June Newsletter

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.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.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 JuneJune 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!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.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.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.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.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.Shopping centres are taking on a new look as the balance of tenancies shifts under pressure from the continuing evolution of online shopping.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.There is an abundance of franchise opportunities in Australia but along with a rise of franchise systems comes a rise in franchise scams.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!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.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.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.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! 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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Through Franchise Simply® we help business owners who want to grow their business into a more valuable asset through franchising. The team of expert advisors at Franchise Simply® does this this through our simple three step Franchise Success Path which can be delivered in many different ways to suit you. We work closely with our team of leading franchise experts to provide the full range of services to the franchise industry, from carefully crafted legal agreements and operations and procedure manuals, to expert advice on corporate structures, fee structures, territory planning, franchisee support, recruitment and much more…The result - our members implement fast and get everything they need to succeed all in one place. Click here to join our inspiring community of entrepreneurs and you can be our next success story.

We believe in giving back and so a percentage of every program is given to MicroLoan Foundation Australia to help women in Southern Saharan Africa to build businesses and take their families out of poverty. To date we have helped provide over 60,000 loans impacting on 355,000 impoverished people.