The Franchise Guide

The Franchising Guide

The beauty of franchising is that it offers people a system, a unique way of operating that is standardized and built around well-worn and time-tested efficiencies. But it's also an industry that begs numerous questions - especially for those considering trying their hand in the business, maybe for the first time. That's why we've created an informational website that sheds light on franchising - from fundamentals to more advanced operating procedures and techniques.

Regular postings here will highlight step-by-step procedures and offer "how-to" help for everyone from the opportunity seeker to the established successful franchisee. Whether you're looking for the basics of how much you can expect to invest or how to research specific brands, to more complex topics such as franchise disclosure documents or adding multiple brands and locations, look for frank insight and unbiased perspective from industry specialists.

Chapter 1: What Is Franchising?

Chapter 2: History of Franchising

Chapter 3: What Kinds of Opportunities Does Franchising Offer?

Chapter 4: Franchising vs. Traditional Business

Chapter 5: Making the Franchising Decision

Chapter 6: Choosing The Right Opportunity For You

Chapter 7: Getting Started

Chapter 8: Starting The Process

Chapter 9: Site Selection

Chapter 10: The Opening Process

Chapter 11: Growing Your Business

Chapter 12: Global Franchising

Chapter 13: Building Success

Chapter 14: Franchise Markets

Chapter 15: Business Planning

Chapter 16: Operational Partners

Chapter 17: Financial Partners

Chapter 18: Franchising Affordability

Chapter 19: Moving Forward

Chapter 20: Unit Economics

Chapter 21: Building an Franchise Empire

Chapter 22: Franchise Marketing

Chapter 23: Building a Workforce

Chapter 24: Working With Vendors

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