If you paid attention to the news over the 4th of July weekend, you may have heard about the annual hotdog eating contest. Contestants stuffed their faces with hotdogs as fast as they could. Defending champion, Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, lost to Matt “The Megatoad” Stonie in the upset of the century 62-60.
You may be disgusted by the atrocious gluttony of this competition, but there are some lessons to learn:
– Hotdogs are popular and delicious.
– People can eat a lot of hotdogs.
– Hotdogs don’t need to be overcomplicated to be delicious.
– There is money to be made off of hotdogs.
This is good news for people wanting to get in on an awesome restaurant franchise today. Hot Dog on a Stick is a great franchise that sells popular food (not just on the 4th of July).
For those who have already invested in Hot Dog on a Stick, here are two secrets to help you get the most out of your business.
Did you know about the Chestnut/Stonie upset? What about the financial situation in Greece? What is happening locally in your town?
Knowing current events will help you make good decisions about your franchise. You can promote certain items, take risks, and have something to discuss with customers and employees. As daunting as it may seem sometimes, watching the news can help make your franchise soar.
Maybe you are a vegetarian. Or maybe you don’t eat gluten. Maybe you have some other excuse for not liking your franchise.
If you want to totally rock your Hot Dog on a Stick franchise, you need to set aside all of your dislikes and be the best cheerleader you can be. Embrace the goofy uniforms, the variety of choices on the menu, the location inside the mall, the employees, the customers, everything. Be proud of your restaurant.
If you follow these two secrets, you will find franchising can potentially be profitable both financially and emotionally. Once you start to recognize the rewards that come with owning a franchise, you will be rocking your Hot Dog on a Stick franchise.
If you would like to learn more secrets about the franchising world, check out the franchising resource library here.