Making the Leap: 5 Key Steps to Business Ownership


As everyday life continues to shift in the midst of this global pandemic, there’s been a noticeable jump in interest around franchising and business ownership. Perhaps in times like these, the freedom and control that being your own boss provides is especially intriguing.

Whatever the reason, we want to help! We recorded this webinar on the 5 Key Steps to Business Ownership. In it we tried to answer as many questions as we could around researching, evaluating and purchasing a franchise.

You can watch the webinar recording below. In the coming weeks, be sure to first take care of yourself, your family and your neighbors. But, should you find yourself with extra time on your hands and are curious about franchising, a great place to start is with these award-winning franchises — when you’re ready to learn more they will be happy to talk to you about their systems and explain how they support franchisees in both good times and bad.

Top 200 franchise opportunities:

Franchise Life Plan

In the webinar, Eric mentions the My Franchise Life Plan, which you can download here. The workbook will help you estimate both the startup costs of your new business, as well as the long-term potential return on investment (R.O.I.). You can use our Franchise Financial Plan workbook to evaluate the financial potential of any franchise business, and also compare multiple franchise investments opportunities. The workbook is free to download and free for you to use.

Right at Home

Industry: Senior Care

Right at Home franchise serves its clients and community by providing in-home companionship, personal care services, and assistance to seniors and disabled adults who want to continue to live independ…

Investment: $88,719 - $157,669 Cash Required: $150,000
Includes owner satisfaction report
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Snap-on Tools

Industry: Automotive, Services

Snap-on Tools is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of high-end tool and equipment solutions for professional tool users. Download the report to learn more about this franchise opp…

Investment: $201,433 - $465,436 Cash Required: $44,121
360 clean employees
Includes owner satisfaction report
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360clean is a health-focused office cleaning franchise with high franchisee satisfaction and a flexible business model. Download the report to learn more. 

Investment: $21,800 - $36,500 Cash Required: $15,000