FEBRUARY 2018 NEWSLETTER

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Funding Your Business
Use Your IRA/401K
to Fund Your Business
  
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If you have retirement funds that you have not yet paid taxes on, you can access those funds to capitalize a business. You can then use those funds to buy a business, for any business expense, and to pay salary!

 

You are in control, you decide how much of your retirement funds you wish to use for the business. When working with a company that specializes in this funding option, and follows all of the IRS guidelines, you are able to buy a business Debt Free and Equity Rich (from the rollover of your IRA/401K funds). Additionally, you'll have a new 401K/Profit Sharing Plan that you can begin to contribute Tax Deferred.
 
Click here to learn more about using your retirement account and other funding options that are available.
Fun Facts
Church's Fried Chicken To Go was founded by George W. Church, Sr., on April 17, 1952, in San Antonio, TX, across the street from The Alamo.

Church's, with more than 1,700 locations in 25 countries, is the third largest chicken restaurant chain behind KFC and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.

Today, Church's has locations in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe.
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The Fear Factor of Buying a Franchise

 

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Author and Philosopher Bertrand Russell once said "To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom."

Buying a franchise is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, so feeling fear is not only normal, it is entirely appropriate to the situation.

Who has fear? Everyone! Fear prevents us (most of us, anyway) from jumping out of a moving car or going over a waterfall in a barrel. Fear helps us make choices that are less likely to endanger our lives. Fear also prevents us from gambling our life's savings on a horse race or marrying someone we've known only a few days.
  
However, when we feel we have enough information about a subject, we can often get over fear and do things that were beyond our comfort zone.
  
If you are one of those people who has done your homework and found the franchise opportunity you've always dreamed of but can't seem to commit to a decision, then the final doubts you have are probably about your own abilities rather than the franchise itself.
  
This is where a qualified franchise consultant can help you. By assessing your interests, skills and experience, a consultant can guide you to a decision where risks are at an acceptable level and the benefits, while not certain, are well worth the effort.
  
The only problem with fear is when you allow it to stop you from doing something you know will make a positive difference in your life. Don't let fear stop you from reaching your goals! 
Buyer Checklist 
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1. Work with a consultant, he/she already knows the answers to most of your questions.

2. Take your time.

3. Identify your financial goals.

4. Understand your marketplace. 

5. Compare several franchise options.

6. Attend the Discovery Day.

7.Validate information with current franchisees.

8. Consult with a franchise attorney prior to signing any documents.

9. Begin your journey as a successful business owner.

Did you know... 
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One out of every 12 businesses operating today is a franchise.

 

What are some of the benefits to owning a franchise?

  
1. It's an established, successful brand.  
2. There are proven operating systems in place.  
3. Volume purchasing power. 
4. Shared experience with other franchisees. 
5. Formalized training and marketing programs to help ensure your success.

      

We've helped many aspiring business owners realize their entrepreneurial dreams by matching them with their ideal Business or Franchise Opportunity.  If you're ready to take control of your future but need help finding just the right business, we can help.    Below are this month's featured franchise and business opportunities.

There is never a charge to our clients for our services. 
AirMD LLC
Cash Needed: $30K
Total Investment: $54K-$76K
Current Locations: 1                   

Exciting New Franchise!

AirMD Inc. is an environmental testing and consulting company specializing in indoor air quality and building assessments.  Their operations began in 2008 and AirMD services the entire state of Florida, as well as other states nationally.  Founder and Scientific Director, Mr. Simon Hahessy, has headed operations since AirMD began.

AirMD Consultants test your home or office for mold, asbestos, water intrusion, allergens, lead, bacteria, chemicals and volatile organic compounds.  AirMD's protocols require that all reporting is verified by independent laboratory analysis.
 

After nearly ten years in the environmental industry, AirMD Inc. identified the need for a national indoor environmental testing company, like AirMD LLC, which currently does not exist.  AirMD provides an "end to end solution" and all of the back-end operations to their franchisees.

Why the Environmental Testing industry?
  • One of The fastest growing industries
  • AirMD has key differentiators and competitive advantages over competitors
  • Environmental testing industry cannot become obsolete
Training for the AirMD franchise is a comprehensive 12-day course for the franchisee and a designated operations person at the AirMD Headquarters in Boca Raton, FL which includes classroom instruction in collection and sampling of indoor environmental contaminants, field reporting, sales and marketing principles, customer service, scheduling software and the overall operations of the franchised business.

 
For more information, Click here 
Or call 800-401-9154
Mosquito Joe
Cash Needed: $55K
Total Investment: $67K-$128K
Current Locations: 338              
 
Mosquito Joe provides outdoor pest control treatments to residential and commercial customers.  Their technicians are trained mosquito control experts dedicated to one thing: getting rid of mosquitoes so their customers can enjoy being outside again.  Outfitted with the latest gear and backed by the coordination of a top-notch support staff, their technicians in the field get the job done swiftly and thoroughly, leaving a noticeable absence of biting insects in their wake.

   

Mosquito Joe is committed to the success of their franchise partners by promising to be there every step of the way, with benefits such as:
  • Brand Power
  • Marketing Support
  • Call Center Support
  • Best in Class Systems
  • Extensive Initial and Ongoing Training
  • Recurring Revenue Business
There's never been a better time to invest in a Mosquito Joe franchise than right now.  With the ongoing buzz about the Zika virus, the need for mosquito control is top of mind these days.  National media coverage has been regularly reminding people of the threat of insect-born illnesses across the country so now is the time to join Mosquito Joe and realize your dreams.
 
