Profitable Franchisees

Profitable Franchisees

By Tracey Leak
About
The Profitable Franchisees podcast is here to help you to run your franchise business with less stress, more flexibility in your time and of course make profit! Practical and helpful to give you the confidence and the tools and knowledge to have a profitable and successful franchise business.
More places to listen
The Profitable Franchisees podcast is here to help you to run your franchise business with less stress, more flexibility in your time and of course make profit! Practical and helpful to give you the confidence and the tools and knowledge to have a profitable and successful franchise business.
www.profitablefranchisees.com

More places to listen

Ep 46 - More than Coffee with Damien Gallagher
What a great chat I got to have with Damien from Shingle Inn on how he has built up his successful business in Victoria.  Damien shared some great insights and tips for ALL franchisees, not just those in food and beverage.  Absolutely one to put on the must listen to list for sure. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
37:16
December 4, 2019
Ep 45 - Should I do this marketing campaign?
One of the most asked questions I get is when a franchisee is considering doing a marketing campaign and then they ask 'Should I do this marketing campaign?" In this episode, I'll take you through the same questions I would ask of a franchisee asking me in person.  How to work out for yourself if a marketing campaign is a good one to do or not.... and we are not talking in terms of marketing, but in terms of return on investment. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
22:59
December 2, 2019
Ep 44 Plan for 2020 Now #4
Yes it is November, but we are talking about how to plan and set up your 2020 for success.  Don't wait until the 1st of January to start planning your year... now is the time!  This is the fourth and final instalment to this 4 instalment series 'Plan for 2020 Now'. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
22:06
November 27, 2019
Ep 43 - KPIs... what are you measuring?
KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are crucial for every business, but what are you measuring?  Let's talk KPIs and what you should be looking for when deciding which KPIs to measure plus some helpful hints and tips on KPIs. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
17:32
November 25, 2019
Ep 42 - Plan for 2020 Now #3
Yes it is November, but we are talking about how to plan and set up your 2020 for success.  Don't wait until the 1st of January to start planning your year... now is the time!  This is the third instalment to this 4 instalment series 'Plan for 2020 Now'. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
15:17
November 20, 2019
Ep 41 - Stop Complaining
Complaining in your business never helps you to grow a better, more profitable business.  Here are some thoughts, ideas and tips to help you more because as humans, we all complain, but how can we do less of it and how can we avoid those that do complain. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
18:51
November 18, 2019
Ep 40 - Plan for 2020 Now #2
Yes it is November, but we are talking about how to plan and set up your 2020 for success.  Don't wait until the 1st of January to start planning your year... now is the time!  This is the second instalment to this 4 instalment series 'Plan for 2020 Now'. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
15:17
November 13, 2019
Ep 39 - Facebook Ads for Local Area Marketing
Are you using Facebook ads in your Local Area marketing plan?  What are the best ways to use them?  Will they work?  Let's talk about it.... Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
23:36
November 11, 2019
Ep 38 - Plan for 2020 Now #1
Yes it is November, but we are talking about how to plan and set up your 2020 for success.  Don't wait until the 1st of January to start planning your year... now is the time!  This is the first instalment to this 4 instalment series 'Plan for 2020 Now'. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
17:52
November 6, 2019
Ep 37 - Confidence is Key
Often asked what is important to have in business and I believe that confidence is key to success.  Not arrogance or over confidence, but more a quiet confidence.  Let's explore this a bit further. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
22:57
November 4, 2019
Ep 36 - Business in Focus with Joel Adamson
In today's episode we talk with Joel Adamson from Real Property Photography (the current Franchisees of the Year for the brand).  Joel had some great points on building relationships and asking 'Is there anything else I can do?'.   Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
27:55
October 30, 2019
Ep 35 - Are you 100% Committed?
