I'm The Franchise King®

I'm The Franchise King®, Joel Libava. I provide straightforward advice on choosing, researching, and buying a franchise. Check out Franchise Business University.com

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The Top Traits of Successful Franchise Owners

'Franchise King' Joel Libava claims he has cracked the code to what makes a successful franchise owner. Find out if you have what it takes....

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Entrepreneur Magazine | August 2012

Featured articles from the August 2012 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine. Full archived issues of the top business magazine from Entrepreneur....

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Hire a Franchise Attorney

If you're looking to run a franchise, you need to do everything in your power to protect yourself legally. Here's some advice....

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The 3 Scariest Things About Owning a Franchise

Owning a franchise can be a rewarding career path, but people need to be cognizant of the hard truths that come with it....

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Do Angry McDonald's Franchisees Have a Leg to Stand On?

If you're thinking of becoming the owner of any franchise someday, there's an important lesson contained in what's currently going on with......

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How to Avoid the Most Depressing Sentence in All of Franchising

The path to owning a franchise can come with many disappointments, but none as great as this one....

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Veterans: 3 Ways to Minimize the Risks of Buying a Franchise

Owning a franchise can be an appealing option for men and women returning from military service. Here's some advice on what should be considered......

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What Franchisees Could Lose If the Minimum Wage Is Raised

As fast-food workers prepare to strike in 100 cities this Thursday, franchisees and business owners grapple with the minimum wage question....

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3 Types of Franchises That Make Great Family Businesses

If you're thinking of buying a franchise and want your family to be involved in running it, consider these options....

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Franchise Your Business in 7 Steps - Successful Franchisor

A step-by-step guide for becoming a successful new franchisor...

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What Is the Real Survival Rate of Franchised Businesses?

It's known as 'The Stat,' and it's been misleading prospective franchisees for years, indicating wildly high rates of success. Why is it......

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Next Big Thing or Next Big Flop?

New franchisors are risky propositions, and there are more of them than ever. Here's how to put them to the test....

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Questions to Ask Before Buying a Red-Hot Franchise

Sure, a high-flying company seems like a great investment . . . until it's not. Here's how to avoid buying into a company that's ill-prepared......

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What Does the Demise of the Dollar Menu Mean for Franchisees?

McDonald’s franchisees have long protested the burger chain's pricing moves. Will the new 'Dollar Menu & More' provide a solution?...

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How to Really Build Loyalty

Here is a snippet of what's to come out of the leadership and loyalty focused Successful Online Business Conference.Get the latest blog articles on......