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Six Questions to Ask Before Buying a Franchise

Six Questions to Ask Before Buying a Franchise

Changing careers or starting a business is a major decision and it can sometimes feel like you’ll never have all the information you need to take the leap and launch your dream business. Have you asked all the questions you should? Do you know exactly what you’re getting into? Let’s be honest, there will always…

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NOVUS TECHNICIAN WINS GOLD IN AUTO GLASS TECHNICIAN OLYMPICS

NOVUS TECHNICIAN WINS GOLD IN AUTO GLASS TECHNICIAN OLYMPICS

St. Paul, MN – NOVUS Glass is pleased to announce that Mackenzie “Mac” Curbow has been named the best Auto Glass Replacement technician in the United States. Curbow, a manager and technician at NOVUS in Kennewick, Washington, competed in both the Windshield Repair and Auto Glass Replacement competitions at Auto Glass WeekTM 2019 in Indianapolis.…

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Novus Named Top Affordable Franchise Opportunity By Entrepreneur Magazine

St. Paul, MN - NOVUS Glass has been named by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the top franchise opportunities available for less than $100,000. The only automotive service franchisor on the list, NOVUS continues to lead as the premier low-investment automotive franchise system. NOVUS’ franchisees' ability to perform the largest number of superior quality repairs,…

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How to Let Customers Know About Your New Franchise

How to Let Customers Know About Your New Franchise

The relationship between franchisor and franchisee can yield big rewards for both parties. It still takes work, though, and awareness with local customers is one of the most important challenges to tackle as a new business. If you’re prepared to put in some sweat, spreading the word about your new business will yield bigger profits…

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The Business Owner Lifestyle

The Business Owner Lifestyle

Setting your own schedule. Being a pillar of the community with a strong reputation and a solid customer base. The cold, hard cash. The lifestyle of a business owner is attractive, but it’s important to think about how you will get to that lifestyle—it doesn’t happen on day one. If you’re thinking about launching your…

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How to Start a Strong Franchise Business with the Skills You Have

How to Start a Strong Franchise Business with the Skills You Have

Curious about starting a franchise? Do you have an entrepreneurial drive, but want a little more stability than an independent startup can offer? Wondering if you can transfer your career skills into a franchise opportunity? You likely already have the skills you need! Franchising affords you the freedom of an independent startup while minimizing risk…

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How to Motivate and Keep Your Best Employees

How to Motivate and Keep Your Best Employees

If you’re a franchisee or entrepreneur, you know that retention is more cost effective than recruitment. Hiring and training new team members takes time and cuts into your bottom line, not to mention the separation costs involved. In a competitive marketplace, your business needs to attract the best talent--and keep it. What are some low-…

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Promoting Your Business Through Social Media

Promoting Your Business Through Social Media

Social media has become ubiquitous for sharing not only personal information, but also for promoting and advertising businesses. If a business does not have a strong social media presence, it puts itself at a disadvantage. According to eMarketer.com, Americans spend more than three and a half hours on their mobile devices each day, and much…

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What Does it Cost to Start an Auto Glass Business?

What Does it Cost to Start an Auto Glass Business?

An auto glass business startup is an appealing idea to many people with entrepreneurial ambitions. You get to be your own boss and, because of the necessity of automobiles, starting up a windshield replacement business tends to be a much more secure and safe venture than some more speculative businesses. But as with any business,…

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What Are the Keys to Successfully Launching an Auto Glass Replacement Business?

What Are the Keys to Successfully Launching an Auto Glass Replacement Business?

The auto glass repair and replacement business is a strong industry with many advantages. Auto glass businesses have a wide base of potential customers, a favorable economic forecast, and lots of flexibility in market entry. This is not to say that starting an auto glass business is an automatic guarantee of success. As with any…

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