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Joel Libava
Works at Franchise Business University.com
Attended Hard Knocks University Inc.
Lives in Cleveland, Ohio
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Education
  • Hard Knocks University Inc.
    2012
  • Brush High School, Cleveland State, Ohio School Of Broadcasting
  • charles f brush
    1975 - 1977
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Other names
FranchiseKing, franpro, The Hammer
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The Franchise King® | Expert Advice On Buying A Franchise
Introduction
I'll Help You Take The Guesswork Out Of Buying A Profitable Franchise
                    

If you're thinking about buying a franchise, I'll show you what to do-to increase your chances of finding a profitable one. Like:
  • How to ascertain what the top franchises are
  • How to determine your real financial capability (Budget)
  • How to do amazing franchise research
  • How to get the right kind of franchise business loan
  • How to find a franchise attorney that will help protect you

Thank you for all of your help and guidance, Joel Libava. As I said before, I learned more working with you in 2 hours than I did working with a Franchise Broker…in 2 years. Your insights are invaluable.”
- Jon Shultz, Lawn Doctor Franchisee

If you want to learn how to lower your financial risk, and increase your chances of success, let's talk. Contact me now 



Bragging rights
I'm a published business book author. I write an exclusive monthly guest post on franchising for the U.S. Small Business Administration. I own and operate Franchise Business University. And I'm a Dad..
Work
Occupation
Franchise Ownership Advisor, and Marketer - I show people how to choose, research and buy a franchise. I'm also the Dean of Franchise Business University.com
Skills
1-0n-1 franchise advice, writing, marketing, public speaking
Employment
  • Franchise Business University.com
    Dean, 2015 - present
  • The Franchise King® works at Franchise Selection Specialists Inc.
    King, 2001 - present
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Currently
Cleveland, Ohio
Previously
Cleveland - Vegas, Iowa, Texas

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Guess What? I was nominated! For an award. For my tendency to break the rules. You can help me win some cool prizes by voting for me. It takes like a minute. Thank you! https://rba2016.skild.com/skild2/rba2016/viewEntryDetail.action?pid=80118
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A Very Important-But Kinky Word
There's a very kinky word all millionaire franchise owners love. The word I'm referring to has to do with their business strategy, as you'll see.
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He's Gone. The Shakeup Continues +Quiznos Subs 
The Quiznos CEO is gone. Toast. Done. I can't imagine the stress he was under. So, the shakeup continues. Read more.
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Ask These!
Each and every day, hundreds of people are looking at franchise opportunities. They’re looking to make a change in their lives. Maybe they’ve been downsized from their corporate jobs and…
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Important Announcement!

In an effort to make The Ultimate Franchise Course even better, I've decided to only offer it a few times a year...in blocks. That way, I can focus 100% of my time and energy to students who are going through the course at the same time.

What This Means: The Ultimate Franchise Course is ONLY accepting new students until May 6th, 2016.

If you've been "thinking" about buying my course, you need to do it fast.

My ‪#‎franchise‬ course is super-affordable- plus It comes with a 100%, 30-day money-back guarantee.

Click the link below to learn more about the course, the money-back guarantee, and the special bonus I've included!

Be The Boss In 2016!

https://franchisebusinessuniversity.com/do-you-want-to-make-a-minimum-of-100k-a-year-as-the-owner-of-a-franchise-business/
Attention prospective franchise owners: Do you want to make a minimum of $100,000 a year as the owner of a franchise business? Check this out.
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Rules of Conduct and Disclaimer. The SBA.gov site provides open, publicly accessible communication tools for entrepreneurs and small business owners to learn, share, and discuss practical solutions to everyday business problems with each other, industry experts, and experts at government ...
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Why.
Franchises fail all the time. Here's how to make sure your franchise succeeds.
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This month, my @SBAgov post...
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Get Updates from The Sales Acceleration Formula, Using Data, Technology and Inbound Selling to go from $0 to $100 million with Mark Roberge, Chief Revenue Officer of Hubspot [live webinar + bonus material]. SUBMIT. Keep me updated on other news and developments from Thunderclap.
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Buying A Franchise? A Solution To One of Most Difficult Things To Do http://fran.bz/1Xxc3Dc #thefranchiseking
This is how to research a brand-new franchise opportunity. Warning: It's not easy to do.The Franchise King® explains. There's a video too!
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Blogs can be an invaluable source of information and advice business owners can use to their advantage. Here are 100 blogs that any small business owner would be smart to follow. Top Small Business Leadership and Management Blogs Entrepreneur.com – Advice, trends and breaking news for entrepreneurs and small business owners Harvard Business Review –... Read more
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I've Personally Scored 5000 #Franchise  Quizzes. Here's My Not So Deep Dive Into The Results 
Over 5000 people took my free franchise quiz and the results are alarming. Read this post from The Franchise King to see what he's most worried about.
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