• Hot off the presses – Franchise Apps for all devices

    Say whaaaat?! You still haven’t downloaded our franchise app yet? Ok, we know you are busy, but that’s why we made them for you. Get franchise for sale information when you are on the go, at a business you are curious about, or just waiting for a meeting to start. The name of the app […]

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  • 4 Ways to Get More Business from Google: Part 1

    Between everyday computer usage and the rise of smart phones and tablets, more and more people are using the Internet to make purchasing decisions. With a current U.S. Internet search market share of 66%, Google remains king of the search engines. 70% of users’ clicks go to the top 4 ranked search results on Google […]

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  • Maid Simple House Cleaning Offers 15% Discount to Veterans

    Franchise.com is proud to announce that Maid Simple House Cleaning is offering military veterans, active duty military and military spouses a 15% discount off the initial franchise fee when starting their own Maid Simple franchise. This new home-based franchise model was created by the residential cleaning leader, Maid Brigade. Qualified veterans can start a Maid Simple franchise […]

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  • Why Buy a Franchise Instead of Starting Something on Your Own?

    If you are reading this, you are thinking of jumping off the treadmill and going it alone.  Congratulations!  For me, starting a business was the best career decision I ever made.  The second best career decision was buying a franchise.  Is a franchise right for you, though?  That depends. There are people who have a […]

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Growler USA Taps into another Franchise.com Lead

February 3, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Tired of the East Coast, Benjamin and Julie Woessner of Virginia Beach, VA have decided to relocate to Colorado where their new business venture is taking them. Ben “got lucky when he found a business involving his love for beer,” says his wife Julie. Knowing he was interested in owning a restaurant, Ben first inquired […]

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Two Franchise.com Clients Win Consumer Choice Awards

January 27, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Technomic, a research and consulting firm which reports on the food and food service industry, asked consumers to rate more than 120 growing restaurant chains on approximately 60 attributes. “It’s important to point out that it’s the consumers who rated the chains and selected the winners,” said Darren Tristano, president of Technomic. “In essence, the […]

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Franchise.com and Franchises Which Serve Others

January 13, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Franchise.com reflects on franchises which serve others in a positive way and which create opportunity for all who seek it. Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ – Martin Luther King, Jr. Like nurses, educators or those in the clergy who may […]

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Franchise.com: Franchising and the Year Ahead

January 6, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Now that the holidays are over, it is time to look forward and plan for the year ahead of us. Franchise.com, an online lead generation portal, is ready to get this year off to a running start. Read on to hear how president of Franchise.com, Matt Alden, views our business prospects and the top issues […]

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My Dog Owns Me

December 16, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Crazy for pets? Consider owning a pet-related franchise featured on Franchise.com. Ok, I am a dog lover. There is nothing like coming home to a dog who acts as if she has not seen you for ten years. Each year we make sure Elie has something under the Christmas tree to the chagrin of my children […]

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National Property Inspections, Inc. Honors 48 Franchise Owners

December 2, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Franchise.com client, National Property Inspections, Inc. (NPI) held its annual conference last month in Omaha, NE and handed out 43 awards to top performers and honored five additional franchise owners. “We have outstanding franchisees, and these awards are our way of recognizing our top performers in various markets,” said Roland Bates, president of National Property […]

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I Became a Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Franchise Owner in Three Months

November 18, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Joseph Enueshike of Elgin, Texas first inquired about a franchise with Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. after he received a Franchise.com email in which Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was featured in May. Originally from Nigeria, Enueshike came to Texas in 1982 to attend college at St. Edwards in Houston and simultaneously started his career in the fast […]

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Top 10 Franchises for Veterans on Franchise.com

November 11, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

To show appreciation for the years of service soldiers have dedicated to keeping our country safe and to help with the transition to civilian life, many franchise concepts offer discounts and special offers to veterans. The opportunity to become a franchise owner is a natural fit for service men and women because of the special […]

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U.S. Franchisees Create Biggest Job Growth in Years

November 4, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

U.S. franchise employment added 52,500 jobs in the month of October 2015. This spike accounts for the largest increase recorded by ADP since it began issuing the monthly report back in 2011. The industries heavily responsible for the addition of jobs were restaurants and auto parts & dealers. An indicator that consumer spending in the […]

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CruiseOne Franchise Contest Winners Announced

October 14, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

As part of its Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General contest, CruiseOne awarded five military veterans with franchises valued at $12,700 each for a total value of $63,500. The contest began in May and was open to former members of any branch of the military: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard who […]

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