Do you dream of one day being your own boss?Do you already own a small business?What if you could buy a formula for small business success?Welcome to the world of franchising -- a business expansion model that involves buying the licence to operate a recognised brand, using a proven and successful operating formula.Discover the benefits, including:ongoing training and support a well-regulated industry and transparent code of conduct a large network of like-minded colleagues defined territories of operation that can reduce competition access to continuous research and development increased buying power and efficiencies of scale.Of course, there are no guarantees -- business is risky. Due diligence in your buying decision is crucial to success. Start your research here -- The Australian Franchising Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the process of becoming a new franchisee. From planning your vision, to choosing your consultants, researching the market and complying with the regulators, Richard Evans covers every base.Why struggle with untested business solutions? Simple, proven methods are available from a recognised and regulated source. Take the first step towards your dream of small business success -- take the time to learn about franchising.