Frequently Asked Questions for Fulcrum Franchise Development
The franchising process can be confusing, which is why we work to help you navigate the process. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about working with the franchising professionals at Fulcrum Franchise Development.
What is Fulcrum Franchise Development, LLC?
We are a full franchise consulting firm located in Oconomowoc, WI. We have extensive knowledge and experience in the franchising industry, helping us provide you with expert consultation and insight.
What do franchise consultants do?
Among the thousands of franchise opportunities available to you as an entrepreneur, it can be difficult to determine which option is best for you. Our experienced franchise consultants can help narrow down your options based on your goals, strengths, weaknesses, experience, and market.
Why are your services free?
Franchises we represent pay us to assist them in the development and growth of their businesses. That means we can provide our quality services free to you! We never put any pressure on you to franchise with one of the businesses we represent.
Which franchises do you represent?
At Fulcrum Franchise Development, we represent more than 400 of today’s top franchise opportunities from a wide array of industries. With so many options, we can help you find the best franchise for your goals.
What is the process of working with a franchise professional?
At Fulcrum Franchise Development, we strive to make the franchising process simple and straightforward. We’ll conduct an initial interview to gather information on your goals, strengths, weaknesses, investment range, and more. We then utilize that information to select ideal franchises for you and assist you in researching the opportunity.
Do franchise consultants use aggressive sales tactics?
No. Our franchise consultants at Fulcrum Franchise Development are invested in finding strong matches between entrepreneurs and franchise opportunities. It’s not about “selling” a franchise so much as it is about fostering a mutual discovery process. Aggressively selling a franchise can lead to failure for both the franchisee and franchisor.
Does it cost more to buy a franchise using a franchise consultant?
No. Franchise fees are typically set across the board, meaning you’ll pay the same fee as anyone else, regardless of how you’re introduced to the franchisor. We can also often save our clients thousands of dollars in area development and master franchise deals through negotiations.