Follow the steps to select a franchise. You can choose your franchise in a few days and be open for business in a few weeks! Talk with your franchise consultant. Don’t put off till tomorrow what you can do today!

  1. Introductory Call with Trish – find out about your interests and qualifications
  2. Fill out the Interest Questionnaire – start thinking about your business
  3. Consultation call – dive deeper into your skills, experiences, and goals.
  4. Determine financing – talk with one of our trusted financial advisors to learn about funding
  5. Trish will narrow your options to two or three and check territory availability
  6. Presentation of options – exciting franchise opportunities that meet your goals.
  7. Set up introductory call with franchisors
  8. Talk with the franchisors and follow their steps – each franchise has their own unique process for franchisees
  9. Conduct Due Diligence – talk with current franchisees, learn about what it’s like to run the business day-to-day
  10. Attend discovery day.
  11. Make your choice. Comparing options helps you choose.
  12. Open your new business!

If you stay on top of your game and follow your franchise consultant’s information and guidance you can choose your franchise quickly. The sooner you make a choice, the sooner you can be in business. Working with a consultant will be much easier than going it alone. Make sure you get all your questions answered, all your ducks in a row, and GO FOR IT!

What are you waiting for?


Trish Benedik is an author, franchise/business consultant, and small business advocate. She enjoys walking her dogs, swimming, vintage markets, and camping. In the past, Trish owned and competed on several horses, lived on a 40 acre farm, and taught business courses. She finds inspiration from her family, quotes from famous business people, and small business owners everywhere.