February 2023 Issue – Digital Articles

February 2023 Issue – Digital Articles2023-01-30T16:42:15-05:00


Mr. Transmission/Milex: Support Strategies That Drive Results

Whether consumers need basic maintenance or emergency repairs for their cars, they often look for a trustworthy auto repair facility. For over six decades, Mr. Transmission/Milex has worked carefully to uphold its gilded reputation for reliable maintenance and repairs. By Heidi Lubrani


Franchisee of the Month: Kevin Koz, N-Compass TV

After a rewarding career in the Marine Corps, it was important for Kevin Koz to find a career that aligned with his family’s needs. During his search, Koz set up specific alerts for jobs and business opportunities that fit his criteria. When an alert for N-Compass TV popped up, he was intrigued by the flexibility of the job and how it would fit the needs of his wife’s salon and clothing businesses. By Elice Morgenson


Floor Coverings International: Bringing the Showroom to Homes

When Bianca Petri was introduced to Floor Coverings International, it was love at first call. Originally from Romania, Petri and her family had recently immigrated to the United States after a stint in Canada. Petri previously worked a myriad of careers, from high school teacher to real estate salesperson, but felt something was missing. By Sarah Lindauer


Aussie Pet Mobile: A Scalable Mobile Concept With Unmatched Support

Aussie Pet Mobile was founded in 1996 in Sydney, Australia, to satisfy the demand for mobile grooming services in and around Sydney. The success was immediate, as most cat and dog owners will tell you that taking their pet to the groomer can be time-consuming and stressful – both for the owner and their pet. By Nancy E. Williams


Clozetivity: Positivity Leads to Franchise Success

As his name suggests, almost everything Leo Goldberger touches turns to, you guessed it, gold. Goldberger’s first foray into franchising began with The Patch Boys, a drywall patching service that he grew to 100-plus locations in under five years and sold to the BELFOR Franchising Group in 2020. By Lizzy Yeserski


Wize Computing Academy: A Clear Mission Leads to a Profitable Model

Ninety percent of parents want their children to study computer science according to Geekedu, yet the majority of schools don’t teach computing skills. While computing jobs are the top source of new wages in the U.S., there are more openings than qualified workers to fill them. By Sarah Lindauer


Global Financial Training Program: A Lucrative Business That Can be Run Anywhere

It is rare to find a profitable business model that allows you to run your business how and where you would like. Students of Global Financial Training Program learn the ins and outs of the commercial loan business and can do just that upon completion of the course. By Kelsi Trinidad


Signworld: Strong Sales in a Growing Industry

The demand from corporate customers to find a professional sign company is at an all-time high. Signs are an essential component of every business’s communication strategy, and Signworld provides a variety of options, including exterior illuminated signs, lobby signs, wayfinding signs and even signs that share a holiday message. By Sarah Lindauer


Paul Davis Restoration: Building a Legacy While Helping Those in Need

The Clifton family has operated multiple businesses together before, but so far, their Paul Davis Restoration franchise has been the most fulfilling. The family had vacationed on Florida’s Emerald Coast for years, so opening a shop in Panama City Beach felt right. By Lizzy Yeserski



NEXClean: The Truth About Work Ethic

If a franchisor suggests that your job as a franchisee will be “effortless” or “without challenges,” you might want to question their business model. While established brands provide invaluable tools and ongoing support, it’s important to remember that effort is needed to turn those resources into results. By Brianna Bohn


TheOfficeSquad: A One-stop Shop

After starting a bookkeeping firm from her Nevada home in 2001, Dida Clifton soon realized her clients needed much more than bookkeeping support, and TheOfficeSquad was born. Clifton, CEO and founder of the B2B business, describes it as something of “a virtual office on steroids.” By Cindy Charette


International Franchise Association: Helping Black Community Members to Prosper

The Black Franchise Leadership Council (BFLC) has been part of the International Franchise Association (IFA) since February 2021. As an integral part of The IFA’s Diversity Institute, BFLC is showing strong leadership in assisting black franchisors and franchisees in succeeding in owning their own business through franchising. By Rose Mango


The Stanwood Group Launches Lobster Roll Sensation La La Lobster

Whenever Frederick and Nicole Rabena’s son, Cole, visited the Jersey Shore, he’d often buy overpriced lobster rolls that fell short of the quality that was advertised. With decades of experience in the restaurant management industry, the Rabenas knew they could do better. By Brianna Bohn


FranServe: Helping Others Become Business Owners – From Home

Are you a good listener? Are you passionate about helping others fulfill their goals and dreams? Do you hate commuting to an office and want to spend more time with your family? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you might make a great FranServe Affiliate Franchise Consultant. By Nancy E. Williams


Shop Talk

Legal: Top of the Class

As a franchise attorney, I have witnessed some clients go from a few locations to hundreds in a surprisingly short amount of time. All of them have strong brand name, great unit economics and solid systems, but the primary factor that seems to set them apart is the quality of teaching, advice and coaching the franchisor furnishes to its franchisees. By Tom Spadea


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