Sandfree Wood Refinishing Has Officially Gone Green

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When Sandfree Wood Refinishing first opened its doors in 2001, they made sure to choose specific products that were not only effective, but were also safe for both the environment and their employees.

Sandfree founders did not anticipate the “green” movement and began their search for “green” products when they began working with the Philadelphia Museum of Art. At the time, the Museum was concerned that working with toxic fumes inside their buildings would have adverse effects on the art.


Sandfree Wood Refinishing
To become certified as carrying only green products, Sandfree did not have to change any of their materials or methods, they simply had the right people test their materials and document the information, so that they now can ‘officially’ declare what they have always known to be green, as officially GREEN.

On top of their Green guarantee, SandFree assures customers that their floors can be refinished without all the dust, mess, and disruption that a traditional sanding, staining and refinishing causes. The green cleaning franchise offers a variety of finishes that retain the floor’s appearance for up to 8 years, without using harsh chemicals.

Sandfree Wood Refinishing

Sandfree franchisees are able to offer customers an array of options to enhance, protect their home’s floors and make them last longer. Owners who prefer to remain in their home during the refinishing process may do so without worrying about toxic fumes. Although Sandfree was initially intended for commercial use, the franchise’s customer base has expanded extensively to include a wide range of residential customers. This gives the SandFree franchisees an almost infinite number of potential customers in any location!

Franchise Clique Helps Entrepreneur Become Franchisee

Manny’s Mediterranean Café announced this week plans to open a new franchise location in Charlotte, N.C. The new location, which will open in the next 90 – 120 days, is owned by entrepreneur Stephanie Cripe, who discovered Manny’s thanks to Franchise Clique.


Rena and Thomas Cripe, both graduates of UNC-Charlotte, will handle the franchise’s daily operations while Stephanie serves as the owner.


Manny’s Mediterranean Café is a fast-casual restaurant franchise that serves mediterranean and American favorites. The franchise concept is currently expanding and looking for personable entrepreneurs who have a large network of personal contacts and established in their communities.


Franchise Clique Goes to Vegas For the IFA Convention 2013

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We’re headed to Las Vegas this weekend to attend the International Franchise Association’s 53rd annual convention. It’s the first time Franchise Clique has attended the annual conference and all of the company members attending are excited to sight see in Las Vegas and meet our franchise clients, old friends and some new faces. If you’ll be attending the conference please stop by our booth, #139, and say hello!


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If you do drop by, we’re giving away lots of fun prizes, including four HUGE gifts (that all of Franchise Clique’s employees desperately want to win): a Wii gaming system, an iPad mini, an iPod nano and a brand new laptop. All you have to do is enter your name into the twice daily drawings at our booth to be eligible.

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Testimonial: Chyten Franchising, Inc.

We’ve done it again folks! We couldn’t be more pleased that one of our clients is this kind of happy:

“Wow.  In a matter of a couple of weeks, we have quadrupled our lead flow (versus other .com franchise portals) with the addition of the and franchise lead portals.  I’ve been in the franchise industry for 22 years now with major brands, and when I state that this site(s) produces, I know from years of experience.  We are a small franchise company with 40 units open to date;  I didn’t think we would draw the candidate interest of the major brands I’ve worked for….this was key to us, and it “clicked” immediately.  Our leads have been ‘qualified’ too.  Not the usual tire kickers.  In addition, my representative from this company (Guy Norcott) far exceeds my service expectations, which is important to me.  He proactively keeps me well informed at all times how to increase exposure.  Enough said…I highly recommend FranchiseClique/FranchiseBuy”.

Randy Blue, Director of Franchise Development

Chyten Franchising, Inc.


Sport Clips, An Industry Leader, Signs with Franchise Clique

Sport Clips practically invented the men and boys’ haircut niche. With their fun facilities filled with sports memorabilia, their huge TVs with games and highlights, and a fun and friendly staff, you’ve got the recipe for a very loyal clientele. That’s probably one reason they’re in the top 100 on Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500” List.

Since they began franchising in 1995, the business has grown to over 750 franchisee-owned stores in the United States. This franchise has also innovated great ways to keep in touch with its franchisees through business newsletters, toll-free phone lines, sponsoring your Grand Opening and purchasing cooperatives. Since it’s such a recognizable brand, it’s safe to say that everyone in town will know that you’re opening your Sport Clips doors.

As a Sport Clips franchise owner, you will also be participating in a philanthropic business. Sport Clips has been a major donor to organizations like the VFW’s Operation Uplink, which has raised money to provide free calling from active-duty military to their families while overseas. It’s one of the many great benefits of working for a company that cares. We look forward to learning even more about Sport Clips and we hope that you will too.

Chem-Dry Signs with Franchise Clique

Chem-Dry is a highly specialized upholstery and carpet cleaning franchise that has been featured on the Entrpreneur Magazine’s “Franchise 500” list many times. This year, it’s in the top 50. Cleaning franchises are set to grow exponentially in the next few years. The smaller start-up costs and home-based business model has intrigued many people it seems.

