Frequently Asked Questions
When you are considering whether a Franchise is for you it is likely that you will have lots of questions about the opportunity, how it works and whether it is for you.
We have lots of Blog Posts which address some of those issues and below are a list of some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have other questions then don’t hesitate to contact us.
What Is A Franchise?
A franchise is a type of license that a party (franchisee) acquires to allow them to have access to a business’s (the franchiser) proprietary knowledge, processes and trademarks in order to allow the party to sell a product or provide a service under the business’s name.
What Do I Get When I Purchase A Franchise?
When you purchase a Pet Sitters Ireland Franchise you are purchasing a turnkey operation.
You will receive the following:
- Operations and Training Manuals
- Marketing Materials
- Booking System
- Payment Gateway
- Onsite 1 to 1 Training
- Ongoing support to grow your business
- Office support for enquiries and bookings
How Much Will The Franchise Cost Me?
The Cost of Pet Sitters Ireland Franchise varies depending on size and location.
Will I Automatically Get Any Business In The Franchise Area I Purchase?
If there are already clients in the area you purchase then these will automatically become part of your business from Day 1.
Every booking for that area that comes through the website or Freephone number will be directed to you.
Is Owning A Franchise Like Having A Job?
No, when you purchase a Franchise you are purchasing your own business. A business that you operate on a daily basis. You will receive the full support of Pet Sitters Ireland, but you are responsible for the success of your business.
If you are looking for a job you maybe be more suited to working for a Franchise owner as a Pet Sitter or Dog Walker.
What Will I Have To Do Once I Own A Franchise?
Once you start your Franchise you will be responsible for marketing the business to Pet Owners in your area. A full marketing plan is made available to you along with a marketing materials starter pack. You will also receive 1 to 1 training to ensure you are comfortable talking to people about your business.
You should be committed to daily marketing activity to grow your business and ensure a steady stream of new clients.
Franchisees are given the tools and support to carry out these tasks but are ultimately responsible for their own business and success of it.
What If Another Franchise Opens In My Area?
When you purchase a Franchise from Pet Sitters Ireland you are purchasing an exclusive territory that you operate in. No other Pet Sitters Ireland Franchisee will work in that area.
Is A Franchise Right For Me?
A Franchise is a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to start their own business but doesn’t want to do it on their own. Instead they want the support of the Franchisor. They are enthusiastic, hardworking and have a desire to succeed in their own business.