For the first time in a long time I'm excited about franchising...

Posted by Carolyn Dufton on 18 October 2016
For the first time in a long time I'm excited about franchising...
Over the years I've been offered many franchise opportunities and nothing has tempted me until now. In late 2015 Moo Music UK had appointed me as a consultant to assist them with their Australian expansion plans. What started out as a professional assignment, ended in a love affair. I fell in love with the brand. I was allowed access into every aspect of the brand; the support, resources and amazing Facebook franchisee support. The more I saw, the more impressed I became. W...
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Why buy a franchise?

Posted by Carolyn Dufton on 18 October 2016
Why buy a franchise?
It all began when I started a business which I franchised back in the 90's, (Hire for Baby now with around 80 franchises around Australia) then sold it in 1998 to one of my franchisees and had a break from franchising. Franchising started luring me back due to business associates seeking out my franchising advice and experience. After completing a diploma in franchising, I combined my practical operational wisdom with a formal qualification and in 2007 franchisingplus was start...
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Is it difficult to franchise a business?

Posted by Carolyn Dufton on 19 April 2016
Is it difficult to franchise a business?
Have you ever dealt with a professional who tells you how hard it will be for you to execute a certain business task and that you will need help - specifically their help to assist? Do alarm bells ring? Do you feel fearful? Are you suspicious of the business adviser? or do you leap into business with them through a lack of confidence in your own ability? None of these situations are ideal are they? I tend to do business in a different way. My aim is to make the whole process of dea...
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Six common mistakes made by franchisors

Posted by Carolyn Dufton on 13 April 2016
Six common mistakes made by franchisors
If you're looking at franchising your business or you're already a franchisor take a moment to consider these common mistakes...   1. Not investing in expert advice to ascertain franchise viability prior to franchising Franchising is a complex, specialised, regulated industry. Before charging into the franchising arena, deliberation and research should be carried out prior to embarking into franchising. Professional franchising specialists conduct client feasibilit...
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What help do you need to help you grow your business?

Posted by Carolyn Dufton on 12 April 2016
What help do you need to help you grow your business?
Everyone's heard of coaching. But what sort of coaches are there and what do they do? Will they help you grow your business? Many people benefit from having a coach whether it be a; Business Coach Executive Coach Life Coach Performance Coach Sports Coach Workplace Coach Over many years of running, owning and being involved with different types of businesses I have had coaches along the way. Coaching was particularly beneficial to a bu...
 
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