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Where One Customer Goes, So Can the World: Part 2

July 14, 2014 / BLOG POST Home-Based Businesses, Identifying Business Opportunities, Trends & Facts
Location is one of the largest marketing initiatives a business employs. But how do home-based or mobile franchises advertise and gain exposure for their services? This blog post covers how the same technology that allows for mobility can help for publicity. Read more.

Where One Customer Goes, So Can the World: Location & Mobility in Franchising

July 10, 2014 / BLOG POST Home-Based Businesses, Identifying Business Opportunities, Trends & Facts
Long gone are the days where a physical storefront was a necessity for all types of businesses. Today, there are several franchises that allow franchisees to operate their own business without being location-dependent, including how their services are accessed. Read more in this post. Read more.

2014 Prospective Franchisee Survey Results: Part 2

FRANCHISE ARTICLE The Franchisee's Perspective, Trends & Facts
Franchise Direct conducted a survey on prospective franchisees in April and May of 2014. The responses offer fascinating insights into the mind of the prospective franchisee. Read more.

2014 Prospective Franchisee Survey Results: Part 1

FRANCHISE ARTICLE The Franchisee's Perspective, Trends & Facts
Franchise Direct conducted a survey on prospective franchisees in April and May of 2014. The responses offer fascinating insights into the mind of the prospective franchisee. Read more.

Why Franchising Works & What This Means for You

June 11, 2014 / BLOG POST Trends & Facts, Franchising Industry, FAQ about Franchising
A primer (or refresher) on the basics of franchising. Read this post for key points on franchising to remember. Read more.

Franchisees Multiply Units through Local Contribution

December 11, 2013 / BLOG POST Business Insights, Franchising Industry, Trends & Facts
Potential franchisees size up potential franchisors to gauge which system will endure market changes and which is most aligned with personal interests. Potential franchisors size up potential franchisees in much the same way. Will this potential franchisee endure changes in the market and is this franchisee willing and able to adapt to industry shifts?  Is this potential franchisee compatible... Read more.

Prospective Franchisee Survey Results 2013 - About Our Prospective Franchisees (5)

FRANCHISE ARTICLE Trends & Facts
Part 7: Our Prospective Franchisees Who is visiting Franchise Direct? With demographic questions, such as age, employment status and education, respondents were able to give an accurate portrayal of the general profile of website visitors.               Survey Limitations Respondents to this survey were not selected on a random basis. P... Read more.

Prospective Franchisee Survey Results 2013 - Industries & What Franchisees are Looking For (4)

FRANCHISE ARTICLE Trends & Facts
Part 5: Popular Franchise Industries What’s the most popular franchise of them all? Here we look at the franchise industries on our website that generate the most attention, as indicated by our respondents.             Part 6: Desirable Potential Franchise Opportunities What do our visitors look for in a franchise? With such a variety of fra... Read more.

Prospective Franchisee Survey Results 2013 - Franchisee Research & Support (3)

FRANCHISE ARTICLE Trends & Facts
Part 4: Franchisee Research and Support Deciding to invest in a franchise opportunity is a serious decision requiring detailed research which every prospective franchisee will perform differently based on their circumstances and goals. This section explores what resources respondents turn to for information and the degree to which outside counsel assists their due diligence research.   &n... Read more.

Prospective Franchisee Survey Results 2013 - Franchisee Professional & Financial Background (2)

FRANCHISE ARTICLE Trends & Facts
Part 2: Franchisee Professional Background What are the backgrounds of prospective franchisees visiting our website? This area of the survey explores each respondent’s experiences and what talents they bring to their new franchise business, as well as how their decision making process affects their professional goals.                ... Read more.
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