Profitable Franchisees

Profitable Franchisees

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The Profitable Franchisees podcast is here to help you to run your franchise business with less stress, more flexibility in your time and of course make profit! Practical and helpful to give you the confidence and the tools and knowledge to have a profitable and successful franchise business.


50 - Merry Christmas
Dec 18, 2019 • 11 min
I just wanted to take a moment of your time to express my gratitude for listening to the podcast and wish you a Merry Christmas! In this episode, I’ll take you through the same questions I would ask of a franchisee asking me in person. How to work out for…
42 - Plan for 2020 Now #3
Dec 16, 2019 • 15 min
Yes it is November, but we are talking about how to plan and set up your 2020 for success. Don’t wait until the 1st of January to start planning your year… now is the time! This is the third instalment to this 4 instalment series ‘Plan for 2020 Now’.…
49 - Positioning Statements
Dec 16, 2019 • 26 min
So do you find that you get to the end of a sales appointment and you don’t know how to close the sale, ask for the sale and you basically walk away from the sale, making a friend, rather than a sale? Yes, I’ve done that too! In this episode, I’m going to…
48 - Building with Team with Debbie Rains
Dec 11, 2019 • 33 min
This interview with Debbie from Travel Associates is so interesting. Running 6 stores plus a work from home team in Far North Queensland for a long time, Debbie has seen many ups and down in the world that have directly affected the travel industry. This…
47 - Why loyalty will take you far.
Dec 9, 2019 • 14 min
Loyalty - a value that is so important in business and more so in franchising. In this episode I explore so thoughts about loyalty and how it relates to being a profitable franchisees. In this episode, I’ll take you through the same questions I would ask…
46 - More than Coffee with Damien Gallagher
Dec 4, 2019 • 37 min
What a great chat I got to have with Damien from Shingle Inn on how he has built up his successful business in Victoria. Damien shared some great insights and tips for ALL franchisees, not just those in food and beverage. Absolutely one to put on the must…
45 - Should I do this marketing campaign?
Dec 2, 2019 • 22 min
One of the most asked questions I get is when a franchisee is considering doing a marketing campaign and then they ask ‘Should I do this marketing campaign?” In this episode, I’ll take you through the same questions I would ask of a franchisee asking me…
44 Plan for 2020 Now #4
Nov 27, 2019 • 22 min
Yes it is November, but we are talking about how to plan and set up your 2020 for success. Don’t wait until the 1st of January to start planning your year… now is the time! This is the fourth and final instalment to this 4 instalment series ‘Plan for 2020…
43 - KPIs… what are you measuring?
Nov 25, 2019 • 17 min
KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are crucial for every business, but what are you measuring? Let’s talk KPIs and what you should be looking for when deciding which KPIs to measure plus some helpful hints and tips on KPIs. Remember to come grab the latest…
41 - Stop Complaining
Nov 18, 2019 • 18 min
Complaining in your business never helps you to grow a better, more profitable business. Here are some thoughts, ideas and tips to help you more because as humans, we all complain, but how can we do less of it and how can we avoid those that do complain.…
40 - Plan for 2020 Now #2
Nov 13, 2019 • 15 min
Yes it is November, but we are talking about how to plan and set up your 2020 for success. Don’t wait until the 1st of January to start planning your year… now is the time! This is the second instalment to this 4 instalment series ‘Plan for 2020 Now’.…
39 - Facebook Ads for Local Area Marketing
Nov 11, 2019 • 23 min
Are you using Facebook ads in your Local Area marketing plan? What are the best ways to use them? Will they work? Let’s talk about it…. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider. I bring to your a business…
38 - Plan for 2020 Now #1
Nov 6, 2019 • 17 min
Yes it is November, but we are talking about how to plan and set up your 2020 for success. Don’t wait until the 1st of January to start planning your year… now is the time! This is the first instalment to this 4 instalment series ‘Plan for 2020 Now’.…
37 - Confidence is Key
Nov 4, 2019 • 22 min
Often asked what is important to have in business and I believe that confidence is key to success. Not arrogance or over confidence, but more a quiet confidence. Let’s explore this a bit further. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable…
36 - Business in Focus with Joel Adamson
Oct 30, 2019 • 27 min
In today’s episode we talk with Joel Adamson from Real Property Photography (the current Franchisees of the Year for the brand). Joel had some great points on building relationships and asking ‘Is there anything else I can do?’. Remember to come grab the…
35 - Are you 100% Committed?
