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Linda M. Belford

Market President


About Linda M.


Have you dreamed of owning your own business? Should you start your own business, or take advantage of the franchise opportunities in the Greater Orlando area? With so many franchises for sale, which one is right for you?

As a FranNet consultant and seasoned business owner, I can help answer your questions. Whether you’re interested in an initial consultation to determine if franchise ownership is right for you, or you’re ready to purchase a franchise business, I can provide the valuable information and advice you need to feel truly confident in your decision.  

Our proven model will help you identify specific franchises that best match your interests, goals, lifestyle, and resources. Through our unique profiling assessment, I can help you feel more comfortable that you are making a well-informed and wise decision. FranNet has helped thousands of people like yourself start a franchise and achieve their dream of business ownership. I am looking forward to doing the same for you! 

The best part? Our services are FREE, WITH NO OBLIGATION! Begin the process of owning your own franchise by contacting me. 




Linda is the Owner/Principal Consultant of FranNet of Greater Orlando. She has owned a highly successful 'Top 100' retail franchise and a consulting franchise, and is the founder/ past Executive VP of a major franchisee organization. In this later role, she was an active member in the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) , and was instrumental in helping the CFA reach its 'Universal Franchisee Bill of Rights' endorsement goal. 

Linda has more than 30 years of management and business experience - including IT analyst and program director positions at a major mid-west medical center, as well as owner of an independent consulting firm. She has demonstrated long-term success in best practice strategic planning, fiscal management, brand development/marketing, accreditation, compliance, continuous quality improvement, and industry specific coaching. 

Linda has held several executive leadership positions in numerous national/ statewide professional associations, and non-profit organizations. She has also received accolades and awards for her business success, as well as her volunteer work locally and internationally. She is also a Certified SCORE Volunteer Mentor.

She is a native Michigander, and currently splits her time between her residences in Michigan and sunny Florida.  She received bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor and a second master's degree from Michigan State University.

Linda's vast experience, her core values, and her passion for helping others achieve their goal of business ownership uniquely qualify her to help you make the most informed decisions about franchising. She will work with you step-by-step to find the franchise opportunity that is RIGHT for you.

Upcoming Events

  • Lunch & Learn: Scalable Affordable Beauty Franchise

    Are you interested in learning about a fast-growing & category-disrupting franchise concept? Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join our free lunch and learn to learn more about a brand that is revolutionizing …View Event
  • Light Manufacturing Business Opportunity

    Learn about this stable concept with a deep history, yet lots of room for continued expansion. The dramatic rise of business start-ups in Michigan creates even more demand for these …View Event
  • Franchising as a Career, an Investment, or Both

    Learn franchising basics, including the array of categories and investment levels available (starting at around $50K), and how to go about defining your own personal vision. Match that up with …View Event
  • Funding Your Business Start-Up, Business Purchase or Franchise

    So, you have decided to buy or start up a business. GREAT!!  Now, how will you pay for it?  What funding options are available to you? Want to learn more? …View Event


Looking to speak with Linda M. Belford directly? Call 502-530-0143

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