If you want to own your business but dont want to start from scratch, maybe buying into a franchise is the right choice for you! Franchising can be a great way to get started in small business without taking the huge risk of founding and building a company on your own. But before you jump in theres plenty you need to know in order to make sure you do it right.Franchising For Dummies, Second Edition gives you all the inside insight and smart advice to make sure you pick the right investment opportunity and make the most of it. Written by one of the nations leading franchise consultants and by the late Dave Thomas, founder of Wendys International, this fun, friendly guide is packed with guidance from top industry professionals. Packed with practical resources you need to succeed, this handy guide will help you:Pick the perfect franchise opportunity for youFind an ideal locationRaise the capital you need to launch your franchiseManage daily business operationsUnderstand complex legal issuesWork and communicate with your franchisor and other franchiseesRead and understand a Uniform Franchise Offering CircularExpand your business and buy new franchisesFull of handy resourcesincluding sample forms and agreements and a listing of available government resourcesFranchising For Dummies, Second Edition is a great way to discover a great franchising opportunity, get started, and achieve your dream of small business success and independence.Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.