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The Benefits of B2B Franchises

By: Bill Bradley

 

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There are a lot of reasons to consider investing in a business-to-business (B2B) franchise opportunity. B2B franchises allow their owners to build strong relationships with other local businesses who depend on the goods or services of B2B franchises to keep their consumer-focused operations up and running. Read on to discover some of the benefits of owing a B2B franchise.

B2B Franchises Are Essential

Our economy depends on the functioning of businesses. That’s why many B2B franchises have the “essential” designation. This means that no matter what, your B2B franchise will be able to continue its operations. Not only does this allow you to continuously contribute to your community but owning a B2B franchise means you will be able to provide for yourself and your family, even when the world becomes a little unpredictable.

The COVID-19 pandemic taught us all the importance of businesses we can depend on when so much of our normal world is inaccessible. B2B franchises are crucial in making sure the businesses that keep us going are able to operate. Security franchises, cleaning franchises and lawn care franchises are just a few examples of B2B franchise models that are also essential businesses.

You Can Target a Larger Market

Many of the franchise opportunities offered by America’s Best Franchises are both B2B franchises and B2C (business-to-consumer) franchises. You have the opportunity to make the most of a larger targeted market when you choose to franchise with a brand that is also a B2B franchise. As you explore America’s Best Franchises, we encourage you to consider brands that give you the biggest opportunity to make a splash in your local market.

As the owner of a B2B franchise, you will build strong relationships with other businesses in your community; if your franchise is also B2C, you will get to flex your sales skills with customers, too. The more businesses and people you can connect with, the more your business will grow and thrive. Choosing a franchise brand that gives you the opportunity to target an expanded market is a way to invest in yourself and your sales skills.

B2B Franchises Are Less Susceptible to Changing Trends

Simply put, customers can be fickle. And as trends change, it can be hard for individual franchises to keep up with what’s popular and what their customers want. This problem can be frustrating, but it is less of an issue for B2B franchises. The needs and desires of businesses are slower to change. When businesses are your main customers, you know what to expect because a business will have the same goals, mission and operations from day-to-day, quarter-to-quarter or even year-to-year.

The owners of B2B spend less time trying to anticipate customer trends or industry upsets and more time focused on their clients and growing their businesses. If you are looking for a franchise opportunity that is less susceptible to changing trends, a B2B franchise could be the perfect business model for you and your business goals.

 

Published: February 2, 2021
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Source: Reprinted with permission of America's Best Franchises

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Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley is founding member and CEO of America’s Best Franchises, LLC.  Bill founded three financial services firms, Ocean Shores Ventures, Denali International and William Bradley Enterprises. In addition, to launching America’s Best Franchises in 2005, Bill orchestrated approximately 20 private equity transactions in excess of $31 million, and launched five specific purpose private equity partnerships.

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