We are pleased to announce that Rosati's Pizza is experiencing one of the highest growth rates in our history! We attribute our success in great part to our partnership with Franchise Gator for bring us qualified leads that have translated into sales. We Thank Franchise Gator for helping us to expand and grow and look forward to a long and successful partnership with them for many years to come.
Marla Topliff, Rosati's Pizza
We’ve been an extremely satisfied client of Franchise Gator for over 3 ½ years. We’ve engaged other portals during that period but none came close to producing the leads AND the deals that Franchise Gator has generated. Franchise Gator is integral part of our lead development portfolio. Since we started using them in April 2011, we’ve grown from 27 franchised locations to over 220 today. Franchise Gator has been a great partner and we will continue to use them for the foreseeable future.
Scott Nichols, Director, Franchise Business Development - Sears Home & Business
Franchise Gator has been our #1 ranked portal for over two years. We have seen great conversion rates from leads to candidates and more importantly new franchisees, having closed two locations as a result in 2014 alone. When it is time to review our portal strategy for the coming year Franchise Gator is always at the top of our list. They have a great support team to make sure our pages are current and are always happy to assist us to ensure we are receiving the traffic needed to welcome new franchisees to our franchise opportunities. Franchise Gator should be on every franchisors marketing wish list!
Shemar Pucel, Franchise Marketing Coordinator - Outdoor Living Brands, Inc.
"I have always found Gator's leads to be of high quality delivering great value in terms of franchise sales."
-Avi Blankroth, Executive Vice President, ACFN ATM
"In looking for a better franchise portal, our research across numerous web traffic reporting sites showed us that Gator was by far the highest traffic franchise advertising portal. Our ad response since starting our campaign with you in January 2010 has exceeded our expectations. We are very pleased with the quality of leads, particularly when compared to previous franchise portal sites with whom we've advertised. And while we receive more numbers of these high quality Gator leads than from sites we've used in the past, Gator's unique price-per-lead model actually gives us a lower net cost per lead. Your free assistance in coaching us to respond better to inquiries through your webinars and training sessions with your sales team is a real added value and has truly benefited our sales efforts and results."
-Harper Jones and Todd Schnitzius, Managing Partners, BIOSWEEP
"We continue to see the most results from our Franchise Gator leads compared with other lead generation channels we have used."
-Dr. Elaine Jett, Founder and President, Dyslexia Institutes of America
"Franchise Gator was the first site we advertised on, and the first lead we ever received was from Franchise Gator. We are very pleased with our results from Franchise Gator."
-Bob Cates, CFO, Senior Magazine
"We have been using Franchise Gator as a lead source since we started franchising in January of 2006. Franchise Gator has consistently supplied THE TUTORING CENTER with great leads. The Tutoring Center has welcomed 14 new franchisees to join our growing team and these 14 were introduced to us by Franchise Gator."
-Kurt Miller, Director of Sales & Marketing, THE TUTORING CENTER
"I went the franchise route because I thought it was important to take advantage of other's proven methods. I found Franchise Gator through an internet search and the rest is history. Using Franchise Gator and investing in ACFN ATM has been one of the best career moves I have ever made."
-Marco Santeufemia, Fresno, CA
In the summer of 2005 Kristina Kintner was in the market for a franchise and came upon Franchise Gator where she found information on All About Honeymoons. Kintner was very interested, contacted the franchisor and soon realized it was a perfect fit for her. Kintner now owns her own All About Honeymoons business thanks the ease with which she found the opportunity through Franchise Gator.
Franchise Gator today announced its client, Dyslexia Institutes of America, is currently working four franchise deals as a direct result of the franchisor's partnership with the internet-based pay-for-performance franchise marketing service. Dyslexia Institutes has been listing its franchise opportunity on www.franchisegator.com since 2008, and receives approximately 20 leads each month from interested prospects through the website.
