Franchise Blog

Oct 20
Dragon Insulation Franchise System, a Model Designed for Veterans

  Energy efficiency and sustainability are at the forefront of homeowners’ minds. Dragon Insulation emerges as an innovative company on a mission to transform homes into havens of comfort and energy savings by offering top-notch insulation solutions. With a successful track record and a commitment to excellence, Dragon Insulation is taking its mission to the […]

Oct 12
Choosing Between an LLC and a Corporation: Making the Right Business Entity Decision

  Selecting the right legal structure for your business is a crucial decision that can have far-reaching implications for your business’s liability, taxes, management, and operations. Two popular choices for structuring a business are the Limited Liability Company (LLC) and the Corporation, with its various forms such as the C Corporation and S Corporation. In […]

Oct 06
How do you Build a Great Franchise Training Program: Key Components for Success

Franchise training programs are the backbone of any successful franchising venture. These programs play a critical role in ensuring that franchisees are well-prepared to operate their businesses effectively while maintaining brand consistency and quality. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the essential components that make a great franchise training program and discuss why they […]

Sep 28
Positive Experiences in Franchising and Small Business Working with Military Veterans and First Responders

Chris Conner, President of Franchise Marketing Systems (FMS Franchise)   The world of franchising and small business is as diverse as it is dynamic. Across industries and sectors, we find entrepreneurs and business leaders who are not only passionate about their enterprises but also committed to giving back to their communities. One significant way they […]

Sep 21
Reviewing a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) When Buying a Franchise: A Comprehensive Guide

  How to Review a FDD when buying a Franchise? When you are a veteran buying a franchise can be an exciting venture, offering the opportunity to own and operate a business with the support and brand recognition of an established company. However, it’s essential to approach this decision with careful consideration and due diligence. […]

Sep 06
The Most Supportive Markets for Veteran-Owned Businesses in the U.S.

  Veterans have served their country with honor and bravery, and when they transition into civilian life, many choose to embark on a new journey as entrepreneurs. Fortunately, there is a growing recognition of the skills and leadership qualities that veterans bring to the business world. Various programs, initiatives, and communities across the United States […]

Aug 31
Attracting Military Veteran Franchise Investors: Strategies for Success

  Military veterans bring a unique set of skills, discipline, and determination to the business world. As franchise investors, they seek opportunities that align with their values, goals, and experiences. To make your franchise attractive to military veteran investors, it’s important to recognize and cater to their specific needs and aspirations. In this comprehensive guide, […]

Aug 23
Targeted Marketing Strategies: Promoting Franchise Opportunities to Police and Firefighters

  Franchising offers a unique entrepreneurial avenue for individuals with diverse backgrounds and skill sets. For police officers and firefighters, the transition from public service to franchise ownership can be a rewarding and fulfilling career move. To effectively market franchise opportunities to this specific demographic, a tailored approach is necessary. In this article, we’ll delve […]

Aug 18
Guidance for Veterans: Starting a Business with Expert Support

  Transitioning from military service to civilian life can be both exciting and challenging. If you’re a veteran looking to start a business, you’re embarking on a new journey that can lead to personal and financial fulfillment. Fortunately, there are numerous resources and organizations specifically designed to assist veterans in their entrepreneurial endeavors. In this […]

Aug 17
Franchising Your Business and Marketing to Veterans with Franchise Marketing Systems/FMS Franchise

  Franchising is a powerful business expansion strategy that allows entrepreneurs to replicate their successful business model and brand identity through a network of franchisees. Franchising provides an opportunity for growth while spreading the risk and investment among franchise partners. One demographic that can greatly benefit from franchising opportunities is veterans. Veterans possess valuable skills […]

Aug 16
Honoring Service: How Franchises Provide Value to Military Veteran Franchise Buyers

  Introduction to working with Veterans in Franchising Military veterans possess unique qualities such as discipline, leadership skills, and a strong work ethic that make them well-suited for entrepreneurship. Recognizing the potential of veterans as franchisees, many franchisors actively seek to provide value to this group by offering specialized support and incentives. In this article, […]

Aug 16
Empowering Veteran Entrepreneurs: Exploring Financing Options for Franchise Startups

  Introduction to Veteran Franchise Funding Options Transitioning from military service to civilian life presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities. For many veterans, entrepreneurship becomes an enticing avenue to leverage their skills, discipline, and leadership qualities. Franchising, with its proven business models and built-in support systems, offers an ideal pathway for veterans to […]

Aug 16
Why do Veterans make Great Franchise Owners?

  Veterans can make great franchise owners for several reasons, thanks to the unique skills and experiences they gain during their military service. Here are some key factors that contribute to their success as franchise owners:   1. Leadership and Management Skills In the military, veterans often hold leadership roles, where they learn to lead […]