Who We Are
An unparalleled team, unrivaled content, unequivocal results
Franchising creates 21 million jobs nationwide and contributes billions of dollars in economic output each year. Franchises offer the independence of business ownership supported by the benefits of an experienced, larger business network.
AskMrFranchise.com is THE Source of Key Franchising Information. With experienced reporters and researchers who review and consolidate extensive analytics and data, AskMrFranchise.com provides users online access to more franchising data than any single online source. AskMrFranchise.com utilizes its analytics and data to MATCH site users with fitting opportunities. Some of the strategic features that AskMrFranchise.com offers include the following:
- Concise explanations of fundamental Franchise Law components that translate complex legalese into layman terms
- Franchise News updates relating to key issues involving franchising
- Our “QuickMatch” utility that matches a user to opportunities that fit that users specified criteria
- We review the FDD’s of potential opportunities. We provide an AskTheRating certification that certifies the legitimacy of a franchise. AskTheRating reviews the 23 components of a franchise disclosure document (FDD), to verify that the business satisfies FDD standards.
- Case Studies that provide users an up-close, in-depth, and detailed analysis of certain opportunities
- Our Franchise Search Bar allows users to obtain data for opportunities that meet criteria that the user selects
- Our Did You Know pages provide interesting, often unknown, information
AskMrFranchise.com is a portfolio company owned by Callens Capital. Callens Capital is a venture capital firm managed by James “Jim” Notaris. Jim Notaris has a broad, experienced track record in business acquisitions and start-ups, venture capital, and private equity. Jim Notaris is an attorney and certified public accountant. He is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising.
How We Do It
AskMrFranchise.com offers a vast array of services to inform, guide, and match prospects with relevant opportunities
Always stay current and up-to-date. Do what you can to keep yourself fully informed.
Always stay current and up-to-date. Do what you can to keep yourself fully informed. AskMrFranchise.com provide readers with the most extensive data relating to franchising available online. The site provides clear and concise explanations of fundamental franchise law components that translate complex legalese into layman terms.
The site also provides a News tab that covers a vast array of current events. The team includes in-house writers that generate written content about business, current events, law and other topics. The pieces are catchy, easy reads that can be browsed on a morning commute or during a lunch break! The articles and topics are interesting, so the fact is that the site generates traffic.
Our intent is to provide useful, sought-after data to help people understand important, relevant topics. And the fact is that the need and desire for this type source of information generates traffic to the site.
We provide clear and concise explanations of fundamental franchise law components that translate complex legalese into layman terms. We have seasoned, on-staff writers who know these topics well, so they generate data that is both engaging and useful.
The Franchising Law tab covers all the major areas of franchising law. Filled with extensive summaries and data, anyone looking to expand their understanding of franchising law shall do so concisely. And that generates traffic to the site.
A quick tool visitors can use to match to your franchise.
AskMrFranchise.com’s “Quick Match”utility matches a user to opportunities that fit that user's specified criteria.
“Quick Match” is the optimal way to search for a franchise. Whether or not the user has a clear vision of what industry or business they are interested in, the Quick Match will link the user to industries after a ten-question survey.
After the survey is completed AskMrFranchise.com synchronizes the user to opportunities that best suit their criteria.
"Did You Know?" these franchise fun facts
AskMrFranchise.com prioritizes content, information, and learning, above all else. The Did You Know tool is a fun and quick way to learn more about the vast influence of franchising in our world today. Did you know that Shaquille O’Neal is a franchise mogul? Or were you aware that there are 750,000 franchises in the United States today?
Our “Did You Know” tool is an archive of useful and interesting facts about the world of franchising. The topics are interesting. Knowing those type topics is always fascinating.
An AskTheRating certification certifies the legitimacy of a franchise. AskTheRating reviews the 23 components of a franchise disclosure document (FDD), to verify that the business satisfies FDD standards.
Who is ?
Our AskTheRating certification process is carried out by experienced franchising professionals who thoroughly examine each franchise disclosure document. After confirmation, only legitimate franchises are certified with an AskTheRating Stamp of Approval.
Where is located?
The certification seal can be found on a franchisor’s AskMrFranchise.com web page. Users can utilize an AskTheRating certification while researching business or franchise opportunities, to assure their legitimacy.
What are the 23 check-point items?
The certification seal can be found on franchisor's web pages listed on AskMrFranchise.com. Users can refer to AskTheRating while researching franchises of their interest to verify the business’ legitimacy and validity.
An opportunity for our writers to market your business to matching prospects
Our Case Studies market your business to potential opportunities.
Case Studies provide users an up-close, in-depth, and detailed analysis of specific franchises. It provides an opportunity to match coveted prospects.
Our seasoned, on-staff writers generate these case studies. They will conduct the interviews and research, and they will obtain and analyze all data needed to generate an in-depth analysis of specific franchises. The case studies include, in part, the founding and history of the business, interviews, and a summary of the FDD.
Here is an example of a franchise case study page below
AskMrFranchise Search Engine
Our website offers a convenient, easy-to-use Find a Franchise search bar. Using this tool, any website visitor can obtain data for opportunities that meet criteria that the user selects.The user can select one or many specific industries they are interested in, desired dollar amounts that they seek to invest, and locations that they are interested in. Then upon hitting the search button a list of opportunities that match the user’s criteria is generated. Each of the opportunities that appear possess their own pages with information posted by the franchisor.
Request a franchise listing.
AskMrFranchise.com also allows visitors to request information on franchises of their interest. Our website offers pre-screened listings, which visitors can request on any of our pages. After entering a few basic pieces of information, including name, e-mail, and zip code, visitors have the ability to select the franchises of their choice. Once selected, our website sends the user listing information on their desired franchises.
Our Request Information search bar is another method that users can see and find your free listing. Our Request Info search tool is conveniently located on the side of every page on our site, greatly increasing the likelihood that a visitor will find businesses of interest.
We update and stay in touch with all of our visitors and clients each week.
AskMrFranchise.com sends specific newsletters and information to site users based upon the demographics, topics, and characteristics they select.
Our newsletters and emails keep the users up to date with topics and information that they select and are relevant to them. The newsletters and emails they receive is based upon the selections chosen by the user, their demographics, and their preferences.
We want to keep you current, up-to-date, and informed.
In addition to the newsletter, AskMrFranchise.com sends weekly e-mail updates to subscribers. This is an opportunity for readers to catch up on any new articles or legal posts they may have missed.
Our e-mail blasts also inform readers of any events or expositions taking place in their area. Staying up-to-date with franchising events around the country is a great way to learn more about the industry. These blasts will also alert readers to any new case studies published that week.
Each partner shall have their own custom dashboard that allows them to track and monitor analytics and performance
AskMrFranchise.com provides each partner customizable and easy-to-use dashboards. It permits them to consistently monitor performance analytics, progress, data requests, pages viewed, traffic, and page clicks.
Partners are able to continuously edit the content of their pages, as well as participate in groups.
Why Market Online?
The web is among, if not, the most popular method for promoting business. Not to mention, many franchises use the web to find and purchase franchises. Online ads are a major source behind the success of many online franchise transactions.
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- Free placement upon the site
- Free partner dashboards
Some Options Include
- Specific placement on home page and other locations
- Quick Match utility
- AskTheRating Certification
- Case Study
- Franchise Search Bar
- Newsletters and e-mails
- Did You Know?
- Advisory Services