Live Webinar Feb. 23: Report from International Franchise Association Convention

The Entrepreneur Authority team is in Orlando today at the annual International Franchise Association Convention.  We are learning a lot about what is going on right now in the franchise marketplace and want to share it with you as soon as possible – which is why we have scheduled a live webinar for next Thursday, […]

Look for the Helpers

Remember Mr. Rogers?  He said something that is most appropriate this week as we all struggle with the tragedy at Newtown: “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping’.” Helping people […]

Is Owning Your Own Business the Best Long-Term Play?

Large corporate layoffs like the one that is currently ongoing at American Airlines as part of their Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing have disruptive waves that reach across a broad expanse of the job market. They also have a far reach when it comes to encouraging entrepreneurship, since many people wonder if they aren’t better off […]

How to Identify a Great Franchise Opportunity

Finding a franchise opportunity that makes sense for your own goals and passions is important, but of equal importance is to find a franchisor that reflects your own values and has a real passion for the brand. Here are some things to look for when evaluating a franchisor: Franchisor has a clear direction and strategy […]

Legit Ways to Work From Home

Work-from-home scams are a dime a dozen on the Internet these days, yet people are still falling for them because their desire to earn their living while working from home is so strong.  Luckily, home-based franchises fill that void legitimately for thousands of people every year, and are currently one of the fastest growing segments […]

How to Fund a Franchise

On the top of the list for many potential franchisees is financing, and going through the process of obtaining a business loan can be daunting for many people – another reason that consulting with a franchise broker can be helpful. BoeFly, the company that pairs franchisees with lenders, recently released this infographic on the funding […]