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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 […]

Winners of NatWest EWIF awards announced

May 13, 2015

Coconut Creatives are co-chairs of EWIF and were proud to lend a hand with organising their annual  awards ceremony which took place on 12th May 2015.  Guests from across the industry attended to see the winners receive their well-deserved awards. “We are delighted to continue our support for the EWIF awards and congratulate all the winners on […]

Tips to consider when approaching your bank for finance

David Williams, Director, Franchising at RBS suggests how you can improve your chances of success with your business and the bank When seeking finance from a bank it is important to demonstrate a good understanding of your franchise business and its future success. The quality and scope of your business plan is crucial. When approaching a bank it […]

Empowering your franchisees for growth

May 6, 2015

Providing your franchisees with adequate training in marketing will not only help them create a successful and profitable business, it will also benefit the whole franchise and aid you in your franchisee recruitment, says Sarah Carlile, Founding Director of Coconut Creatives. Marketing is THE skill for business success but many franchisors fail to give their franchisees […]

Coconut Creatives swipe speaking slot at the International Franchise Expo, New York

May 1, 2015

Sally Anne Butters, Director at Coconut Creatives, has her very own speaking slot at this year’s International Franchise Expo in New York. Why Franchising? How Women Can be Successful in Today’s Franchising Marketplace Thursday, 18th June 2015- 12:15pm – 1:30pm  Franchising is not a business opportunity for men alone. More and more franchise owners are […]

Your recruitment process reviewed!

April 21, 2015

This blog includes a unique offer for a full sales process review by the Coconuts! Keep reading to find out why… Improving your franchisee conversion is a VERY hot topic in franchise marketing at the moment. Tweaking your recruitment process can really boost your conversion rates and get the right prospects to say YES to […]