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Archive for August 2010

Episode 45 – Buying a Franchise

Today we will talk with an IT service provider who bought into a franchise, learn how a franchise works and find out if joining a franchise is right for your business.

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Intro 1:19
Billboard 1:24

News and Comment segment 4:51

Intel announced this month it will buy security vendor McAfee for $7.68 billion dollars.

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Seagate and Samsung announced an agreement in a press release this month to jointly develop new controller technologies.

Microsoft issued a security advisory warning of a zero-day exploit affecting DLL files.

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Intro to Topic 1:51
Today we will talk with Chip Reaves, National Director of Computer Troubleshooters, hear how he went from tech to successful entrepreneur by buying into a franchise, learn how a franchise works and find out if buying into a franchise is right for your business.

Interview with Chip Reaves 24:13

Wrap up and Close :46

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