Monthly Archives: May 2015

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.

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 […]

Doctors are leaving practice

Why Doctors are Leaving Practice for the Quick Lube Business

By Melissa L., contributing writer from Vende Social Recent reports show that physicians and other medical professionals may be leaving the field in droves and the outlook isn’t much better for other health professions, as well.  The reason why doctors are leaving practice?  Enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as “Obamacare” is […]