Franchise Development Services
Business Development Centers offers the ideal low cost solution for companies seeking assistance with the franchise development process. The services provided with each of our franchise development options are comprehensive containing all key components of successful franchising. Our experienced consultants address every area required to develop and properly franchise within Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulations. We also provide assistance with all aspects of franchise marketing and sales processes to help ensure the successful launch and continued growth of your franchise organization.
Franchise Compliance Services
Proper franchise documents are critical to the success of your franchise. They not only affect your ability to you protect your organization from compliance challenges, they can also affect the success of your franchise sales success. Our experienced franchise consultants and attorneys know which questions to ask to ensure that every aspect of your business is reflected in the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), Franchise Agreement and other related documents.
Operations and Training Manual Development
The Operations Manual is a vital component of your franchise success. All of your proven operational procedures are documented in the manual so that each and every one of your franchisees can duplicate and consistently implement your procedures into their operation. This manual contains everything that a franchisee needs to know in order to open and operate a franchise unit. The document also includes time lines, names, numbers and addresses of any and all persons or companies' franchisees need to contact in order to open and operate a location.
An excellent operations manual makes all the difference. Clear and concise manuals, written in a hand representative of your brand, is an critical requirement of a successful franchise system. It is important to spend the necessary time to create these properly, accurately and professionally. With the cooperation and assistance of your senior operations staff BDC will construct manuals on which you can rely. These manuals will allow you to hold your franchisees to the policies and procedures that have made your business thrive.
For your franchisees, your operations manual is the how-to guide containing everything they need to know to operate their new business. Additionally, with some enforcement on your part, operations manuals ensure consistency from one franchise to another, protects your brand, profitability and good name. Simply put, operations manuals are far too important to leave to an inexperienced hand.
Brand Design and Development
Franchise development marketing is one of BDC's core competencies. We are particularly experienced and effective at helping franchisors identify the distinctive elements of their franchise brand and building communication strategies that attract qualified candidates. We first evaluate then position or reposition your brand showcasing the key elements of your concept that differentiate it among your segment competition.
Using limited traditional and extensive electronic media, we will propose customized tactics and key messaging to make that critical connection with qualified prospects. BDC will build a franchise development plan that is impressive, realistic, effective and fits within your proposed budget. Although customized for each client, the typical BDC franchise brand marketing plan includes:
Franchise Sales and Marketing
BDC franchise sales division members are not brokers. We do not operate as disassociated consultants. We are consummate franchise sales professionals that work directly for you as your outsourced sales department.
The BDC sales division, Franchise Sales Force (FSF), has over 30 years of combined successful sales experience. We utilize dedicated executive sales teams with training and experience in your segment. Because of our experience and efficiencies, we are consistently more effective than industry averages and far less costly than hiring a single in-house sales associate.
Our sales services are customized to your specific needs, however FSF's team of professionals typically manage every aspect of the sales process. With full prior approval on all levels, FSF will facilitate email communication, phone and build a positive relationship every franchise inquiry, qualify, validate, distribute disclosure documents, review applications, host Webinars, manage discovery days and fully assist with final document signing. Be assured that if you select FSF as your outsourced franchise sales team, we will present you numerous qualified, motivated and well matched franchisees for your brand.
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