Franchise Should I Buy?
a Franchise a Good Decision?
Make Money …Or Lose My Investment?
you're thinking about buying a franchise, you need answers to these and a
lot more questions. But where can you get the answers? More
importantly, where can you find unbiased help from a resource that doesn't
promote or sell franchises? Your answers are here:
Franchise Buyer's Manual
step-by-step guide to making the best franchise choice for you
Endorsed by The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers
The Franchise Buyer's Manual teaches you how to cut
through the hype and get factual answers to critical questions like these:
right for you
Why do some
franchisees fail -- and how can you avoid the pitfalls
How to get
information the franchise sales people won't tell you
How much money
are you really likely to make
.. And that's
just the tip of the iceberg.
"This book would have
saved me a lot of time and money in my franchise
endeavors. It should be required reading for any
prospective franchisee! "
Dutchess County, NY
To Making the
Best Franchise Choice For You
Buying a franchise can be a great way to get started in your own business.
But, buying a franchise doesn't guarantee success.
Some franchise concepts never catch on and others don't make enough money because of competition or low profit margins.
How do you get the kind of information
must have to avoid making the wrong franchise choice?
Uncover Important Facts
Before You Buy A Franchise!
I'm Ed Teixeira, the owner of
FranchiseKnowHow.com. I have 33 years of experience in the franchise industry and I know the industry inside and out. During my career,
I've been a franchisee and I've also been an executive for large, international franchise companies.
I know from
personal experience what characteristics successful franchisees and franchisors have in common, and what factors frequently lead to failure.
With tens of thousands or hundreds of
thousands of dollars at stake, you can't afford to fly by the seat of your
pants at any step in the process when you’re buying a franchise. That's why
I've packed The Franchise Buyer's Manual with specific tools and tips you
can use to ferret out important information.
Franchise Buyer's Manual is a great comprehensive source
for all you need to know and a lot of what you don't
know about the investigation and ownership of a
franchise, including whether owning a franchise business
is right for you."
owner of two different franchises
- Why you must perform your own due diligence on a
franchise opportunity and how to do it.
- 30 critical questions you need to get answered by
How to estimate the return on your franchise investment
- What top franchise attorneys have to say about key
sections in the FDDs
- What you need to know about buying an existing
franchise resale instead of purchasing a new franchise
- What the dangers may be if you invest in a franchise
that's just getting started (and what the benefits are, too.)
What pitfalls could lead to your financial ruin.
- How to negotiate the franchise agreement -- which
terms in the agreement may be negotiable and which probably aren’t
... And a whole lot more.
"Franchisees will garner
invaluable insight by reading Ed's primer on
franchising. It is a practical, well written guide to
the "what, when, and how" of franchising. I highly
recommend this educational tool to anyone interested in
We've Made Data Collection
and Analysis Easier
We've included a number of forms and
checklists in The Franchise Buyer's Manual. In addition to including them in
PDF format in the manual, we've included a links to many of these documents in Word format
to make them convenient to use. (The link is at the end of the Table of
Contents). We've included several ready-to-use Excel spreadsheets as well.
Here's a list of the Word and
Personal financial profile and balance sheet
- Personal skills inventory form
- An Excel form
for creating a franchise projected income
- A checklist for matching your skills to franchise requirements
- Break Even and
Return on Investment Calculators
- A form to record franchisees' answers to important questions
- A sample Franchise Disclosure Document
Additional Bonuses Included
In addition to all the information and tools mentioned above,
I've included several bonuses with the book, as well. You'll get:
- The FranchiseKnowHow.com special report on franchising and the health care industry
- A short presentation by Ed Teixeira on how to evaluate a startup franchise
- An MP3 (audio) file with information from Janet Attard (of BusinessKnowHow.com) that you need to know before you a buy any business
- Another MP3 file with networking tips and strategies from Janet that will help you to promote your new franchise
Order the Franchise Buyer's
For your convenience. The Franchise Buyer's Manual is available
as a downloadable PDF file.