Baseball Writer Hits a Grand Slam as the Next Chaps Pit Beef Franchisee

What do baseball and Chaps Pit Beef have in common? More than you might think. Baseball is what led new Chaps franchisee owner, and Hall of Fame baseball sportswriter, Paul Hagen to open his first business at the age of 68. Hagen is a huge fan of Chaps Pit Beef’s delicious brand of barbecue. He […]

8 Smart Tips for Finding the Best Franchise Opportunities

Getting into business for yourself can seem a little scary. There are so many unknowns, especially as a first-timer. While joining a franchise gives you a little more support, you still need to find the right franchise opportunity for you in order to be successful. Here are 8 smart tips for finding the best franchise […]

Why Are Franchises Good?

Franchises continue to grow in leaps and bounds as more business owners franchise their businesses and more entrepreneurs choose to become a franchisee instead of opening an independent business. If you are still unsure exactly what franchising is all about, here is a quick definition. Through franchising a business can grow by licensing their trademark […]

6 Reasons Why Franchises Are Popular

Most of the time we look at why franchises are so popular with entrepreneurs, but it is important to also recognize the other side of the equation. Without loyal customers, these franchises wouldn’t be so attractive to businesswomen and men. There is just something about the franchise format that is inviting to a lot of […]

5 Low Cost Franchises For Sale With High Profit

There is a lot that goes into picking the right franchise to join, but of course one of the most important factors is will you be able to be profitable and grow your business? The right combination of low cost of entry and ability to earn high profits is key. Here are 5 low cost […]

Can BBQ Franchises Be Profitable?

When considering a BBQ franchise, one of the first things people wonder about is profitability. And why not? Everyone wants to make money, and with a BBQ franchise, you will find that it is one of the best franchises to own. Also, BBQ franchises have a unique possibility to be profitable, if you are willing […]

How to Capitalize on Holidays to Help Your Franchise Business?

As a franchise owner you are always working hard to find new ways to engage customers and get them through your front door. One tried and true method is to piggyback off of the excitement around the holidays. Here are some tips on how to capitalize on holidays to help your franchise business. Offer a […]

5 Reasons Why Chaps May Be One of America’s Best BBQ Franchise Opportunities

If you love BBQ and have always dreamed about opening up your own BBQ restaurant, then now is the perfect time to make your dreams come true. Chaps Pit Beef, whose Baltimore pit beef sandwich has drawn the attention of Food Network and Travel Channel food experts, is looking to open new franchise locations in […]

5 Reasons Why BBQ Chains Are Better Than the Rest

Many entrepreneurs are choosing to go the franchise route of running their own business because there is a built-in support structure and generally it is more affordable then striking out totally on your own. There are so many different types of franchises out there though that the challenge becomes which type of franchise to buy […]