Take your time and develop a strong sense of how franchisees feel about each aspect of their marketing program before you decide to buy in.
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Think about starting up one of these franchises if financing is one of your biggest obstacles.
If you're looking for work in this market, buying a franchise might be a better option.
If you're having trouble getting franchise financing from the traditional sources, consider this alternative.
Before investing in a franchise, consider how the franchisor has reacted to the recession.
A guide for becoming a successful new franchisor
Forget the hype and stake your claim to all the rewards franchising has to offer.
They have qualities any business owner can take to heart.
One of the most important parts of buying a franchise is doing your homework. So get out there and grill the people who know the franchise best.
How to get franchisees to tell you what you need to know.