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Top Franchises -- How To Find Them - Tips At Finding And Operating A Top Franchise

Dec 3, 2007
There are thousands of franchise opportunities out there in every industry imaginable. If you want to know how to choose the one that's right for you, then read this article. In this article we will discuss how to analyze your personality and experience to determine the top franchises for you, and finally how to choose to franchises with a simple goal method. After reading this article, you'll wisely be able to make a choice from some of the top franchises around.

Currently, you can purchase a franchise for educational training, selling sunglasses, construction, interior decorating, etc. everything you can imagine probably has a franchise available for it. The top franchises are those that perfectly complement your personality. If you have a desire to work from home, then you won't want to purchase a franchise that requires you to travel a lot. On the other hand, if you like to get out and meet new people, then you don't want to purchase a franchise that puts you in isolation.

Also, your experience is a great factor on whether a franchise will be profitable for you. If you're very talented at managing other people, then look at franchises in which you can use your management skills. On the other hand, if you're terrible at motivating others to work, then you're probably going to want to look for something that doesn't involve many employees.

Finally, the best way to choose a franchise is to understand what your goals are for the franchise. How much money do you want to earn in your first year, your fifth year, and tenth year in business? What is your exit strategy for your franchise? Before searching for franchises, you have to know what you want from them. By understanding what your goals are for your franchise, you'll be able to eliminate thousands of franchise opportunities, and easily focus in on the top franchises that are available.

Marketing is a very important factor for franchisees to gain their market share in the beginning of their business. If nobody knows about your business opportunity, it will be hard to gain customers, and that is what makes your business thrive. Franchisor royalties are supposed to help in state-wide and regional advertising efforts for the franchisee. The overall percentage that is used for advertising varies from franchisor to franchisor, but most hover around 3-4%.

It is many experts and analysts beliefs that small business opportunities and independent start-ups fail not because of their product, but because of the lack of their marketing and overall exposure. The result is that the owners file for bankruptcy and close down due them being very discouraged at their results. This is very sad to see, because many of these businesses and the people that are running them have great ideas, just a lack of direction.

In conclusion, the top franchises aren't "one size fits all". They depend upon your personality, experience and goals. By following the advice in this article, you'll be well on your way to choosing the top franchises that are right for you.
About the Author
Roger Morad is the expert columnist and article writer for www.ModernFranchises.com - He is an industry expert that reports daily on franchise opportunities and franchising news.
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