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Is Your Customer Disgruntled? Shift to Service Recovery

Posted: 1/26/2017 7:46 AM by Interim HealthCare

Running a franchise without an unhappy customer is next to impossible. But with an effective service recovery program in place, that same customer will return again and again.

Is Now the Time to Buy a Franchise?

Posted: 1/12/2017 7:36 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you have that “fire in your belly” and a passion for opening a business making certain that you have the professional acumen to be successful. Before you run out and purchase a franchise ask yourself these key questions. Will your business solve a problem?

Veterans and Franchisors Partner for Success

Posted: 7/8/2016 12:55 PM by Interim HealthCare

Heroic men and woman who have served in the United States military return to civilian life with skills that prepare them for running a successful business. One of the opportunities afforded veterans is the purchase of a franchise. Veterans have found that their military experience serves as a foundation for building a rewarding and profitable franchise.

Franchise Fees and Royalty Fees

Posted: 6/10/2016 9:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Fully understand both before you purchase a franchise. As you are in the decision-making mode and considering opening a business, one of your options is a franchise. One of the first steps is to find the right franchise that matches your professional acumen and personality. Next is reviewing the franchise fees.

Purchasing a Franchise? Check Out the Competition First

Posted: 5/18/2016 8:33 AM by Interim HealthCare

When making the decision to enter into a franchise agreement, consider looking at the competition. In almost every instance, there will be competitors for the concept you are reviewing.

Are you asking the right franchise financial questions?

Posted: 5/11/2016 9:23 AM by Interim HealthCare

Investing in a franchise is a life changing decision. It’s important to make sure you are asking the right questions, particularly when it comes to finances. Money-related questions are difficult for some people to ask but learning the answers to these questions may prevent you from making the wrong decision.

Purchasing a new franchise? Consider your financing options.

Posted: 3/21/2016 12:53 PM by Interim HealthCare

Entering into a franchise arrangement is somewhat like starting your own business. It is a decision that needs to be taken seriously since it involves a considerable investment.

The Silver Tidal Wave is Here

Posted: 2/3/2016 8:17 AM by Interim HealthCare

By 2020, nearly 14 million people in the United States will be over the age of 65, and 84 percent of them will want to continue living at home. To do that, more than half will need assistance with daily living activities.

Hiring the right franchise employees is a challenge

Posted: 12/16/2015 8:29 AM by Interim HealthCare

Franchisees allocate major resources for hiring the right employee for the right position. But retaining employees is the key to any successful franchise.

How Important is my Franchise Brand? Extremely!

Posted: 10/15/2015 7:55 AM by Interim HealthCare

Let us start with the definition of brand. You may think it is your logo, signage and uniforms and yes this is all part of your brand identification...You can’t buy it. Branding is what your customers are telling their friends about your business when you aren’t looking.

Is social media franchise friendly?

Posted: 7/28/2015 2:13 PM by Interim HealthCare

Social media is no longer for geeks. It is a monster marketing tool for every business, whether a mom and pop, or a Fortune 500. Successful franchises are using social media for marketing tools, for brand awareness, and for customer engagement.

You dread budgets? They are key to your franchise success.

Posted: 7/9/2015 9:20 AM by Interim HealthCare

Every start-up business professional cringes at the thought of staring at a blank excel spreadsheet and creating a budget. However, a budget is essential to meeting your financial forecasts and running a successful franchise.

LOCATION…LOCATION…LOCATION

Posted: 4/21/2015 12:46 PM by Interim HealthCare

The old cliché still applies today. Selecting the right franchise location is a major contributor to its success. First make sure you know the nuts and bolts of your franchise. There are so many different types of franchises that finding a location is not a cookie cutter process. If you truly want to understand the right franchise location work closely with your franchisor to answer key questions such as:

Buying a franchise? Know your costs up front.

Posted: 1/27/2015 9:14 AM by Interim HealthCare

Although the entry costs and ongoing expenses of buying a franchise may seem steep, it also costs money to start your own business. One of the advantages of choosing a franchised business is that you enter with your eyes wide open regarding startup and future costs.

2015 New Year’s Resolution Purchase a Franchise!

Posted: 12/19/2014 10:11 AM by Interim HealthCare

We are closely approaching 2015. It’s time to pull out the old resolutions, go to the gym, eat less carbs and give up chocolate. But what about fulfilling yourself professionally? You might consider purchasing a franchise your new year’s resolution.

How Important is Training When Purchasing a Franchise?

Posted: 12/2/2014 8:58 AM by Interim HealthCare

You have taken the big step and you are ready to purchase a franchise. But as you know, it’s important to affiliate with a business that has a solid track record and a proven system. One of the most important things to look at as you find the right “franchise fit” is training.

16 Terms You Must Know Before Buying a Franchise

Posted: 10/17/2014 7:53 AM by Interim HealthCare

Before you start out on your new franchise venture and push the “go” button, take a moment and quiz yourself to make certain you understand the glossary of franchise terms below.

The Franchise Disclosure Document – Why it is one of the most critical steps for the franchisee

Posted: 9/25/2014 12:51 PM by Interim HealthCare

Many people are interested in starting their own business, but they are often unsure as to how to proceed. One option to consider is to purchase a franchise.

Have that entrepreneurial spirit? Why buying a franchise could be the better choice for you

Posted: 8/19/2014 8:04 AM by Interim HealthCare

Consider purchasing a franchise. If you have that burning desire to start a business, you have a few options. You may buy an existing business, start one from scratch or become a franchisee.

Funding Your Franchise, How To Avoid The Frenzy

Posted: 7/14/2014 8:14 AM by Interim HealthCare

You have made that big decision. You are taking the biggest risk of your life and have selected the right franchise for your future. But the next step towards becoming an owner is the most critical one, financing your investment.

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Interim HealthCare®, founded in 1966, is the leading home care, hospice and medical staffing company. Interim’s more than 300 independently owned and operated franchise locations provide a variety of home health, senior care, hospice, palliative care, pediatric care and healthcare staffing services. Franchisees employ nurses, therapists, aides, companions and other healthcare professionals who provide 25 million hours of home care service to 190,000 people each year.

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