Starting out as a Franchise

Franchise opportunities are a great way to improve your lifestyle and be your own boss of a successful business. However this needs to be set up, and you need to find the right franchise for you. Read more about how to identify the franchise that best suits your needs, and how to get through those opening months.



Franchise opportunities where you can open multiple locations

Franchise opportunities where you can open multiple locations

by Justin McDonell |Master Franchisor|Anytime Fitness

At Anytime Fitness over half of the franchisees are multi-unit owners. In this article we talk to Justin McDonnell, Master Franchisor for Anytime Fitness Australia, on how to be a successful multi-unit owner and how to select the franchise opportunities that will be the easiest to leverage and become a multi-unit owner. Justin launched Anytime Fitness in Australia in 2008, and since that time it has been one of the fastest growing brands with over 200 clubs opened in a short four years.

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There are two sides of the coin in examining franchise opportunities

There are two sides of the coin in examining franchise opportunities

by Stephen Spitz | Director | Xpresso Delight

When looking at franchises, it is important to consider the franchise and how it suits you as an individual. Director Stephen Spitz discusses some of the questions that prospective franchisees should consider asking the franchise, and themselves.

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Look for sustainable growth in franchises for sale

Look for sustainable growth in franchises for sale

by Nigel Miller | Managing Director | Plus Fitness

When looking at franchises for sale, it is important to consider whether the growth of the franchise system is sustainable, particularly with fast-growing franchises whose growth rate may be masking other issues.

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Stepping out of your comfort zone and into a franchise business

Stepping out of your comfort zone and into a franchise business

by Stephen Spitz | Director | Xpresso Delight

Are you ready to change? If you've never been in business for yourself you need to be prepared to change and to adopt new behavioural patterns that can make you more successful in a franchise business.

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Franchise Business Opportunities as a Master Franchisee

Franchise Business Opportunities as a Master Franchisee

by Sarah Stowe| Editor | Franchising magazine

Becoming a master franchisee can allow you to play a key role in developing a brand across a region or country and also give you a great opportunity to be financially successful.

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What to Look for in Retail Franchise Opportunities

What to Look for in Retail Franchise Opportunities

by Simon Beaty| Managing Director | Snooze

In this competition filled environment retail franchises must tailor their marketing strategies, stocking strategies and consumer experience to reach and satisfy the modern consumer.

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Succeed at the Basics when Reviewing Franchises for Sale

Succeed at the Basics when Reviewing Franchises for Sale

by Andrew McKay| General Manager | Signwave

Franchises for sale differ in the degree of mentoring, guidance, and accountability that are provided to franchisees. Our Top Franchise research on franchising demonstrates that these factors play a major role in determining whether a franchise business is likely to be successful. Where present, they help ensure that franchisees stay focused on the day to day tasks that will best ensure the success of their businesses.

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What to Look for in Franchises for Sale, Part 1

What to Look for in Franchises for Sale, Part 1

by Steve Strangward| Franchisee of the Year | Kwik Ko

A franchisor's support system plays a major role in determining whether its franchisees will be successful, and the best franchises in Australia support their franchisees in many different ways.

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What to Look for in Franchises for Sale, Part 2

What to Look for in Franchises for Sale, Part 2

by Steve Strangward| Franchisee of the Year | Kwik Ko

A franchisor’s business model plays a major role in determining whether its franchisees will be successful. As a franchisee, to successfully implement the business model you will need to effectively harness the human resources available to you.

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The Top Franchise Opportunities; what it takes to be the best

The Top Franchise Opportunities; what it takes to be the best

by Joe Sirianni| Executive Director | Smartline

When researching potential franchise opportunities, look for those with a sustainable business model. The right business model is key to making money in a sustainable manner.

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Fast growing franchise business opportunities: a checklist for potential franchisees

Fast growing franchise business opportunities: a checklist for potential franchisees

by David Ciantar| General Manager | Anytime Fitness

When new franchisees join a franchise group that has less than 20 sites, there is always the instance where they will question the franchise system. On the other hand, these people can also be the biggest assets in terms of growth. They can easily be considered as “Pioneers” and drive system growth to a new level.

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Franchise business opportunities that give clear direction on business basics

Franchise business opportunities that give clear direction on business basics

by James Child| Managing Director | Wet-seal

When evaluating franchise opportunities, potential franchisees should also carefully evaluate the comprehensiveness of the franchise training program and its ability to provide you with a list of dos and don'ts to run your franchise business in a compliant and successful way.

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Getting your hands on affordable franchise opportunities

Getting your hands on affordable franchise opportunities

by Dion Santamaria| CEO | Towncars Networks Australia

Buying your own franchise business could be a wise long-term investment but finding the start-up capital to turn your ambitions into a reality may prove to be more difficult than you think. Thankfully, finding a franchise opportunity that requires a low start-up cost presents a viable option, with many franchise opportunities offering low start up costs.

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Are you a good match for franchise opportunities?

Are you a good match for franchise opportunities?

by Todd Matea| Recruitment Manager | Smartline

Australia is the most franchised nation per capita in the world. With more than 1,000 franchise systems in the country there are plenty of franchise opportunities up for grabs, but what does it take to be a good franchisee?

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Questions to ask when considering buying a franchise business

Questions to ask when considering buying a franchise business

by Geoff Elias| General Manager | Muzz Buzz

Muzz Buzz General Manager Operations Geoff Elias has had plenty of experience in retail franchising throughout his career, and has prepared a list of the right questions for potential franchisees to ask, when considering the purchase of a retail franchise business.

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