Today I had a discussion with another attorney about the the pros and cons of franchising.  We determined that while many business owners may think they want to franchise, it is often not the best alternative for their business.  If you are interested in the topic you may want to check out this article on whether you should sell franchises or build a chain of company-owned locations.  It is worth the read.

You may also want to read my article on 12 things to consider before franchising your business.