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Planning your franchise recruitment throughout the summer months (part 2)

July 31, 2015

As the quietest period of the franchising year, summer is the best season to prepare your franchise recruitment marketing for the busy autumn period, says Sarah Carlile, Founding Director of Coconut Creatives. As mentioned in my previous blog, enquiries during the summer slowdown rapidly as most people go on holiday or have their children at home […]

Coconut Creatives goes from strength to strength

July 29, 2015

We are pleased to announce that we have grown our team from 7 to 12! Our business will be continuing to deliver the exceptional service which has made us famous for obtaining almost all our work via recommendations in the franchise world over the past decade. Our 12 years of research results on the complex […]

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. […]

Mail Boxes Etc. go the extra mile

Mail Boxes Etc., a client of Coconut Creatives, recently held their annual franchisee conference near their headquarters in Oxford. The event was a massive success with around 100 franchisees & their staff in attendance. Named ‘Changes, challenges and profitable growth’, the conference allowed franchisees to come together to celebrate their achievements and learn more about […]

Investing in future generations

June 15, 2015

  One of Auditel’s, a client of Coconut Creatives, franchisees David Kendall, Auditel franchisee for Leamington Spa, has been helping young apprentices get a foot in the door of their careers. His newest member of staff, Andrew White, is an apprentice who has exceeded expectations and is set to be a shining star in the […]

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 […]