Build an exciting future making your community a more beautiful, safer place with your very own outdoor illumination franchise business.
Trying to figure out what's next in your life and career? Wanting to fulfill your personal, business, family and financial goals in a way that will add joy and satisfaction to your life?
We should talk. We're Outdoor Lighting Perspectives (OLP).
Founded in the early 1990s, our outdoor lighting franchise system has been providing our clients with stunning, energy-efficient custom lighting designs for homes, businesses and the holidays. It's actually three businesses in one: Residential Landscape Lighting, Commercial Lighting and Holiday Lighting.
There are many great reasons why our franchisees decided to invest in an OLP franchise to pursue their personal and business goals:
An ideal candidate enjoys meeting and working with new customers, has a strong commitment to service and enjoys creative and/or visual thinking. Sales and marketing skills are a plus but not mandatory due to our extensive training program. Other essential ingredients of a successful franchise owner include:
The Maids has been distinguished as the #1 residential cleaning franchise by Entrepreneur magazine. The Maids provides comprehensive training, support, and exclusive territory. With The Maids, you can build a great business to achieve the lifestyle you desire with nights, weekends and holidays off.
The Maids Franchise Opportunity Offers:
Welcome to The Maids
The Maids was founded in 1979 as a premier residential housecleaning service. In 1980, we began franchising, and today we have offices across the U.S. and Canada. With our proven operating systems and extensive support programs, we are the fastest growing franchise in the residential home services category. In fact, The Maids were ranked as the number one residential cleaning franchise in 2007 and 2008 and as the fastest-growing residential cleaning franchise by Entrepreneur magazine for the past five years.
Join Our Franchise System
Do you want to set your own hours and control your destiny? If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, strong management and people skills, are willing to follow a proven system and want to build a business that cares about providing the best customer experience, The Maids is for you!
Why Choose Us
The Maids pioneered residential cleaning. Our founder, Dan Bishop, used time and motion studies to develop the most efficient residential home cleaning system and was the first to launch a team-cleaning concept. Our dedication to innovation continues to increase quality, efficiency and profitability for our Franchise Partners. The Maids is a sound business investment allowing you to balance personal and financial goals with no nights or weekends.
According to The Wall Street Journal, home services are a multi-billion dollar industry enjoying double-digit growth. Upscale customer demographics offer our franchise partners a wealth of growth and income potential, repeating business every week or two, year in and year out. Quality-minded customers across the U.S. and Canada have trusted The Maids in their homes for almost 30 years.
Your Market Area
Our exclusive market concept allows you to purchase and dominate larger markets assuring that The Maids is a wise investment. Our large market program supports your ability to expand your business once you have penetrated your initial market area.
Our Business System
Our business system is time-tested, comprehensive and leverages leading-edge technology. Proprietary software allows you to efficiently manage, track and monitor daily operations and track key benchmarks for business' success. From automated routing to accounting, payroll and credit card processing, we provide the 'know how' to get your office up and running in as little as seven weeks.
Low Initial Investment
The Maids allows you to join a booming industry with a small initial investment. Start your own business with less than $100,000 cash. Low start-up costs make The Maids an affordable investment.
The Maids training begins with just-in-time video-based e-learning programs and live interactive Webinars over the course of several weeks. Training continues with 9 days of administrative and technical classroom training provided by our expert staff. Once your leadership team completes training, a technical trainer visits your site (Grand Opening) to jump start your business with hands-on training and on-the-job support (in English and Spanish) for your team. A learning management system (LMS) tracks training to ensure employees have the skills and knowledge to deliver a superior customer experience. As a franchise partner, your learning continues for the first year and beyond through interactive Webinars, regional meetings and an annual conference.
Knowledgeable and experienced, The Maids provides you with marketing support and a strong brand identity. Our logo, with a distinctive vacuum letter "d" is known throughout the United States and Canada as the premier residential cleaning service for consumers interested in total quality. This easily identified brand as well as TV, Internet and other proven media help to grow your market share. Your dedicated business coach will help you develop a comprehensive local marketing plan to complement national advertising strategies and maximize your growth potential.
Our high rankings, including national recognition for franchisee satisfaction, provide proof that The Maids provides exceptional commitment to your success. In addition to our corporate staff of experts, franchise partners are assigned a 'certified' business coach. Your coach will provide one-on-one counsel, support, guidance and assistance. If fact, our coaches' success and compensation are based on your success and feedback.Are You Ready?
Unishippers: From a Simple Business-to-Business Concept to a Beaming Model of American Franchising…
Founded in 1987, Unishippers has grown into the largest reseller of complete shipping services in the country – with 75,000 customers, close to 300 franchise locations, and a long history of helping entrepreneurs build their dreams in an industry that never goes out of style.
Our company provides small to medium-sized businesses with a complete line of express, ground, freight, and international shipping options at discounts, and with a level of customer service, that firms of their size would not be able to receive on their own. Our buying power and network of over 30 leading shipping partners – including UPS®, YRC, Saia, and Estes – create cost-effective solutions for services that almost all businesses need.
Our franchise opportunity is a solid one. Just look at some of the benefits:
Over twenty years after our first franchise was sold, Unishippers today is an ongoing success story and enjoys a stellar reputation from coast to coast. We have grown into a time-tested and proven opportunity for entrepreneurs, and a beaming model of American franchising.
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