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I want to open a franchise; however I have very very little net worth and I really don't know where to begin W

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If you're considering a franchise business and are potentially looking for a business partner, you can check out, a web portal to find US business partners for franchises. You can register and post for free. Good luck.

Apr 25, 2013
William A. Price
Business Lawyer
DuPage County, IL

Make sure you can afford the franchise fee plus a full year's costs of operation (check the disclosure documents and current operators for probable costs), either on your own, or in loans and capital you could raise, before you decide to buy any given franchise. There are over 6,000 systems offering franchises in the US, and a lot of brokers selling same. Try working in one for three months before even thinking about buying a unit. Also think about industries where you have management experience and some advisor or family or other business support network possibilities. SBA statistics indicate franchises succeed (and fail) at about the same rate as stand-alone businesses. If you're ready to operate a business, and can raise the capital, you should be ready to bid for one or more units in a franchise system.

Hope this helps,

Bill Price

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Nov 5, 2011
Joe and Sandy Camp

Give us a call Joe has many years of experience in franchises. I am sure we could help you find the right fit.

Oct 4, 2011
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We have ab SMS/text message mobile marketing company we built and have just decided it is bettr service by someone with franchise/license experience Stateside to launch and roll out. Online interface, all proprietary software, recurring subscription business model and work with all major wireless carriers. Contact me direct if interested and I can provide further details -

Oct 3, 2011
Laurie Pollock
Sr. Franchise Consultant
Lake County, IL

I would be happy to talk with you about your interest in opening a franchise. I am an experienced, professional franchise consultant and offer a free service for people exploring franchise ownership.
Feel free to call me at 1.800.818.9929 or email me:

Sep 21, 2011