The best franchisees will be highly motivated, have a reasonable aptitude for sales, a solid work ethic, and will run the business with honesty and integrity. Ideally we like to find candidates who have some past experience in management, retail or landscaping services but it is not a requirement to have this past experience. The two most important attributes is that you are willing to learn and motivated to succeed.
As a franchisee, you will need to have some basic business related skills such as bookkeeping and basic computer skills. You can do this yourself or hire a bookkeeper or other office related person. Strong phone skills really boil down to enthusiasm and knowledge of your products and services. As in any business, strong people skills is a vital ingredient as well. A franchisee should also have the aptitude, or ability to learn how to operate equipment such as a trailer and loader
Becoming a franchise owner will take some initial investment up front. The following is a chart that showcases the initial investment needed to open your own Split Rail Fence Store, including costs on the low and high ends.
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