June 2012 - Franchise UK

Monthly Archives - June 2012

Questions to ask a Franchisee

So you’ve read all the promotional information, like what you see in the videos and ready to go to the next stage in your decision making process.The structure of the Franchise recruitment process should allow you access to at least one or two existing Franchisees. This could be through attending a Discovery event with ample time to ask your own questions in a personal and open conversation with them.Alternatively, Franchisors may provide you with existing Franchisee contact details who [...]

The Magic’s In The System

Most people choose a Franchise over starting their own business from scratch because they want a structured proven system to follow.Franchises with streamlined systems have a greater potential for success long term and one you’ll want to be a part of.It’s not always possible to assess the effectiveness of how well the business runs even after attending a Discovery event but something else you might be able to do is test it.If you haven’t already and where possible, become [...]

The Mindset of a Successful Franchisee

Building a Franchise is a fantastic and challenging experience. You can wake up exhilarated to begin your day and go to bed feeling overwhelmed and frustrated. The key to success is to maintain a positive attitude.Easier said than done, right? Here are 5 ways to help you create and sustain a positive mindset so you attain the success you desire as a Franchisee.1 - Surround Yourself with Successful and Positive People The influence people have over our own personal [...]

Do you know the art of persuasion?

Using the power of Influence is not WHAT you say but HOW you say it. Influencing someone to take the action you desire is a skill, which all great communicators use. So hone your skills with the top 10 Master Tools of Influence.1. Reciprocation The act of giving something of perceived value to the recipient, who feels obliged to give something of equal or greater perceived value in return. This may not be an immediate return but at some [...]

Optimise Your Follow Up Process

When it comes to marketing your Franchise no element can be left to chance, simply put all your communication must be consistent, professional and planned.A prospective Franchisee will continuously evaluate your opportunity from the moment they make contact with you and assess everything they experience, including any phone conversations, emails, etc.With your opportunity competing with perhaps many others, if just one area of your marketing process is not as strong as it could be you’re making it easier for [...]

How to Tune into the Feminine Frequency!

Women are known for the sheer amount of talking they do…about anything – and of course everything. I know, I do it too! It’s because we have so much to say and the other side of the debate should always be ‘why would you want to use only 2 words when 200 is more exciting, engaging, connecting and fun?!’I’m pleased to say women are saved by a credible biological reason for us talking at the rate that we do. [...]

Every Franchise Has A Core Message, Which One Connects With You?

Every Franchise Has A Core Message, Which One Connects With You?Deciding to join a Franchise can go much deeper than just due diligence, financial analysis and comparing the pros and cons……one of the most important factors is what the Franchise stands for, the message it supports and promotes.There’ll be certain elements of the business and opportunity that grasps you on a deeper level and resonates with your core beliefs and values.When looking at the wide variety of Franchise opportunities [...]