When prospective entrepreneurs take notice of a growing brand, they may have aspirations of opening a franchise location of their own to capitalize on the apparent potential. Unfortunately, there is no way to tell from looks alone whether a given brand is actively offering franchise opportunities.
Fortunately for those seeking out the best small business ideas for themselves, franchising often fits the bill. It’s always wise to minimize risk, and there is a significant benefit to launching a business that has already proven a capacity to succeed and grow.
“From a business perspective, being part of the franchise network gave us the resources to build the business more rapidly and effectively than we likely would have been able to on our own. From a personal perspective, the business has given us a great deal of flexibility; far more than we would have had working for someone else.”
Victoria Schafer talks to FBR about how investing in a TSS Photography franchise has enabled her to expand her customer base and enjoy more flexibility in addition to her feelings about being a franchisee.
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FBR talks to Jeff Bevis of FirstLight Homecare to understand what differentiates FirstLight in the competitive senior services sector of franchising. Jeff also fills us in on what he looks for in a new franchisee.
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In 2015, FASTSIGNS was inducted in the FBR Hall of Fame for demonstrating reliable performance through 10 consistent years of annual placement in its Top Franchises list. FBR also recognized FASTSIGNS as one of the leading franchises for military veterans.
Richard Helmey, owner of truecolor GRAPHICS and a FASTSIGNS Co-Brand franchise, said, “I purchased a local printing business and parlayed my background into quick revenue growth. My penchant for big growth led me to enter the wide-format market. After becoming a FASTSIGNS Co-Brand Franchisee, things really took off…
Franchise Business Review recently named Home Instead Senior Care a top franchise opportunity for veterans. Home Instead is a proud participant in VetFran, a program developed by the International Franchise Association to provide access and opportunities in franchising to veterans and their spouses. http://franchisebusinessreview.com/franchise-reports/top-franchises-veterans/ Matt Lenart, the Home Instead Senior Care franchise owner who was interviewed for this…