Oct 28, 2019 • 18 min
A big one to ask yourself…. are you 100% committed? Are you playing to win or playing to not lose? Let’s talk about it! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider. I bring to your a business lesson each…
34 - Long term success with Keenan Archer
Oct 23, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode, I get to chat with Keenan from Minuteman Press. He has been a franchisee for 19 years and with that comes a wealth of experience and knowledge. Such a great interview - no matter what stage you are at in your business! One to listen to…
33 - Come with Solutions
Oct 21, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode I’m talking to you about some strategies to help with team (new and old) and also to help yourself when you go to the Franchisor or Head Office team with a question. This one will be a great lesson if you have team ALWAYS asking questions…
32 - Running a good business with Glenn Kiddle
Oct 16, 2019 • 42 min
Was great to get to interview Glenn Kiddle from Hire a Hubby. I’ve met Glenn a number of times at events and he always has so many great tips and hints for franchisees, so it was time that I interviewed him for the Profitable Franchisees Podcast. Glenn…
31 - Getting through Frustration in your business.
Oct 14, 2019 • 19 min
Well, for something a little different, today I take you through my real life process for overcoming frustration in business…. why different? Because that is what I was experiencing this day. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable…
30 - Lead and Lag with Soon Khoo
Oct 9, 2019 • 32 min
So excited to interview Soon from ChaTime who was recently named Western Australian Franchisee of the Year! How exciting :) Great interview with Soon and some great little ‘nuggets’ to take away for your business. Remember to come grab the latest issue of…
29 - What can you see for me?
Oct 7, 2019 • 19 min
One of my favourite questions to ask is what this episode is all about. Something that my coach got me to ask all those years ago before I became a coach. This question is perfect for franchisees to ask their business support team at head office. Want to…
28 - The business of people with Esther Colman
Oct 2, 2019 • 28 min
Today I’m excited to bring you this interview with Esther Colman, Franchisee with the HR Dept. Not only do I get to pick Esther’s brain on her business, I also ask her some questions about HR and employment which I think will be valuable for everyone. I…
27 - Character
Sep 30, 2019 • 22 min
Over the last 15 years of coaching, I’ve found that there is one vital thing in every business owner (franchisee or not) where if you don’t pass this test, your business will go downhill…. fast. Come check out this episode to ensure you are on track and…
26 - Stepping up with Emily Slevin
Sep 11, 2019 • 23 min
What a delight to have Emily on the podcast today. Emily is from Aussie Pooch Mobile and we talk not only about working with animals but also how Emily stepped up and took on the master franchise for the state. Remember to come grab the latest issue of…
25 - Don’t get too concerned with change in the franchise
Sep 9, 2019 • 20 min
Change is something that is always going to happen in business… and life! So it is not unreasonable to expect that over your time as a franchisee within your brand that you will see and experience changes in the system, processes or even legislative…
24 - Social Media Success with Peta Bird
Sep 4, 2019 • 31 min
Peta certainly brings value in this interview with how she took her Kumon franchise from a small town to a larger centre (Townsville) and grew her business by using social media. So many great tips and thoughts that Peta shares so if you know you should…
23 - Go Old School with your Marketing
Sep 2, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode I talk about having a good marketing mix that includes online and offline strategies and the benefits of going ‘old school’ with your marketing and why some of those strategies will work the best! Remember to come grab the latest issue of…
22 - When things change with Mark Norman
Aug 28, 2019 • 26 min
Great to interview a Franchisee with many years (16 in fact) experience in their business. Mark has been with Mr Rental for a long time now and see the company change along with his own business. Change is something that Mark (and Liz) have had to deal…
21 - You have a business, not a job
Aug 26, 2019 • 19 min
Has this title grabbed your attention? What am I talking about? In today’s episode, we are going to explore the mindset shift that is required for success as a franchisee with some examples of what it is to go from job to business owner. Remember to come…
20 - Achieving the Goal with Brocq Robertson
Aug 21, 2019 • 25 min
In today’s episode, I bring to you my interview with Brocq Robertson from Gutter-Vac. I promised at the start of this podcast that I would bring interviews with Franchisees at all stages of their business and Brocq is just 2 years into his franchise…
19 - How to Maximise the National Marketing Fund for your Business
Aug 19, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode, I talk about how you can maximise the national marketing fund of your franchise group to add to your own business. This is not just for Franchisees that are in a group with a national marketing fund, I believe that those of you without a…
18 - Relationship Marketing with Mark Treloar
Aug 14, 2019 • 32 min
So excited to interview Mark Treloar from First Class Accounts. Mark has a great story about patience and building his business via relationship marketing and how to make networking work. An episode not to be missed. Remember to come grab the latest issue…
17 - Focus on Percentage Growth (Not Awards)
Aug 13, 2019 • 12 min
Maybe a little bit of a different thought than what you would normally hear, but I see so many Franchisees that set the goal to win an award, work hard, do everything right and then miss out on the award, leaving them to feel deflated, unmotivated and…
16 - Passion from the Start with Kathy Rees
Aug 7, 2019 • 33 min
In Today’s episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kathy Rees from City Cave. Kathy is new to the City Cave brand (just 1 year and their first franchisee) but as we discover, she is not new to franchising. I want to bring you people at all stages of…
15 - The Truth about Local Area Marketing
Aug 5, 2019 • 19 min
Want to grow your business? Then the key is Local Area Marketing. In this episode, I explore the concept of Local Area Marketing and its importance to you as a Franchisee and why it will grow your business faster than simply relying on a National…
14 - Single to Multi-Unit Owner with Mina Moussa
Jul 31, 2019 • 47 min
Mina Moussa from Gutter-Vac went from being a single unit Franchisee to a multi-unit owner after just 6 months of being in business. Now he has three territories and there was a 4th one in there with a bit of a twist (you will have to listen to understand…
13 - The best and worst thing about a franchise.
