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The devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma has left millions of people without homes and possessions, and loss of life.  It is these very people who have been the customers who have fueled franchisees and have been the essential ingredient in the growth of franchising. Now is the time for the franchise community to…
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How to Sell Your Franchise

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Perhaps the most common question we are asked by new and emerging franchise companies is “how do I sell my franchise?” Consultants, lawyers and others offer all kinds of advice and counsel on this most important question, some of which is either ill-advised or based on self-interest. Sound and responsible recommendations on this vital subject…
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Anyone Can Become a Franchise Consultant

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New franchise consultants enter the marketplace on a regular basis. After all, unlike accountants or lawyers, no license is required, no examination or certification is necessary.  Becoming a franchise consultant is easy.  All it really takes is to know a little more about franchising than the clients you hope to attract. With a convincing  and…
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And if you think you do, how do you know what you think you know? It might surprise you that I can say with a high degree of certainty that most franchisors do not know how they are thought of and perceived by their franchisees. And especially in franchise relations, perception is truth. It is…
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As a franchising expert for over 35 years, Edward Kushell is a sought after source for news media. In this issue of the Los Angeles Business Journal, Edward is included in a cover story about the UFC Gym franchise.  

Yes, there is litigation in franchising. Franchisees do sue franchisors for various reasons. But while no one can tell you how to completely avoid these occurrences, there are several things a new franchisor can do to greatly reduce the likelihood. It all starts with the words of Benjamin Franklin,  “An ounce of prevention is worth…
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Why we are the Best in the Business

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We understand where you are now and where you want to be.  Our experienced team has been there, done that and we will help you develop the best franchise strategy for your business, and help you avoid common mistakes.  Choosing the very best franchise consulting firm is essential.  Anyone or any entity can claim they…
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