Franchising 101: Exploring the Basics

| In Franchising, New Franchises |

Whether being your own boss is your lifelong dream or you’re curious about the entrepreneurship options out there exploring the basics of franchising is a great place to start your journey. As a hybrid between proprietorship and a corporate career franchising provides the opportunity to become a semi-entrepreneur who enjoys the best of both worlds.

Is Franchising Right for You?
According to the International Franchise Association (IFA) franchise businesses are projected to outpace the growth of the rest of the U.S. economy this year. In particular business service franchises like staffing providers are expected to grow the fastest. And by the end of 2014 an estimated total of 770368 franchise establishments are anticipated to be open in the U.S.

To help discover if franchise ownership is right for you there are three questions to grasp the basics of franchising:

  1. What is franchising?
  2. Which form of franchising is right for me?
  3. What comes next?

Exploring these subjects will provide the basic information required for you to know if continuing your inquiry into franchising would be beneficial.

If you find you’re still interested in the business ownership opportunity that franchising has to offer take a closer look at a day in the life of a staffing franchise owner. Then visit to learn your next step in exploring our franchising process.

Written by Ashlie Turley

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