Franchise Operator Spotlight: From Corporate World To Franchise Ownership

Mike and Julie Paradise had spent their entire careers — and most of their lives — in the corporate world. However, the Northern Massachusetts couple unexpectedly and abruptly found themselves out of that world and on the job market.

“My husband and I were both corporate,” Julie explained. “But, for one reason or another, we both found ourselves not corporate anymore.”

They explored all avenues in their job search, but one path in particular kept coming up time and time again.

“During the job hunt, Bin There Dump That kept coming up as an opportunity,” Julie said.

Intrigued by what they read online and in reviews, the couple began doing their homework, and Bin There Dump That quickly made their grade.

“We investigated, and it seemed like a good fit for us going forward in order to take control of our future and not be dependent on corporate anymore,” Julie said. Continue reading “Franchise Operator Spotlight: From Corporate World To Franchise Ownership”

Franchising FAQ: How Did You Educate Yourself About Starting A Franchise?

serious research comes before starting a franchise Do you want to start your own business and be your own boss? If so, you’re not alone. Nearly 40 percent of workers want to start their own companies, according to a report by the University of Phoenix Business School.

The good news is, many aspiring entrepreneurs will make this goal of business ownership a reality. The bad news, however, is that 80 percent of those that start an independent businesses will fail within five years.

That’s why many people are pursuing a different path and starting a franchise instead. In addition to the fact that franchises enjoy a much lower failure rate (just 15 percent of franchises fail within the first five years), there are many other distinct advantages of franchising.

If you want to own your own business, starting a franchise could be a great choice for you. However, you need to choose the right franchise in order to be successful. That’s why doing your homework and educating yourself about the different options in the marketplace is so important.

To help you do just that, we asked our very own franchisees to share their tips for researching franchise opportunities. Continue reading “Franchising FAQ: How Did You Educate Yourself About Starting A Franchise?”

What’s In A Name: How A Catchy Franchise Name Can Help You Cash In

There are a lot of notable names on television. On Thursday, October 8, Bin There Dump That became one of them.

The hosts of Good Morning America highlighted their favorite “punny” business names in the United States. Of more than 1,900 companies identified by Atlas Obscura, Bin There Dump That was one of only four to make Good Morning America’s list in a segment called Pop News.

In the following, we take a closer look at the business benefits of a great brand name. Like Good Morning America host Lara Spencer said, “A little punny business never hurt anybody… It makes you smile.” Continue reading “What’s In A Name: How A Catchy Franchise Name Can Help You Cash In”

8 Important Questions To Ask When Evaluating A Franchise

asking the right questions are critical during the franchise vetting processIf you are searching for a career option that will provide you with enhanced work-life balance, great earning potential and a whole host of other benefits, then becoming a franchise operator may be the answer to your needs.

However, before you buy into a franchise, you’ll need to ask the right questions in order to pick the right franchise for you.

To help you do just that, here are eight critical questions to ask when evaluating a franchise. Continue reading “8 Important Questions To Ask When Evaluating A Franchise”

Check Out My Interview on BusinessOpportunities.Biz!

Screen_Shot_2015-07-28_at_10.23.54_AMAs Bin There Dump That’s Vice President and General Manager, I recently had the opportunity to sit down with BusinessOpportunities.biz as the interviewee and talk shop.

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Franchise Opportunity: 4 Reasons Why BTDT’s 100th Truck Celebration Matters

For a franchise, the company’s reputation and the brand’s recognition are vital to success.When Bin There Dump That founder Mark Crossett revved up the first truck in the company’s history back in 2001, little did he know that he would be starting more than a vehicle — he was starting a blueprint for success.

Continue reading “Franchise Opportunity: 4 Reasons Why BTDT’s 100th Truck Celebration Matters”

6 Of The Best Business Resources For Small Business Owners

there are many business resources available for small business ownersRunning a small business is no easy task. That’s because, as the head of your own company,  everything — funding, marketing, hiring and, of course, growing — falls squarely on your shoulders. Fortunately, there are resources available that can help lighten your load — and your stress levels — considerably.

Unfortunately, many new small business owners don’t know these resources exist.

To make sure you don’t miss out, we’ve compiled this list of the six best business resources for small business owners. Continue reading “6 Of The Best Business Resources For Small Business Owners”

8 Common Mistakes When Investigating Franchise Opportunities

There are more than 1,500 franchise systems in North America, but not all of them are right for you. In order to make the best choice, you need to make sure to avoid these common mistakes when investigating franchise opportunities. We’re here to help you do just that. Continue reading “8 Common Mistakes When Investigating Franchise Opportunities”

4 Reasons Bin There Dump That Is A Top Franchise For Veterans

Bin There Dump That is veteran-friendly franchise brandEvery day, the men and women of the military proudly and bravely serve their countries. When their time in the service is over, they deserve a career that serves them just as well.

At Bin There Dump That, we offer just such an opportunity, making us the perfect choice for veterans looking to go from enlisted to entrepreneur. Here are four reasons why a Bin There Dump That franchise is an excellent business opportunity for veterans. Continue reading “4 Reasons Bin There Dump That Is A Top Franchise For Veterans”

4 Reasons Why Franchise Territory Exclusivity Is Important

territory exclusivity gives franchisees peace of mindAny franchisor can accept a franchise fee. But when investing in a franchise, you shouldn’t accept anything less than a great return on your investment. Along with the rights to use the franchise name, you should also seek out a franchise group that offers a strong business model, an experienced franchise management team and a track record of franchise operator success.

Lastly, one of the most important — and valuable — things to look for when selecting a franchise is territorial exclusivity. Continue reading “4 Reasons Why Franchise Territory Exclusivity Is Important”