What is a Franchise Consultant & How Can They Help?
If you’re interested in learning about investing in a franchise or ready to buy one, a quality franchise consultant can help assess your readiness, provide advice and help you find the franchise that best meets your goals.
In simple terms – a franchise consultant is a good deal! In this day and age, everyone wants a large sum of money to provide coaching or consulting services. The franchise consultants at FranNet provide consulting, educational resources and professional references free of charge to help you through that first decision of whether or not to buy a franchise to the final closing of the deal. They know the business inside and out so can save you an enormous amount of time and help you avoid mistakes. FranNet consultants also vet franchise opportunities to make sure the opportunities they send your way are quality organizations.
“Buying a franchise can be intimidating all by yourself but with the help of a consultant to walk you through it each step of the way, it’s much easier,” said Merri Cronk, owner of FranNet Central, West Texas & the Rio Grande Valley. “We also find that franchisees who take advantage of our consulting services have a much higher success rate.”
So what can you expect from a FranNet franchise consultant? When you first contact FranNet, a consultant will meet with you to assess your situation and answer questions. If investing in a franchise seems to be the right choice for you, the consultant will walk you through the process of finding a good match and working out the deal. To get more details on how that matching process works, read our article, “How we help.”
When you meet with a FranNet consultant, here is a list of questions they can help you answer:
- How much does it cost to buy a franchise?
- How much money can I make?
- Is franchise ownership a good fit for me?
- Do I need industry experience?
- Should I buy a traditional business or a franchise?
- Which is the best franchise to buy?
- How do I make sure the franchise deal is favorable?
- How do a I manage the legal aspects of a franchise deal and business structure?
- How should I structure my business?
- Are other franchisees in the area competition for me?
- How can I tell if the market is saturated?
In summary, taking advantage of a franchise consultant is smart strategy and will increase the level of your success.
To get started with FranNet’s no-cost consulting services, contact us by filling out this form.