A big one to ask yourself.... are you 100% committed?  Are you playing to win or playing to not lose?  Let's talk about it! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
18:11
October 28, 2019
Ep 34 - Long term success with Keenan Archer
In this episode, I get to chat with Keenan from Minuteman Press.  He has been a franchisee for 19 years and with that comes a wealth of experience and knowledge.  Such a great interview - no matter what stage you are at in your business!  One to listen to for sure. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
29:18
October 23, 2019
Ep 33 - Come with Solutions
In this episode I'm talking to you about some strategies to help with team (new and old) and also to help yourself when you go to the Franchisor or Head Office team with a question. This one will be a great lesson if you have team ALWAYS asking questions of you. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
20:58
October 21, 2019
Ep 32 - Running a good business with Glenn Kiddle
Was great to get to interview Glenn Kiddle from Hire a Hubby.  I've met Glenn a number of times at events and he always has so many great tips and hints for franchisees, so it was time that I interviewed him for the Profitable Franchisees Podcast. Glenn was fresh off a plane from a few weeks off, including attending the Hire a Hubby conference where he received a number of awards, including Franchise of the Year... for the second year! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
42:03
October 16, 2019
Ep 31 - Getting through Frustration in your business.
Well, for something a little different, today I take you through my real life process for overcoming frustration in business.... why different?  Because that is what I was experiencing this day. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
19:46
October 14, 2019
Ep 30 - Lead and Lag with Soon Khoo
So excited to interview Soon from ChaTime who was recently named Western Australian Franchisee of the Year!  How exciting :) Great interview with Soon and some great little 'nuggets' to take away for your business. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
32:50
October 9, 2019
Ep 29 - What can you see for me?
One of my favourite questions to ask is what this episode is all about.  Something that my coach got me to ask all those years ago before I became a coach.  This question is perfect for franchisees to ask their business support team at head office. Want to know the full question?  Get listening :) Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
19:30
October 7, 2019
Ep 28 - The business of people with Esther Colman
Today I'm excited to bring you this interview with Esther Colman, Franchisee with the HR Dept.  Not only do I get to pick Esther's brain on her business, I also ask her some questions about HR and employment which I think will be valuable for everyone.  I even learnt something new. Come check it out - great interview. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
28:04
October 2, 2019
Ep 27 - Character
Over the last 15 years of coaching, I've found that there is one vital thing in every business owner (franchisee or not) where if you don't pass this test, your business will go downhill.... fast. Come check out this episode to ensure you are on track and won't fall into this trap. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
22:37
September 30, 2019
Ep 26 - Stepping up with Emily Slevin
What a delight to have Emily on the podcast today.  Emily is from Aussie Pooch Mobile and we talk not only about working with animals but also how Emily stepped up and took on the master franchise for the state. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
23:06
September 11, 2019
Ep 25 - Don't get too concerned with change in the franchise
Change is something that is always going to happen in business... and life!  So it is not unreasonable to expect that over your time as a franchisee within your brand that you will see and experience changes in the system, processes or even legislative changes that will impact how you run your business. In today's episode, I talk to you about how to work through that change and why you should keep the focus on your business. PS.  Sorry... I have a bit of a cold! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
20:07
September 10, 2019
Ep 24 - Social Media Success with Peta Bird
Peta certainly brings value in this interview with how she took her Kumon franchise from a small town to a larger centre (Townsville) and grew her business by using social media. So many great tips and thoughts that Peta shares so if you know you should be using social media and online marketing more effectively, then this is one episode you do not want to miss. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com  
31:53
September 4, 2019
Ep 23 - Go Old School with your Marketing
In this episode I talk about having a good marketing mix that includes online and offline strategies and the benefits of going 'old school' with your marketing and why some of those strategies will work the best! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com
20:43
September 2, 2019
Ep 22 - When things change with Mark Norman
Great to interview a Franchisee with many years (16 in fact) experience in their business.  Mark has been with Mr Rental for a long time now and see the company change along with his own business. Change is something that Mark (and Liz) have had to deal with many times and you will be sure to learn some great tips in this interview with Mark. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com  
26:06
August 28, 2019
Ep 21 - You have a business, not a job
Has this title grabbed your attention?  What am I talking about? In today's episode, we are going to explore the mindset shift that is required for success as a franchisee with some examples of what it is to go from job to business owner. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
