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What should Your Main Priorities be as a Franchisee? 

Opting to become a franchise can be an extremely attractive prospect when considering entering into the world of business. Starting your own independent company can seem intimidating, so having the support from and reputation of a known brand from the word go can help to ease a lot of the anxieties involved in such a risky venture. However, this route, despite being the easier option, does not come without its difficulties. Here, we break down the main priorities when it comes to opening a franchise, to help you decide whether this could be a realistic goal for you.

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What Will Customers Expect from Your Franchise Post Pandemic?

It can be difficult to predict how the many challenges posed by the recent and recurring pandemic will affect your franchise, when you’re finally able to return to normal business. Perhaps you’re already there or maybe you’ve taken the first few tentative steps towards getting back to normal, or you could be biding your time until the path seems completely risk free. The frustration of taking a step forward, just to move backwards once again can feel like too much to handle. 

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How Could Social Media Benefit Your Franchise?

We’ve already talked about how to handle the most current and pressing concern facing most businesses; the COVID 19 pandemic, but it’s also important to be ahead of the curve no matter what challenges you’re facing, and always be thinking about future opportunities. If you’re just starting out in the world of franchises, it can be difficult to know how to make your own mark and lead the way when it comes to the progression of the brand as a whole, so we’re here to tell you how social media can be a great first step. Social media can be daunting but it really is where the future lies for businesses, so let’s consider how you can use these platforms, particularly LinkedIn and Twitter, to your advantage as a franchisee.

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The Major Challenges Facing Franchises 

There is so much advice for franchisees out there, from help to make their initial decision on whether or not to enter into this kind of business relationship, to how to overcome the multitude of challenges they might face throughout their business journey. However, we believe there should be advice available to franchise owners considering allowing others to open new branches of their  business. This decision can be just as difficult, so we’re here to point out a few of the challenges you could face as as franchisor, to help you to make an educated decision on what could be a very lucrative venture. 

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What is Outsourcing and Why Should Mechanics Give it some Serious Thought?

You may or may not have heard of outsourcing before but in a nutshell, it is a really handy option available to businesses which allows them to benefit from the help of a third party body of staff on a temporary (or permanent), and affordable basis. Sounds good doesn’t it, but the truth is that not enough businesses are making the most of this lucrative alternative to the traditional business model. There are some businesses which are particularly suited to it too, for example, there are a multitude of benefits that a mechanic could gain from outsourcing to a communications provider. Let’s take this example and explain exactly what these benefits might be.

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