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  • Why America’s Swimming Pool Is The Perfect Mentor
    Why America’s Swimming Pool Is The Perfect Mentor During our professional careers, each of us have opportunities to work with great colleagues. Many of which give us the privilege to learn and develop new skills to succeed. This is no different in the world of franchising. Finding a mentor to support you along your journey ... Read Post
  • Step 1: What is Franchising?
    Step 1: What is Franchising? When hearing the term “franchising,” folks might immediately think of McDonald’s or the major sports leagues. Franchising is the broad concept of licensing or selling a brand name to multiple business operators who then retain some profits from those operators, in exchange ... Read Post
  • Step 2: Researching Franchises to Own
    Step 2: Researching Franchises to Own Deciding to buy a franchise could be one of the biggest decisions a person faces when taking the next step in their lives. With such a large commitment, the only constant in the business is you. Finding the right franchise is like anything in life, finding a place where your ... Read Post
  • Step 3: What Will Be Required of Me If I Buy a Franchise?
    Step 3: What Will Be Required of Me If I Buy a Franchise? Buying a franchise can come with huge benefits in the long run, but it is important to consider the requirements that will be placed on you at the start of the business. Before considering the financial duties that are needed to buy a franchise you should think about if you ... Read Post
  • Step 4: Introductory Calls & Meetings with Potential Franchise Markets
    Step 4: Introductory Calls & Meetings with Potential Franchise Markets Franchisors do not award ownership of a franchise to everyone. You must be able to qualify first. Franchisors will be searching for someone who shares their passion for the business and is financially ready to take that next step. As we talked about in Step 3, you must have ... Read Post
  • Step 5: The Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)
    Step 5: The Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) The most important document that is a part of your franchising journey is the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). The FDD was put in place by the Federal Trade Commission Rule. The FTC Rule states that all franchisors must develop an FDD and provide it to all potential ... Read Post
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