Suppliers Making Noise
Suppliers Making Noise

The companies that are setting the tone for a booming year in the franchise industry.

For the month of July, 1851 is focusing on “power” and those who hold it in the franchising industry. Some standout suppliers have seized our attention with a commitment to excellence and expertise in their respective fields. These are the suppliers who are making noise.

Proven Match
If there’s a secret formula to a robust presence in the franchise industry, Proven Match has solved it. Evaluating franchisee candidates from a scientific vantage point, the company takes all the guesswork out of recruitment. By utilizing several behavioral assessment tools and neuro-linguistic programming techniques, Proven Match has linked countless franchises to their ideal new additions.

As the Number One provider of Franchise Management Systems, FranConnect’s robust software suite makes franchise management easier than ever. From sales to marketing to financial analysis, FranConnect helps manage business operations so franchisees can focus on what they do best—growing their brands. Striving to provide topnotch support at an accessible price point, FranConnect has serviced over 600 franchise brands globally.

1851 Magazine
1851 combines the strongest aspects of marketing, social media, PR, advertising and multimedia integration into a comprehensive content marketing solution for franchises. Employing every component of consumer lead generation, 1851 has become an ideal resource for third-party content creation. With customizable content, audiences and campaigns, 1851 gives franchises undivided attention and expertise.

Franchise Update’s Multi-Unit Conference
Held every April, the Annual Multi-Unit Franchising Conference allows franchisees to expand their professional networks and exchange tricks of the trade. An annual theme hones in on specific aspects of the franchising industry and encourages thoughtful discussion and insight. An advisory board comprised of the country’s top multi-unit franchisees oversee the conference, guaranteeing the most relevant and accurate content.

No Limit Agency
Beginning as a franchise PR firm, No Limit has flourished since its 2008 inception and grown into a full-service agency. NLA has changed the franchise PR game with its early and enthusiastic utilization of social media and third-party content marketing strategy in 1851 Magazine. Devoted to creating tailor-made service packages for each client, NLA dominates web development, social media management and advertising with a fearless approach to PR.

SMB Franchise Advisors
Founded on a mission to provide best-in-class franchise advisory services, from franchisee recruitment to branding strategy, SMB Franchise Advisors guides clients along the path to success. SMB provides resources for franchises seeking a consultant team in any capacity, making the company an ideal resource for franchises of any size. Committed to their craft and their clients, SMB remains present throughout the entire franchise management process, from the first unit to the thousandth and beyond.

Services4Franchising provides a full selection of consulting services and boasts over 30 years of experience. The consulting firm has trained the owners of and sold over 800 franchises thanks to a staff well-versed in the franchising, legal and marketing fields. From assessing the financial viability of franchising to providing international consultations, Services4Franchising is a one-stop shop for any franchisor in need of sage advice.

Internicola Law Firm
The law firm’s wheelhouse lies in growing and defending the business interests of expanding franchises. From intellectual property to shareholder disputes, Internicola is capable of solving any snag that franchisees may encounter. From evaluating expansion models to providing expert legal counsel, Internicola adds both value and safety to franchises.

Devoting over 30 years to helping entrepreneurs create the ideal financial situation to launch their dreams, Benetrends has developed cutting edge and proven funding strategies to maximize opportunity while minimizing risk. The company was at the vanguard of rolling 401(k)/IRA funding into businesses sans penalty and are revered as a bastion of small business financing.

ClickTecs has merged the avenues of marketing creativity and technical expertise. The Canadian agency has spent over a decade helping franchises of all sizes establish lead generation and utilize digital resources. Building around a core of services including website development, mobile marketing and SEO, ClickTecs’ repertoire can help achieve any business goal.