If customers can’t find it, it doesn’t exist. Clearly list and describe the services you offer. Also, be sure to showcase a premium service.:
Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.
Consultants are available to help you answer your questions about your franchise, including advertising, meeting with franchise applicants, and working with your franchisees, as all aspects of franchising are included in our support program. You will receive Consulting and franchise support with your purchase and this can be extended beyond the completion of your consulting
Have you opened a new location, redesigned your store, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it for yourself, let people know.
Franchise my company's contacts with chambers of commerce, local government leaders, and a methodical and proven process for applying to be a franchisor has been our success. Our global reach from South America and other countries, we can help you fine you as a franchisee.
Franchising is regulated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to protect both the Franchisor against unscrupulous franchisees’ and to protect franchisees against being duped by unscrupulous Franchisors. Some states require registration and approval, some just require filing. As a Franchisor, there are requirements regarding the issuing of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) to prospective franchisees.
The simple FTC definition of a franchise is:
Expanding on this, the FTC states the following: A franchise is a business covered by Federal Trade Commission Franchise Rule.
1. Two types of continuing commercial relationships are defined as a "franchise" and, thus, are covered by the FTC Franchise Rule.
a. Franchise (business format or product format)―three (3) elements:
b. Significant Control or Assistance.
The FTC Franchise Rule Interpretive Guides sets forth nine examples of significant types of controls and five examples of significant promises of assistance over the franchisee's entire method of operation.
Significant Types of Control:
In addition to the above listed elements―the presence of any of which would suggest the existence of "significant control or assistance" the following additional elements will, to a lesser extent, be considered when determining whether "significant" control or assistance is present in a relationship:
A requirement that a franchisee service or repair a product (except warranty work);