The Franchise King® Magazine

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®.

Your Success As A Franchise Owner: What Would It Look Like?

If you were to buy a franchise, and were able to turn it into a highly-profitable, successful business, what would it look like?<p>What would you be …

Small Business

Buying a Franchise? Here’s The Thing

The process of choosing and investigating a franchise may will take a lot longer than you think.<br>But here’s the thing; if you want to do it right, you …

Small Business

List of Startup Resources

Published Apr. 5, 2016<p>Are you planning to launch a business? The following resources, including websites, publications and associations, will help …

My Answers To These Franchise Questions Will Help You A Lot

A little over a month ago, I was asked to hold an #AMA event. (<i>AMA = Ask Me Anything.</i>)<p>I enthusiastically agreed, and decided to go with a topic I’m …

Small Business

Franchise Books: Become A Franchise Owner!

Become A Franchise Owner!<p>The Start-Up Guide To Lowering Risk, Making Money, And Owning What You Do<p>That’s the name of my hardcover <b>franchise book</b>.<p>The …

A Huge Dairy Queen Franchise Owner Just Filed For Bankruptcy!

Just so you know, I’m filing this one under “<i>Weird Franchise Business News.</i>” Check this out…<p>A <b>Dairy Queen</b> (<i>DQ®</i>) franchisee who owns and operates <b>70</b> …

Ice Cream

Franchise Lessons From The Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

(<i>This is a guest post from Marsha Kelly of Best4Businesses.com</i>)<p>Here’s a wonderful opportunity to learn franchise lessons along with the keys to …

Pilates

What Do You Want From Your Life As A Franchisee?

Shares 0<p>Before I get into the topic of what you want from your life as a franchise owner, I need to share my view of what’s happening in our world. …

Wikimedia

Should You Buy A Franchise To Be Your Own Boss?

If you’re looking to be your own boss, there are several ways to do it. You can:<p>Come up with an idea for a product or service<br>• Buy an existing …

See How Your Pie Is Changing The Way You Eat Pizza

Shares 0<p>(<i>A very busy Your Pie franchise location</i>) <br>(<i>Sponsored Post</i>)<p>Though food trends come and go (<i>we’re looking at you, avocado toast</i>), pizza will …

Trends

Finally! A Health Insurance Website That’s Easy To Use

(This is a Sponsored post by UnitedHealthCare. All thoughts and opinions are my own.) As a busy small business owner, it’s crucial for you to be able …

Health Insurance

The #1 Thing My Dad Taught Me About The FDD

Although this post is about the #1 thing my dad taught me about the FDD, I need to tell you what prompted me to share his important tip with you. In …

Small Business

Franchises That Are Home Based: Franchise Direct Report

What types of businesses do you think of when they have the words, “<i>home-based</i>” attached to them?<p>If you’re like me, the 1st visual I have of a …

Should You Own A Franchise Business?

That’s what you’re trying to decide, right?<p>I don’t know if you should buy a franchise. But, I <i>do</i> know franchising.<p>Do You Have The Energy To Own And …

What Happens When You Work With A Franchise Consultant?

I hope you were able to learn a lot from the information I shared about franchise consultants in the 1st part of this article. But what happens when …

Small Business

Ask Me Anything About Buying A Profitable Franchise!

Your chance to Ask Me Anything About Buying A Profitable Franchise! is coming up on Wednesday, October 25, at 11:00 AM EDT. What is an #AMA? Made …

Jerry Seinfeld

3 Reasons Why Franchises Fail

Doug Heffernan is the King of Queens. Howard Stern is the King of All Media. Robb Stark is (or was) the King in the North. And Joel Libava? He’s the …

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 …

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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 …

Franchise Research & Selection: Tips and Advice

Advertisement<p>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 …

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 …

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>Big Deal</b><p>That’s because buying a …

Small Business

Are Franchises Really Worth The Investment?

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

Small Business

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

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

Entrepreneurship

Hurricane Harvey: SBA To Help Houston Small Businesses

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

Linda McMahon