Jul 29, 2019 • 18 min
In today’s episode, I take you through what I believe is the best thing about a franchise and then I also take you through what I believe is the worst thing about a franchise. My responses might just surprise you, but I am sure you will learn something…
12 - Whatever it Takes with Bev Taylor
Jul 24, 2019 • 38 min
Bev Taylor (InXpress) was named Australian Single Unit Franchisee of the Year in 2017 and that is not the most amazing thing in her story. This interview with Bev will open your eyes to just what is possible in your business if you are willing to do the…
11 - Tip #10
Jul 22, 2019 • 18 min
Have you noticed that in the title of this Episode, I’ve just said Tip #10 (from the series of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees)? Why? …. because it is a secret, but if you start listening, you will find out pretty quickly. Even though this is Tip #10, it…
10 - Tip #9 - Community
Jul 22, 2019 • 16 min
For Tip #9 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees, I will talk to you about community…. your franchise community. This is something that you don’t have when you go into business alone, so are you maximising the ability to be part of a community? Listen to find…
9 - Tip #8 - Stop Selling
Jul 22, 2019 • 15 min
Has the title of this episode got you thinking? What do you mean, STOP selling? Well, maybe you had better stop reading this and get listening to this episode which is my #8 tip of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees. Remember to come grab the latest issue of…
8 - Tip #7 - System, what system?
Jul 22, 2019 • 15 min
The reason why you invest into a Franchise (or one of the reasons) is to take advantage of a proven system, yet why is it that many Franchisees seem to forget that there is a system to follow at all? In Tip #7 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees, we explore…
7 - Tip #6 - Work Ethic & Entitlement
Jul 22, 2019 • 20 min
Get ready for Tip #6 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees because I get a bit fired up on this one…. Bound to ruffle a few feathers and maybe make you question your attitude, but it comes from the very best of intentions to help you gain a more PROFITABLE…
6 - Tip #5 - Momentum & Consistency
Jul 22, 2019 • 14 min
For Tip #5 of the Top 10 Tips for Franchisees, I bring one of my favourite lessons which is all about momentum and consistency and how these two things work and can bring success to your business. What are you waiting for…. start listening now! Remember…
5 - Tip #4 - Time Management
Jul 22, 2019 • 17 min
Do you find yourself saying things like ‘I don’t have enough time’? Then this episode is for you. Tip #4 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees, this episode is all around how you can get more from the time available to you plus also maybe some ideas to change…
4 - Tip #3 - Marketing Basics
Jul 22, 2019 • 24 min
What’s the big question I always get asked?…… How do I get more customers? So in this Tip #3 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees, I am going to talk about the basics of marketing and the questions you need to ask before doing any marketing. I hope that you…
3 - Tip #2 - Know your Why?
Jul 22, 2019 • 13 min
Tip #2 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees is all about knowing your why? Why are you in this business and what do you want to achieve? I give you my tip for the best question you can ask yourself so that you can grow your business for the success you…
2 - Tip #1 - Know your Numbers
Jul 22, 2019 • 27 min
To launch the Profitable Franchisees Podcast, I thought I’d give you me Top 10 Tips for Franchisees ! So in this episode, we are looking at my first tip which is all about ‘Knowing your numbers’. Vital for every franchisee to understand the numbers of…
1 - Why the Profitable Franchisees Podcast?
Jul 22, 2019 • 12 min
Welcome to the introduction to the Profitable Franchisees Podcast! In this short Episode, your host, Tracey Leak, explains why she has started the Profitable Franchisees Podcast, what is a profitable franchisee and what you can expect for the podcast and…