Welcome to Coconut Creatives. We are obsessed with helping our franchise clients find their perfect franchisees & we’re pretty damn good at it too! Please look around and don’t be shy about getting in touch. We know that every franchisor wants to recruit more franchisees as well as keeping those franchisees happy and thriving once you’ve found them.

We are BFA-accredited, hold Chartered Marketer status, CIM & CIPR members and our Franchise Recruitment Marketing Workshops (sponsored by RBS) are part of the BFA’s Qualified Franchise Professional (QFP) qualification. We also run the NatWest Franchise Seminar programme, we nationally co-chair EWIF (Encouraging Women into Franchising) and look after UK-wide and global franchise brands.

We’re in the heart of franchising and have been for over a decade.

By working within your goals and budget, we can help you to implement a strategic marketing plan and tools that deliver results to help you find and convert those all-important franchisees!

Founder, Director Coconut Creatives

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Coconut By Numbers

In the last five years, we have generated:

Franchise Fees
Leads Generated
New Franchisees

Which is all well and good, but how do we do it?


Traditional Print &
Media Buying Experts


Web Design, Online Marketing
& Paid Traffic Masters


Social Media & Marketing
Attribution Gurus


World Leader in The
Franchise Purchase Lifecycle

Take your franchise to the next level.

Upcoming Events


11oct - 12oct 119:30 amoct 12How to Market your Franchise and Recruit for Network GrowthQFP event: Coconut Franchisor Marketing Workshop (500 QFP points)


9nov9:30 am- 4:30 pmHow to Motivate Your Franchisees (250 QFP points)QFP Event: Coconut Franchisor Marketing Workshop

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News & Updates

September 26, 2016 in Coconut News, Uncategorized

Gearing up for a Busy Autumn

Here at Coconut, we’ve just returned from a great Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWIF) conference. That’s the last of the big EWIF events for this year and, as national co-chairs of EWIF, we looking forward to seeing what next year will bring. The awards and conference were so popular this…

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September 22, 2016 in Sarah's Blog

Are franchise exhibitions worth your time and effort?

It’s here again! The busy Autumn period – and with it brings the busy exhibition season! Some franchisors love it and some dread it, or worse, wonder why they even booked a stand in the first place. This I wanted to talk about franchise exhibitions and whether they’re really worth…

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September 14, 2016 in Uncategorized

Be SMART, Recruit More Franchisees

One of the most common questions franchisors ask us at Coconut Creatives is ‘How do I recruit more franchisees without spending a fortune?’ Our answer is a SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timely) approach to franchise recruitment. SMART relates to the goals you put in place for your business….

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September 8, 2016 in Sarah's Blog

Summer Gives Way to an Eventful Autumn

The Summer season is almost over and as the children return to school, I am looking forward to attending a few Coconut and franchise industry events. We’ve had a great Summer with fantastic weather. I know that many business owners (like me) enjoy the fact that they can juggle their own…

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