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The experts’ introduction to franchising

February 24, 2015

At Coconut Creatives, we like to share our knowledge and experience as much as possible. We recently collaborated with Premierline Business Insurance to produce an expert guide for franchising. The guide features a group of experts in business and franchising sharing their views on the best ways to choose a franchise and advice for franchisors […]

Supersizing his Mr. Electric franchise

February 3, 2015

Mr. Electric, a client of Coconut Creatives, have recently been celebrating the success of one of their highest earning franchisees in the UK. Jeff Longley has had a successful couple of years. It doesn’t look like he’s going to stop anytime soon either. This month, Jeff invoiced a total of £100,000 to his Mr. Electric […]

Half a century of success

January 15, 2015

Snap-on, a client of Coconut Creatives, have gone from strength to strength over the last few years and it doesn’t look like they’re slowing down! This year, the UK arm of the global franchise is celebrating their 50th anniversary and they’re kicking 2015 off by hosting two large tool fairs for franchisees to come together […]

Wagging Tails Conference

November 14, 2014

Wagging Tails recently held their 2014 Annual Conference in the New Forest. In addition to providing franchisees with an overview of another successful year which saw the franchise network grow 71% year on year, Wagging Tails welcomed Charity partners Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and franchise marketing specialists Coconut Creatives to their 2014 Conference. Nicholas […]

Successful duo join Rosemary Bookkeeping

October 17, 2014

Rosemary Bookkeeping, a client of Coconut Creatives, have announced that they have two more franchisees in the starting blocks this month. Alexis Draper and Carol Bridgman have just joined the team and are set to build successful businesses over the next few months. Carol found that in her previous career as a management accountant, her […]

Serial franchise owner strikes again

September 30, 2014

Zul Chagani is the latest franchisee to take advantage of the multi-store franchise opportunity at Baskin-Robbins. Zul has been so successful with his first store in Amersham that, he decided to open not just his second store, but his third store as well over a period of just a few months. Zul is now the […]

Extending a hand to fellow franchisees

September 29, 2014

Who better to support franchise business owners with growth and development than another franchisee? As small business and franchise owners themselves, TAB (The Alternative Board) coaches are perfectly placed to support other franchisees with their businesses. This is the most recent development at TAB and many franchisees have been taking the opportunity to tap into […]

Empowering your franchisees for growth

September 18, 2014

Providing your franchisees with adequate training in marketing will not only help them create a successful and profitable business, it will 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 […]

Would bookkeeping add up to the right future for you?

August 29, 2014

Did you realise over 500,000 businesses were set up last year? Did you know over half of those may not be around in two years’ time, with the biggest reason being poorly managed finances. However, one fact that is certain, all of these businesses will need a bookkeeper to record and manage their transactions. It […]

Squeezing new franchisees out of your existing database

August 21, 2014

Many franchisors spend a large section of their budget constantly trying to generate new leads but what many of them don’t realise is that their existing database is a great resource for finding new franchisees, explains Sally Anne Butters, Director of Media at Coconut Creatives. Your existing database is a great resource for your franchise […]