50 Fantastic Franchises!: The UK's Best Franchise and Direct Selling Opportunities for Small Businesses

50 Fantastic Franchises!: The UK's Best Franchise and Direct Selling Opportunities for Small Businesses

by Emma Jones

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Overview

Have you always wanted to run your own business but feel nervous about having no support? Perhaps you have great business skills but are having trouble dreaming up a product or service that everyone will want...
Setting up a franchise or direct selling business means you can be your own boss, be in control of your own profits and still have the safety net of a tried-and-triumphed business formula.
Small-business expert Emma Jones has been foraging through the franchise world to find you the very best opportunities available. The franchises she has chosen all offer great training, ongoing support and a chance to be in control of your business.
Plus, Emma has scouted out companies that will offer you sound business models at an affordable price, making them appropriate for any first-time business owner.
Emma also shows you what to look out for when you select your franchise business and offers advice and guidance for getting your new business off the ground.
So whether it's editing a local magazine, running food-tasting parties or managing a fleet of couriers, you'll be sure to find an inspiring small business opportunity, and advice to get you on your way, with Brightword's 50 Fantastic Franchises.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908003027
Publisher: Harriman House
Publication date: 03/10/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 916,679
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Emma Jones is founder and editor of Enterprise Nation , the home business website, and has started two businesses herself from home offices in London, Manchester and rural Shropshire. Following a career with an international accountancy firm, Emma started her first business at the age of 27 and successfully sold it just 15 months after launch. The home business website was launched in 2006, and has attracted a regular readership of more than 250,000 people and national press headlines. Emma has written for Enterprise Nation since its launch and also for the Financial Times, City AM and customer magazines, including for Orange, Microsoft, BT and Viking Direct. Emma is regularly called upon by the government to speak on the subject of home business and she advises Regional Development Agencies on how to encourage and support homeworking. She can now be followed on Twitter.

Table of Contents

About the Editors
Introduction by Emma Jones
The Profiles
Where to Go for More Information

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