Live Webinar Thursday 2/23: Hottest Industries & Top Franchise Trends for 2012

The Entrepreneur Authority team attended the annual International Franchise Association Convention last week and learned a lot about what is going on right now in the franchise marketplace. We will share it all with you tomorrow – Thursday, Feb. 23 — via a free live webinar at 1:30 p.m. CT. During this one-hour complimentary webinar, […]

Major Steps Along the Way to Opening a Franchise

Entering into any new business venture is a process; here are some of the major steps along the way: 1. Self-evaluation. Matching franchise opportunities with the skills you have accumulated over your career and your own personal strengths and weaknesses is the first step in finding the right franchise for you. 2. Choose a franchise […]

Mark Cuban Shares The Key To Recognizing A Profitable Business Opportunity

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban – who made his reputation (and his billions) as a business maverick as well – is the author of a great blog where he posts his thoughts on business, sports and other life essentials.  You can find it at His new book, How to Win at the Sport of […]

5 Ways Advanced Software Optimizes Your Franchise

Franchisors provide new franchisees with all kinds of training tools and systems, but good entrepreneurs always look for a competitive advantage. That’s why it’s no good to settle – franchisees should be taking proactive approaches to their businesses, to remain at the cutting edge. And that’s where advanced software can help. While the franchising industry […]

5 Must-Ask Financial Questions Before Buying a Franchise

People invest in franchises because they’re genuinely excited about the opportunity. It’s a low-risk, more secure way to open a business and become a successful entrepreneur. For many people, the freedom of being their own boss, setting their schedule, and knowing their hard work affects their profits is enough reason to become a franchisee. Before […]

5 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mentor

Confidence in entrepreneurship is key to success, but the most successful entrepreneurs know there’s always more to learn. That’s why so many successful entrepreneurs and business owners seek new knowledge and wisdom, and rely on mentors to support them throughout their learning processes. Here are 5 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mentor: 1. You don’t […]