Franchise Snapshot – March 2020 Edition

Hope you and your business are doing well.
Here's the March 2020 Edition of the Franchise Simply Newsletter

First Things, First

Carla Maree on the Happy Hour

Getting More Out Of Our Relationships With The Powerful John Gray

So much of this applies to business partner as much as life partner

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Lesson Learned

Immediately after the dramatic 1991 recession, at The Franchise Alliance the two John’s and I experienced a huge spike in franchisee enquiries Australian-wide. And I expect the same to happen later this year…so gear yourself up to fill the vacuum by offering franchise opportunities in your business.

Watch this space for the announcement of how we can help you with our new online, easy-to-implement, Franchise My Business Simply programs that you can work through with our help while you suffer any downturn…so you’re ahead of the curve!

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Franchise Marketing: The Basics Of Marketing For Franchisees

Franchise system advertising efforts have two objectives. The first is to build a strong brand and the second is to recruit customers.

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The Importance Of Branding Consistency For Franchises

Maintaining branding consistency when you’re a franchise is one of the most important tools for a successful business.

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"Trade Masters" Of Old The Hope For Retail Future

There’s no denying the bricks and mortar retail are going through hard times, there’s also no denying that in many instances the retailer has been the instrument of their own demise.

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7 Tips To Having An Effective Remote Work Experience

Remote to work is up-and-coming as a highly searched term for job hunters, no doubt due to the benefits it offers. It can be super-fun, flexible and exactly what you need, but it can also feel intimidating and lonely times.

Business Model And A Business Strategy

What Is The Difference Between A Business Model And A Business Strategy?

A business strategy is a deliberate vision to get toward a desired long-term goal. A business model is a great tool to execute a business strategy.

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Do Franchises Make Good Investments?

It’s sometimes said that one of the best investments is to invest in yourself. You can do that by getting additional training and education, developing new career or business skills, or by investing in a business.

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10 Habits Of A Successful Franchise Owner

Good franchise owners make money. Great franchisees make lots of money. However, genuinely successful franchise owners do a lot than turn a profit. Here are 10 habits often exhibited by successful franchisees.

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Should You Swear In Your Marketing?

The world of social media is noisy. It’s growing every day, and everyone is struggling to stand out, be seen and to be heard.

Here are five things to consider before deciding to use swearing in your marketing.

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Service Based Franchising: What Franchisors Want

When you first consider franchising as a business model, one of the choices that arises is which type of business, in which sector, suits you best. One basic choice is to make is goods or service; another is retail or home-based.

Smart Tech

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Gadgets: This Tiny-Yet-Genius Device Backs Up Your Phone Every Time You Charge It

Photo Cube automatically backs up your phone in just minutes when you plug it in to charge. This physical device has a 64GB hard drive that works with both iOS or Android devices.

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Amazon's Just Walk Out Till-Free Tech Offered To Rivals

Amazon is offering its till-less technology to other High Street shops, just over two years after launching it via its own Go Grocery chain.

So You Want to Get Into Franchising?


3 Reasons Business Owners Turn To Franchising For Expansion

Most People are familiar with the benefits of franchising for franchisees – “be in business for yourself, but not by yourself!” – but what are they to you as an entrepreneur with an expanding business?

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11 Franchising Tips For Managing Your Franchise Business

A solid franchise system works to help hardworking people build something for themselves and their families without having to reinvent the wheel.

Some Tips and Insights You May Find of Value

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Greg's 2 - Minute Tips

Franchise Relationships Founder Greg Nathan, shares his insights on franchising and life. Greg is a psychologist, author and an international expert on the franchise relationships. Here’s How to Productively Work From Home!

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Stop Being A Slave To Your Clients

We all want to offer good customer service. But too often I see business owners go way too far. So many entrepreneurs treat the client (or potential client) as being superior to them. You can’t get better solutions than from marketing legend Siimon Reynolds, so take 2-minutes to read this.

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Thinking About Expansion?

Managing franchise growth can be the biggest challenge you have faced to date. This article describes how good franchisees also recognize that, as they build their multi-unit numbers, they can reap the benefits of scale with marketing covering more than one area, lower purchase prices, the list goes on.

Something You Might Want to Read

The Magazine for Franchisees

Business Franchise Vol 14 Issue 03 Mar/Apr 2020

This issue of Business Franchise follows on Snap Print & Design – Pushing Boundaries, Seven Steps To Marketing Yourself Like A Rock-star, Using Consultants To Improve Your Franchise, Special Feature Top Franchises In Your Price Range

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Business Franchise Retail Franchising Feature Vol 14 Issue 03 Mar/Apr 2020

This issue of Business Retail Franchising Feature follows on Snap-On Tools 100 Years of Excellence, Know Your Price Range and Why Non- Bank Finance Is Leading The Way In Small Business Funding

For Your Diary

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Dates have been announced for the Franchising&Business Opportunities Expo 2020

Sydney :20-21 March at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour
Perth: 3 May at Crown Perth, Burswood
Brisbane: 19-20 June at Brisbane Convention & Exhibilition Centre, South Bank
Melbourne: 21-22 August at Melbourne Exhibition Centre, South Wharf

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Remember you can drop into our News section from time to time and keep up with the latest interviews– there are some gems being added every couple of weeks. And you can speed up the reply with Enounce ‘My Speed’

I hope you enjoyed this.

To your success,

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