Finding legitimate home-based franchise opportunities can seem overwhelming at first. After all, there are so many opportunities, and it seems like there are so many promises.
So, how do you find the right opportunity so that you can run a successful franchise from home?
You have to know what you’re looking for!
When it comes to finding the right franchisor, you need a company that will:
- Give you plenty of support
You will need help and guidance to get your franchise up and running. You’ll need a franchisor that can work quickly to get you the equipment and the information you need to move forward. After all, you’ll be expected to follow your franchisor’s rules and business protocols, so you’ll need the right tools to do it.
- Give you ongoing training
As you move forward with your business, there are going to be new developments and new products that you will need to know about. A good franchisor will keep you updated on the most current information – whether it’s through an online course or through a live training session at your home office.
- Treat your home-based franchise just like any other
Working from home doesn’t make you less of a professional. In fact, you may even be able to get more done without the distractions that come with a traditional office! In order to see the most success, you will need a franchisor who takes every franchisee seriously – not just the ones that go out and rent office space.
Once you have selected the right franchisor to do business with, you can enjoy all of the benefits that come with running a home-based franchise, like:
- The convenience of working from home
When you work from home, there is no commute, no need to fill up your car’s gas tank once a week, and no need to wear a business suit. You can simply get to work in a way that’s most comfortable for you – and, ultimately, most productive. You’d be amazed at how a little bit of flexibility can change your entire attitude!
- The ability to save money
Working from home means not having to pay for office space – meaning your start-up costs will be significantly lower than traditional office-based franchises. With all of that money that you’re saving, you can afford to hire more employees, or simply keep the money for yourself and turn a bigger profit!
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About the Author:
Lesley D’Arcy – As a Franchise Recruitment Manager at Mortgage Choice, Lesley D’Arcy is responsible for recruiting franchisees to greenfield (new) franchise opportunities . Her career in franchise recruitment spans over 15 years where she has worked with many major franchise brands. Lesley has a wealth of experience in recruitment of franchisees and builds on this experience by unearthing and developing the latest and most innovative ways to help franchisors build their networks. This experience has given her the skills to become an expert in the field of franchise recruitment, excelling in lead generation, screening, qualifying and selling to prospective franchisees.