February 2022 Issue

February 2022 Issue2022-01-31T19:01:52-05:00

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Febuary 2022 Articles


Mosquito Sheriff: A Dedication to the Environment and Franchisee Success

More brands than ever are helping new franchise owners start up their business from a home-based management office. In a mobile-services brand, franchise owners still go to clients to perform services, or their staff go while they manage the entire team’s schedule, get out to network, and complete local marketing efforts. By Dawn Abbamondi


Runningboards Marketing: Recurring Revenue Relieves Ownership Stress

Christopher Page, director of business development for Runningboards Marketing, described the digital-mobile marketing brand in his own words. He said: “Our company gives businesses a unique way to get noticed, driving their message to where people are, and getting ahead of the competition.” By Nancy E. Williams


Complete Pest Solutions: Aiming for Perfection

Aptly named Complete Pest Solutions, this franchise offers the full package. Unlike its competitors, which often offer one line of services, Complete Pest Solutions provides franchisees with vertical income solutions for a variety of pests, rodents, mosquitos, and other wildlife. By Jorgette Krsulic


Global Financial Training Program: A Financial Career That Offers Loan Support to Businesses and Unlimited Lifestyle Flexibility

A career as a financial broker offers many advantages for entrepreneurs looking to open a profitable business while maintaining complete lifestyle flexibility. Global Financial Training Program provides the training and support to embark on a career as a financial broker in the commercial-lending industry, and the brand shares direct access to over 50 lenders. By Elice Morgenson


1-800 Water Damage: Guided By Strong Relationships

As an expert in water-damage restoration and emergency services, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE has been a source of comfort for those impacted by disasters since 1988. The mobile brand, which has a rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars for customer satisfaction according to ReviewTrackers, has cited several reasons for its success. But one stands out above the rest: its ironclad network of support. By Brianna Bohn


Knockout Sports Bar: 2022 Brings Winning Results

Everyone needs a place to kick back, relax and unwind – such as your local bar. But that is the last thing Angelo Park, founder and CEO of Knockout Sports Bar, has been doing. “We are very excited to announce reaching 10 units in the first quarter of the new year, which is a milestone for the franchise concept,” he said. By Heidi Lubrani



Transblue: A Lasting Impact

Known for its commitment to customer satisfaction, Transblue has provided top-of-the-line construction and project management services since 2004. Fifteen years later, the world-class general-contracting brand opened its doors to franchisees, many of whom have found success with the brand’s proven method and valuable vendor relationships with some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. By Brianna Bohn


911 Restoration: Offering a Fresh Start to Customers and Franchise Owners

From building homes in Ecuador to helping those in the Gulf Coast recover from the destruction of Hurricane Ida, 911 Restoration has been a beacon of hope for many. The nationally trusted brand, which specializes in restoring properties impacted by water, mold and fire, has been providing a “Fresh Start” for franchisees and customers alike since 2005. By Brianna Bohn


Encore Salon Suites: Creating a Community

Encore Salon Suites is a franchise concept offering a unique opportunity for franchisees. This passive, semi-absentee ownership style is perfect for someone looking to invest in a recession-proof industry that creates a community of independent hair and beauty professionals. By Jorgette Krsulic


Assisting Hands Home Care: Owner Awarded for Franchise Growth

Stephen Dabbs, owner-operator of the Assisting Hands Home Care serving Forsyth and North Fulton counties in Georgia, was recently honored the franchise’s Growth Award. Winning any award is notable; however, it’s even more impressive when the franchisee has only been in business for two years. By Nancy E. Williams


Shop Talk

My Military Financial Services: Transitioning from Active Duty to Entrepreneurship

Transitioning out of the military to the civilian work force is challenging, especially for those who have spent their entire career inside the armed services. A significant percentage transition into civil service or a government-contractor position because it is an identifiable and easy transition. However, there are those who are looking for something more. By Jon Skroder


Forgotten Customer Service Tips

It appears most of us are familiar with the basics of customer service tips. Say please, say thank you, don’t use ‘no problem’ to replace ‘you’re welcome,’ smile, and the list goes on. I certainly encourage everyone to go back to the basics. They’re always great refreshers and won’t ever go out of style. By Nancy Friedman


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