Become a Franchise Owner! by Joel Libava
The Start-Up Guide to Lowering Risk, Making Money, and Owning What you Do

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The definitive A-to-Z guide to researching, selecting, and starting a viable franchise business

With more and more professionals looking for alternatives to traditional corporate employment, Become a Franchise Owner! informs would-be franchise owners of the joys and perils of purchasing a franchise. Authored by a trusted, feisty, tell-it-how-it-is independent franchise industry insider, this book offers straightforward, step-by-step tips and advice on how to properly (and carefully) research and select a franchise business.

Get tips on how to locate information about franchises, current industry trends, interviews with franchisors, and hot franchise opportunities.Offers a self-evaluation to discover if you are "franchise material"Describes how to choose the right franchise for your specific situationLists the 40 crucial questions to ask current franchise owners

Owning a franchise isn't for everyone; in fact, as Joel Libava says, "it's really not for most people." But if it is for you, this book can guide you in starting your own successful franchise business.

 

About Joel Libava

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Joel Libava, widely known as The Franchise King®, helps unlock entrepreneurs from the shackles of a typical 9-to-5 routine to become successful franchise owners, through his advisory services, media appearances, blog, and self-produced videos.His Franchise King blog was named one of the 75 Best Business Blogs of 2010 by Business Pundit. He is a member of Jim Blasingame's Brain Trust®, the largest collection of small business experts in the world, and was named "The Franchise Expert in Residence" for the award-winning Small Business Trends website. He assisted the team at Guy Kawasaki's Alltop.com in assembling a franchising webpage, featuring top franchise industry blogs/resources, and he contributes articles about franchising to the award-winning Open Forum by American Express website, as well as for the Community section of the U.S. Small Business Administration's website, SBA.gov.
 
Published November 3, 2011 by Wiley. 293 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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It is much better to spend $21.95 (retail price) for this book and worse-case scenario find out that franchising is not for you than to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on a franchise opportunity that is not for you (think that sounds dumb you'd be amazed at the number of people that purcha...

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Small Business Trends

By the time you get to chapter 6, you will not only know if franchising is a good business model for you, but you will also know more about franchising than most of the people who have ever bought a franchise knew at the time they bought it.

Dec 24 2011 | Read Full Review of Become a Franchise Owner!: Th...

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