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Do Your Franchisees Hate You?

June 12, 2019|Earned Media, Owned Media, Paid Media, Shared Media | 6 Min Read
We interact daily with a deep roster of franchise-based brands with over 20,000 cumulative franchisees in the U.S. and worldwide. As you can imagine, this puts our agency right in the middle of the inevitable tension that exists and often escalates between the two parties as the brand expands its geographical footprint with more and more franchisees coming on board. Consequently, we often find ourselves in the position of being phone psychologists, listening to franchisors speak about their growing frustrations managing the franchisee network. Here’s the good news: You’ve built a business with successful franchisees, and you feel like you’re [...]
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Why Your Franchisor Hates You

June 12, 2019|Earned Media, Owned Media, Paid Media, Shared Media | 5 Min Read
As the founder of an agency that interacts with more than 20,000 franchisees on a daily basis, I'm in the middle of the inevitable tension that exists between franchisors and franchisees as the brand expands its geographical footprint with more and more franchisees coming on board. Consequently, we are often listening to franchisors speak about their growing frustrations managing the franchisee network. Here’s the unwelcome news first: Your franchisor hates you. Don’t worry; your franchisor knows that you’re the backbone of the business and whatever else you’d like to hear that would massage your ego. But, yes, your franchisor hates [...]
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Check Out Beef Jerky Outlet Offering Franchise Advice During An Episode of ‘The Profit’ On CNBC

April 11, 2017|Earned Media | 1 Min Read

Beef Jerky Outlet, the nation’s fastest growing beef jerky retailer, talked with Marcus Lemonis during the recent IFE show while he was filming The Profit. They shared that communication is critical to the success of a franchise brand. The Profit is a hit CNBC show that highlights Lemonis as he works with struggling, cash-strapped businesses to help them improve their situation.   919 Marketing helped Beef Jerky Outlet become one of the fastest growing beef jerky retailers in the nation. Click below to learn more about 919 Marketing servcies. Learn More

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