The Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Franchise

October 16, 2023

Learn the Basics of Buying a Franchise in as Few as 20 Minutes 

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Business ownership offers freedom, passion, and a sense of purpose, but it also carries substantial risk. Unpredictable startup costs, fierce competition, and uncertain profitability can be daunting. What’s even more intimidating is that your success hinges solely on your efforts.

Now, here’s the exciting part: Franchising minimizes your risk by providing a supportive network! In just 20 minutes, we’ll guide you through the process of purchasing a franchise, step-by-step.

An Introduction to Franchising

“In the past, when I’ve opened my own businesses, I had to spend a lot of time figuring out which systems to implement, what kind of marketing to pursue, what my messaging should be, and how to create my brand. Having all of those resources and structure in place is a significant reason why I decided to pursue the franchising route.”

Teri Rowe, Pool Scouts Franchise Owner


Learn More About Franchising, and How to Find, Evaluate, and Buy a Franchise

Introduction to Franchising

Learn the basics of franchising, its benefits, and how it differs from an independent startup.
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Finding the Right Franchise

Discover the digital and in-person resources that will help you find franchise opportunities.
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Evaluation Process

Learn about the common traits of a successful franchise owner and what factors to consider when searching for potential franchise opportunities.
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Buying a Franchise

Read about the franchise discovery process and how to validate an opportunity before you sign on the dotted line.
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