphone as an ATM card That’s right – smartphone technology is always progressing and now it has set its sights on the financial industry. Or perhaps the financial industry has set its sight on smartphones. It was only a matter of time before a financial institution to advantage of what smartphones…

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Start A Business with Your Tax Refund

Start A Business with Your Tax Refund is Easy and a big Opportunity! Each year the IRS issues millions of dollars in tax refunds. While some of us will spend this money on a vacation or paying down debt, it can also be used to start a business. If you’ve been considering opening a small…

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Not All Franchise Training Programs Are Equal

Not All Franchise Training Programs Are Equal what is the difference? As you journey into franchise ownership, you will surely see the terms “training sessions,” “training programs, “education workshops,” and that’s a good thing. To be honest, if you are considering purchasing a franchise location that doesn’t offer training to new franchises, you might want…

Use Mobile To Make More Money

Mobile to make Money? Franchises and small businesses often use the same types of marketing strategies to find success. From email marketing to traditional billboards or commercials, the marketing spectrum is always changing. This means that franchise and small business owners must also change the way they market to and reach their current and potential…

3 Small Business Predictions For 2016

Small Business Predictions. Like it or not, 2016 is fast approaching. Before we know it, we’ll be ringing in the New Year and starting a whole new year of opportunity. With a recovered economy and increasingly educated population, 2016 is going to be a great year for small businesses and franchises alike. If you have…

How Much Impact Does Global Economy Have On American Small Business?

Well the quick answer is – a lot. Whether you are the current owner of a small business, run your own franchise segment or are exploring either of these options, its crucial to know what can affect your success. A small store in an even smaller town in Midwest America might seem pretty immune to…

The Big Impact Of Small Business

It’s easy for small businesses to be brushed off as a small sector of the business market. A local repair shop, the bakery around the corner and that new farm to table restaurant the just opened up are more than just a source of job creation and local economic improvement. In reality, these businesses whether…

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Is Fear Holding You Back From Your Franchise Dreams?

Fear is a nature emotion that we all experience at one time or another. However, it is a feeling that is brought on by what we believe and what we expect. While fear can sometimes lead us to make solid, educate decisions, it can also hold us back from following our dreams. Being scared of…

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Does Your Career Plan Lend Itself to EB-5?

The EB-5 visa program is unlike any other citizenship opportunity available today. If you are in the right circumstances, you could take advantage of this and start a business or open your very own franchise in the United States. That being said, your career plan would have to include a move from your native country…

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Time: The Forgotten Element of Franchising

As you look into owning a franchise, you are sure to have many questions. While we address a lot of the questions and concerns about franchising on our website and through our blog posts, there is one segment of owning a franchise that isn’t always discussed up front – time. Researching and contacting a franchise…

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5 Reasons That 2015 Is The Best Year To Start A Business

You’ve been talking about it for years, you want to own your own business, run a team and have a successful career as an entrepreneur. So what are you waiting for? There is still a lot of time left before we enter 2016 and plenty of time to start a business in 2015, a year…

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Where Should You Open Your Franchise?

Part of the decisions you will have to make as a franchisee includes where you want to open your branch of the franchise. Right off the bat you will most likely be provided with a territory. Having your own section of a state or town is a way for the franchise to ensure that you…

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Importance of Quality Franchise Agreement

A franchise agreement is the written contract between the franchise company and the franchisee. It is a binding, legal agreement that serves as the basis for the entire business arrangement. It lies out and specifies pricing, responsibilities, obligations and the rights of both involved parties. Each franchise agreement is different based on the company and…

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Why Start An iPhone Repair Franchise?

In the past 8 years, Apple has sold more than 85 million iPhones in the US alone, 700 million worldwide. With significant sales and continued usage by consumers, the iPhone has become one of the most popular smartphones on the market. IPhone users can spend hours on their device calling, texting, facetiming, playing games and…