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How do I use your site?

Franchise Direct is a directory of franchises and business opportunities. Our goal is help you connect with franchisors that are seeking investors. The best way to use our site is to narrow down your search.  Choose an industry, a location and investment level you’re conformable with and explore your options.


Is it safe to invest in the companies on your site?

We provide basic information about the companies on our site. It’s advised that you thoroughly research any company before investing to make sure it’s a good fit for all parties involved.


I filled out the form, what happens next?

A representative from the company you chose will contact you via email, phone or direct mail within a few days.


Can I buy a franchise/business from you?

No, we don’t sell franchises/business opportunities. We only provide basic information about the companies.


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What’s the difference between a franchise and business opportunity?

There are several differences that can vary from company to company. Anything from brand names, rules, laws, costs/fees, and support can differ. It’s best to do your research and find out which one is best for you. You can also refer to Franchises vs. Business Opportunities for more information.

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