Alex Kelley

 
February 20, 2018

Selling More Service Franchisees

Prospective franchisees have dozens of options of who to invest their money and time with. How can your service-based franchise stand out and win more new franchisees? The right tools and the right approach can help close the deal.
January 3, 2018

Resolutions: Growing Your Service Business in 2018

New Year’s Resolutions – admirable goals that rarely become a reality. Over 80% of New Year’s resolutions are abandoned by February 9th. If your resolution is to grow your service company, here’s how to build a plan that leads you to success well after most resolutions have been broken.
October 2, 2017

Asset Management: Maintenance Made Simple

The appliances and hardware that run our homes and businesses are getting more complex – requiring field service teams to implement systems for asset management to help them track the hardware they maintain.
September 12, 2017

Field Service Software: Dealing with Disaster

After the storm passes and safety is ensured; service teams get to work on repairing the damage – but in order to work quickly and effectively, they need the right tools, including the right software.
August 11, 2017

Creating an Agile Field Service Network

Agile development gives software companies a framework for continuous improvement, getting products to market faster than ever before. Your field service business can adopt a similar strategy that allows you to reach your goals.
July 5, 2017

Building a Franchise Network Growth Strategy

Some franchises grow, while others falter. Why? It’s a combination of things you can’t control – and a lot of things that you can.
May 3, 2017

GPS Tracking: Micromanagement or Accountability?

Many business owners and field technicians are resistant to GPS tracking – concerned that tracking is a form of micromanagement. However, tracking provides some important safety and accountability measures for field service companies
February 13, 2017

Challenges of Scaling a Field Service Franchise

Scaling any business can prove difficult – however, for franchise networks, they face even more challenges than a standard service business. In this article we take a look at some of the unique challenges of a field service franchise – as well as how to address them.
January 31, 2017

Creative Charitable Giving for Service Companies

Is your service company making the most of it’s charitable activities? Learn how creative ways of giving back allow your company to have a more direct impact on those in need and provide additional exposure for your business.