Earnings Claims of Top Franchises Revealed

  • Anytime Fitness
  • CruiseOne
  • Firehouse Subs
  • Jimmy John's
  • Massage Envy
  • Menchie's
  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
  • Planet Fitness
  • The UPS Store
  • Yogurt Land
  • And Hundreds More...

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Don’t Risk Your Life Savings on a ‘Hunch’ or Your ‘Gut’…

Successful Franchisee Reveals the Secret to
Separating the Franchise ‘Dogs’ from the ‘Superstars’

Get the Earnings Claims of Hundreds of North American Franchise Opportunities Analyzed, Examined and Vetted
Before You Invest a Dime

On this page, you’ll discover:

  • The 4 Questions You Must Answer Before Selecting a Franchise
  • 5 Ways Franchisors Make You Jump Through Hoops and Cloud Your Judgment Before They Ever Release the Most Critical Data to You — and How to Bypass This Mess Completely
  • How You Can Instantly Access the Unbiased Analysis of the Franchise Disclosure Documents of Hundreds of North America’s Top Franchises (Many with Actual Earnings Data)
  • How You Can Listen in on Candid Discussions from CURRENT Franchise Owners as They Spill the Beans on Their Experiences (and EARNINGS)…the Secrets No One Else Will Ever Tell You
  • And much more!

If you blindly purchase a franchise (like I did in 2003) you might just be better off donating your life savings to charity.

Here’s why…

Most people believe buying a franchise is safer than starting a business from scratch.

The truth is that it CAN be. But in countless cases, people have lost everything.

You might be shocked to know that many franchises have staggering failure rates…as high as 94.1% failure rates, according to the Small Business Administration.

What you need to know before you dump a pallet of cash into any franchise is what kind of success rate you can expect…actual earnings data…and any hidden surprises that almost everyone is trying to hide from you.

Before you gamble away your hard-earned savings, what you need is access to factual, unbiased information and hard numbers (not some sales pitch from the company trying to sell you their franchise), so you can make the wisest, most profit-rich decision possible.

And that’s precisely what this page is all about…

My name is Ambrosio, MBA and former franchise owner. And although my franchise was a success story, it’s not the case for everyone.

I started this website to help you, the prospective franchise owner, avoid the many pitfalls and financially-crippling mistakes that too many people make with such an important life-altering decision.

Now let’s dive in…

If you can’t answer the following questions regarding a potential investment, you have a lot more work and research ahead of you:

  • How much can you expect to make in gross sales?
  • How do current franchisees feel about the business?
  • How does the franchise you’re considering measure against the competition?
  • Is the industry trending upwards, downwards, or staying steady?

Your Success Hinges on Making the Right Choice

When you choose wisely, you can put yourself on a path towards prosperity and economic freedom. You’ll be your own boss, and you will realize the dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur.

One of the safest business investments out there is in a franchise opportunity…

You can access a proven model that’s working right now; making people just like you upwards of $1 million per year.

And it’s not rocket science…

You don’t have to invent the wheel; you just have to make sure it turns the right way.

Of course…

Beware of Launching Your Future with the Wrong Choice

If you make a rash or uninformed decision, you may end up regretting your investment for the rest of your life. You can lose your life savings, and have to work well into your retirement…

You’ll sacrifice the chance to enjoy what should be one of the best times in your life.

For every one great success story out there, there are five more involving people whose investments just didn’t “pan out.”

Some of them failed because they didn’t do enough due diligence…

But for others, the investment was golden for a year or two, before the industry completely lost steam.

These people realized that they invested in a passing fad.

And when their industry dried up – so did their income stream.

Success Breeds Success…

There’s a reason we’ve become the web’s most trusted source for franchise information, evaluation, and recommendations…

Started by a highly successful UPS Store franchisee, Franchise Chatter provides you with the tools you need to go from fledgling dreamer to successful owner.

