Buying a Franchise? Make Sure You Attend Discovery Day

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You’re interested in buying a franchise. And by this time you’ve spoken to a franchise sales rep and possibly the management team, so what’s next? Discovery Day! Discovery Day is when a serious franchisee candidate visits the headquarters of the franchisor they are considering. Up to this point all the information you’ve received has either been written or verbal, at … Read More

Understanding the Cost of Buying a Franchise

Like with any major purchase, determining what you can afford should be Step #1. With over 450 franchises to choose from, you can narrow the playing field based on your financial and lifestyle goals. Knowing how much you realistically have to invest is key to choosing the right business model. Be honest with yourself when putting together your financial worth. … Read More

Sparkle Wash Named On Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List

Sparkle Wash International Named In Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Oakwood Village, OH (January 11, 2018) Sparkle Wash International is honored to announce they have been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s 39th Annual Franchise 500. “We spend months gathering and analyzing data in order to produce our annual Franchisee 500 list” according to Jason Feifer, Editor in Chief at Entrepreneur magazine. “With over … Read More

Breaking Down the Cost of Buying a Franchise

Like with any major purchase, determining what you can afford should be Step #1. With over 450 franchises to choose from, you can narrow the playing field based on your financial and lifestyle goals. Knowing how much you realistically have to invest is key to choosing the right business model. Be honest with yourself when putting together your financial worth. … Read More

Sparkle Wash Professional Pressure Washing Opens In Pinellas County, FL

Pinellas County, FL (October 11, 2017) Sparkle Wash International Franchise Division is pleased to announce the grand opening of our eighty-fourth franchise location – Sparkle Wash Pinellas County Professional Pressure Washing company. “We are very excited to service Pinellas County including Clearwater, St. Petersburg and surrounding cities” said Jack Walsh, President, Sparkle Wash Pinellas County. When asked “What makes Sparkle … Read More

Welcome Don Golden! Sparkle Wash Opens In Central Indiana

Sparkle Wash Professional Pressure Washing Opens In Carmel, Indiana PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: JUN 23, 2017 11:23 EDT Carmel, IN Sparkle Wash International is pleased to announce the grand opening of Sparkle Wash Central Indiana – Professional Pressure Washing. “We are very excited to service the Carmel and Indianapolis area.” Don Golden, President, said “Our patented pressure washing equipment sets us apart … Read More

The Top 3 Hurdles to Owning a Franchise

As President and owner of the Sparkle Wash franchise organization, I’ve spoken with hundreds of candidates throughout my 20 years. Each candidate has a unique story as to why franchising is a good choice for them. But they also have something else in common; the following three hurdles: