Perhaps the most common question a franchise consultant gets is, “What is the best franchise business to start?” That can be taken two ways – “What is the king of franchises that everyone should want?” or “What is the best franchise for me, personally?”
The costs of buying a franchise should be disclosed on a required form called a Franchise Disclosure Document, or FDD, for short. Every franchiser is required to present a potential franchisee with this document and it is required to be written in plain English.
Looking for a franchise can be difficult and complex, getting franchise help is easier than you think. There are many resources available to help you with your franchise search; here are a few that may find useful.
Annually, there are dozens of franchise expos and business opportunity expos being held in convention centers around the country. At these events, there are normally hundreds of franchises and biz-opp companies represented.
If you’ve been searching the internet looking for the best franchise to invest in, you probably have been inundated with claims stating, “Our franchise is the best!” Don’t be easily swayed by their flashy web sites, slick social media campaigns and persuasive claims. Here are three practical tips that will help you decide for yourself.