Larry Williams thinks big, at least he plans big.
The relatively new Bin There Dump That franchise operator got his training in October 2013 and “flipped his first bin” in February 2014.
And while many new business owners start small, working from their homes and counting only themselves as employees, Williams purchased a 9,000-square-foot building with plenty of rooms for trucks he doesn’t have and space for employees he hasn’t yet hired.
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It happens after every major offensive: Men and women return from military service and find themselves without jobs. After years dedicating themselves to protecting their country, veterans often have a difficult time returning to the workforce. And even though the economy has slowly begun to improve, the past several years have been particularly difficult.
The option, then, for many veterans is to go to work for themselves. The training and experience developed by members of the military provide them with the tools that that translate well into franchise operators.
Those same qualities that make good soldiers also make for good franchise operators: logistics, adaptability, leadership, discipline, standard operating procedure and execution of a clearly defined mission. A Bin There Dump That franchise might be a perfect fit for many veterans.
We encourage veterans to consider a Bin There Dump That franchise and proudly offer a royalty-free incentive to make it easier for veterans to get started. Here are a few reasons franchises are perfect for military veterans.
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Call it trite. Call it a cliché. Call it whatever you want, but the old saying is true: It takes money to make money.
A franchise is a great way to make a living, to support your family, and to plan for your golden years. The hard part for many entrepreneurs isn’t running their businesses; it’s finding the capital to get the enterprise off the ground.
According to statistics from the Small Business Administration, a third of all businesses will fail in the first two years and only 44 percent survive four years. There are a variety of reasons businesses don’t make it beyond the first few years, and many of them tie back to the money. Inadequate funding restricts opportunities in a variety of ways.
Here’s a look at the top seven ways franchise operators can find the money they need to keep the Bin doors open.
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