Finding Another Way

After 40 years of finance and accounting, this Portland resident has found a new way to “Do Life” through Club Pilates Dan Wynkoop’s background is in 40 years of finance and accounting, mainly in the financial planning analysis specialty. After the 2008 economic downturn, Wynkoop decided it was time to start looking into other options. […]

Discover Absentee Ownership

  More and more professionals are becoming absentee or semi-absentee business owners as a way to maintain the benefits of a job, while creating additional revenue and wealth. What is it? 1. Both job and entrepreneurship! In the past, entrepreneurs were either forced to choose between a job and starting a business. Or, their business […]

Location, Location, Location

Let’s say that you’re well on your way to becoming a successful entrepreneur by this point. You have made the decision to go into franchising because you like the idea of being your own boss, contributing to your own bottom line and experiencing a limitless future. You’ve done your due diligence and selected a carefully crafted […]

When Marketing Your Franchise, Think Outside Your Walls!

As a franchise business owner, making your marketing and advertising dollars work for you is critical.  Making sure you’re getting a bang for your buck is more important than ever.  Whether or not you consider yourself an Internet marketing master, FranNet is going to tackle a subject which will give you the tools to increase your customer […]

2014 Trends in Franchising

 Here at the FranNet Blog, we like to keep all of our readers apprised of the latest and  greatest happenings in the exciting world of franchising…which is why we’re going to  take a look at three of the hottest trending topics in the industry: Semi-absentee retail  concepts, Low cost franchises and the Dads and Grads (or […]

How to Ensure a Good Franchise Fit

While inquiring about how to ensure a good fit for each candidate might seem like an obvious FranNet consideration, there is a clear cut reason why some franchisees fail to achieve real success in the world of entrepreneurship. As a potential franchisee looking to join up with a successful brand and system, you know that you […]

Your First Meeting with FranNet

On our FranNet blog, we’ve covered a lot of topics. All are related to the franchise industry, including trends, news and informative articles designed to educate our potential clients about entrepreneurship. We hope to cultivate your interest in finding out further information about FranNet and how we help budding business seekers reach their dreams of business ownership.

Consider a Resale Franchise

CONSIDER A RESALE FRANCHISE POSTED BY FRANNET ON JUNE 3, 2014 You’re considering going into business for yourself. Perhaps you’re looking into a franchise, but you’re not sure you’re ready to start a brand new franchise outlet. Even with all the support and systems in place to aid new franchisees, the thought of tackling a brand new franchise outlet […]

You’re 50. You’re Downsized. Now What?

At FranNet, we believe franchising makes sense no matter what stage in life you find yourself. As you may have witnessed yourself, the job market no longer provides the long-term security it once offered. Previous generations grew accustomed to a certain career and the length of time they would be in that job — this is […]

Diversify Your Portfolio with a Franchise Business

In this week’s blog edition, we’re going to tackle the issue of using a franchise or small business to diversify your portfolio of investments. As you’ll see, there are several advantages for doing so, the least of which is the creation of a figurative safety net.