Our 4 distinct areas cover everything from picking the right opportunity to successfully managing and expanding your current franchise.

So let’s dive into it…

The 4 Components of Your Franchise Chatter Membership and How They Help You Secure a Successful Future in Franchising…

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Component #1
FDD Talk: The Definitive Guide To The
Earnings Claims Of North America’s
Top Franchises…

FDD Talk

At the heart of our goldmine, you’ll find our FDD Talk…

Here, you’ll gain in-depth analysis of the Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs) for hundreds of North America’s most popular franchises.

We cover a huge variety of industries, and our data and analysis are completely unbiased…

In other words, we don’t take bribes, kickbacks, or shots of whiskey from franchise representatives who want to take your hard-earned cash.

Now each FDD is different…

But they often contain vital information like what a franchise’s average net sales, cost, expenses, and EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) are.

You’ll also gain comprehensive analysis from our experts, helping you to decide whether a franchise opportunity is right for you.

FDD Talk: Revenues, Expenses, and Projected Income of Anytime Fitness Clubs with 500, 769, and 950 Members

FDD Talk: Revenues, Expenses, and Projected Income of Anytime Fitness Clubs with 500, 769, and 950 Members

So Why is Our FDD Analysis So Important?

Well, because it’s easy to fall in love with a franchise opportunity before you know all of the details.

Normally, a franchise will only provide an FDD to you after you’ve already undergone a lengthy application process.

By the time you see this incredibly crucial document, you’ve already spent weeks:

  • Filling out an online form.
  • Talking with a franchise development representative (who’s trying to sell you).
  • Submitting your personal financial information and data to be scrutinized.
  • Being pitched (and possibly falling in love with) a franchise opportunity that you truly know little about.
  • Starting to get in way over your head…

The result of all this is that once you finally get to see a franchise’s FDD, your vision is cloudy and you’re already emotionally invested.

This makes it quite difficult to perform an objective analysis of the opportunities and risks associated with a prospective franchise.

FDD Talk: Average Gross Sales, Cost of Goods Sold, Labor Cost, and Net Profit for Jimmy John’s Restaurants

FDD Talk: Average Gross Sales, Cost of Goods Sold, Labor Cost, and Net Profit for Jimmy John’s Restaurants

FDD Talk: Average Sales of Massage Envy Spas, By Number of Years the Location Has Been Open

FDD Talk: Average Sales of Massage Envy Spas, By Number of Years the Location Has Been Open

FDD Talk Provides Your Research in a Fraction of the Time

By providing you independent earnings analyses based on hundreds of FDDs across numerous industries, you can rocket through your research, quickly determining which opportunities are worth pursuing, and which are best ignored.

Each FDD’s Item 19 is analyzed by a former franchisee who has an MBA from one of the top business schools in the world.

Meaning you not only get the details of each franchise’s Item 19, you are also explicitly shown whether each opportunity looks to be a good fit for you.

We perform cross-analysis for many franchises within the same industry…

So you’ll be able to take a franchise that you’re interested in, and see how it stacks up against the competition.

You’ll be shocked to find all of the industries out there where two similar looking franchises are actually separated by thousands of dollars in earnings.

Wouldn’t it be valuable to quickly know which opportunity is the true contender and which is only the pretender?

That’s exactly what our FDD Talk section does for you.

You’ll discover who’s making a killing, and who’s struggling for scraps.

FDD Talk: Auntie Anne’s Average Net Sales and Net Operating Profit for Franchised Units

FDD Talk: Auntie Anne’s Average Net Sales and Net Operating Profit for Franchised Units

FDD Talk: Average Operating Cash Flow Statement for Great Clips Salons

FDD Talk: Average Operating Cash Flow Statement for Great Clips Salons

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Component #2
Fro-Yo Files: The Most Comprehensive Resource
On Frozen Yogurt Franchises On The Web…

Fro-Yo Files

There’s no denying that frozen yogurt franchises are hot (or cool, depending on how technical you want to be about it) right now…

But then again, we’ve seen a lot of food fads come and go…

One only need remember the great Caraway Seed Cake fad of the 1850s…

Or the incredible popularity of soda fountain shops in the 1950s…

To see how fickle the public can be about their treats.

