Overall, franchising is seen by many, as a simple way to go into business for the very first time. But with franchising, there is still no guarantee of success, same as with a start-up. The same principles of good management such as hard work, time management, informed decision making, having enough investment capital, and servicing your customers will all still apply. But the good news is, the franchise advantages such as 24/7 support, training, and having an already established reputation will be there from the beginning. Keep all of this in mind as you explore your options.