Ditch the 9-5: Become Your Own Boss Through Franchising

Ditch the 9-5: Become Your Own Boss Through Franchising

Ever catch yourself staring out the office window, daydreaming about a life where YOU call the shots? Where your time is yours and you're not just another cog in the corporate machine?  If that sounds like you, then it's time we had a heart-to-heart about...

Semi-Absentee Franchises For Mompreneurs

Semi-Absentee Franchises For Mompreneurs

With Mother's Day right around the corner this Sunday, what better time to chat about some fantastic franchise opportunities tailor-made for busy moms? Whether you're a mompreneur yourself, dreaming about becoming one, or simply cheering on the amazing mothers in your...

The Future Is Green: 7 Eco-Friendly Franchises

The Future Is Green: 7 Eco-Friendly Franchises

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, sustainability is no longer just a buzzword but a vital component of successful franchise operations. Recognizing this shift, many entrepreneurs are turning their attention to eco-friendly franchise opportunities that...

Spring Has Sprung: 6 Franchises That Bloom In Warmer Weather

Spring Has Sprung: 6 Franchises That Bloom In Warmer Weather

Spring is here, and with it comes a fresh wave of opportunities, especially in the franchise world. It's a time when certain businesses really start to shine, taking full advantage of the warmer weather and the vibrant energy that comes with it. Whether it's outdoor...

Reflecting On My Franchise Journey: Here’s What I’ve Learned

Reflecting On My Franchise Journey: Here’s What I’ve Learned

As we near the end of International Women's Month, I've been reflecting on my own path to becoming a multi-unit franchise owner. It's been a wild ride from my first days as a teacher to now, having generated over $30 million in revenue with my franchises and starting...

The Ultimate Guide To Franchising Your Business

The Ultimate Guide To Franchising Your Business

So, you've built a business from the ground up. You've weathered the storms, celebrated the highs, and learned more than a few lessons along the way.  Now you're probably standing at a crossroads, thinking, "What's next?"  If expanding your footprint and creating...

Celebrating 5 Incredible Franchises That Were Founded by Women

Celebrating 5 Incredible Franchises That Were Founded by Women

In the spirit of Women's History Month, we're taking a moment to spotlight something truly inspiring. We're celebrating five franchises that have one special thing in common: they were all founded by women.  It's not just about their successes (which are huge, by...

Love What You Do: 7 Franchises That Are Making A Difference

Love What You Do: 7 Franchises That Are Making A Difference

Have you ever woken up in the morning buzzing with excitement at the thought of heading to work? Imagine feeling that every single day.  That's not just a pipe dream; it's a reality for many franchise owners who've decided to merge their passion with their...

Navigating Your Franchise Journey: Top 5 Considerations for 2024

Navigating Your Franchise Journey: Top 5 Considerations for 2024

If I know one thing about 2024, it’s that it's going to be a year of new beginnings and fresh opportunities, especially for those looking to dive into the world of franchise ownership. The allure of running a business with a proven model, established brand, and a...

Year-End Review: Major Franchise Industry Changes in 2023

Year-End Review: Major Franchise Industry Changes in 2023

As we approach the end of 2023, it's a perfect time to reflect on the significant trends and shifts that have shaped the franchise industry over the past year. This year has been marked by remarkable transformations, driven by evolving consumer preferences,...

What Today’s Top Franchise Brands Are Doing Right (and Wrong)

What Today’s Top Franchise Brands Are Doing Right (and Wrong)

In the dynamic world of franchising, success often hinges on the delicate balance of strategies employed by franchise brands. At Bailey Brown The Franchise Agency, we've observed the industry's evolving landscape and have pinpointed key practices that today's top...

5 Reasons People Are Getting into Franchise Ownership

5 Reasons People Are Getting into Franchise Ownership

Are you considering a change in your career or looking for a new entrepreneurial opportunity? Franchise ownership might be the right path for you. The franchise industry has seen remarkable growth in recent years, attracting individuals from various backgrounds and...

3 Niche Franchise Industries To Invest In

3 Niche Franchise Industries To Invest In

  In the bustling world of business and entrepreneurship, the allure of franchise opportunities has always been undeniable. When we hear the word “franchising” we often think about big-shot franchises like McDonalds, Tim Hortons, and Burger King. But amidst this...

