Franchising Advices

Books on Franchising

You don’t need to „reinvent the wheel” and start a company from the very beginning when someone has already figured out the working business model! That's what franchising is all about!

Learning all the necessary information about franchising, will help you make a final decision on whether or not to try your hand at it.

Here you can find a number of worth reading franchise books, each with a short resume, that can help you.



1. The Educated Franchisee: The How-To Book for Choosing a Winning Franchise, 2nd Edition, Rick Bisio



2. Franchise Bible: How to Buy a Franchise or Franchise Your Own Business, Erwin J. Keup and Peter E. Keup



3. Become a Franchise Owner! : The Start-Up Guide to Lowering Risk, Making Money, and Owning What you Do, Joel Libava


4. Franchising & Licensing: Two Powerful Ways to Grow Your Business in Any Economy, Andrew J. Sherman


5. The Franchise Handbook: A Complete Guide to All Aspects of Buying, Selling or Investing in a Franchise, Atlantic Publishing Co


6. Grow Smart, Risk Less: A Low-Capital Path to Multiplying Your Business Through Franchising, Shelly Sun


7. Grow to Greatness: How to build a world-class franchise system faster, Steve Olson


8. So You Want to Franchise Your Business, Harold Kestenbaum, Adina M. Genn


9. Street Smart Franchising, Joe Matthews, Don DeBolt, and Deb Percival


10. Franchising for Dummies, Michael Seid and Dave Thomas






11. Buying a franchise - Highway to Business Success, free online book

12. Tips and Traps When Buying a Franchise, Mary Tomzack


13. Franchise Fraud: How to Protect Yourself, Robert Purvin & Robert L. Purvin Jr.


14. Achieving Wealth Through Franchising (Streetwise Series), Robert T. Justis, William Slater Vincent


15. Five Pennies: Ten Rules to Successfully Build a Franchise Mega-Brand and Maximize System Profits, CFE, Lonnie Helgerson


16. Franchising from the Inside Out, Ed Texeira



17. Global Franchising Operations Management: Cases in International and Emerging Markets Operations, Ilan Alon


18. Franchising 101: The Complete Guide to Evaluating, Buying and Growing Your Franchise Business,  Association of Small Business Development Centers and Ann Dugan

19. The Franchise E-Factor, Greg Nathan