So, you’re probably dying to know:

Fro-Yo Files: What It Really Takes to Run a Successful Frozen Yogurt Business, According to Larry Sidoti, VP of Development for Yogurtland

Fro-Yo Files: What It Really Takes to Run a Successful Frozen Yogurt Business, According to Larry Sidoti, VP of Development for Yogurtland

The Truth on Frozen Yogurt Franchises from Owners and Top Executives

Fortunately, Fro-Yo Files is here to answer all of your questions.

We provide an in-depth analysis of almost every major frozen yogurt franchise opportunity out there…

You’ll gain access to their FDDs, and you’ll see whether each franchise looks to be a good opportunity for you.

Plus, Fro-Yo Files provides a powerful community for both prospective franchisees and current owners.

As a member, you’ll get up-front and frank feedback from top frozen yogurt franchise owners through our thorough and accurate research.

You’ll also gain access to exclusive interviews with top frozen yogurt franchise executives.

We ask these big boys the tough, fluff-free questions you’ve been dying to know the answers to, and get exclusive feedback that they wouldn’t share with just anyone.

The result — and this is wildly important — is that you’re in an excellent position to analyze the direction that the frozen yogurt market is headed.

Fro-Yo Files: Menchie’s CEO Amit Kleinberger Explains What Differentiates His Frozen Yogurt Franchise from All Others in Its Category

Fro-Yo Files: Menchie’s CEO Amit Kleinberger Explains What Differentiates His Frozen Yogurt Franchise from All Others in Its Category

Fro-Yo Files: Nine Stores and Counting, Multi-Unit Franchisee Jeremiah Sizemore Talks Candidly About His Experience with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

Fro-Yo Files: Nine Stores and Counting, Multi-Unit Franchisee Jeremiah Sizemore Talks Candidly About His Experience with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

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Component #3
Why Invest: We Ask Major Franchise Executives The Questions You Need To Know The Answers To…

Fro-Yo Files

When you’re first looking at franchises, it’s easy to get a bit overwhelmed…

After all, there are thousands of opportunities out there in a huge variety of industries.

That’s why we created Why Invest — to give you the full breakdown of dozens of top franchises.

Imagine Sitting Down to Have a One-on-One Conversation with a Top Franchise Executive

That’s a lot what Why Invest is like…

We provide articles and interviews with dozens of franchise leaders.

You’ll find out what they think about current market conditions, how their businesses are performing, and whether you might want to consider investing with them.

Plus, we don’t pull any punches…

Our articles and interviews are extremely thorough — with most spanning several pages.

We ask executives to prove why their franchise is the best, and why they think you should invest.

If you’re a prospective franchisee, this is invaluable information.

If you’re a current franchise owner in that industry, you’re able to track the direction of the market — and gauge how the competition is performing.

In both cases, the result is that you get executive level analysis, without the sales pressure of talking to some random franchise representative.

Why Invest: There’s Nothing Slo-Mo About the Growth of Moe’s Southwest Grill Under the Leadership of President Paul Damico, Who’s Also a Chef

Why Invest: There’s Nothing Slo-Mo About the Growth of Moe’s Southwest Grill Under the Leadership of President Paul Damico, Who’s Also a Chef

Why Invest: Smoothie King Executive Richard Leveille Looks Forward to Smooth Transition in Company’s Mission to Become a Global Brand

Why Invest: Smoothie King Executive Richard Leveille Looks Forward to Smooth Transition in Company’s Mission to Become a Global Brand

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Component #4
Franchise Mentor: Successful Franchise Owners
Show You How They Got To The Top,
And How You Can Do The Same…

FDD Talk

Of course, the benefits of your Franchise Chatter membership don’t end once you’ve chosen to invest in a specific franchise…

We provide countless valuable tools for both new and established franchisees, including our Franchise Mentor section.

