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09/06/2013 - Lane Fisher Joins the FranNet Board of Directors

“Pennsylvania Superlawyer” Elected to First Term.  Prominent franchise attorney Lane Fisher has joined the FranNet Board of Directors.  His term began on January 1, 2012.Read More…

09/06/2013 - FranNet’s Jania Bailey Named 2013 Winner of SCORE’s Lou Campanelli Award

President and COO Recognized for Outstanding Leadership in Support of Small Business

09/06/2013 - FranNet Lands Coveted Spot Again on Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest-Growing Businesses

Fourth Consecutive Year on the Inc. 5000 Recognized as Success for Small Business Community

07/05/2012 - More Options for America’s Entrepreneurs from FranNet and Knowledge Institute

In an effort to arm America’s entrepreneurs with more options, FranNet and Knowledge Institute are joining forces to educate individuals about the resources they require to start, grow and succeed in business.  Read More…

06/20/2012 - Family Ties, Chance to Help Rebuild New Orleans Spur Business Opportunity

As did everyone in the region, Ted Fireman saw the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina up close and personal as he had family and friends in the area.  Now he’s combining a vision to help the rebirth of the region with a business opportunity that he hopes will fuel a new generation of business enterprise.

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06/12/2012 - FranNet Names Jack Armstrong Chief Executive and Chairman of the Board

FranNet, North America’s most respected leader in matching budding entrepreneurs with franchise businesses, named Jack Armstrong chief executive officer and chairman of the board today.  The company also announced that Blair Nicol has been elevated to vice-chairman of the board after previously serving as a member. 

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03/13/2012 - An Interview With FranNet Consultant Michael Sipe

Michael Sipe, an investment banker, entrepreneur and business consultant, worked with FranNet consultants on small business development projects in California and the Pacific Northwest for 20 years. In July, he decided to become a FranNet consultant himself, purchasing the FranNet territory covering Idaho, central and eastern Oregon and eastern Washington state

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03/13/2012 - A New Years Resolution: Never Again Click “Reply All”!

I hate when people “Reply All” to an e-mail, especially to a large group. Until recently, I could be proud that I hadn’t done this. However, I did exactly that a few weeks ago. I replied to everyone in a large mailing list, purely by accident. At FranNet, we have a group for everyone in [...]

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03/13/2012 - FranNet’s Todd Bingham Featured in Entrepreneur

People like Todd Bingham at FranNet have watched the trends and have a good read on where certain companies are heading. Bingham recently offered his expertise in the Entrepreneur. Read more in the article below.

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03/13/2012 - New Bill Offers Steep Tax Breaks for Veterans to Open a Franchise

Possible assistance for veterans who are seeking to start their own business.

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03/13/2012 - IFA Conventioneers Optimistic About Franchising in 2012

This year’s IFA Conference was the highest attended in history. There are still some grim economic realities and the economy still has a long way to go, but it is clear that the franchise industry is expecting to see growth across all sectors in 2012.

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03/13/2012 - A Closer Look At Growth Trends in Franchising

The recent Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2012, prepared for the International Franchise Association by IHS Global Insight, pinpoints in their projections where they expect the growth to occur—and the franchise experts at FranNet, the international network of franchise consultants, are well-positioned to analyze what the numbers mean.

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03/13/2012 - Families turn to franchises to start their own family business legacy

We recently profiled four families who started businesses with FranNet’s help and are now creating their own financial successes: A father-son team that runs a child education franchise in Nashville; a son whose parents helped him open a custom T-shirt franchise in Marietta, Ga.; a husband-wife team that owns a T-shirt franchise in Snellville, Ga.; and a corporate retiree…Read More…

03/13/2012 - Roanoke Times Story Features FranNet Franchisee Rosen

Franchising offers first-time business owners guidance, support and a proven business model.

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03/13/2012 - FranNet Contributes To Hopeful 2012 Franchising Forecast

“We’re seeing franchising opportunities open up that would have been unimaginable a few years ago,” Bailey says. “With the economic climate and the projected growth in the industry, there’s never been a better time to explore franchise opportunities.”

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03/13/2012 - FranNet’s Gary Prenevost Featured in Financial Post

FranNet’s Gary Prenevost offers advice on franchising a business model successfully.

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03/13/2012 - What Is the Best Franchise Consultant Network for Franchise Expansion?

This year, the International Franchise Association is predicting that entrepreneurs will open more than 14,000 new franchise businesses, and franchise consultants will contribute a large number of these.

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03/13/2012 - Is Absentee Ownership of Franchises the New Franchising Trend?

In franchising, trends are coalescing to form what could be the next large-scale movement in the industry: absentee ownership of franchises. Or, as franchise owners themselves call it, “manager-run franchises.”

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03/13/2012 - FranNet To Help Disabled Veterans Through Wounded Warrior Project

If you’re a veteran injured in the Iraq or Afghanistan wars and looking for job opportunities, FranNet is prepared to help you out.

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03/13/2012 - An Inteview with FranNet Franchise Matchmaker, Chris Coleman

Chris Phillips can’t imagine working for someone else ever again. The former banker now runs a personal electronics repair business in St. Louis, and it was FranNet consultant Chris Coleman who helped make it possible.

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03/13/2012 - Surge in Franchising a Hot Topic

FranNet blog post featured on Business Reel Our blog last week about the promising future of franchising despite a recession proves to be a topic people are talking about. Last week, Business Reel featured our post about IFA’s economic outlook for 2012 which showed a tremendous spike in franchising growth patterns. To see the placement, [...]

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03/13/2012 - Are U.S. Workers Ditching Jobs For Franchise Opportunities?

With national unemployment still hovering around 9 percent and “job creation” the term on every politician’s lips, you’d think employed North Americans would be happy to just have jobs—and you’d be wrong.

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03/13/2012 - Why Do Franchise Brokers Have the Upper Hand in Today’s Economy?

Is it any wonder that American workers by the thousands are flocking to franchise brokers to guide them into new careers in franchise ownership?

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