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Coconut Creatives shortlisted for Dorset Business Award

July 2, 2015

Coconut Creatives are proud to announce that we have been chosen as semi-finalists for the Dorset Venus awards. The awards had a record of 1,301 nominations and 402 applications this year. Our very own Sarah Carlile, Founding Director has been shortlisted for the Dutton Gregory Small Business award. The awards are designed to celebrate the […]

Using The Quiet Summer Months To Review Recruitment Marketing (part 1)

June 30, 2015

During the summer, many franchisors find that their recruitment is fairly quiet whilst many people are off on holiday and not thinking about changing their career for the foreseeable future. This makes the summer an ideal time to review many aspects of your recruitment marketing that may not be working as well as they could be. […]

Busy Bees at Coconut Creatives

June 10, 2015

June is a busy month for the team at Coconut Creatives! We’re travelling all over the world to help franchisors and franchisees alike with all their franchise marketing needs. If you want to come and visit us at any of this month’s events, just drop us an email we’ll catch up with you – wherever […]

Social media: legal top tips for marketing on social media platforms (Part 2)

June 2, 2015

  Social media is a great way to engage with your customers. However, with great exposure comes great responsibility! Here at Coconut, we like to bring you the most current news on marketing and our contacts at Freeths Solicitors have written this blog on the legalities surrounding social media. Here’s what they think you need to know […]

Keeping communication channels open during the recruitment process

June 1, 2015

It is important to maintain constant communication with your prospective franchisees in order to keep your brand in the forefront of their minds when they come to make their decision. Sarah Carlile, Founding Director at Coconut Creatives, explains more about keeping communication channels open during the recruitment process.  

Coconut Creatives secure exceptional speaker

May 29, 2015

Coconut Creatives have just secured an exceptional guest speaker to speak at our ‘Public speaking and presenting skills’ workshop on 17th September. Celia Delaney will be helping us to deliver this workshop with her expert knowledge and experience on the dreaded topic of public speaking! Celia is one of the UK’s top speaking trainers for […]

How to build authority

Demonstrating authority within your sector can be a very powerful tool. While establishing yourself as an industry expert may take some time, cultivating a reputation of authority for your brand will help you gain respect and develop trust with existing franchisees and can also help you recruit new franchisees! When putting yourself as an expert […]

Coconut Creatives support inspiring awards ceremony

May 20, 2015

Coconut Creatives are always glad to help out a worthy organisation and, as the National Co-chairs of Encouraging Women into Franchising, widely known as EWIF, we were keen to lend a hand to organise last week’s NatWest EWIF awards. Having received a couple of EWIF awards ourselves, we were only too happy to support this […]

Big decisions for Snap-on franchisees

May 18, 2015

Snap-on, a client of Coconut Creatives, strengthens the bonds of their relationship with franchisees with the launch of their very own National Franchise Advisory Council (NFAC) for the UK and Ireland. This exciting forum gives franchisees an open channel of communication between themselves and the company. The NFAC is about management and franchisees working together […]

Double Whammy for Mr. Electric!

May 15, 2015

Mr. Electric, a client of Coconut Creatives, has recently plugged two extra people into their franchise support team. Dave Galvin and James Mooney have both joined the head office support team boosting the help on offer to Mr. Electric franchisees. Dave has a varied career background and uses his range of skills and knowledge to offer […]