Michael Rietzel of Melbourne, Florida found Excalibur's franchise information on Franchise Gator in December 2008, submitted his online inquiry, and opened his new Excalibur location in April 2009. "This is the perfect example of how Franchise Gator is able to link real people with real franchise opportunities," says Farrah Kennedy, General Manager, Franchise Gator. "What is even more exciting is that Excalibur Technology Corporation received this inquiry-turned-sale just two months after beginning their marketing campaign with Gator."
Sam Reale of Galloway, New Jersey found the company's franchise information through the Franchise Gator network, submitted his online inquiry, and is set to open a new store at the Walk in Atlantic City. This was the seventeenth franchise sale New England Hot Dog Company attributed to its Franchise Gator marketing campaign.
Kathy Watts and her son, Ed McGovern, of Manchester, New Hampshire found New England Hot Dog Company franchise information on Franchise Gator were slated to have their restaurant open during the first quarter of 2009, marking the second franchise opening for New England Hot Dog in the Granite State.
"I have managed grocery stores for many years. I was looking for a business that I could own and operate. I was tired of making money for a corporation: Instead, I wanted to make money for my family. We know it will be a lot of work, but we are excited about the opportunity to grow our own NOVUS Glass business in Florida."
-John Easterbrook, Sarasota, FL
"I appreciate the experienced staff NOVUS Glass provides to help me manage and market my new NOVUS business. I am a hands-on type of guy and I really enjoyed the training program NOVUS has developed."
-Scott Osterman, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties in Florida
Dante Brown of Bryans Road, MD, who found NOVUS on Franchise Gator in September of 2009, completed the NOVUS Training Class in June 2010. Brown was looking for a business that would fit his skill set and business philosophy, and found a perfect match with NOVUS Glass. He was familiar with the solid brand reputation and quality work NOVUS provides their customers. Owning a family focused business was also very important to Brown.
Chris Sullivan of Rock Springs, WY, began his journey with NOVUS Glass when he found the franchisor's information on Franchise Gator in October of 2009. Sullivan completed the NOVUS Training Class in July of 2010 and brings with him more than 14 years of glass industry experience. After spending many years working in the glass industry, Sullivan was ready to venture out and start a business of his own when he found the perfect opportunity with NOVUS Glass. Having a proven business model backed by a nationally recognized brand, NOVUS gave him the foundation his business needed. "It feels great to own my own business, and to know I have NOVUS? support when I need it," said Sullivan.
Ruel Ellis of Fort Meyers, FL worked in the construction industry most of his life and due to the economic downturn, was looking to make a career change in mid-2009. Ellis began researching other career options and started looking specifically at automotive franchise opportunities on Franchise Gator where he was introduced to NOVUS Glass. After learning about the many benefits of owning a NOVUS Franchise, Ellis knew that this was the career opportunity he was looking for. "When I saw my first NOVUS Glass Repair I was sold," said Ellis. "NOVUS has a great product, excellent training and the support I was looking for." Ellis completed the NOVUS Training Program in July 2010.
"Thanks to Franchise Gator and how they enabled me to search for my dream business, I found Senior Magazine. Look-up class and success in the dictionary and you should see pictures of Josh and Bob Cates of Senior Magazine. My experience with them, from the purchasing process through the valuable training they provide, has been nothing less than the way I wished it would be!"
-Gary Jacobson, Scottsdale, AZ
Senior Magazine CFO, Bob Cates, announced that the New Orleans/Baton Rouge and Lafayette territories in Louisiana have been awarded to Greg Peace of Mandeville, Louisiana who found the opportunity through the Franchise Gator website. Peace plans to develop six magazine territories and will begin publishing NORTHSHORE Senior Magazine in the summer of 2010.
Lisa Whitsey of Pooler, Georgia found Smoothie Factory franchise information on Franchise Gator in April 2008 using the Franchise Selector, which allows users to easily search opportunities based on their personal interests as well as financial and geographical preferences. Lisa and her partner, Wayne MacCallister, executed a franchise contract with Smoothie Factory in September of 2008.
Randy Rodenhouse of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina found Your Trading Room information through the Franchise Gator website in November 2009 when he went looking for a business opportunity. Rodenshouse subsequently purchased a Your Trading Room membership in early 2010.
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