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Education: Quick Programs for Entrepreneurs

Programs that Continue Your Success

As a small business owner, time is of the essence as are business programs that can help your business succeed. Online programs and seminar workshops can give you the edge you need to help your business succeed. Check out these resources that can help you.

Local Workshops
Online Workshops
Small Biz Self Assessment
InBound Marketing University

What programs have helped you continue your success?

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Franchise: Five Keys to Buying a Franchise
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Finding the Right Franchise for You

A question I hear often is, “If you were in my shoes, what franchise would you buy, or what is the hottest franchise right now?” I repeatedly come back to them with the statement that it does not matter what I think, it matters what you think, since you are the one that will be signing the franchise agreement and ultimately affected by the outcome of the business. Therefore, it only matters what you think. Here are the buying factors that you should think about when buying a franchise:

1. Safety
2. Affordability
3. Success
4. Fitting Your Image
5. Prestige

Those are the 5 buying factors of purchasing a franchise or any business of any kind. The secret is, every one of them must be met and answered in your satisfaction in order for to select the right franchise or business. Let’s discuss each one. I will several posts covering all five.

Jania Bailey, Guest Blogger
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