Archives for June 2013

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OWNING A YOUTH SPORTS BUSINESS DOESN’T MEAN YOU’RE THE COACH

A lot of really great people look into owning a youth sports business out of a love for kids and a desire to work with them directly.  I admire these people because I believe directly impacting kids is one of the best things we can do as adults.  However, starting a youth sports business out of a desire to work directly with kids may be a huge mistake. Call me a crass capitalist if you like, but the first point of owning a business is to make money.  The impact we have on the kids and the community has to be secondary, because if it doesn't make money it won't be Read More →

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Franchise Business Review Magazine Recognizes i9 Sports as a Top Low-Cost Franchise!

At i9 Sports, we pride ourselves on growing and improving.  It's important to see the vision and get the edge.  It seems all of our hard work is being recognized once again!  Franchise Business Review Magazine highlighted i9 Sports in their recent article recognizing top low-cost franchises. Identified is the initial stereo type and how it's broken with these types of franchise opportunities, "Prospective franchisees may be surprised by the companies and brands that fall under the low-cost umbrella..."  The article further explains how franchises such as i9 Sports Read More →

i9 Sports Recognized and Highlighted as “Hot” Franchise Opportunity by Entrepreneur Magazine!

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    i9 Sports has made the headlines again!  The summer issue of Entrepreneur Magazine is listing i9 Sports as one of the "Hottest" franchises of 2013.  The article raves, "With the challenges that have daunted anyone trying Read More →

Buying a franchise – Are You a Pleaser?

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One of my favorite quotes is:  "Our weaknesses are the excesses of our strengths."  That could not be more true than people who are pleasers by nature.  Do you struggle saying no?  Ever find yourself over-committing because you don't want Read More →

i9 Sports Announces New Opportunities in the Atlanta and Seattle Markets

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If you're looking for an opportunity to jump into the thriving, multi-billion dollar youth sports industry, here's your chance! i9 Sports announces new opportunities to purchase established franchises in the Atlanta and Seattle markets. Why Read More →