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When anyone is starting a business, there are so many limitations to overcome, especially when it comes to finances. One of the hardest things for businesses to achieve at the very outset is to put forth that high-end, artistic, creative image either in a physical setting or on their website. Creating excellent imagery…


The business world can be challenging and competitive these days. You may find it difficult to cut through all the noise and stand apart from the rest.

The good news is that there are actions you can take that will be beneficial to you and your growing business. All you have to do is review some ideas as to what you can improve upon…

Revolutionizing Warehousing Safety: Equipment Innovations for a Safer Future


Warehousing, a vital backbone of commerce, is unfortunately marred by a high rate of workplace injuries. There are over 400,000 warehouses in the USA, and over 800,000 workers employed across all of them. Yet, the U.S. Department of Labor's data paints a grim picture: tripping, falling, and slipping dominate the landscape of general industry accidents, resulting in staggering loss of workdays and even lives. In fact, slip and fall accidents only contribute to 15% of all accidental deaths in the…

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If you're about to start a business then you're probably excited and feeling a bit of apprehension at the same time. 


This is only natural because starting a business is a very big decision and it is a very tall order. There is so much to consider even throughout the excitement, you have to make…

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When you’re starting up a new business, the last thing you want is not only to lose money but also to lose clients with whom you’re trying to build up a relationship. Plus, on top of that, as a new business, you have to understand the sheer amount of up-front costs. Honestly, it can feel too intimidating, like it can be the…

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When you search for “how to start a business” on Google, many influencers and content creators make it seem like a cakewalk. A lot of these folks make it seem like it’s so easy as if you barely have to put in an effort and there are no barriers to entry. But is that the case? Well, far from it, really! Even if you’re planning…

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MAY 2024


Each month, FranNet presents topics about owning your own franchise business. You are invited to our upcoming webinars where we cover:


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See details and registration links listed below.


by Paul Cronin

Join me on May 16 at 1pm EDT, as I co-lead a webinar for business owners and sellers:

If you have the following questions, this webinar is for you!

How do I strategically think about my end game? In other…

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There will be a moment when your little side hustle or home business will get big enough that you need to think about hiring some help who is not your mother or your child. That’s exciting! It means that you are on the right track and your idea really has legs. But, don’t get swept up in the moment, and take your time…

Guest BLOG by Tom O'Hare | Apr 18, 2024 | College Admissions, Financial Aid

I have worked in higher education enrollment and financing for over thirty years and am a parent who has experienced the sector firsthand. I have seen the evolution of technology, regulations, practices, and policies to support students and families in pursuing education and career goals. Never in my time have we experienced such a high level of uncertainty affecting the lives of hundreds of students and families looking to college in September of this year.

In early 2023, the US Department of…