May 2024 Issue – Digital Articles

May 2024 Issue – Digital Articles2024-04-29T14:04:06-04:00


Best Option Restoration: A Restoration Business Built for Franchisees

Best Option Restoration has made a name for itself in water-damage restoration since its founding in 2016. The company was designed as a franchise model from its start. Founder Nick-Anthony Zamucen was able to use his past business experience in founding companies to anticipate growth and create a business model that didn’t need to be remodeled into a franchise opportunity. By Kelsi Trinidad


360 Tour Designs: Tag-Teaming Their Way to Success

After a career in the automotive industry, Gary Noll was ready for change. He received an opportunity from an old classmate to open a 360 Tour Designs™ franchise. Founded in 2009 and franchised a decade later, 360 Tour Designs began as a real estate photography company to help agents sell their residential listings faster. By Kelsi Trinidad


LIME Painting: Faith, Family, Patriotism & Prosperity

LIME Painting is a values-based franchise that provides luxury painting, coating and surface restoration, but it’s also giving back to the community. The company is accomplishing this through its LIME Light Outreach initiative, which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support for its community. By Nancy E. Williams


Tint World: The Power To Help Others

Craig Nangle has been a true car enthusiast his entire life, spending his career in the automotive industry. At the beginning of his career in the 1990s, he owned a repair shop, and Nangle eventually retired as an executive at Nissan in 2022. After working his way up, he felt it was time to get back to doing what he loved most: customizing cars. By Kelsi Trinidad


Ace Handyman Services: A Culture of Excellence & Expertise

At the heart of Ace Handyman Services® lies a culture rooted in commitment, professionalism and community that not only drives its success but also distinguishes it in the highly competitive home improvement industry. Ace Handyman Services brings to life the values of the well-known and trusted Ace Hardware brand, emphasizing customer satisfaction and high-quality service delivered by incredibly skilled tradesmen. By Rose Mango



Oliver’s Nannies: Uncapped Opportunities and Unmatched Support

Being reliable, supportive and flexible are just a few of the core values that set Oliver’s Nannies apart from other child care providers. In a child care market that’s worth close to $100 billion, this brand is an attractive offer for aspiring entrepreneurs looking to make a difference in the lives of families across the country. By Shelby Green


Grimaldi’s® Coal Brick Oven Pizzeria: The Authentic Taste of New York City

When thinking about the famous Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, it’s only natural to want a slice from Grimaldi’s® Coal Brick Oven Pizzeria. Utilizing a 100-year-old pizza-making tradition, the brand’s first location opened in DUMBO, down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass. Since then, the pizzeria has made a name for itself not only by boasting one of the absolute best views of the Brooklyn Bridge but also by making quintessential New York City pizza. By Kelsi Trinidad


Bazooka Charlie’s Barber Co.: Competing With the Best

If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur looking to enter a fun, people-focused industry, owning a Bazooka Charlie’s Barber Co. might be the ideal business venture for you. With hair and overall appearance being a core part of people’s identity, launching a business in the barbershop industry offers stability and protection from the ever-evolving dynamics of other potential entrepreneurship opportunities. By Shelby Green


Floor Coverings International: Evolving Into a Premier Brand

Floor Coverings International® is on a mission to become the most well-known residential flooring brand in North America. According to Albert Hermans, vice president of franchise development, the brand is coming into the year off a strong 2023 with over 250 franchises operating. Floor Coverings International has a goal of 300 owners by the end of this year and 400 by 2025. By Patty Horansky


One You Love® Homecare: A Year of Rapid Growth

From companion and personal care to 24/7 live-in care, One You Love® Homecare strives to provide world-class services to keep seniors happy and safe in their own homes. Through a flexible and evolving model built around a unique technology offering, this brand ensures that patients’ needs are met with the highest level of expertise and compassion. By Shelby Green


Paul Davis Restoration: An Untraditional Rise to Ownership

Shelly Koelper was looking for a new start when she found an opening for finance and management at the Paul Davis Restoration location in Northeast Indiana. She decided to apply to the position as well as two other banking jobs in the area, knowing her future would be best suited in the finance space. While Koelper ended up with job offers from all three positions, Paul Davis Restoration offered her the change and challenge she wanted.  By Kelsi Trinidad


FranServe: Building Successful Remote Teams

Feedough, a top-ranking startup website, defines remote teams as: “A group of people working together from different locations but in collaboration to reach the same goal.” When it comes to the FranServe, Inc. leadership and the FranServe organization, no truer words could be spoken.  By Nancy E. Williams


American Business Credit: Interest Rates: Yikes!

At American Business Credit we pride ourselves on getting our clients the best rates the market and their credit profile allows. Clients currently looking for funding for their new franchise or expansion of an existing business are quite surprised at the “new normal” for interest rates. Many ask: “Is this the right time to start a business?” By Chris Fuller


Shop Talk

LEGAL: Measured Growth Wins

Most new franchisors spend a tremendous amount of time, money and energy on how to sign up the greatest number of franchisees in the shortest amount of time. Everyone wants to get into high gear right out of the gate. Starvation is one of the biggest fears and motivators for a new franchisor who has just spent months or even years and perhaps well over $100,000 to launch their franchise system. By Tom Spadea


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