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Franchise Location

4 Tips to Find The Perfect Quick Lube Franchise Location

Finding the right franchise location for your business can be a challenge. One of the oldest sayings in business is “location, location, location.”  Unfortunately, though we might get sick of hearing it, a big part of success is “location.”  The quick lube market can be competitive and you need to position your business in the […]

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New Career Direction

Take on a New Career Direction with an Oil Change Franchise

One of the great things about Valvoline Instant Oil Change is the opportunity that it offers for franchisees to take a new career direction. Jump Into Business Ownership and Be Your Own Boss You don’t have to be an automotive expert to succeed.  In fact, many VIOC franchisees started their professional lives in completely different […]

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oil change industry

The Affordable Care Act is Affecting the Oil Change Industry

By Melissa L., contributing writer from Vende Social Normally, a reasonable person wouldn’t think that medical insurance could affect the oil change industry.  But the Affordable Care Act is having an effect that reaches far beyond medical insurance. Doctors are Ready to Leave the Health Care Industry Doctors and other health professionals are thinking hard about […]

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buying a franchise

6 Helpful Tips When Buying a Franchise

If you are ready to start a new business, buying a franchise can offer a lot of advantages.  Starting a new business is always risky, but before you buy there are a few things that you can do to help you make the right decision and to smooth the way.

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oil change franchises

3 Secrets of Successful Oil Change Franchises

What are the secrets of successful oil change franchises?  VIOC President, Tom Puckett, believes that being “engaged” is one key to success. 1. Direct Communication & Hands On Training VIOC encourages direct relationships between the corporate organization and independent franchisees.  Puckett states that the most successful operators are “hands on” managers – and that doesn’t […]

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