Monthly Archives: August 2023

31 08, 2023

What Makes a Great Leader?

2023-08-31T12:18:37-04:00August 31st, 2023|Tags: , , , |

This summer I had the good fortunate to hit episode 1,000 with the Social Geek Podcast. Many episodes over the past 14 years have featured entrepreneurs and franchising professionals talking about leadership. So, I thought it might be fun to talk to some of the best in the business about leadership. By Jack Monson


31 08, 2023

Communication Isn’t Always About Words

2023-08-31T12:03:52-04:00August 31st, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Communication extends far beyond words. Some of the most important methods of communication encompass gestures, facial expressions, body language and even silence. As salespeople, we need to understand nuances of nonverbal cues, which will significantly enhance our ability to communicate effectively and build stronger relationships. By Nancy Friedman


31 08, 2023

FranServe’s Magical Convention

2023-08-31T11:50:56-04:00August 31st, 2023|Tags: , , , , |

From July 9 through 12, the Walt Disney World Yacht Club Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, came alive with hundreds of FranServe Affiliate Franchise Consultants, franchisors and special guests for the annual FranServe Convention and Expo. By Nancy E. Williams


31 08, 2023

Blue Kangaroo Packoutz: The White Knight Who Comes to the Rescue

2023-08-31T11:19:48-04:00August 31st, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Since 2021, Blue Kangaroo Packoutz has revolutionized the cleaning and restoration services industry. When a homeowner or business experiences significant damage as a result of fire, water or mold, the contents of a room or building need to be removed. By Nancy E. Williams


31 08, 2023

Global Financial Training Program: Solid Business Opportunity, Quick Path to Earnings

2023-08-31T11:15:54-04:00August 31st, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Global Financial Training Program teaches its students how to secure commercial loans for businesses that have been turned down by banks. Unlike a franchise, the program is a lucrative business opportunity with a one-time investment of $19,950. There are no royalties, territories, overhead or additional fees. By Patty Horansky


31 08, 2023

Tint World® adds another location to home state with Pembroke Pines

2023-08-31T10:12:37-04:00August 31st, 2023|Tags: , , , , |

The new store, serving drivers throughout southern Broward County, takes the National Automotive Styling Centers™ franchise’s total number of Florida locations to 22. 

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. — Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, announces the opening of its 22nd location in the company’s home state of Florida.

Tint World Pembroke Pines, owned by Jeff Beauplan and John Blakley, will further expand access to the company’s premium automotive aftermarket accessories and services in southern Broward County and the Fort Lauderdale area. These products and services include automotive paint protection film, industry-leading window-tint solutions, wheels and tires, audio and video packages, custom lighting, detailing, and more.

“John and I are college friends who graduated together and have always shared similar interests and a determination to succeed,” Beauplan said. “We’ve worked hard building our careers in technical fields, and it was time to pursue our entrepreneurial interests as well. With countless franchise options to choose from, Tint World stood out to us as the clear answer for ownership, combining a proven business model with an exciting brand and culture.”

“Their world-class training, processes and marketing make it intuitive to get started, and the products and services they offer meet and exceed the demands of everyday drivers and automotive enthusiasts alike,” added Blakley.

Beauplan and Blakley are software and chemical engineers by trade, respectively, and spotted Tint World as a lucrative investment while researching franchise options.

“John and Jeff are impressive, driven young men and a perfect match for our brand at Tint World,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World. “Combining their experience and skill sets with our proven franchise systems and processes is delivering an immediate impact and is a recipe for sustained growth. When you look at what they’ve accomplished so far, there’s no doubt in our mind that their store will succeed and become a staple for drivers throughout the Pembroke Pines area.”

Tint World Pembroke Pines, located at 6941 SW 196th Ave #13-16, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33332, serves the Pembroke PinesWestonMiramar, and Fort Lauderdale communities. To book an appointment, request a quote, or find out more about the store and its products and services, call (954) 385-0049 or visit

Tint World Automotive Styling Centers offer sales and installation of auto accessories, mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, custom wheels and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, detailing services, nano ceramic coatings, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide.

About Tint World® 

Founded in 1982, Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ is America’s largest and fastest-growing automotive accessories and window tinting international franchise, specializing in window tinting, protective films, vehicle wraps, audio and electronics, security systems, car and truck accessories, wheels and tires, detailing and ceramic coating, and installation services.

Tint World® Mobile Services™ include marine, residential, and commercial window tinting films, solar films, decorative films, safety and security films, and protective ceramic coatings. Tint World® has locations in the United StatesCanadaSaudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, with master franchise opportunities available worldwide. To find out more, please visit or

30 08, 2023

Island Fin Poké: The Island Way

2023-08-30T15:41:54-04:00August 30th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Island Fin Poké Co. is leading the way with its implementation of a new high-tech training platform for franchisees and staff. “We’re converting all of our training to e-learning and virtual reality,” announced President and CEO Mark Setterington. “This is a game changer.” By Cindy Charette


30 08, 2023

Mr. Transmission/Milex: The Family Behind the Brand

2023-08-30T15:35:20-04:00August 30th, 2023|Tags: , , |

The family culture created by the Moran family began when Dennis and Cele Moran purchased Mr. Transmission in 1990 and entered the franchising world. Barbara Moran Goodrich, a co-founder, continued her family’s illustrious legacy when she was named president of the brand in 1999 when Dennis became ill. Moran-Goodrich purchased the company from her parents in 2010 and now serves as chairwoman and CEO of Moran Family of Brands. By Cindy Charette