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How to Start a Home Based Business – No Experience Required

September 22, 2008 | Posted in Business

Few things in life are more discouraging than applying for a job and being told that you don’t have enough experience. It makes perfect business sense to hire only those who have the necessary skills to do the job in question, however, it also proves to be something of a catch-22 for the unqualified applicants: …

A Few Good Reasons For Women to Start Small Business Franchises

September 22, 2008 | Posted in Business

Only 50 years ago, not a single female was to be found in the world of big business (other than reception and administrative roles) but today, roughly half of all American business management positions are held by women, according to the Labor Dept, and the Center for Women’s Business Research claims that about 40% of …

Boost Your Income With a Home Based Business

September 22, 2008 | Posted in Business

There are probably a hundred different reasons that people have for starting a home based business, but perhaps one of the most common is that they just need to make a little more money than their day job can provide. Whether that’s because the holidays are right around the corner or possibly life has recently …

5 Myths About Buying a Vending Franchise Business

September 17, 2008 | Posted in Business

Many people enter into business opportunities, clinging to their pre-conceived notions, and this is especially true when it comes to vending machine franchises. Whether the thought is, “you can’t make very much money when it’s only a quarter at a time” or “there are already too many vending machines for a new one to make …

Hottest Cleaning and Maintenance Small Business Opportunities

September 17, 2008 | Posted in Business

Many franchises live and breathe on repeat business, but none more than those in the cleaning and maintenance industry. There aren’t many things that people can count on in the world, but one of them is that everything gets dirty, and that is precisely the fact that keeps this industry alive and thriving. Businesses and …

Hottest Canadian Business Opportunities

September 16, 2008 | Posted in Business

Though businesses sometimes like to restrict themselves to certain geographic boundaries, the entrepreneurial spirit knows no borders. With the right kind of self-starting, hard-driven business owners living on both sides of the US/Canada border, there is no reason to neglect the franchise needs of either group. As such, here are some of the best possible …

Hottest Lawn Care Small Business Franchises

September 14, 2008 | Posted in Business

Grass; I always thought it was just that short green stuff I played football on and rolled around in when I was a kid, but as it turns out, grass is a bigger deal than I’ve ever given it credit for. There are magazines, books, websites, clubs, and innumerable businesses that specialize specifically in grass: …

Hot Party Franchises for the Fun Entrepreneur

September 14, 2008 | Posted in Business

People have a tendency to draw a stark line between who they are in their personal lives and who they are in business. While many businesses operate this way to create a high level of professionalism at the work place, some businesses function better when the atmosphere is more casual and relaxed, and it can …

6 Great Small Business Opportunities for the Animal Lover

September 13, 2008 | Posted in Business

As all good businesspeople know, business often follows social trends; whatever people like, is what smart entrepreneurs can sell or service to make their living. Right now, a major American trend is pets, or more specifically, dogs. We like them because they’re sort of like people in that they can have loyal, almost loving relationships …

Doing Your Homework: How to Get the Facts on a Small Business Franchise

September 13, 2008 | Posted in Business

Public relations play a major role in today’s business world. Each year, businesses spend hundreds of millions of dollars, paying highly skilled men and women who know how to make everything from hamburgers to airlines look as good as possible in the public eye. It’s not that most businesses, products, and services aren’t as outstanding …

Hottest Home Based Business Opportunities For Single Women

September 12, 2008 | Posted in Business

Gender trends in America have shifted greatly in recent decades, seeing more and more women taking control of their financial futures, and the franchising sector is proof of this change. One of the largest, if not the single largest demographic of home based business franchisees is women. Many of these women looking at work at …

5 Unique Names in Home Based Business That You Won’t Soon Forget

September 12, 2008 | Posted in Business

As anyone familiar with franchising knows, the benefits of purchasing a franchise—as opposed to starting up a new company on your own—are innumerable; they include everything from ready-made business plans to financial assistance. But in a market inundated with businesses selling almost the exact same product, often everything comes down to advertising, having something about …

7 Easy Tips to Help You Purchase a Hotel Or Motel Franchise Business

September 12, 2008 | Posted in Business

With the recent slump in the economy, many entrepreneurs are weighing their options very carefully before jumping into a new investment or business opportunity, yet the fact that many are choosing to wait to see what happens to the economy could give the prospective business owner a jump on the competition and the kick-start needed …

Hottest Food Franchise Business Opportunities: Pizza

September 7, 2008 | Posted in Business

Some estimates claim that Americans eat a whopping 100 acres of pizza a day. To give you an idea of what that means, imagine the entire landscape of Disneyland covered in tomato sauce, cheese, and pepperoni. But it doesn’t stop at the fences, because Disneyland is only 85 acres; this pizza hangs over into the …

Top 5 Fun Home Based Businesses

September 7, 2008 | Posted in Business

There are many things that set franchisees apart from the rest of the working world. One key advantage is that franchisees are some of the only businesspeople that have total control over what industry they work in and what they do within that industry. Many people don’t have the luxury of choosing a job based …

10 Retail Franchise Businesses You May Never Have Considered

September 7, 2008 | Posted in Business

The word retail can bring to mind a handful of things for the average American: Wal-Mart, Target, Macy’s, JC Penny, a favorite book shop, and maybe the handful of little mom-and-pops in the neighborhood. Entrepreneurs, however, are no ordinary Americans, and they know that there are plenty of other business opportunities available to anyone hoping …

Favorite Healthcare and Senior Care Small Business Franchises

September 7, 2008 | Posted in Medical Business

There is often a dividing line drawn in people’s minds between non-profit, humanitarian organizations and for-profit businesses, but it is a faulty division in many regards. Even when making a profit, many business industries are founded entirely on helping people who need it. One of those is the healthcare industry. Within this field, there are …

5 Smart Franchise Businesses That Turn Ink Into Profits

September 4, 2008 | Posted in Business

Promises of a paperless society have been floating around for the past several decades, yet the advent of the home printer and the inks and toners needed by printers in homes and offices everywhere continues to keep this massive industry going with no sign of disappearing any time soon. Picture your computer printer at home. …

How to Find the Best Work From Home Opportunity For You

September 1, 2008 | Posted in Business

There are plenty of benefits to owning your own home based business. From the flexibility of setting your own schedule to the freedom of being your own boss, nearly everyone can find a great reason to work from home. A home based franchise takes all of the benefits of the typical work at home business, …

Hottest Vending Machine Home Based Businesses

September 1, 2008 | Posted in Business

A few years back, I worked retail at a paper store. Needless to say, there were many days on which hours would go by without anyone coming in under the extreme duress of needing to purchase a ream of paper. And right between the register and the door was a full-size soda machine and a …

7 New Business Opportunities for the Animal Lover

August 30, 2008 | Posted in Business

There’s nothing an animal lover enjoys more than getting to spend time with their favorite furry friend and with a pet franchise you can spend plenty of time with animals while making great profits for yourself. There are quite a few new and exciting business opportunities for the animal lover these days and regardless of …