If you want to own a successful business known for taking care of its customers, a business services franchise might be for you. These businesses specialize in a particular service and then offer that service to consumers; types of services can include marketing, shipping products and real estate. You don’t need to feel limited to the types of businesses to choose from in the service industry, and therefore can choose a service-oriented business that’s interesting to you. Allstate Insurance Agency, HomeVestors and Liberty Tax Service are all examples of successful service-oriented businesses.
Franchising a business can be a great way to own a business while working with an established company with a great reputation. Though all businesses come with risks, there is considerably less risk when franchising a business instead of starting your own, simply because a business with good service is likely to already have loyal customers and guidelines already in place, whereas a new business will have to build up a reputation over time and create its own rules and regulations. Once you’ve made the decision to franchise a business, you need to take the time to research different opportunities and to decide what experiences you want (or don’t want) to have as a franchisee.
Franchising a business can be an incredibly successful endeavor, allowing owners to provide valuable services all the while creating and maintaining relationships with their communities. Business services franchises, unlike other types of franchises, have the opportunity to connect directly with local consumers. This connection makes service-oriented businesses incredibly successful and will give business owners insight on what they may need to change and what they’re doing well. Choosing to franchise a service-oriented business has the potential to ultimately lead to great financial success for the business owner and can strengthen communities at the same time.
Sources: https://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2013/02/27/reasons-you-should-buy-a-franchise-and-reasons-you-shouldnt, www.franchise.org/how-do-you-investigate-a-franchise