How to Succeed with Your Franchise

Franchise Mentor is jam-packed with articles, based on interviews with top franchisees in a variety of industries.

During each interview, these proven franchisees give you vital information such as:

  • Their background and why they chose a particular franchise.
  • The challenges they had to face when starting as a franchisee.
  • How they were able to overcome adversity and begin realizing great financial gains with their chosen franchise.
  • The best practices they use to maintain their high levels of success.
  • The mistakes they made and the lessons they learned along the way.

The result is that with each article you read, you’ll gain countless strategies and best practices to implement in your own franchise.

You could end up saving thousands of dollars by implementing just one of the tips or tricks that our franchise mentors share with you.

And if you avoid just one of the mistakes they made, it can literally be the difference between your franchise being in the red and being in the black.

Franchise Mentor: Multi-Unit Franchisee Athena Boyd Talks Candidly About Her Experience with Blo Blow Dry Bar and Shares Some of Her Best Practices

Franchise Mentor: Multi-Unit Franchisee Athena Boyd Talks Candidly About Her Experience with Blo Blow Dry Bar and Shares Some of Her Best Practices

Franchise Mentor: Panchero’s Mexican Grill Franchisee Jim Kolzow Celebrates Three Years in Business While He Scouts Locations for His Second Store

Franchise Mentor: Panchero’s Mexican Grill Franchisee Jim Kolzow Celebrates Three Years in Business While He Scouts Locations for His Second Store

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The Membership That Pays for Itself

It’s not an accident that we’ve become the most trusted source on the web for franchise investment analysis and information.

Our loyal members love Franchise Chatter, and we know you will too. Join us today and start having the power to easily:

  • Determine which franchise to invest in. You’ll also be able to protect yourself from making a rash or wrong decision that can cost you thousands of dollars.
  • Hear what executives at the nation’s top franchises have to say about their industries and companies. Understand where to place your bets and reap the rewards.
  • Follow the best practices, and lessons that are provided by successful franchisees. Increase revenues while reducing operating costs tremendously.
There’s absolutely no reason not to start making Franchise Chatter your one-stop shop for franchise analysis right away.

Membership Will Never Be This Low Again

The Franchise Chatter brand is committed to providing current, relevant, and highly actionable content to our subscribers at an affordable price.

Think about how much the vital information that Franchise Chatter provides will be worth to you…

Choosing a successful franchise over a failed one can lead to well over $1 million dollars over the life of your investment…

Understanding where your industry is trending, and how to capitalize on it can be worth hundreds of thousands…

And getting the money-saving, profit-boosting advice from our Franchise Mentor series can put thousands of extra dollars in your pocket.

So, you can understand why we considered charging upwards of $499 per month for access to our treasure chest of information…

But, we’re also committed to helping both prospective and current franchisees succeed…

So instead of charging $499 per month…

Or making it a steal at $99 per month…

Or even a ridiculously reasonable $49 per month…

You Can Gain Access to the Entire Suite
of Franchise Chatter Offerings
for As Little As $12.12 Per Month

Here are the details…

Platinum Membership
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This is by far our most popular offering…

As a platinum subscriber, you’ll gain access to:

  • FDD Talk
  • Fro-Yo Files
  • Why Invest
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All for less than $12.50 per month. This is the perfect option for those who want to perform due diligence, research industries, choose a franchise, and stay current within their field.

The information in here could be worth well over a million dollars to you, and yet you only pay the price of a movie ticket each month to make it yours.

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We’re here to guide you through every step of the franchise experience…

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Make the right move and sign up for a Franchise Chatter membership today.

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The Franchise Chatter Team

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Whether you’re in the due diligence phase, or looking to increase your current franchise’s profits, this is the greatest weapon you’ll ever place in your arsenal.

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