5 business services franchises under $100k

By Nick Hall | 02 Jan 2020 View comments

Want to grab a brilliant opportunity at a budget price? Believe it or not, there are a wealth of franchises under $100k, and many of them are in the booming business services sector.

Catering to business clients and organisations often involves travel or remote work. This can include working from home, or via new technology implementations such as cloud-based operation.

The lack of physical premise is a huge boom for those who have an entrepreneurial spirit, but not the financial capacity to realise it.

If you want to be your own boss on a budget, check out these five business services franchises under $100k.

1. FocalPoint Australia

A world-leader in professional business coaching and training, FocalPoint has amassed a global network of successful entrepreneurs.

Using programs developed by business expert Brian Tracy over 35 years of research, franchisees assist business owners in their chosen operation.

The total investment comes in at just $89,950 and has an ongoing royalty fee of $11,000 in the first year, with a compounding monthly fee.

The model best suits a career corporate, or business worker that has experience in executive positions.

2. InXpress Australia

Global shipping business InXpress has built a solid reputation across the distribution sector, over 20 years of successful franchise growth. Here in Australia, the brand recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary on the local market.

The franchise provides an easy to use software platform that helps small to medium businesses easily book their domestic and global shipments online whilst providing them with local support.

A franchise will set you back $64,950 plus GST, and that includes a five-year agreement term, with an addition five-year option.

No previous experience is necessary as full training is provided, however a passion to succeed in sales and build a successful business is a definite advantage.

3. Appliance Tagging Services Pty Ltd

Workplace safety operation Appliance Tagging Services is one of the most innovative and specialised operations in our business services franchises under $100k list.

The flexible model provides franchisees with access to a national client base, plus expert technical and business support, with all invoicing and administration done by head office.

Franchisees visit workplaces to complete electrical safety assessments, as well as testing and reporting management systems in accordance with Australian and New Zealand standards.

The investment cost is a meagre $57,000 plus GST (excluding fire training and licensing), with the model requiring no prior experience, just a passion for safety and a commitment to your business.

4. Fastway Couriers/Aramex

Established in New Zealand in 1983, Fastway Couriers has become a trusted name in the distribution and transport services sector.

The iconic courier was bought by global logistics giant Aramex in 2016, official rebranding the entire Australian fleet in July this year.

Under the new ownership, franchisees are now backed by a global giant in the distribution industry, greatly improving the chain’s already stellar support. Partners received ongoing development in operations, sales and marketing to help them grow their business.

Fastway Couriers/Aramex franchise will cost you $24,990, making it one of the most affordable opportunities in this business services franchises under $100k list.

5. Computer Troubleshooters

Got a way with computers? Know a little bit more about IT than just turning it off and on again? Computer Troubleshooters might be the business for you.

The IT specialists provide tailored solutions for business and homes to help them navigate the evolving digital world.

Many of the brand’s franchisees are former IT workers from corporate backgrounds looking to get into business for themselves. The best part is Computer Troubleshooters’ revenue is mainly derived from IT support services driven by labour with add on sales of hardware and software, meaning that investment fees are outrageously low.

The upfront fee is just $22,700 (ex GST) which also includes a $4,000 startup fund exclusively for marketing your business.

Business services franchises under $100k

Bagging a bargain business opportunity is the dream of many aspiring entrepreneurs, but they can often be hard to find. If you are considering a franchise, but don’t have the funds to secure a multi-million dollar site, try stretching your search outside the food and fitness arena.

Business services franchises are a great way to utilise your previous business experience and contact list to develop a new venture.