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Joel Libava
Works at Franchise Business University.com
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It’s not all sunshine and happy days.
The SBA says that only half of new companies survive 5 years or more. How resolved are you not to be one of them?
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Improve your well-being.
Regularly taking time off to spend with friends and family vastly improves well-being across all income levels, according to a new Gallup survey.
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NEW PLANET ALERT
A ninth planet may lurk within our solar system, upending our understanding of Earth's cosmic neighborhood.
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A very popular post on franchising located on the SBA.gov website
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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What's in store for 2016? Rand makes some predictions and examines the accuracy of his 2015 forecast.
It's that magical time of year where, once again, I examine my predictions for the year that's just ended, and make new ones for the year ahead. As is my personal tradition, I'm going to first look at the accuracy of what I've suggested would happen in 2015 first. Based on how I've done, perhaps, you can get a sense of how seriously to take my ideas for the future...For posterity,...
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Not a fan of Google Analytics? There are other options available to you.
Google Analytics has a pretty solid hold on the online analytics market. If you want to see insi...
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Fact: Unsuspecting People From All Walks Of Life Get Talked Into Buying #Franchise  Businesses They Never Should Have Invested Their Money In. Learn How To Make A Good Choice In A Franchise By Purchasing The Ultimate Online Franchise Course  
Buying A Franchise? Be Careful Because You Can Get Eaten Alive If You Don’t Know What You’re Doing Unsuspecting People From All Walks Of Life Get Talked Into Buying Franchises They Never Should Have Invested Their Money In Some of these people are in deep financial trouble. Others are struggling to just pay rent for …
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Have You Ever Had Sick Thoughts About What You'd Like To Do To Your Nasty, Mean Boss? Before you do something you may end up regretting, check out my idea on how to deal with this common situation.
Are you starting to have really sick thoughts about what you'd like to do to your boss? if so, maybe you should consider buying a franchise.
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Born in 1902, Ray Kroc was a sales guy with incredible vision. He started out selling milkshake mixing equipment, and even mortgaged his home to become a distributor of the ‘Multi-Mixer’ – a hot product during that time that could make five milk shakes at the same time. Ray traveled all over the country, meeting entrepreneurs in the food industry and selling them his products. And then....
Must-read Ray Kroc article from The Franchise King®, Joel Libava. Ray Kroc: The Entrepreneur Who Built The McDonald's Franchise.
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Today’s consumers are mobile and search-dependent. How do your local SEO tactics and how they fit into the big picture? Here's why it matters and where to start. http://bit.ly/1OwBkvd #localseo   #localsearch  
Today’s consumers are mobile and search-dependent. How do your local SEO tactics and how they fit into the big picture? Here's why it matters and where to start.
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  • Hard Knocks University Inc.
    2012
  • Brush High School, Cleveland State, Ohio School Of Broadcasting
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    1975 - 1977
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FranchiseKing, franpro, The Hammer
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The Franchise King® Offers Straightforward Advice On How To Choose, Research, And Buy A Profitable 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
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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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