If you’re reading this article, then you should be aware of the power of LinkedIn as a tool for networking within your business circles, whether for inside contacts for potential sales or for landing your next job. But have you considered using LinkedIn as a tool to help you find a franchise to buy? You should, here are some tips on how to do that.
If you want something bad enough, you’ll need to make some changes to your current routine. As the old adage goes, “if you continue to do what you’ve always have done, you’ll only going to get what you’ve always got.” So if you want to accomplish the goal of owning a business, you’re just going to have to do something outside your normal routine. To help get out of the rut, you’ll need to make owning business a goal, a set target, to drive toward.
When purchasing a franchise, most candidates are not aware of the various “freebies” that franchisors offer. If you don’t ask, most don’t discuss “freebies” because they cost the franchisor money. The following items inform you of the various “freebies” that many franchisors may offer.
If you’ve ever considered starting a business by either buying an existing business or a franchise, you might have run across the statement, “no experience necessary.” While that may sound appealing, not having to have experience in an industry, it is very necessary to understand what you are investing in, and having some experience is not only necessary, but mandatory.
Most people want to enjoy the benefits of being a successful franchise owner but they are sometimes unaware of the characteristics it takes to run a successful company. Some qualities are innate but most are learned. See if you pass the test and meet 5 of the 6 categories listed below. If so, be encouraged that you may have what it takes to run a successful franchise.