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National Coffee Day

It’s National Coffee Day: Celebrate Brands That Support Minority Franchise Owners With a Cup of Java

Now is the perfect time to enjoy a cup or two of your favorite coffee.…

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Hammer & Nails

Hammer & Nails Salon Raises $200,000 From Shark Tank Viewers After The Sharks Said No Deal

Michael Elliot has sold over 100 franchises for his nail shop for guys

Michael Elliot, a Hollywood screenwriter-turned-entrepreneur who wrote Brown Sugar and Just Wright, saw a need…

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legacy

Franchising As a Way to Build a Lasting Legacy

Leave your mark on the world by building a lucrative and successful franchise

We talk a lot about purchasing a business or a franchise as a way to…

By Nancy E Williams

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low cost franchises

8 Budget Friendly Franchise Businesses

Here are some of the best franchise concepts offering low costs, with high returns

For those seeking to be their own boss, franchises offer the potential for financial independence…

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Job

Can’t Find a Job? Buy One!

To take control of your professional destiny, consider investing in one of these five franchises

On a daily basis, I consult with people that are at a crossroads regarding their…

By Nancy E Williams

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4 Money Making Franchise Opportunities for Pet Lovers and Entrepreneurs

Pet care is a $62 billion industry that continues to grow

The pet industry is made up of the products and services that keep pets alive,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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car wash

World’s First Eco-friendly Steam Cleaning Car Wash Franchise

Unique market niche offers low-cost opportunities to prospective entrepreneurs

In 2002, Emmanuel Williams, founder and chief executive officer of DetailXPerts professional detailing business, a native…

By Nancy E Williams

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Juicy Franchise Opportunities For Millennials

Juice and smoothie bars are fast growing segment of the restaurant business with wide appeal

Juice is a growing segment in the restaurant business. Consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Can This Franchise Help Fight Zika?

Lawn Doctor offers discounts and ongoing training for franchisees

With heightened concern about the Zika virus in the news, lawn care is getting a…

By Nancy E Williams

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franchising

4 Crucial Steps Millennials Need To Take Before Buying A Franchise

Franchising offers a unique opportunity for millennials who may not have prior business experience but want to work for themselves

Franchising offers a unique opportunity for Millennials who may not have prior business experience to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Franchising

Franchising: The Numbers Tell the Story

The perks of franchising

When people see me speak about franchising, they ask me why I’m so passionate. Well, the…

By Nancy E Williams

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SiempreTax+

SiempreTax+ Offers a Low Investment Tax Franchise Opportunity

A tax preparation service catering individuals and small businesses in Hispanic and other ethnic markets

With an estimated 54 million Hispanics living in the U.S., surveys show that most Hispanic…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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franchises

New Opportunities In Retail, Pop-Up Shops, and Franchises

Chocolate Moonshine Co. offers a sweet deal for entrepreneurs

Anyone who is fond of chocolate and has a passion for running a business might…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Spelman Grad and Her Travel Agency Named SBA’s Minority Business of the Year

UNIGLOBE owner and Spelman College alum honored twice in one week

A Spelman grad is making her mark as one of the top UNIGLOBE Travel International…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Liberty Tax

Tax Return Filers Beware of Fraud Among Liberty Tax Service Preparers

A string of Liberty Tax franchises have been shut down across the country

Find out why a string of Liberty Tax franchises have been shut down across the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Pros and Cons of Owning a Franchise

Should you or should you not let others do the work for you?

Find out why you should, or perhaps you shouldn’t, take on a franchise as your…

By Safon Floyd

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Tina Howell

This Mother of 3 Is A Top Producing Wingstop Franchisee In South Florida

Tina D. Howell owns Wingstop restaurants pulling in $1.5 million

Tina D. Howell, the divorced mother of three, owns Wingstop restaurants which are pulling in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How Couples Can Buy a Franchise to Start a Family Business

Tips to consider before making that purchase

Here are several tips to consider before making that leap of faith to become franchisees.

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4 Tips For Financing a Franchise

Before you attempt to finance any business, here's what you need to know

Plan on needing to have a credit score of at least 680 and a net…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Changes In Franchising Model To Hit Minorities The Hardest

New labor ruling could affect nearly 20% of all franchises that are minority-owned

New labor ruling could negatively impact minority businesses which represent 20% of all franchisees.

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hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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