Learn about the franchise you are considering. Gain a wealth of knowledge.
1. Google the franchisor's name. Is anyone else using the name or a name confusingly similiar?
2. Google the franchisor's officers and managers listed in the Franchise Disclosure Document. Get to know the franchisor as well as the officers and managers.
3. Google the products and services that franchise business offers. Know your competition.
4. Go to your local online yellow pages and see the competitors in your area.
5. Go to the BBB website, search for franchisee business results.