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How to Franchise a Business in 3 Simple Steps

Owning a thriving small business is an accomplishment in itself, but growing that business with multiple locations is an even larger goal. At AFI, we talk to business owners all the time who want to take that next step but they don’t know how. The good news? You don’t have to! We are the experts…Read more

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How to Grow Your Business One Franchise at a Time

Franchising is a great opportunity to turn your business into something more than it is now. No matter how much success you have achieved, if you have not grown, you are not going to ever reach the point you have dreamed of. Franchising offers a path to unlimited success without requiring you to work round-the-clock…Read more

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Worried about Franchise Regulations? Learn the 3 Things You Need to Know to Start a Franchise

Business regulations, especially franchise regulations, can be intimidating. As any business owner will tell you, there will be at least one time – probably more – when you are going to feel as if your hands are tied. It helps to know what you are up against before you start a franchise. This is especially…Read more

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How to Know If Your Business Is Right for Franchising

Our franchise feasibility study is a great way to determine whether or not franchising is right for your business. What are some of the factors that need to be present in order to build a successful franchise and franchise your business? Duplicating Your System and Processes In order to convert your business from where it…Read more

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How to Build a Franchise System from Scratch

It takes a lot to build a successful franchise and to help others do the same within your system. The average business owner – savvy as they might be – has no idea what it takes to transition from what they have now to a franchise. To successfully build a franchise, you need to be…Read more

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What Are the Franchising Keys to Success?

Franchising is a balancing act. In addition to creating a successful business, you must be able to take that concept and create systems, a growth plan, and a marketing strategy. But that’s not all. You also need to be an effective leader, find capable franchisees, and have the right timing for the market. If you…Read more

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Five Things You Need to Consider before Franchising a Business

As you already know, if you are considering franchising your existing business, there is a great deal to think about before moving forward with your plans. What are five of the most important considerations? Consistent Business Model In order for a franchise to work there needs to be a consistently profitable business model. Your sole…Read more

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Avoiding the Pitfalls: Five Reasons Franchise Startups Fail and How to Avoid Them

There are plenty of great reasons to turn your existing business into a franchise, but there are also some risks. Here are five of the most common reasons why franchises fail and what you can do to ensure this doesn’t happen when you take the leap: Franchises Are More Than Legal Agreements and Operations Manuals…Read more