Franchise Snapshot – June 2018 Edition

To keep you in the loop about franchising here’s the June 2018 Edition of the Franchise Simply Newsletter

First Things, First

How an ancient tradition shaped a nation's work ethic

It’s amazing how culture can directly influence each of our day-to-day lives. In Norway, their traditions take it a step further by cultivating a positive perspective on looking at work and social responsibilities.

How to Become an Elastic Thinker and Problem Solver

In life, we are all faced with many challenges along the way. Being able to roll with the punches is always a plus when it comes to overcoming our problems and having an elastic mind offers resilience amidst trials. Read on to find out.

How To Franchise My Business Simply (and get it right first time)

Come along and say hello when I present ‘How To Franchise My Business Simply (and getting it right first time)” to the Wynnum Business Lunch on 14th June


Reap the Benefits of a Tax Rebate this Financial Year

June 30th is fast approaching and Franchise Simply is offering a special end of tax year deal on pre-paid Franchise Success Programs*.

Book and pay now, and mention this newsletter, and you will receive a bonus package of a year’s subscription to FranchiseSimplySYSTEM as well as reaping the benefits of a tax rebate this year.*

*The Franchise Success Program will be delivered between 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019!

Ease your tax burden - how to give 66c and get $2 ROI

We believe in giving back, so a percentage of our revenue goes to MicroLoan Foundation Australia helping women start their own business with a microloan.

You can help them too and help yourself because by contributing to their Zimbabwe Appeal an Australian donor will double your contribution to 30 June, turning 66c into $2 worth of benefits. See MicroLoan Foundation to learn more.

Thrilled to announce the release of my latest co-authored book Better Business, Better Life, Better World: The Movement. Special launch price only $3.99. And amazing news, it’s an Amazon best seller already. Please do me a kind favor and post a review to help spread the word. Hard copies will be available next month.

Recent News You Might Enjoy

Major TV program leaps into franchising and shows that the potential of this sector really is unlimited

Ready for a new name in real estate franchising? Fresh from the US, the Better Homes and Gardens license is being introduced to Australia through a master franchise agreement.

Google and Levi’s ‘connected’ jacket will let you know when your Uber is here

Remember Project Jacquard? Two years ago, Google showed off its “connected” jean jacket designed largely for bike commuters who can’t fiddle with their phone. The jacket launched this past fall, in partnership with Levi’s, offering a way for wearers to control music, screen phone calls, and get directions with a tap or brush of the cuff. Now, the jacket adds more functionality for its wearers.

What? More burgers! Interesting to see their value proposition

With the stance that “bacon makes everything better”, Brad Sommers from Californian chain Carl’s Jr. is enthusiastic about the quality meat the chain produces, and the healthy options for customers who prefer not to indulge.

Let’s publish some good news

Balance in the franchise equation – ‘it’s simply not true’ say the franchisees.

If you understand the sector you know that there’s a very strong positive side – and it’s a shame the Fairfax press can’t see to publish it.

So You Want to Get Into Franchising?

Advice to help you know what franchising is all about and why it's right for your business

Before you invest in a food franchise in a food centre, read this

Shopping centres are taking on a new look as the balance of tenancies shifts under pressure from the continuing evolution of online shopping.

The working capital you need for your franchise

When you buy your franchise and start trading, you’ll need to have some funds to help you through the first weeks and months of business.

How to avoid a scam franchise

There is an abundance of franchise opportunities in Australia but along with a rise of franchise systems comes a rise in franchise scams.

Cash to fund your franchise program

Try searching these sites for activities you’re looking to achieve with your business, such as research and development, trade, innovation or employment. You may also find assistance in the form of grants, low-interest loans, tax and tariff concessions and much more.

You may be pleasantly surprised!

Some Tips and Insights You May Find of Value

What's driving the auto repairs market

Keen potential business owners with a penchant for hands-on work and a passion for all things auto will be considering the opportunities in the car servicing and repairs industry.

It’s a sector that’s seen the 23,000 plus companies achieve an estimated $1bn profit in the 2017-18 period, according to analysis firm IBISWorld.

The Future of Work - How Amazon Incentivizes its Employee Base to Expand their Skills

Heard the news? Amazon has more than 100 million Prime members now, a milestone CEO Jeff Bezos announced last month in his annual letter to shareholders. That missive includes another detail that’s received comparatively less attention: A program Amazon calls Career Choice, an initiative it launched in 2012, has now benefited more than 16,000 associates, according to the company.

Something You Might Want to Read

Spectrum Analysis - Datapaks Available Online

Investing in a business can be one of the largest investments, and biggest risks of your life. Going in uninformed makes no sense when for a very small amount of money, you can be looking at the type of information you need to make the decision, and have a reasonable discussion with the Leasing Agent if you are going into a Shopping Centre.

Here's the latest copy of Franchise New Zealand

Get the latest tips and tricks on how to start or run your own franchise from this great magazine. It’s worth a browse through!

For Your Diary

Our next Kickstart Franchise Weekend Workshop is on June 16th & 17th and the next is on the 8th and 9th of September. If you’ve not attended one yet make sure you attend this one. IT’S A MUST! See what members Kevin Scrimshaw, National Drones, Melbourne and Simon & Sandra Allars, Soothe Mobile Massage, Melbourne had to say. And remember, these workshops are internationally accredited and include points towards the FCA’s CFE program.

The Franchise Simply team are taking a well-earned break from 21st December until 8th January and we wish you all a wonderful Christmas break and a hugely successful year ahead.

I hope you enjoyed this.

Remember to drop into the Franchise Radio Show area of our website where you can find a great selection of our interviews, with new ones being added regularly. And don’t forget you can speed up the replay with Enounce ‘MySpeed’. Incidentally, our members get exclusive access to 75+ of these and 1:1 mentoring with me and our team of ‘franchise savvy’ experts as well as numerous videos, operations manuals, guides, webinars and lots more…

I hope you enjoyed this.

To your success,


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