Helpful Resources for Your Franchise Exploration Journey

When you’re investigating whether or not franchising is right for you, FranNet would like to be your primary resource. If you’ll allow it, we can act as the hub on your entrepreneurial wheel of knowledge, with spokes extending in many directions—all designed to provide you with free resources and avenues.
First and foremost, as a member organization of the nonprofit International Franchise Association (IFA), we’re keen to point out the list of resources available on their website. Divided into impactful subject matter, a cursory review of resource topics will both sharpen your knowledge and bring the art of franchising into clear focus. Here’s a sampling of their offerings:
 
Research Reports
Once a year, the IFA produces a Franchise Business Outlook (most recent is January 2018)
Specially prepared for the IFA (and IFA Foundation) by IHS Markit Economics, the findings provide the latest business and economic forecast for franchising at both a national and state level. Furthermore, the report contains what we’d refer to as industry-specific data.
 
Publications
Franchising World – the official magazine of the International Franchise Association, which publishes each month.
 
Roadmap to Success – Hey, not to toot our own horn, but—aw heck, we’re going to do it anyway. If you aren’t already aware, we have a booklet for you to read. It’s designed to kickstart your own entrepreneurial journey and it culminates in a meeting with a qualified FranNet representative who both lives and works in your area. Did we mention it was free? Download here.
 
More Than Just French Fries – FranNet’s free e-book is also an Amazon bestseller. What’s it about, you ask? Well, we found 15 different business thought leaders who were kind enough to share their own insights on what franchising success looks like. And in the end, it was more than just french fries.
The e-book is also loaded with expert insights from our very own FranNet business consultants, all of whom specialize in helping people to become their own boss. Download here.
 
Our Consultations
For over three decades, FranNet has been committed to becoming the number one franchise consultant in the marketplace today. And we’ve done it by adhering to some strict standards of care for our prospective franchisees. Take our consultations. They are always no-cost, no-obligation to you. That’s right. You won’t pay a dime for our expert advice. All you need to do is pick up the phone or fill out an online form to be contacted by one of our qualified FranNet consultants. If you live in Nashville, you’ll be hearing from a representative in the Nashville area. If you live in Buffalo, you’ll hear from a representative in the Buffalo area. Many of our consultants not only have previous business ownership experience, but also have been—or are still—franchisees themselves.
 
We want nothing more than for you to experience the FranNet difference. In today’s blog edition, we compiled a list of free resources designed to help you get the ball rolling on your own entrepreneurial venture. But of all these free resources, nothing has more value than a face to face sit down with us.
Give us a try and you’ll see what we mean.
 
Let’s chat! There’s a local FranNet consultant right in your market who knows that market inside and out – knows the personality of the market – knows the competitive landscape. FranNet has a great track record of assisting individuals on their path to entrepreneurship, and one of our franchise experts would love to provide you with guidance free of charge. Sound like something you might be interested in? Get started here and find your local consultant right away!

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