A franchise is an excellent option for people in many situations, especially a first-time business person. For an entrepreneur who is unfamiliar with both the business mechanics and either the product or service being offered, franchising can be extremely beneficial.

Many independent businesses are unsuccessful because they are run by individuals who are inexperienced in either or both of these two key business aspects. Since a franchise offers a proven track record, the considerable uncertainty that would otherwise exist is removed and a franchisee can make smarter business decisions. Franchisees benefit from the franchise’s goodwill, information, training, guidance, purchasing power and support.