The definitive A-to-Z guide to researching, selecting, and starting a viable franchise business…
With more and more professionals looking for alternatives to traditional corporate employment, Become a Franchise Owner! informs would-be franchise owners of the joys and perils of purchasing a franchise. Authored by a trusted, feisty, tell-it-how-it-is independent franchise industry insider, this audiobook offers straightforward, step-by-step tips and advice on how to properly (and carefully) research and select a franchise business.
— Get tips on how to locate information about franchises, current industry trends, interviews with franchisors, and hot franchise opportunities — Offers a self-evaluation to discover if you are "franchise material" — Describes how to choose the right franchise for your specific situation — Lists the 40 crucial questions to ask current franchise owners
Owning a franchise isn't for everyone; in fact, as Joel Libava says, "it's really not for most people." But if it is for you, this audiobook can guide you in starting your own successful franchise business.
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About the Author
His Franchise King blog was named one of the 75 Best Business Blogs of 2010 by Business Pundit. He is a member of Jim Blasingame’s Brain Trust®, the largest collection of small business experts in the world, and was named “The Franchise Expert in Residence” for the award-winning Small Business Trends website. He assisted the team at Guy Kawasaki’s Alltop.com in assembling a franchising webpage, featuring top franchise industry blogs/resources, and he contributes articles about franchising to the award-winning Open Forum by American Express website, as well as for the Community section of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s website, SBA.gov.
Table of ContentsForeword
Chapter 1: About James
Chapter 2: A Brief History Of Franchising, Briefly
Chapter 3: Take The Franchise Quiz!
Chapter 4: Explained: The Franchise Business Model W/Benefits
Chapter 5: Are You Right Or Wrong For Franchise Ownership? Reviewing The Quiz's Results
Chapter 6: Search For A Franchise, Without Searching For A Franchise
Chapter 7: Do We Have A Match?
Chapter 8: Show Me Your Money
Chapter 9: Should You Have One Of Those “Free Franchise Consultations?”
Chapter 10: It All Comes Down To Your Franchise Research
Chapter 11: Loans, Legalities, And Luggage
Chapter 12: Decision Day
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Great book with a lot of practical information to get you motivated and started on your road to franchise ownership. Straight and to the point and easy to read.