San Angelo Standard Times:

There seems to be many well-known businesses opening in San Angelo over the past few years.

Some are franchises we have seen in other areas of Texas. Potential small business owners who have always dreamed of being self-employed are sometimes unsure where to begin. Many have found buying a franchise provides them with a lower risk opportunity to sell familiar products and services.

The franchiser typically assists the business owner with training on how to run the business properly. Since franchises have a tested business model, they can be more likely than other startups to survive. However, no business venture comes with a 100 percent guarantee of success.

The franchiser also helps with finding a suitable location as well as support throughout the business relationship. They may provide all the equipment, supplies and marketing materials to get the business up and running. Read more.