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Profitable Franchisees

50 EpisodesProduced by Tracey LeakWebsite

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.

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Ep 50 - Merry Christmas

December 18th, 2019

11:23

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, …

Ep 42 - Plan for 2020 Now #3

December 16th, 2019

15:33

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 …

Ep 49 - Positioning Statements

December 16th, 2019

26:42

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 …

Ep 48 - Building with Team with Debbie Rains

December 11th, 2019

33:07

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 …

Ep 47 - Why loyalty will take you far.

December 9th, 2019

14:45

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 …

Ep 46 - More than Coffee with Damien Gallagher

December 4th, 2019

37:16

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 …

Ep 45 - Should I do this marketing campaign?

December 2nd, 2019

22:59

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 …

Ep 44 Plan for 2020 Now #4

November 27th, 2019

22:06

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 …

Ep 43 - KPIs... what are you measuring?

November 25th, 2019

17:32

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 …

Ep 41 - Stop Complaining

November 18th, 2019

18:51

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 …

Ep 40 - Plan for 2020 Now #2

November 13th, 2019

15:17

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 …

Ep 39 - Facebook Ads for Local Area Marketing

November 11th, 2019

23:36

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 …

Ep 38 - Plan for 2020 Now #1

November 6th, 2019

17:52

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 …

Ep 37 - Confidence is Key

November 4th, 2019

22:57

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 …

Ep 36 - Business in Focus with Joel Adamson

October 30th, 2019

27:55

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 …

Ep 35 - Are you 100% Committed?

October 28th, 2019

18:11

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 …

Ep 34 - Long term success with Keenan Archer

October 23rd, 2019

29:18

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 …

Ep 33 - Come with Solutions

October 21st, 2019

20:58

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 …

Ep 32 - Running a good business with Glenn Kiddle

October 16th, 2019

42:03

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 …

Ep 31 - Getting through Frustration in your business.

October 14th, 2019

19:46

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 …

Ep 30 - Lead and Lag with Soon Khoo

October 9th, 2019

32:50

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.


Ep 29 - What can you see for me?

October 7th, 2019

19:30

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 …

Ep 28 - The business of people with Esther Colman

October 2nd, 2019

28:04

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 …

Ep 27 - Character

September 30th, 2019

22:37

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 …

Ep 26 - Stepping up with Emily Slevin

September 11th, 2019

23:06

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.


Ep 25 - Don't get too concerned with change in the franchise

September 10th, 2019

20:07

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 …

Ep 24 - Social Media Success with Peta Bird

September 4th, 2019

31:53

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 …

Ep 23 - Go Old School with your Marketing

September 2nd, 2019

20:43

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 …

Ep 22 - When things change with Mark Norman

August 28th, 2019

26:06

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 …

Ep 21 - You have a business, not a job

August 26th, 2019

19:17

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 …

Ep 20 - Achieving the Goal with Brocq Robertson

August 21st, 2019

25:46

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 …

Ep 19 - How to Maximise the National Marketing Fund for your Business

August 19th, 2019

20:48

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 …

Ep 18 - Relationship Marketing with Mark Treloar

August 14th, 2019

32:44

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.


Ep 17 - Focus on Percentage Growth (Not Awards)

August 13th, 2019

12:22

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 …

Ep 16 - Passion from the Start with Kathy Rees

August 7th, 2019

33:01

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 …

Ep 15 - The Truth about Local Area Marketing

August 5th, 2019

19:45

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 …

Ep 14 - Single to Multi-Unit Owner with Mina Moussa

July 31st, 2019

47:04

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 …

Ep 13 - The best and worst thing about a franchise.

July 29th, 2019

18:19

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 …

Ep 12 - Whatever it Takes with Bev Taylor

July 24th, 2019

38:22

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 …

Ep 11 - Tip #10

July 22nd, 2019

18:28

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 …

Ep 10 - Tip #9 - Community

July 22nd, 2019

16:20

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 …

Ep 9 - Tip #8 - Stop Selling

July 22nd, 2019

15:12

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.


Ep 8 - Tip #7 - System, what system?

July 22nd, 2019

15:29

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 …

Ep 7 - Tip #6 - Work Ethic & Entitlement

July 22nd, 2019

20:12

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 …

Ep 6 - Tip #5 - Momentum & Consistency

July 22nd, 2019

14:09

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 …

Ep 5 - Tip #4 - Time Management

July 22nd, 2019

17:11

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 …

Ep 4 - Tip #3 - Marketing Basics

July 22nd, 2019

24:23

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 …

Ep 3 - Tip #2 - Know your Why?

July 22nd, 2019

13:10

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 …

Ep 2 - Tip #1 - Know your Numbers

July 22nd, 2019

27:18

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 …

Ep 1 - Why the Profitable Franchisees Podcast?

July 22nd, 2019

12:59

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 …

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