19:17
August 26, 2019
Ep 20 - Achieving the Goal with Brocq Robertson
In today's episode, I bring to you my interview with Brocq Robertson from Gutter-Vac. I promised at the start of this podcast that I would bring interviews with Franchisees at all stages of their business and Brocq is just 2 years into his franchise business, but that hasn't stopped him from achieving some amazing goals. This episode will bring you some great little 'nuggets of gold' so take the time to listen today! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com  
25:46
August 21, 2019
Ep 19 - How to Maximise the National Marketing Fund for your Business
In this episode, I talk about how you can maximise the national marketing fund of your franchise group to add to your own business. This is not just for Franchisees that are in a group with a national marketing fund, I believe that those of you without a national marketing fund will also learn some great points to bring to your own business.   If you love the episode, why not leave the podcast a rating on your favourite podcast platform! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com  
20:48
August 19, 2019
Ep 18 - Relationship Marketing with Mark Treloar
So excited to interview Mark Treloar from First Class Accounts.  Mark has a great story about patience and building his business via relationship marketing and how to make networking work.  An episode not to be missed. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com  
32:44
August 14, 2019
Ep 17 - Focus on Percentage Growth (Not Awards)
Maybe a little bit of a different thought than what you would normally hear, but I see so many Franchisees that set the goal to win an award, work hard, do everything right and then miss out on the award, leaving them to feel deflated, unmotivated and even like a failure! This is my thoughts on this and I hope they help you too!  Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
12:22
August 13, 2019
Ep 16 - Passion from the Start with Kathy Rees
In Today's episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kathy Rees from City Cave.   Kathy is new to the City Cave brand (just 1 year and their first franchisee) but as we discover, she is not new to franchising. I want to bring you people at all stages of their business life and franchising journey and I think you will not be disappointed listening to Kathy and remembering, that having passion for what you do - from the start - will make a big difference in your business! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
33:01
August 7, 2019
Ep 15 - The Truth about Local Area Marketing
Want to grow your business?  Then the key is Local Area Marketing. In this episode, I explore the concept of Local Area Marketing and its importance to you as a Franchisee and why it will grow your business faster than simply relying on a National Marketing Fund. Hope you get some 'good stuff' from it. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
19:45
August 5, 2019
Ep 14 - Single to Multi-Unit Owner with Mina Moussa
Mina Moussa from Gutter-Vac went from being a single unit Franchisee to a multi-unit owner after just 6 months of being in business.  Now he has three territories and there was a 4th one in there with a bit of a twist (you will have to listen to understand that!). Mina talks about what he did to get organised and changes to his mindset to go from single unit to multi-unit owner. We also chat a little bit about being a millennial in business as Mina began his business when he was just 28 years old. Come listen to find out more! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
47:04
July 31, 2019
Ep 13 - The best and worst thing about a franchise.
In today's episode, I take you through what I believe is the best thing about a franchise and then I also take you through what I believe is the worst thing about a franchise. My responses might just surprise you, but I am sure you will learn something about how to maximise the best thing and how to minimise the worst thing! Enjoy :) Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
18:19
July 29, 2019
Ep 12 - Whatever it Takes with Bev Taylor
Bev Taylor (InXpress) was named Australian Single Unit Franchisee of the Year in 2017 and that is not the most amazing thing in her story. This interview with Bev will open your eyes to just what is possible in your business if you are willing to do the work.... no matter what your situation is. This is a must listen for all Franchisees who want to grow a more Profitable Franchise business. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
38:22
July 24, 2019
Ep 11 - Tip #10
Have you noticed that in the title of this Episode, I've just said Tip #10 (from the series of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees)? Why?   .... because it is a secret, but if you start listening, you will find out pretty quickly. Even though this is Tip #10, it is probably my BIGGEST tip for Franchisees! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
18:28
July 22, 2019
Ep 10 - Tip #9 - Community
For Tip #9 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees, I will talk to you about community.... your franchise community. This is something that you don't have when you go into business alone, so are you maximising the ability to be part of a community? Listen to find out more.... Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
16:20
July 22, 2019
Ep 9 - Tip #8 - Stop Selling
Has the title of this episode got you thinking?  What do you mean, STOP selling? Well, maybe you had better stop reading this and get listening to this episode which is my #8 tip of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
15:12
July 22, 2019
Ep 8 - Tip #7 - System, what system?