From Paramedic To Franchisee

From Paramedic To Franchisee

If there's one thing life has taught us, it's that unexpected paths often lead to the most rewarding destinations. Just ask Whitley Cheatham, a former paramedic turned passionate pet enthusiast and successful franchisee of Dog Training Elite. Whitley's journey from...

Franchise Financial Preparation Checklist

Franchise Financial Preparation Checklist

If you've ever dreamt of being your own boss, building a business from the ground up, and making a mark in the world of entrepreneurship, buying a franchise could be the perfect opportunity for you. Our team at Bailey Brown The Franchise Agency is here to guide you on...

Soak Up the Sun and Profits: 7 Of The Hottest Seasonal Franchises

Soak Up the Sun and Profits: 7 Of The Hottest Seasonal Franchises

Summer is here, and you know what that means – the sun is shining, the temperature is rising, and the opportunities for great business ventures are heating up! If you're on the lookout for the hottest franchise opportunities this summer, look no further than Bailey...

Unveiling the Costs of Franchising: A Complete Breakdown

Unveiling the Costs of Franchising: A Complete Breakdown

Are you considering venturing into the world of entrepreneurship by becoming your own boss through franchising? It's an exhilarating path that offers the opportunity to run your own business with the support of an established brand and a reliable system. However,...

Judith And Damion’s Journey To Franchise Ownership

Judith And Damion’s Journey To Franchise Ownership

Transitioning from a stable job to owning a franchise requires a significant leap of faith. Today, we are thrilled to introduce you to Judith and Damion, two remarkable individuals who have fearlessly taken that leap and embraced the world of franchise ownership. In...

Beyond Fast Food: 7 Franchise Industries You Need To Know

Beyond Fast Food: 7 Franchise Industries You Need To Know

  A common misconception about franchises is that they are ALL fast food restaurants! The truth? Our team at Bailey Brown The Franchise Agency represents over 500 franchises in 40+ industries! So while the fast food industry has been a dominant force in the...

The Ultimate Guide to Franchising Your Business

The Ultimate Guide to Franchising Your Business

Franchising has become an attractive option for entrepreneurs looking to expand their business quickly and efficiently. By franchising your business, you can tap into the entrepreneurial spirit of others while leveraging their investment and expertise. However,...

7 Tips For Franchise Success

7 Tips For Franchise Success

Becoming a franchisee can be an incredibly rewarding venture. It allows individuals to step into the  business world with a proven concept, established brand, and ongoing support. However, success as a franchisee requires more than just signing on the dotted line. It...

How To Build A 7-Figure Future Through Franchise Ownership

How To Build A 7-Figure Future Through Franchise Ownership

Are you tired of the mundane 9-5 grind? Do you yearn for financial independence and the freedom to be your own boss? If you've ever dreamed of owning a successful franchise and joining the ranks of millionaire entrepreneurs, then this blog is for you. Our FREE Become...

How to Fund Your Franchise – Tips and Tricks

How to Fund Your Franchise – Tips and Tricks

  Starting a franchise business can be an exciting venture, but one common challenge that aspiring franchisees face is securing the necessary funding. Fortunately, there are several avenues available for funding your franchise, and in this blog, we'll explore...

Marketing 101: 8 Ways To Instantly Increase Sales

Marketing 101: 8 Ways To Instantly Increase Sales

  As an experienced franchise owner, I can tell you that marketing is absolutely essential for growing your business and generating leads and sales. So in this blog post, we'll be exploring some of the best practices and tactics for marketing.   #1: Build a...

The Perfect Match: What Makes A Franchise Right For You

The Perfect Match: What Makes A Franchise Right For You

  Franchising can be a great opportunity for entrepreneurs who want to start their own business, but aren't sure where to begin. However, choosing the right franchise can be challenging, as there are many factors to consider, from the cost and investment...

The Power of Two: Buying a Franchise with Your Partner

The Power of Two: Buying a Franchise with Your Partner

Starting a business can be a thrilling adventure, but it's not always an easy journey. However, with the right partner by your side, you can turn your entrepreneurial dream into a reality.    If you're thinking about buying a franchise, consider doing it with...

