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Running a Franchise While Keeping Your Career!

Something that is possible with franchise ownership that may not always work with a start-up business is the ability to maintain your career while you run your business. Although many franchisees rely on their business unit as the basis of their revenue stream, there are more people interested in buying a franchise to generate a second source of income. A flexible franchise option makes this a possibility and can afford some opportunities that other franchises cannot.

Overcoming Franchise Funding Fears

You want to dip your toe into the waters of business ownership and have decided to jump into a franchise. Maybe you’ve zeroed in on which franchise is right for you or perhaps you’re still exploring the options. Whatever you decide, you’ll need a way to finance the venture, and that can be intimidating. Getting a business loan can be tricky… even as the economy begins to heal. If you’ve got money, banks and credit unions will line up to loan you even more. If you don’t have money? Well, take heart—here are some alternative funding options that can put you at the helm of your own franchise:

Kid to Kid opens its 100th franchise location

“My husband and I decided to open a store in the Frisco area because it is such a rapidly growing area with a lot of families,” says Tracy Schwegman, Frisco store owner. “We are both thrilled about being the 100th Kid to Kid store!”

5 Hot Franchises for 2014

Looking ahead to 2014, quick service food and cleaning services are perennially popular and lucrative franchise opportunities. Here are five white-hot franchises that may surprise you.

Franchise Consulting- A Recession-Proof Business That Thrives in Any Economy

“Also, this is also one of the businesses that performs even better in a struggling economy”, Tim Bleakley explains. “When people are downsized,they are forced to look for other options. Many of these people gravitate to franchises because of the proven systems, the high success rates, and the extensive training and support programs. Plus,since we work with a higher level of clientele, those that need financing are easily able to obtain it, especially because we work directly with companies that provide business loans and companies that help our clients access their 401K funds without penalties."

The Three Things You Need to Succeed With a Diet Franchise

With even the smallest bit of cursory research, you will quickly find that the difficulty does not lie in finding a product to offer, but rather in picking amongst the legion of products, services, ideas, and opportunities with which you are presented. Pick the right one, and you will be well on your way to financial success while at the same time gaining the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a positive impact in people's lives. However, it can seem that for every legitimate possibility, there are three times as many so-called "franchise opportunities" that are not only fraudulent, they border on the ridiculous.

A Primer on Cooperative Advertising and Outdoor Ads

Larger parties (e.g manufacturers, brands, and franchisors) typically covers the lion’s share of an ad’s cost via reimbursement or in trade. This makes local advertising affordable for your business, while simultaneously lowering out-of-pocket and inventory costs.

Choosing the Right Franchise for Your Personality

There are hundreds of franchise opportunities in the United States and it can be difficult to find the right one for your personal needs. While many people consider factors such as finances, franchise rules and locations, they often fail to evaluate whether a specific franchise will suit their personality. In order to manage a successful business that gives you professional satisfaction, it needs to complement your individual characteristics.