The reason why you invest into a Franchise (or one of the reasons) is to take advantage of a proven system, yet why is it that many Franchisees seem to forget that there is a system to follow at all? In Tip #7 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees, we explore some thoughts about 'the system'. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
15:29
July 22, 2019
Ep 7 - Tip #6 - Work Ethic & Entitlement
Get ready for Tip #6 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees because I get a bit fired up on this one.... Bound to ruffle a few feathers and maybe make you question your attitude, but it comes from the very best of intentions to help you gain a more PROFITABLE franchise business! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
20:12
July 22, 2019
Ep 6 - Tip #5 - Momentum & Consistency
For Tip #5 of the Top 10 Tips for Franchisees, I bring one of my favourite lessons which is all about momentum and consistency and how these two things work and can bring success to your business. What are you waiting for.... start listening now! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
14:09
July 22, 2019
Ep 5 - Tip #4 - Time Management
Do you find yourself saying things like 'I don't have enough time'? Then this episode is for you. Tip #4 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees, this episode is all around how you can get more from the time available to you plus also maybe some ideas to change your mindset around how you see your time and your role as the business owner. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
17:11
July 22, 2019
Ep 4 - Tip #3 - Marketing Basics
What's the big question I always get asked?...... How do I get more customers? So in this Tip #3 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees, I am going to talk about the basics of marketing and the questions you need to ask before doing any marketing. I hope that you gain some new insights on not only the marketing you could be adding to your business, but also why the Franchisor has recommend specific marketing strategies for you and your business.  Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
24:23
July 22, 2019
Ep 3 - Tip #2 - Know your Why?
Tip #2 of my Top 10 Tips for Franchisees is all about knowing your why?  Why are you in this business and what do you want to achieve? I give you my tip for the best question you can ask yourself so that you can grow your business for the success you desire. Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
13:10
July 22, 2019
Ep 2 - Tip #1 - Know your Numbers
To launch the Profitable Franchisees Podcast, I thought I'd give you me Top 10 Tips for Franchisees ! So in this episode, we are looking at my first tip which is all about 'Knowing your numbers'. Vital for every franchisee to understand the numbers of their business, but this is a little bit of a different look at your numbers so that with a pen and a piece of paper (even the back of an envelope) you can do the numbers of your business and create a workable plan for your business! Maybe today is the day to get started.....  Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
27:18
July 22, 2019
Ep 1 - Why the Profitable Franchisees Podcast?
Welcome to the introduction to the Profitable Franchisees Podcast! In this short Episode, your host, Tracey Leak, explains why she has started the Profitable Franchisees Podcast, what is a profitable franchisee and what you can expect for the podcast and upcoming episodes. Who is the Profitable Franchisees Podcast for? Well..... for Franchisees of course!  But Franchisors and their teams will also gain value from the podcast.  The Profitable Franchisees Podcast is a neutral space for Franchisees - from ANY brand - to come to listen and learn from Tracey and from her special guests - Franchisees! Make sure you click subscribe to know when new episodes are available! Looking forward to adding value to you and your business! Remember to come grab the latest issue of the Profitable Franchisees - The Monthly Insider.  I bring to your a business lesson each month to add more value to you and best of all.... it's 100% FREE.   www.ProfitableFranchisees.com 
12:59
July 22, 2019
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