7. Remote assistance provided by the franchisor
Another factor that indicates the degree of seriousness of the franchisor to the prospective franchisee (affiliates ), it also identifies remote from assistance after the course is guaranteed to allow the prospective franchisee to operate in total safety. However, at least in our case it goes further assistance is guaranteed not only in the start-up phase, but above all the time in which faults occur, the franchisor is always available with its own remote assistance service.
8. Managerial assistance
Even the assistance of management, provided by the franchisor, in the start-up phase of the business, is a plus that attests to the degree of seriousness of the same franchisor ; namely places utmost importance in this specific phase, in order to avoid all problems that occur at the beginning of this entrepreneurial journey by the same franchisee.
Assistance also commercial, where, as a result, there were no results in line with the expectations of both parties contractually bound ( franchisor – franchisee ), especially when you have to face socio-economic times such as we are currently experiencing.
Here the value and sense of responsibility that allow, for a network like ours, to last.
9. information on operations
Choosing a reliable identification of the franchisor is evaluated by focusing on a few points far from irrelevant:
A. Submit to the prospective franchisee the way in which the services take place and the degree of complexity of these procedures involve procedural, especially in the delicate procedure relating to the collections .
B. Degree of difficulty / ease using the software and equipment necessary to accomplish the same task.
C. Degree of difficulty / ease of automated processes related to accounting and billing purposes.
D. Degree of difficulty / ease of the procedures for obtaining authorizations to operate .
10. Budget Input
This tenth point deserves appropriate attention, sometimes a future franchisee can be found in a rather awkward and uncomfortable, especially when faced with offers that magnify proposals affiliations low investment or, in some cases, even without payment of any entrance fee, beware ! Sometimes these phenomena are the result of chains that have no organization, which is aimed, first, to collect the money without having to care about the success of their business affiliate and business continuity. Phenomena, which now reflect a trend growing steadily increasing.
Therefore it will be important and a prerequisite for the future franchisee, do not dwell on the simple and enticing aspect of low or non-existent investment, as we have seen are quite different are the values that make the difference.