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Paige Ryan

Franchise Consultant

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Phone: 619-664-4336

WELCOME

We’re excited that you’re interested in finding an ideal business franchise that matches your personal style and financial goals. Whether you’re looking to take your first step into entrepreneurship or you’re a seasoned investor looking to expand your portfolio, we can help!

FranNet has been in the business of franchising for 35 years! Our team of experienced franchise consultants takes a personalized approach to serving you, catering to your specific goals, needs, and investment level. We know starting a new business can be daunting, but we don’t think you should have to do it on your own. We’ll be your guide through the process and the best part? Our services are at no cost to you.

Together we will identify your strengths, goals, and how much money you’re looking to make. We partner with hundreds of hand-selected brands to ensure that they are the highest quality so you can be confident that you’re investing in the right future.

Of course, our first goal is education. We’re here to help - even if you don’t end up working with us. When you’re ready, let’s talk. Thanks for considering FranNet!

Our free assessment and subsequent consultation will provide you with these outcomes:

•You will know the types of businesses that will best fit your income and lifestyle goals.

•You will understand which businesses to avoid.

•You may discover that owning and running a franchise isn't right for you.

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ABOUT PAIGE

As a franchise consultant, Paige's goal is to assist people in finding the ideal business for them so they can truly live the American Dream.

In an article from The Arizona Republic, more than half of working Americans own a business or want to be a business owner, according to a survey done by the University of Phoenix. Reasons why include limited opportunities at their current job and a desire to be more entrepreneurial in their career.

In a separate study, Infusionsoft, surveyed more than 800 small businesses about what motivated them to become business owners. The study found that:

       • Some knew they always wanted to build and run their own business

       • Many were motivated to have a more flexible lifestyle to spend time with family or travel

       • Others wanted to start a family business to pass on to their children

The "American Dream" isn’t dead according to small business owners—65% of whom believe they currently are living it. A new survey of 1,000 small business owners in the United States showed that respondents are focused on helping their businesses thrive—and 71% say that the “new” American dream can be achieved through sacrifice, risk-taking and hard work.

FranNet is one of leading sources for potential owners who use franchising as a way to launch and build a business. Providing an inventory of hundreds of well-vetted brands, FranNet uses a proprietary assessment to match each client with the best business model for them.

Paige's experience working in the medical field of health and wellness created a deep desire in her to help people get better and do better. She has long been interested in guiding people to understand how to live their best lives.

10 Frequently Asked Franchise Questions
FAQs
What is a FranNet Franchise Consultant?

A FranNet franchise consultant is a local, franchise expert to advise you on franchise and business opportunities. Within our group, we have past and present franchisors, franchise executives, franchisees, regional and area developers, and other business professionals.

How Do We Help?

We help you by providing assorted research and information that will help you investigate different franchises to start your own business. We can introduce you to many different franchisors, so rather than having to go from place to place to learn about specific businesses, you can learn the basics about several options all in one spot! This saves you time and money.

FranNet Consultants help save you time and money in several ways: by educating you about franchising, by helping you research your business, by identifying the right structure and strategic mix of the businesses you are interested in, and by introducing you to the franchisors that fit your model.

We’ll encourage you to thoroughly research any franchise that you are investigating, and we’ll even help you find franchise attorneys and other advisors so you can gain more information before you buy. We believe that the more you know, the better the odds are that the choice you make will be a good one. As a result, we stress that you spend the necessary time to research before you buy. Once you’ve bought the business, it’s too late to change your mind.

How Much Do We Cost?

FranNet Consulting Services are 100% Free For Our Clients. Like a real estate agent, we make our commission only if and when a deal closes and are paid by the seller, not you, the buyer.

How Can We Work Together?
  1. Take Our Entrepreneur Readiness Profile
    • Create your free Readiness Profile to evaluate the best business ownership options for you. First, you will complete a personality analysis and an investment range determination. From there, our algorithm can help determine what franchise options in your local market may be best able to meet your goals.
  2. We Will Review Your Readiness Profile
    • Once you have your Entrepreneur Readiness Profile results, you may request a free, no-obligation review session with your local franchise consultant. During this meeting, you can gain more insight into what franchise opportunities may be best for your goals.
  3. We’ll Discuss Your Franchise Options
    • After the review of your Readiness Profile, we work with you to determine what local franchise options may be worth exploring. Your local consultant will present you with a number of options and depending on which ones you are interested in, your consultant will make an introduction.
  4. Introduction To Your Ideal Franchise Brands
    • We will help facilitate those introductions and coach you on the due diligence process. We will also provide guidance on which questions to ask, the Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs), and the tools you can use to rank the franchise opportunities for yourself.
  5. Introduction to Existing Franchisees of the Brands You Like
    • Once you’ve learned more about each franchise opportunity that you are interested in, you will be able to speak with active franchisees in their respective organizations to validate the business, support, and overall success of each opportunity.
  6. Attend a Discovery Day
    • Before making a formal commitment to a franchise opportunity, you will attend a Discovery Day, usually on-site at the corporate headquarters of the specific franchise you’re interested in (In the wake of COVID-19, many franchisors are offering virtual Discovery Days). This Discovery Day is a great opportunity for you to meet the top management team, see their operational facility, and learn more about the day-to-day life of owning a business under their brand.
  7. Making a Final Decision with FranNet By Your Side
    • Once you return from a Discovery Day, you’ll be in a position to decide if that specific franchise is the right fit for you. If it is, we’ll provide the necessary referrals to franchise attorneys, accountants, and funding partners to help complete your franchise due diligence. From there, it is your choice to sign the final franchise agreement and become a franchisee.
Virtual & Live Events

Upcoming National Events

Franchise Spotlight: Create Joyful and Confident Kids with This Low-Investment Opportunity

wednesday, 05/01/2024 at 2:00 pm ET

This dance franchise has become one of the most popular names in children’s enrichment programming over the last two decades. Its mobile franchise model has a low-investment level, and offers a flexible work week. Join us for this free webinar to learn more!

Is Entrepreneurship Your Next Step?

wednesday, 05/08/2024 at 2:00 pm ET

If you’ve been dreaming of becoming your own boss, join us for this free webinar where we’ll answer all of your initial questions on business ownership and franchising basics.

How to Fund Your Business

monday, 05/20/2024 at 12:00 pm ET

If you are considering starting a business, it’s important to learn about all of the funding options available to you. Join us for this informative webinar!

Resources

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Franchise Ownership 101

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Business Ownership Exploration

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Entrepreneur Readiness Profile

Find out your owner profile and see if franchise ownership is right for you. There are 4 sections: values, motivation, work style, and investment tolerance.

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