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PODCAST | October 24, 2016

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PODCAST | October 19, 2016

FirstLight CEO Jeff Bevis discusses the benefits of being a FirstLight franchisee and what they look for in new franchise owners. 
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PODCAST | April 5, 2016

Leeward Bean discusses why he “unretired” to become the leader of Big Frog T-Shirts, how their technology makes them a cost-effective solution for their customers, and what it takes to succeed in as a Big Frog franchisee.
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PODCAST | October 19, 2015

 Jim Vaughn, a franchise owner with National Property Inspections, spent a few minutes chatting with FBR about the NPI brand, his future goals, and how he turned a layoff during the recession into an opportunity to own his own business.
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PODCAST | September 2, 2015

 A brief interview with Qualicare's franchisee in the North County San Diego area.
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Ratings and reviews of today's top franchise opportunities

Franchise Business Review, the most respected source of independent franchise information, highlights the top franchise opportunities in the marketplace — based exclusively on ratings and reviews from actual franchise owners.

Franchise reviews, interviews, franchise advice and other resources to help you make an educated investment decision.

BLOG POST | July 3, 2014 by Michael Kupfer, Franchise Business Review

No matter how “good” your system is, there’s a little bit of dummy in every organization. If any of these sound like someone you know, now is the time to address it – they could be holding you back from being truly GREAT.
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BLOG POST | June 26, 2014 by Mark Challis, Directed Equity

Financing a low-cost franchise can be harder than it seems. Most lenders are still not doing conventional loans for startup businesses, and the SBA can't always help. Here Directed Equity co-founder Mark Challis offers other options for securing the necessary funds to purchase a franchise.
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BLOG POST | May 28, 2014 by Molly Rowe, Franchise Business Review

Ten years ago, franchisors spent more time looking at their bottom line than that of their franchisees—thinking as long as their numbers looked good, individual units would follow. Today, we know that’s not true.
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BLOG POST | May 21, 2014 by Molly Rowe, Franchise Business Review

How do you know if you have enough money to not only buy a franchise but to actually run it?
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BLOG POST | May 21, 2014 by Molly Rowe, Franchise Business Review

The steps to buying a franchise are a lot like buying your first home. You figure out where you want to live, how much you need to borrow, and then you find a bank that will provide you with a prequalification letter so sellers take you seriously. BoeFly offers a new tool that helps you do just that.
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ARTICLE | January 22, 2015

 Top rated CruiseOne franchise attributes achievements to new technology, training, marketing and support tools.
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NEWS | December 14, 2014

The top rated Just Between Friends franchise has been featured on numerous national television shows, Top Franchise lists, and popular websites.
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SECTOR REPORT | June 6, 2014

Franchise Business Review's Top Low-Cost Franchises looks at the top franchise opportunities costing less than $100K, based on our annual franchisee satisfaction research into hundreds of leading franchise brands.
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ASK FBR | January 23, 2014

Franchise Business Review wants to know how you feel small businesses will fair this year compared to 2013... FBR encourages you to answer this simple question - compared to 2013, how do you think the small business environment in the U.S. will be in 2014? (Click here to share)
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WEBINARS | September 30, 2013

This webinar features a panel of franchisees discussing their journey to franchise ownership, including their best advice for researching and funding a food franchise, what the typical day of a food franchisee looks like, and what they know now that they wish they knew going into franchise ownership.
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