Franchise Financing: What Is an SBA 7a Loan? [Infographic]

Are you interested in jumping into the franchise business, but worried about having enough money to get off to a successful start? A small business loan is one option you have. Consider applying for the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7a loan. The SBA 7 (a) program is the SBA loan guaranty program for small businesses. […]

How Big Is the Demand for Barbecue?

If you are considering going into the BBQ franchise business, then it makes sense that you will want reassurances that the market is big enough for you to be successful. Lucky for you, barbecue continues to grow in popularity. According to the QSR magazine, 95% of Americans say they enjoy barbecue and almost one-third of […]

7 More Reasons Chaps Is One of the Best Franchises for Sale in 2019

There are so many reasons Chaps Pit Beef makes the best franchises and we have expounded on a lot of the reasons before. But to really convince you, here our 7 more reasons Chaps is one of the best franchises for sale in 2019. 1. The Food Is Like No Other In Baltimore when you […]

Chaps Pit Beef BBQ Franchising Open House

Are you hungry for a new opportunity? Do you need a career change? Do you want to invest in one of the fastest growing BBQ franchises in the US? We’re bringing a special event to Chaps in Aberdeen, MD on October 3rd & 5th. Our Chaps Franchising Open House will give you a chance to […]

8 Reasons to Buy a BBQ Franchise

Taking the big leap to become your own business owner is exciting and scary at the same time. 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 […]

10 Types of People Who Have Found Success with a Food Franchise Business

Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to be successful in the food franchise business? You hear all these inspiring stories, but is it really right for you? To help you decide, here are 10 types of people who have found success with a food franchise business. 1. Solutions-Oriented No matter how […]

11 Franchise Businesses That Are Perfect for Fans of Food & Sports

If you love the combination of good eats and sports, and are looking for the perfect franchise to join, why not find one that caters to customers who also share your passions. Check out these 11 franchise businesses that are perfect for fans of food and sports: 1. Chaps Pit Beef Nothing says sports and […]

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 […]