So, you want to start a business, but feel like you’re running into a brick wall at every turn. Don’t despair, a franchise operation may be just the ticket to help you fill a local market niche. Related: Over 50? Midlife Is The PERFECT Time To Start A Franchise While you pay a franchisor a start-up fee — which usually ranges from $35,000 to $60,000 — you get training, proven systems for profitability, expert marketing, plus ongoing support to help you overcome bumps in the road along the way. Most entrepreneurs who buy a franchise have no experience in that industry. But thanks to the support and training they receive from the franchisor, they can build successful businesses that outperform even established independent competitors.
October 14, 2014