For more information, Click here  
Or call 800-401-9154
Goodbye Graffiti USA
Cash Needed: $100K
Total Investment: $139K-$192K
Current Locations: 1                           
 
Goodbye Graffiti, Inc. is a 20 year old Canadian franchise which is now offering their franchise opportunity in the U.S..  Goodbye Graffiti are the experts in removing graffiti from any surface anywhere.  They produce a proprietary line of unique graffiti removal products that are capable of removing all types of graffiti.  In addition to their removal products, their product line includes Anti-Graffiti coating which protects surfaces while allowing for zero impact removals.



Billions of dollars in public and private money are spent every year on graffiti removal.  There are few companies that can remove graffiti completely without damage to property or negative impact to the environment; Goodbye Graffiti knows how to do so.

As a new Goodbye Graffiti franchisee, you will receive over 200 hours of training split between their corporate headquarters in Seattle, WA and your own franchise location.  After your initial training, you will receive ongoing training and support from headquarters staff, system webinars, weekly Tool Box training sheets, refresher training and new product training.

Your initial training includes:
  • Comprehensive operations manuals
  • Technical training including environmental and safety best practices
  • Customer sales training and sales programs
  • Operations and management
  • Administrative training
  • Budgeting, accounting and finance
Your ongoing support includes:
  • Marketing
  • Centralized purchasing
  • Proprietary products
  • Supplier relationships
  • Sales support
  • Company intranet and communications
Goodbye Graffiti is an executive business allowing you to be hands-on without getting them dirty.

For more information, Click here 
Or call 800-401-9154
Closets by Design
Cash Needed: $100K-$200K
Total Investment: $142K-$378K
Current Locations: 57                                       
Since 1982, Closets by Design has built a reputation of integrity as the industry leader in customer service and satisfaction.  From their no obligation in-home consultation, custom tailored designs and the highest quality product construction, their products offer the best value in the industry.

Closets by Design designs, builds and installs custom closets, garage cabinets, home offices, laundries, pantries, wardrobe mirror doors and much more.  With a wide selection of finishes, accessories and hardware, you will get the customized look that you have always dreamed of.



The home improvement industry has seen substantial growth within the last few years, allowing lots of opportunity for profit.  Homeowners across the country are focused on adding comfort, style and value to their homes - and you can fulfill this demand!

Closets by Design was selected as the #1 Franchise in their category by Entrepreneur Magazine and here are just a few reasons joining their system will ensure your successful future:
  • 30+ year history of success
  • Strong brand identity
  • Established and proven business and sales model
  • Extensive training and support team
  • Excellent cash flow business with high gross margins
  • Corporate run, highly effective national advertising and marketing programs
  • Exclusive, prime territories
Closets by Design offers an exciting and fulfilling business opportunity for the right candidate.  Ideal franchise candidates are experienced leaders with good people and management skills.  They have the drive to grow a business by building infrastructure to both promote and support growth.  Experience in sales and marketing is a plus, but not a requirement.  Closets by Design will give you all of the tools necessary to help you develop and grow your own successful business.

 
For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
Urban Bricks Pizza Co.
Cash Needed: $250K
Total Investment: $250K-$680K
Current Locations: 13            

Urban Bricks Pizza serves "brickin' good" authentic, customizable Neapolitan pizza with an all-American attitude.  Unlike other fast-casual pizza concepts, they offer delivery, drive-thru and full bar options.  With an atmosphere that's edgy, outgoing and progressive, Urban Bricks Pizza offers their customers more than 30 pizza toppings to choose from - all prepared fresh each morning.  Guests also have the option to select from build-your-own salads, gluten-friendly and wheat options, wings and premium Italian gelato.

Urban Bricks Pizza is more than a brand, a name or a product, it is part of a lifestyle.  Authenticity, great customer service, integrity, and quality are the high standards that are practiced and passed to everyone who joins the Urban Bricks Pizza family.



Why Urban Bricks Pizza?
  • Low cost of entry
  • Excellent margins
  • Extreme attention to location selection
  • Hands-on support from franchisor through field support personnel
  • The only fast-casual pizza brand that offers delivery, drive-thru or a full sports bar module
  • Proprietary dough and sauces made in-house, fresh daily
  • Rotating ovens provide a more even cook with significant labor savings
  • Ease of Operation
***Area Representative Opportunities Available***

For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
Master What is an Area Representative or Master Franchise?
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Some franchises have opportunities known as Area Representative or Master Franchise.  An Area Representative Franchise involves the development of a geographic region that can be as small as a single city or as large as an entire state; while a Master Franchise is normally reserved for the development of an entire country.  You purchase the right to develop a designated area and share in the franchise fees and royalties with the franchisor.  You work closely with commercial real estate agents, business brokers and consultants in the development of your area.  The investment needed to secure an Area Representative or Master Franchise opportunity can start as low as $150K depending the franchise, size of the population and the geographic area.
For more information, Click here  
Or call 800-401-9154
Master This Month's Featured Resale
 
The Flying Locksmiths
Virginia Beach, VA
$199,000

Most franchise systems offer resales.  To find out what's available in your area, Click here
If you would like to learn more about this month's Featured Business Opportunities or have questions about business ownership, you may contact me directly by calling the number below. 

Sincerely,
Dave Struck 

Dave Struck

Founder/Consultant

Quest Franchise Advisory Group
Direct: 770-910-7767 ext. 101

dstruck@questfran.com 

www.questfran.com 

 

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Big $avings for  U.S. Veterans
As a way of saying "Thank you" to our Veterans, many franchise companies offer our Veterans discounts on franchise fees ranging from 10%-50%. Some also offer discounted royalty fees of up to 50% for your first year in business. Call us and we'll be happy
to match you with a participating franchise.