Written by
Matt Frentheway

Using a Franchise Consultant: Step-by-Step

Deciding to buy a franchise is a huge step. It's an adventure filled with opportunities.

But let's face it, there are also complexities, a maze of options, and real risks.

That's where franchise consultants step in. If you're eyeing the franchise world, I'm here to share how franchise consultants can make your journey smoother, more efficient, and tailored to your aspirations.

The Cost? Absolutely Zero

Yes, you read that right. Working with me won't cost you a penny. I earn through a finder’s fee once you sign with a franchise, aligning my success with yours. This model motivates me to match you with a franchise that fits your goals like a glove.

Your First Step: The Discovery Call

It all starts with a 15-minute call. This isn't just any call. It's your opportunity to dig deep into your consultant's experience, both their wins and lessons learned. I will also gauge your fit for the franchising world and outline what lies ahead, ensuring clarity and mutual confidence from the get-go.

Understanding Your Vision

Next up is a confidential questionnaire. This 30-minute investment allows your consultant to grasp your financial landscape, investment timeline, and aspirations. This step is crucial for narrowing down the sea of franchise opportunities to those that align with your unique profile.

Deep Dive Consultation

Now, for the heart of the process: a 90-minute consultation. This can be face-to-face or via videoconferencing, where your goals and dreams take center stage. It's a deep dive into what you truly seek from franchising, covering everything from financing to industry preferences. This session lays the groundwork for identifying franchises that resonate with your vision.

The Power of Evaluation

The magic happens here. With just two hours of your time, you receive a curated list of franchise options. This saves you weeks, if not months, of research and vetting.

My insider knowledge and unbiased advice are invaluable, giving you a clear, customized path to follow.

Selection: Take Your Time

This phase is all you. Armed with your tailored list, you'll weigh your options, delve into further research, and align your financial plans. Your consultant remains your guide, ready to answer questions and provide resources, ensuring you're equipped to make an informed decision.

Signing: Crossing the T's

During the signing phase, due diligence takes center stage, usually spanning 2-4 weeks. If a visit to the franchise headquarters or a discovery day is on the cards, remember it's a two-way evaluation.

Navigating the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and any negotiations is where your consultant proves invaluable, ensuring your interests are protected and your questions answered.

Beyond the Signature: Ongoing Support

Even after the franchise is yours, I remain your advisor, at no extra charge.

I'm here for you, from operational advice to expansion strategies.


Ready to start your franchise adventure with a guiding expert at no cost?

Your journey begins with a simple 15-minute call.

Don't let the complexities of franchising deter you. With the right consultant, your franchise dreams are within reach.

Schedule your first call today.

Matt Frentheway

As a successful franchisee and entrepreneur, I can help you find the best opportunity to realize your dream of being a profitable franchise owner. Using my proven process as a franchise consultant, we’ll define your goals, narrow the field, and select the best franchisor for you to achieve financial freedom.