Monthly Archives: April 2015

National Property Inspections, Inc.: The Genesis of a Franchise Business

By Roland Bates, President, NPI/GPI New franchisees oftentimes ask me how I first started National Property Inspections, Inc. Hopefully the following information will be helpful for anyone thinking of starting any type of business and certainly to someone thinking about franchising their business. Just to preface things a little, when I first started this business Continue Reading »

What Makes a Successful Franchisee?

By Roland Bates, President, NPI/GPI It’s hard to quantify everything that’s important in a successful franchisee — for example intelligence, providing quality service, having a positive attitude and sincerely wanting to help people. However, if these attributes are not present, then it’s just a matter of time before a drop in sales is inevitable. And, Continue Reading »

Why Choose Our Franchise?

You’ve decided that property inspection is right for you, and you know you want start your business as a franchise. The next step is to choose the franchise system that is right for you. But which one is that? One of the factors you should consider is franchisee satisfaction: How satisfied are the franchisors current Continue Reading »

What Does It Take To Become a Successful Franchise?

If you’re interested in starting your own business, you may decide that a franchise is the way to go. After all, why reinvent the wheel when franchisors have proven marketing and business plans and methods? Sometimes a franchise concept is just not designed for success. Other times franchisees may choose poor locations for their businesses. Continue Reading »