Touchdown In Franchising: NFL Stars Who Are Franchise Owners

Touchdown In Franchising: NFL Stars Who Are Franchise Owners

  Super Bowl weekend is here and the excitement is palpable! As the biggest event in American football takes center stage, we wanted to take a moment to recognize the success of some NFL players off the field as franchise owners.   At Bailey Brown The...

Here’s My Franchise Story… Let’s Start Yours Today

Here’s My Franchise Story… Let’s Start Yours Today

About 15 years ago, I realized that I could take all of my skills as a teacher and what I learned in direct sales to become a franchise owner. I wanted to have more freedom in my life, and I believed that owning my own business was the best route for me.   Oprah...

How To Make 2023 Your Biggest Year Yet

How To Make 2023 Your Biggest Year Yet

It's the beginning of a new year, and that means it's time to set some big goals and make the most of it. But how do you make sure that 2023 is your biggest year yet?    Here are five steps to help you achieve your goals and have your most successful year yet:...

You Have Just Bought a Franchise— Now What?

You Have Just Bought a Franchise— Now What?

You Have Just Bought a Franchise— Now What? Making the decision to buy a franchise and become a new franchise owner is a very exciting time for an entrepreneur! Once you have signed on the dotted line, there are quite a few things that need to be in place to ensure...

3 Things You Must Know Before Buying a Franchise

3 Things You Must Know Before Buying a Franchise

In 2008, I made the decision to invest in my first automotive franchise. The process was not a straight road and I learned a lot about buying a franchise business. Looking back I realized that there are a few thing I wished I had known before investing. Buying a...

Best Recession Proof Franchises

Best Recession Proof Franchises

Best Recession Proof Franchises What are the best recession proof franchises? Since we entered the global pandemic in 2020 and time has passed we have learned to navigate the world… There is an intersection between business and the pandemic as small businesses have...

5 Characteristics of Highly Profitable Franchises

5 Characteristics of Highly Profitable Franchises

5 Characteristics of Highly Profitable Franchises Not all franchises are created equal. You can have a franchise of a well known brand and not be successful and a lesser known franchise brand and be very successful. With that in mind, it makes sense to look for traits...

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid as Franchise Owner

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid as Franchise Owner

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid as Franchise Owner In 2008 I made the decision to buy my first oil change franchise in Calgary, Alberta. I was new to the industry so I had a lot to learn.  Once we started to have success, our corporate office reached out because they wanted...

Franchise Success Mindset For 2022

Franchise Success Mindset For 2022

Franchise Success Mindset For 2022 With the arrival of the new year, gives another opportunity for success with your franchise Having a success oriented mindset is the key for long term growth and success with your franchise. In this article we will be showcasing all...

When Is It Time To Franchise Your Business?

When Is It Time To Franchise Your Business?

When is it time to franchise your business? Do I have to wait a certain amount of time before I can franchise my business? That is one of the questions that potential clients will ask me. The answer is NO. There is no official law that says your business should be...

5 Franchises Under $25,000

5 Franchises Under $25,000

5 Franchises Under $25,000 Finding a business that is cost efficient can be a challenge for entrepreneurs who are just starting out. Most entrepreneurs are inundated with commercials and signs from the big players in the franchise industry such as McDonald's,...

From Probation Officer to Franchise Owner

From Probation Officer to Franchise Owner

From Probation Officer to Franchise Owner The decision to go from employee to business owner is not always an easy one. It takes courage and being intentional about transitioning from employee to becoming your own boss. Here’s the story of one person who made the...

A&W Partnering for Profit

A&W Partnering for Profit

A&W Partnering for Profit When my Mom first immigrated to Canada in 1976, she had a part-time job at A&W! She tells us stories of being paid a whopping $2.25 per hour! A&W got its name from the founders Roy Allen and Frank Wright. A&W was known for...

How To Thrive As A Franchisee In The Early Years

How To Thrive As A Franchisee In The Early Years

How To Thrive As A Franchisee In The Early Years I still remember the excitement and fear of buying my first franchise! Becoming a franchisee is an exciting accomplishment with lots of opportunity to offer. Although, without a strategic plan it can end quicker than it...

Franchising vs. Starting Your Own Business

I have been on both sides of the fence. I have started at least two different businesses from the ground up, and I have owned up to five franchises. I am often asked which is better between the two. There are definitely pros and cons to both. Franchising Pros Buying a...