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Buying a franchise is not cheap. However, there are a lot of low-overhead franchises which you can start without breaking the bank. Particularly, home-based franchises such as travel agencies, commercial cleaning companies, and sports/fitness instructor franchises can be very inexpensive to get started with.
There are three main types of franchising relationships, each of which represents a different segment of a franchised company’s supply chain. Depending on factors such as the level of control you want over your business, your business experience/skill-set, and the amount of capital you can access, you might decide to open a business format franchise, product franchise, or a manufacturing franchise.
Franchises are a tried-and-true way to start a business, but they can cost a lot of money up-front. Want to buy a franchise, but can’t afford the startup costs? Learn about your best option for starting a franchise with no money right here.
Not accepting credit cards simplies some aspects of running a business, but can a cash-only business really succeed? And how does it affect your overall business? Take a closer look at what going cash-only really means for you.
When it comes to payment processing, security matters. After all, every time you handle a credit card, your customer is trusting you with their financial information. By now, you have probably come across the term PCI compliance on your monthly processing statements, and you know it’s a data-security related term. A little digging on the […]
Instagram holds a world of infinite interest. You can scroll past picture-perfect destinations, see curated fashion trends, and ogle delicious confections, all with the touch of your fingertips. But there’s one thing you can’t do. You can’t click on just any Instagram post and be redirected towards an outside site like you can on Facebook, […]
Has the 9-to-5 world of gainful employment left you unsatisfied, either emotionally or financially? If so, have you ever given thought to starting a side hustle? Maybe you have talents you want to monetize but you just haven’t come up with a concrete business idea to properly tap them. Maybe you’ve been longing to start […]
So you’ve had thoughts of starting your own business for a while now. Unfortunately, life keeps getting in the way. You’ve got bills to pay, a job to perform, and relationships to maintain. Yet you remain unsatisfied by working for “the man” and don’t want your entrepreneurial dreams to wither on the vine. Your discontent […]
To make money in business, you must first start with money. It’s one of the inescapable contradictions involved in launching your own business. This barrier to entry into the realm of entrepreneurship means that plenty of ideas that might otherwise change the world wither on the vine for lack of funding. Equity financing — that […]