Archives for September 2013

Kelly Mangum

Why Fall is a Good Time to Buy a Franchise

Why Fall is a Good Time to Buy a Franchise by Kelly Mangum If you are looking to buy a franchise, now the time is right.  Fall is the perfect time to begin conversations with franchise opportunities that interest you. Most of us associate January with the time to reexamine our habits, choices and direction, but why wait? If owning your own business is a dream of yours, then pursuing that dream now could mean that you could be running your own business, at full speed, by the New Year! Research takes time It takes time to do your research, and extensive due Read More →

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From Brazil to Vienna – i9 Sports Launches New Location in Virginia

Palloma and Todd Peterson are excited to launch their first season as i9 Sports franchisees this Saturday, September 21, at Fairfax Christian School in Vienna, VA. As parents of a six year old, energetic, daughter, they understand the importance of sports for the youth in their area.  When researching programs for their daughter, they found the leagues offered were lacking in providing the positive sporting experience they both had as child athletes. Most leagues were fixated on the win-at-all-costs mentality and were lacking in providing a fun atmosphere. By Read More →

Completing Your Research is Vital in Franchising

Researching a franchise opportunity requires careful consideration and involves due diligence and time on the part of both the franchise candidate and the franchise company.  Ed Texiera of FranchiseKnowHow, LLC, has spent over 30 years in Read More →


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If you are reading this, you are thinking of jumping off the treadmill and going it alone.  Congratulations!  For me, starting a business was the best career decision I ever made.  The second best career decision was buying a franchise.  Is Read More →

Looking For A Youth Sports Career In Dallas?

Are you looking for a change?  i9 Sports now has territories available in Northern Rockwall County and North Central Dallas!  This includes McKinney, Allen, and Wylie.  i9 Sports franchise owners offer an alternative to the Read More →

Franchise Direct Praises i9 Sports!

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In the recent article published by Franchise Direct, i9 Sports growth and expansion was highlighted!  An excerpt from the article states, "The brand’s core attributes benefit parents and children as well as franchise partners who join a Read More →