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Franchise Business Plan

An essential part of any franchise is its business plan. Whether you are asking a family member for a loan or your local bank for financing, both will most likely want to review your business plan.

Should I Create a Business Plan for My Franchise?
Creating a business plan will not only help you receive financing, it will also become your guideline for success. Every business should have a business plan. You should think of your business plan as a roadmap to success.

How to Write a Business Plan for Your Franchise
Once you decide to purchase a franchise, it will be necessary to prepare a business plan, not only for funding purposes, but also as a guideline for running the business successfully.

SBA - Free Online Course on How to Prepare a Business Plan
The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers a free online course on how to prepare a business plan.

Small Business Administration - Business Plan Help
The Small Business Administration offers many tips to help you write a business plan for your business or franchise.

Business Plan Software - Palo Alto Business Plan Pro Software
Need help writing your franchise business plan? Business Plan Pro is software that creates your business plan. It also includes a business planning package that will help you improve and grow your business or franchise.

The Complete Franchise Business Plan
What's the big difference between a traditional start-up business plan and a start-up franchise plan?

Five Areas to Evaluate before Buying a Franchise
Franchising is not for everyone, nor is every franchise opportunity equal. Before you jump on the franchising bandwagon, consider these 5 areas.

Franchise Business Plan Writers
Creating a business plan yourself may be very challenging and time-consuming, especially while starting up your new franchise.

Multi-Unit Developers
Multi-Unit Franchisee, Area Developer, Area Representative, Master Franchisee, Franchise Brokers, Field Consultants

Start-Up Costs: determining your initial franchise investment
Buying a Franchise, New Franchisees, Franchise Costs, Business Investments, Start-Up Costs, Cost of Franchise, Business Plan, Business Financing

How Much Does a Franchise Cost?
Each franchise has its own financial requirements, but there are some common costs that all franchisees will have. Learn where to find the information.

How to Understand a Franchisors Financial Performance Representation
Understanding the importance and limitations of Financial Performance Representations when evaluating a franchise investment

For Franchisees
Essential information for those considering buying a franchise, and for new franchisees.

Thinking Long-Term when Selecting a Franchise
What to ask when selecting a franchise about the franchisor's support for re-selling your franchise in the future

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