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How to Know if an IT Franchise Business is NOT For You

IT franchise opportunities may be very How to Know if an IT Franchise Business is NOT For Youtempting to you if you are beginning a new computer business. Joining up with an established brand can help you to “hit the ground running” and you may find valuable support within the franchise structure.

Despite this, it’s possible that an IT franchise business simply isn’t suitable for you, purely based on your personality. Franchise businesses are usually intended to run in a fixed and rigid way that may not suit your working style.

If you can identify the following traits of your personality, joining an IT franchise business may not be for you:

  1. Impulsivity: If you like to go with your heart and instinct when doing business, you may find the rigidity of a franchise model limiting and frustrating.

  2. Individuality: IT franchises are all about branding and market positioning. If you need to feel that you are putting a personal mark on your business, you may not be able to do so under a franchise structure.

  3. Changeability: If you start your OWN computer business, you are free to constantly tweak pricing structures, target markets and ways of doing things. If you think you will feel a constant urge to do such things, you could feel very restricted working as a franchise partner.


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