Can you believe it? Ups and downs? Folks, just because you are purchasing a "proven" model, doesn't mean it is going to be without it's headaches.
Business On Main, a sharp Microsoft small business website, features an article by Eve Tahmincioglu that features two franchise owners discussing their trials and tribulations.
Here's some advice from one franchisee;
"Make sure you really understand what you're committing to," advises McIntosh. "Be prepared to really be immersed — and you'll have to do whatever it takes. You're risking a lot on your endeavor, so you can't do it haphazardly."
So true. Read the entire article.
Research. Research. Research.