When moving forward with your new franchise purchase you will have peace of mind knowing that the proceeding business concepts have been proven successful by previous companies.
You may consider starting off by forming a committee of trusted advisers. These usually include family and friends and put a plan together with people you love and trust to let the community know your franchise is open. Use your committee to make a list of positive attributes of your company as well as a list of potential pitfalls and envision your companies future and how you will meet your goals and avoid pitfalls. Answer these questions, are your finances allocated for scale ability and growth? What would success look like? Having a positive vision of your future is a great way to start.
You may consider starting off by forming a committee of trusted advisers.
Now its time for hiring a staff. Make sure your team is reliable. Look to other franchises for good hiring practices. Look to the community for average wages and treat your staff like a team.
Make sure you are familiar with modern business practices. Staying relevant and utilizing technology will help you secure future success.
Make sure you can respond to your customer’s needs. You not only work for your Franchise, ultimately you work for your clients and it’s a mutually beneficial relationship. Send out client surveys and put together a system that gets feedback from your client’s input. This has been shown to ensure success. Place yourself in your client’s shoes and make sure you are meeting their expectations. Do whatever is necessary to keep your clients satisfied, they are the reason you are in business.
Capitalize on your brand awareness. Your biggest asset is your brand recognition. Create media kits with your logo and distribute them throughout the community.