1. Know the ropes - Lawn & Landscape

    Even though the franchise world comes with a support system, you’ll still need to follow these tips to get the most out of your opportunity.

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    1. There are strict FTC guidelines as to how a franchisor must document their franchise offering.
    2. To successfully franchise your business, someone must have a proven and documented system of operations, an ability to train franchisees on this system and people to help franchisees follow the systems.
    3. Keep in mind that a business plan for a franchisor looks much different than a business plan for solely an operating company.
    4. Often start-up franchisors underestimate the capital needed to embark in franchising.