You may have heard that you should find a franchise that you can be passionate about. Something that you love and will have no problem putting your heart and soul into. But how many different options are there really? Some people may only think of fast-food chains when they think about franchising. But there are a lot more options.
Franchising Categories (Click the links to see where these types of franchises rank in the Franchise 500):
Travel/Lodging Franchises: Do you enjoy traveling, seeing new places or seeing others smile while on the vacation of their dreams? Then this type of franchise may be for you! These include franchises such as travel agencies, cruise planners, hotels and motels!
Automotive franchises: Are you good at working on cars? Or do you like fixing things with your hands? You might want to look into franchises that focus on automobiles. There are a lot of them! (Think Jiffy Lube, AAMCO, Meineke, etc.)
Food/restaurant options: Not only are there the well-known fast-food franchises, but there are also full-service restaurants (like Denny’s or Golden Corral) and Retail Food franchises (Such as Honey Baked Ham).
Personal Service Franchises: This category consists of gyms, home cleaning companies, spa centers, senior care services and many more.
Retail Store Franchises: Have you ever wanted to own your own gas station, hardware store or clothing shop? A retail franchise might be something you want to look into.
Business Services Franchises: This is a wide-open category that includes any franchise that helps other business be successful. A few examples are H&R Block, The UPS Store, printing companies, etc.
As you can see, you have many options when trying to decide if franchising is right for you. With so many options, it really isn’t that hard to find something you can be passionate about. Enjoy the search!