Investing in a franchise is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life and many people who think they’d like to run their own business shy away from buying a franchise because they simply don’t know enough about what it entails. But there is a new simple guide available, commissioned by Granite Transformations in their 20th year of franchising, that gives you an easy overview of franchising and what you should think about in the search for the right franchise for you.
Professional business writer Kieron Bain, leads you through this step-by-step Guide to Investing in a Franchise in just 15 manageable pages.
SECTION 1: WHO ARE YOU?
Why would you come to franchising? What kind of people make franchises successful? How do some people turn a negative feeling of business not meeting expectations into the driver for success with franchising?
SECTION 2: WHAT IS FRANCHISING?
Understand how a franchise operates in basic terms. Get to know the different roles and expectations within the relationship between franchisor and franchisee. Gain awareness of what’s needed for you to acquire a franchise.
SECTION 3: FRANCHISING COMPARED TO AN INDEPENDENT BUSINESS
What are the advantages of franchising over going it alone with your own company? Why is franchising right for people who have the essential qualities to succeed in business.
SECTION 4: WHY BUSINESSES FRANCHISE?
Is franchising too good to be true? If franchises have the potential to make so much money why not simply expand the business? In short, what do businesses get out of their relationship with you as a franchisee?
SECTION 5: FINDING THE RIGHT FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY
Benefit from expert knowledge in the franchise arena. Discover the indicators that demonstrate a franchise’s quality and the signs that they are the right kind of company to consider for a potential business relationship.
“This guide isn’t about our franchise opportunity,” explains Danny Hanlon, Chief Operating Officer for Europe & North America for Granite Transformations, “we want to take our 20 years of experience in franchising and give people a basic understanding so that they can start that discovery process. We’ve seen how franchising has improved lives through our own franchise network and the franchise industry as a whole and we hope this simple guide will set a few more people down that same road.”
You can get your free copy of this guide here...