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Lessons Learned: Advice from Successful Hair, Beauty and Cosmetics Business Owners

Lessons Learned: Advice from Successful Hair, Beauty and Cosmetics Business Owners

Running a hair, beauty or cosmetics franchise business can be incredibly rewarding; you get to see your customers leave with a smile on their face. [...]

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Lessons Learned: Advice from Successful Sports, Fitness and Gym Franchise Owners

Lessons Learned: Advice from Successful Sports, Fitness and Gym Franchise Owners

Weve collected some of the best insights from those who have seen success in the fitness industry. Keep reading to find valuable advice from franchisees [...]

Franchising 101: 8 Essential Marketing Strategies for Promoting Your Business

Franchising 101: 8 Essential Marketing Strategies for Promoting Your Business

Implementing effective marketing strategies is essential if your business is going to thrive in a marketplace that is already crowded. So, today, we [...]

Step-by-Step Guide for Writing an Effective Franchise Operations Manual

Step-by-Step Guide for Writing an Effective Franchise Operations Manual

Writing an operations manual is an important step when youre starting a franchise. But its a lengthy document, and should give franchisees and employees [...]

What is the Royalty Fee and Why is it Necessary?

What is the Royalty Fee and Why is it Necessary?

The world of franchise costs can be confusing for first time franchise owners. So, today we intend to demystify the royalty fee what it is and why [...]

Point Franchise Infographic

Point Franchise Infographic

Franchising in the UK in 5 statistics! Are you thinking of becoming your own boss and starting a franchise in the UK in 2020? See our infographic below! [...]

Franchising 101: Franchising and Professional Development

Franchising 101: Franchising and Professional Development

Professional development is a vital part of working life. Most employees look for it, and good employers provide it. Here, we take a look at the opportunities [...]

Drive Sales With These 3 B2B eCommerce Franchise Opportunities

Drive Sales With These 3 B2B eCommerce Franchise Opportunities

As state-of-the-art apps and ecommerce websites are developed to offer robust sales platforms, consumers are becoming more confident making purchases [...]

The 7 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Franchise Lawyer

The 7 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Franchise Lawyer

Franchise agreements are tough to work through, complex and full of legalese; therefore, its a good idea to seek the help of a legal specialist to guide [...]

Why You Should Ignore Your Reasons Not to Buy a Franchise

Why You Should Ignore Your Reasons Not to Buy a Franchise

Are you considering opening your first franchise, but youre not sure whether youre ready yet? Its understandable. In life, we tend to talk ourselves [...]

What Does B2C Mean in the Franchise World?

What Does B2C Mean in the Franchise World?

The term e-commerce generally tends to make us think of purchasing goods or services using the internet, but there are actually six basic categories [...]

5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Franchisor and Franchisee Relationship

5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Franchisor and Franchisee Relationship

Whether youre attracted to franchising for the brand recognition, existing customer base or strong support network, none of these benefits guarantee [...]

B2B (Business 2 Business) - What does it mean?

B2B (Business 2 Business) - What does it mean?

The term "B2B" is regularly used to describe a specific type of company that specialises in inter-business commerce. Here, we take an in-depth [...]

What support do franchises offer?

What support do franchises offer?

One of the key advantages of the franchise model is the level of support, guidance and assistance franchisees can expect from the franchisor. In many [...]

A guide to recruiting staff for your franchise

A guide to recruiting staff for your franchise

When you run a franchise, your employees are the ones on the frontline, interacting with customers on a day-to-day basis. They're the people that [...]

Managing your wellbeing as an entrepreneur

Managing your wellbeing as an entrepreneur

Franchise investment can be both a financially and personally rewarding journey, but theres no doubt that it can also be equally time-consuming and, [...]

Franchise training  how to provide support for franchisees

Franchise training how to provide support for franchisees

For prospective franchisees, the best franchises are the ones that prioritise the development of their franchise units and invest in quality support. [...]

Franchise relationship management: 5 key ways to manage it

Franchise relationship management: 5 key ways to manage it

In successful franchises, the franchisor and franchisees must develop robust relationships. A franchise relationship management system is important for [...]

Breach of contract notice - How to respond

Breach of contract notice - How to respond

Franchises offer entrepreneurs the chance to be part of a tried and tested business model without taking some of the risks associated with starting an [...]

Franchise training and support

Franchise training and support

One of the biggest questions facing an investor trying to find a franchise is whether the franchisor offers the support you need to succeed. Here, we [...]

Creating a business plan for your franchise

Creating a business plan for your franchise

The franchise business plan is a crucial document in the franchise set-up process. Get it wrong, and your dream of managing a business will suffer a [...]

The best B2B examples to look at

The best B2B examples to look at

In the world of franchising, the most common demographic to aim at is the general public. By choosing a franchise that appeals to everyone, you have [...]

Reasons not to start a franchise

Reasons not to start a franchise

Many aspiring entrepreneurs dream of becoming their own boss, but they often find a reason to stop themselves taking the next step. Sound familiar? [...]

Employee to entrepreneur: The 10 steps

Employee to entrepreneur: The 10 steps

There are lots of benefits of working for someone else. Regular wages, paid holidays, set working hours and generally less stress. But there are some [...]

A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Location for Your Franchise

A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Location for Your Franchise

In most cases, location is key to business success. If youre working to establish the most successful franchise possible, you'll need to work out the [...]

Franchise metrics - What to measure

Franchise metrics - What to measure

If youre hoping to imitate top performing franchisees and build yourself a profitable and sustainable franchise empire, youll need to ensure that youre [...]

How to run a business with your spouse

How to run a business with your spouse

For better or worse, your wedding vows can certainly be tested when you choose to run a franchise with your life-long partner. Thats not to say that [...]

Finding apprenticeships for your business

Finding apprenticeships for your business

Hiring an apprentice is a costly way to fill a position, isnt it? Its much better to simply hire a candidate with all the necessary experience and [...]

ActionCoach: 6 things you didn't know

ActionCoach: 6 things you didn't know

ActionCOACH was founded in 1993 by Brad Sugars and was developed into a franchise opportunity in 1997. This fast-growing company now has over 1,000 business [...]

Are Franchise Agreements Non-Negotiable?

Are Franchise Agreements Non-Negotiable?

When you become a franchisee, you buy into the franchisors business model. Although this undoubtedly has many benefits, it also means you must observe [...]