Opening a franchise means putting up a substantial amount of money in the beginning. However, the brand name and popularity of the brand will help you find clients a little more quickly than you would opening your own business.
Going It Alone
Going it alone can be tough in a different way. Although less expensive, you will be putting in a lot of sweat equity, going to businesses around town and letting them know about your business and what you do.
No matter what you choose, you will be giving a significant amount of time or money or both to opening your own business. Look at your finances and your motivation to decide which route is best for you. Learn more by reading the entire article (link above).
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