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So You Want A Home Based Franchise?

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You want to have a low overhead franchise. In these tough economic times, it certainly makes sense. Or does it? Could a home based franchise of your own provide that Pot O' Gold?

Most of the time, when I do seminars and classes on franchising, questions are asked concerning home based businesses. Home based businesses cover a broad scope of different business models. Some are legit, most are not. Things like:



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  1. "Stuff Envelopes For Hundred's Of Dollars A Day" -Not
  2. "Make Money On The Internet" -Probably not
  3. "Make And Sell Your Own Line Of Jewelery"-Maybe

Folks, the "businesses" above are not franchises! They are either MLM junk, or "Biz Opps" {Think vending machines, when thinking of what a Biz Opp is. Biz opp is short for Business Opportunity, which are regulated much differently than franchise are. Some are actually pretty good.}

Please don't ask me to define MLM. I will start turning Green. I hate MLM.

Anyway, investing in a home based business may not be what you think it it is. Read what it may consist of, here.

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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!
P.S. I'm not a franchise consultant/broker.

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