Category: starting a business

JDog Helped Put my Veteran Family to Work

July 19, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

When my son left the Army and started looking for work as a civilian, there were not a lot of open positions for a “combat infantry man”. He struggled to find people willing to hire him without a degree or experience in a specific field. When we asked my son, Casey, if he could choose […]

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Tutor Doctor: Helping Grads Fund a Business

April 19, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Tutor Doctor Franchise is helping athletes transition from sports to business ownership. Tutor Doctor, an in-home private tutoring franchise, launched an Athlete2Entrepreneur program which provides interest-free loans to graduating college athletes. The educational franchise has set aside $1 million for the fund and enlisted former Olympic volleyball player Lina Taylor to help spread the word. […]

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How Franchise Solutions Can Help Eliminate Stress

April 12, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Since 1992, April has been declared Stress Awareness Month and what better way for Franchise Solutions to recognize it than by sharing business opportunities which help people relieve stress? A poor work environment or an unsatisfying job causes undue strain. If work has pushed you or someone you know over the limit, one way to […]

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National Cheesesteak Day is Thursday, March 24th

March 22, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

National Cheesesteak day began on Thursday, March 24, 1994 when four high school students decided to celebrate their upcoming graduation by sharing cheesesteaks at a local Philadelphia restaurant known as Stoxy’s. The Legendary Cheesesteak Sandwich The cheesesteak sandwich was invented by Pat Olivieri, a South Philadelphia hot dog vendor, when one day in 1930 he […]

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Franchise Spotlight with Mosquito Joe

September 1, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to own a franchise? We sat down with Gail Yongue, a new Mosquito Joe franchise owner in Alabama, to get her take on the process and how her first year as a franchise owner has been. 1. How long have you owned the Mosquito Joe franchise? […]

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10 Signs You Should Own a Business or Franchise

August 4, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Being your own boss takes a special kind of person. We asked several industry professionals what they thought were must-have traits to successfully own a business opportunity or franchise and here’s what they came up with: 1. Need for Speed Business owners have a driving passion to do or make something. They could eat, sleep […]

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Tips from The Grounds Guys on Preparing Your Landscaping Business for Spring

May 13, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Spring is here and with it comes the peak of lawn care season. Are you ready to get back in the swing of things? Gearing up for the busy spring season means making sure that blades, and minds, stay sharp.  Landscapers are equipping their teams with the proper gear to start the season off right.  […]

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Tip Tuesday – Interview 6-8 Franchisees during the Due Diligence Process

April 28, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Buying a franchise is a big life changing decision and is cause for proper research. After all, you’re not just investing your money; you’re investing your time, talent and skills. Maybe even your blood, sweat and tears. Be sure to conduct what those in the franchise industry call “due diligence” – the process of exploring […]

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