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By Joel Libava | The latest articles on franchising, entrepreneurship, and small business are highlighted on this Flipboard Magazine created by franchise expert, Joel Libava...The Franchise King®.

I'm The Franchise King®, Joel Libava. I wrote "Become A Franchise Owner!" Ask Me Anything! (About Buying A Profitable Franchise)

My hardcover book, "Become A Franchise Owner! (<i>Wiley Publishing</i>) has been read by thousands of would-be franchise owners<b>.</b><p>I've been involved in …

Small Business

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Franchising

October Small Business And Franchise News

This time of year, most areas of the United States enjoy cool, crisp nights. Seasonal changes affect lots of things, including small business. Maybe …

Small Business

Your Net Worth Calculations Are Probably Wrong

Recently, I added a new question to the free franchise compatibility quiz I created. (Almost 6,000 people have taken this quiz.) But there’s a …

Wealth

Kix Mobile: The Franchise Of The Month

(<i>A Shattered Smartphone</i>)<p>If your Smartphone breaks, whether it shatters from dropping it, you get it wet, or it just goes “<i>kaput</i>,” you know what …

Mobile

Franchise Research & Selection: Tips and Advice

What Types of Franchises Are There, And How Much Do They Cost?<p>There are 3,000 different franchises available in the US, and they fall under five …

Small Business

What Everybody Ought To Know About Franchise Consultants

Are you thinking about working with a franchise consultant? If so, you need to read this exclusive franchise article. In particular, I’m going to …

Small Business

A New Way For Small Businesses To Simplify Employee Health Care

(<i>Pictured:</i> <i>A small business-Five Guys, with employees.</i>)<p>(<i>This is a sponsored post by UnitedHealthCare. All thoughts and opinions are my own</i>.)<p>According …

Small Business

Learn How To Become The Owner Of A Money-Making Franchise

(<i>Pictured: Two retail franchise businesses getting ready to open in a Cleveland, Ohio suburb.</i>)<p>Buying A Franchise Is a B<b>ig Deal</b><p>In particular, buying a …

Are Franchises Really Worth The Investment?

I get asked that question (<i>in some form or another</i>) all the time.<p>The thing is, my answer-<i>the</i> answer actually, is a matter of opinion.<p>Unless you look …

Small Business

5 Reasons Why Women And Franchises Are A Match Made In Business Heaven

(<i>This is a guest post from Marsha Kelly</i>)<p>It’s no secret that women who embark on the path of entrepreneurship, and start their own business, are …

Hurricane Harvey: SBA To Help Houston Small Businesses

The <b>Small Business Administration</b> (<i>SBA</i>) is ready to help small businesses affected by <b>Hurricane Harvey</b>.<p>That, according to Linda McMahon, SBA …

Two Things That Change Everything When Looking At Franchise Opportunities

Looking at <b>franchise opportunities</b> can be pretty darn exciting!<p>That’s because you’re doing way more than looking for an opportunity.<p>Namely, you’ve …

Prospective Franchise Owners: Have You Had The Talk?

<b>The Talk</b>.<p>I’m referring to the crucial thing that all prospective franchise business owners must have before they get too far down the franchise …

Franchise Business Information Updates

Check out all the franchise business updates and information (<i>below</i>) from Franchise Business University.<p><b>Franchise Business University wants to teach</b> …

Several U.S. Pizza Franchises Are Getting Russian Money

Did you know that franchises like <b>Papa John’s, Domino’s And Sbarro</b> are getting <b>Russian money</b>?<p>That’s right. Money. <i>Directly from Russia</i>. And, believe it …

These 5 Franchise Buying Blunders Are Totally Avoidable

Blunders happen. They’re part of the human condition. But, some of them are avoidable.<p>In this article, I’m going to show you 5 blunders that are …

Small Business

3 Great Reasons to Buy a Franchise

The Franchise King is back again, and this time he's sharing 3 of his top reasons to buy a franchise.

Franchising: Are You A Lone Wolf Or A Team Player?

(<i>Sponsored Post</i>)<p>We all have personality characteristics and experiences that may suit us better for one type of business over another. And that …

Health Care

5 Franchise Opportunities For Dog Lovers

(<i>That’s me and #Bear. We rescued him 2 years ago.</i>)<p>Are you a dog lover? I am-and I’m not shy about it.<p>For example, <b>#Bear</b> gets a lot of mentions on …

Pets

3 Pieces Of Unimpeachable Franchise Advice You Can Take To The Bank

All of us, at some time in our lives, need advice.<p>But we have to get it from the right source.<p>Because not all sources are created equal. Some sources …

Franchise Scams: Franchising Is A Scam

That’s right.<p>Franchising is just a big-old scam. With a capital “<i>S</i>.”<p>Are you surprised to see a statement like that coming from me? <b>The Franchise King</b>®?<p>…

Small Business Loans: How To Get One

(<i>This detailed “how-to get a small business loan” article – written by Kate Williams, Ph.D., first appeared on ConsumerAffairs.com. Used with</i> …

Small Business

Why You’re Going To Feel Depressed After You Buy A Franchise

Sounds crazy right?Why, would you be depressed after you buy a franchise?One would think you’d be feeling like this: <br>via GIPHYAnd you will. For a …

Mental Health

Why The Franchise Article I Just Read Is So Alarming

45 seconds. That’s about how long it took me to decide to write <i>this</i> franchise article-which is in response to a franchise article I just read that’s …

Small Business

4 Words to Memorize Before You Search For A Franchise

Are you <b>searching for a franchise</b> to buy?If so, and you’re willing to do whatever it takes to be your own boss, I suggest you <b>memorize</b> the 4 words I’m …

Small Business

How To Buy A Subway® Franchise

<b>Subway</b>® franchises are everywhere. Not only are they super-popular fast food restaurants-they’re high on the list of franchise opportunities that …

Latest Franchise Opportunity And Business Opportunity Articles

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Franchise Small Business News For April

Check out these franchise and small business stories for April, 2017. Franchise NewsRepresentatives Tom MacArthur of New Jersey, and Representative …

Small Business