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The Pursuit of Profit Hi Reader, Have you ever gotten mad when a client cancels at the last minute? Or even worse, they don’t show up at all? It happened to personal fitness trainer Bary El-Yacoubi, but instead of being perpetually upset, he wanted to know why people canceled – and how he could help clients overcome the obstacles. On Episode 10 of Pursuit of Profit podcast, Bary told us how a mobile personal training business has grown into “Send Me A Pro” — a multi-million dollar franchise...

5 days ago • 2 min read

The Pursuit of Profit Franchise Owners & Operators, The Ozempic wave is gaining momentum as weight-loss options and, as a result, we’re seeing more franchise models built around injectables. These are certainly sexy brands, but at Franocity, we believe there are safer, more viable, and more natural options for achieving the same result, which ultimately involves hormone rebalancing. While men’s clinics have become pretty popular for treatment of low-T, we haven’t seen any programs dedicated...

12 days ago • 2 min read

The Pursuit of Profit Hi Reader, If you’re interested in franchising as a small business, you want to represent a brand that will refuse to take your money unless they think you’re the right fit. On Episode 11 of our Pursuit or Profit podcast, we talked to Kelsey Stuart, the CEO of Bloomin’ Blinds, a Dallas-based business that started offering franchise opportunities about 10 years ago. Kelsey talked us through how they decide whether or not a prospective franchise operator is a good...

19 days ago • 2 min read

The Pursuit of Profit Hi Reader, WeWork's recent filing for bankruptcy is a story worth every franchise investor's attention. Just a few years back, WeWork was a $47 billion company. Today, it's a textbook case of a high-flying failure. It's like a slow motion car crash that finally went into the wall. The Illusion of Success Despite leading a company that never made a dollar, founder Adam Neumann sits on a personal fortune. His story isn't just about a business going under. It's about the...

about 1 month ago • 1 min read

The Pursuit of Profit Hi Reader, On our Pursuit of Profit podcast, we're giving you access to personal franchise stories of failure, lessons learned, and ultimate success. And the story of Zach Beutler is one to remember. By the time he was 21, Zach was a multi-location franchise business owner, generating more than $1 million in revenue, with projections of earning $8 million. But by the time he was 24, Zach's business failed. And, because he didn't understand the terms of his leases for...

about 1 month ago • 2 min read

The Pursuit of Profit Hi Reader, Imagine handing your car keys to a pro basketball player at a car wash. That's Matt Miller for you – a former international league player who never chased NBA millions. Instead, Matt discovered his true calling off the court. Beginning with humble off-seasons at a car wash, he transitioned to mentoring young athletes, one at a time. His passion for nurturing talent quickly grew a single client into hundreds. By 2016, this journey led to the birth of M14 Hoops,...

about 2 months ago • 2 min read

The Pursuit of Profit Hi Reader, Can the economy heading into 2024 be as bizarre as we’ve seen this past year? Short answer: Yes. The Franocity team expects continued volatility, in part thanks to an election year. How the economy impacts franchise opportunities is on the agenda in a special two-part episode of the Pursuit of Profit podcast. Listen to Part 1 here. Here’s a quick recap of what we talked about. Biggest Economic Changes in 2023 and Their Impact on 2024 Inflation: The...

about 2 months ago • 3 min read

The Pursuit of Profit Entrepreneurship is figuring sh!t out. Former pro basketball player Matt Miller (founder of M14 Hoops): Pursuit of Profit Podcast, Episode 3​ Hi Reader, Owning a small business can be an amazing and fulfilling experience. But it can also be challenging and incredibly stressful. Mistakes like moving too quickly, giving up prematurely, or delaying the leap into small business ownership can be costly. Over the next couple of newsletters, we'll explore the stories of Matt...

2 months ago • 3 min read

The Pursuit of Profit Hi Reader, Before we get started today I want to tell you about the Pursuit of Profit podcast. It’s a direct, no-nonsense conversation between Justin and I for entrepreneurs, business owners, and franchisees. These are the conversations we wish people had with us when we were coming up in our careers. Heck, for many people you still need these conversations! Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or any of the popular apps. Now, back to the newsletter! When it comes to...

2 months ago • 3 min read

The Pursuit of Profit Hi Reader, Before we get started today I want to tell you about the Pursuit of Profit podcast. It’s a direct, no-nonsense conversation between Justin and I for entrepreneurs, business owners, and franchisees. These are the conversations we wish people had with us when we were coming up in our careers. Heck, for many people you still need these conversations! Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or any of the popular apps. Now, back to the newsletter! In awarding...

2 months ago • 2 min read
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