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4 Bona Fide Reasons Why Franchises Are Such a “Thing”

4 bona fide reasons why franchises are such a
(Pictured: a retail shopping center in Ohio featuring several franchises)

Franchises have been a “thing” for years. And they will be for a long time to come.

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First of all, almost everyone knows the story about Ray Kroc and McDonald’s.

Secondly, there’s the attraction of the business model itself.

In essence, for a cost of $75,000-$150,000 (on the low-end), a would-be entrepreneur* can buy a business that comes with branding, business systems, marketing/advertising templates, and an entire network of like-minded owners who all want the same thing:

A Generous Slice of The American Dream

*I use the word “entrepreneur” loosely. Here’s why

So, would you like a slice?

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Tip: Make sure you do a net worth statement before you look for a franchise.



Why are you interested in a franchise? And why now?

What is it about franchising that excites you?

Why are you willing (maybe) to invest your hard-earned money into a business of your own?

To clarify, why are you prepared to take on some risk?


Wait. I Know Why Franchises Are Such a “Thing.”

  1. I know why you’re willing to look at .
  2. I know exactly why franchises are a thing.

Just watch this video to find out what the other reasons are…to see why franchises are a “thing.”

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I'm The Franchise King®, Joel Libava. I help prospective franchise owners avoid bank account emptying mistakes.
For 23 years, I’ve been showing people how to make smart, informed decisions on franchises to buy, and I can help you, too!
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