It’s no surprise that many people considering opening a business of their own turn to franchising as there are a number of advantages to joining this industry. The main benefit of becoming a franchisee is that the business has an established product. In franchising, someone has already done the work of developing and establishing a viable business system. Rookie mistakes have already been ironed out. Another large benefit of franchising is the brand. The branding of a franchise serve as an advantage before and after you invest. Familiarity can help you develop a customer base because of potential patrons through a pre-existing knowledge of what to expect from that brand.