Starting a business involves so many different types of tasks that the business owner, especially in the beginning, has to wear a lot of hats. This is why many people who wish to start a business consider franchising, or purchasing the right to open a branch of an existing business.
Buying into an existent brand that is already successful doesn't eliminate the risks or difficulty of running your own shop, but it certainly limits them a lot. When you do buy into a franchise, keep in mind these critical tips from CorpNet Founder and CEO Nellie Akalp. One of the first questions you have to address is this: when and how should you incorporate as a new franchisee?