The Chem-Dry franchise should also intrigue you, as it is one of the fastest growing and successful businesses today. There are over 2,165 in the United States and almost 2,000 more abroad. They train you at the headquarters in their unique cleaning method called the Hot Carbonating Extraction process. Their innovative technology will have your clients loyally returning.

Since they’ve been in the business since 1977, Chem-Dry not only has a great reputation, but they have great brand awareness. The name is synonymous with clean homes! We at Franchise Clique are very lucky to have Chem-Dry on board and we look forward to telling you more about their franchise and its success.

Franchise Clique Signs Automotive Giant Meineke

Meineke Car Care has just signed with Franchise Clique and we couldn’t be happier. This automotive franchise is one of the best in the business and has been on Entrepreneur Magazine‘s “Franchise 500” list for years. This year, it’s in the top 100!

So what don’t you know about Meineke? Perhaps you don’t know that this franchise has grown to over 900 businesses or that it has been a market presence for over 30 years. Franchisees agree that the business is a great one to own. As one franchisee put it, it’s difficult to be an independent business anymore. Owning a Meineke is great because it has serious brand recognition and people know that it stands for outstanding service not only to its customers, but to its franchisees.

So, in short, we’re extremely pleased to have the Meineke Car Care franchise as a client at Franchise Clique. We’re excited to hear more success stories from franchisees and encourage you to leave any stories you might have about Meineke in the comments below!

Franchise Clique Helps DwellGreen Secure Three Territory Deal

We couldn’t be more excited to bring you this great news about a green franchise client of ours, Dwell Green. Thanks to Franchise Clique, DwellGreen just welcomed a new franchisee, Roger Taylor. Taylor, who hails from Texas, is now the proud owner of three franchise territories in the Dallas, TX market.

DwellGreen’s President and CEO, Jim Majirsky, contacted us yesterday to give us the following good news:

DwellGreen Franchising, LLC, expert advisors in the field of building and environmental science, awards 3 franchise opportunities in Dallas, TX market.

DwellGreen Franchising, LLC today announced that is has awarded 3 franchise opportunities in the Dallas, TX market to former Perot Systems/Dell  IT executive, Roger Taylor.  

Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) March 8th, 2012 — DwellGreen Franchising, LLC, a Sarasota, FL based company that conducts residential and commercial building evaluations, has awarded three franchise opportunities (territories) in the Dallas, TX area.  Started in early 2009, DwellGreen spent nearly 3 years developing and perfecting its business model aimed at making buildings greener, more energy efficient, safer and healthier, and better fortified, and has successfully transitioned that model into a viable franchise opportunity that is now being offered throughout the U.S.

Launching the franchising effort in August of 2011 and quickly signing its first franchise agreement in Florida, inquiries about this unique and exciting business opportunity have been pouring in from around the country.   DwellGreen’s most recent expansion is into the Dallas, TX market by awarding 3 franchise territories to Roger Taylor of Fairview, TX.  Roger will start by opening his first territory in Collin, Rockwall, and eastern Denton Counties.  He has purchased rights to two other territories in Dallas County and expects to expand his business into that area over the next 18 months.    Taylor, a longtime IT executive and consultant, has nearly 25 years of experience working for Perot Systems/Dell  as a Director of New Business Development and served as a direct advisor to the President and COO of the company.  He has recently completed both BPI Building Analyst and RESNET training and is now a Certified Energy Auditor.  He also completed his 5 day initial training program at the DwellGreen Learning Center where he learned all of the day to day operational aspects of running a DwellGreen franchise.  Taylor, who is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Navy, was also able to take advantage of DwellGreen’s military discount program and received a 20% reduction on his franchise fee.  He will now begin to reach out and introduce himself throughout his territory by implementing a two month long Grand Opening program.

“The continuing interest and growth makes this a very exciting time here at DwellGreen corporate headquarters and we couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Roger to our franchise family.  We’re thrilled to have our first Texas based franchisee on board and are very confident that Roger will bring great success to his market. ”, Jim Majirsky, DwellGreen President was quoted as saying.  Majirsky further stated that he is very encouraged by the high level of interest in DwellGreen’s franchise opportunity and expects strong company growth into many key markets over the next few years.

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As it turns out DwellGreen’s newest franchisee, Roger Taylor, found out about the green concept and contacted DwellGreen through Franchise Clique’s website. We couldn’t be more excited for Jim Majirsky and Roger Taylor about their new business partnership.

Here’s what Jim had to say about Franchise Clique:

“Working with Franchise Clique has been a really great experience for us at DwellGreen.  They are providing qualified leads and we couldn’t be happier with the response rate from the prospects.  Guy, Annabel, and the rest of the staff are highly responsive and have been extremely helpful.  They exemplify what you would want in a business relationship, especially in a difficult field like lead development and generation.  All in all, we are very pleased with Franchise Clique.  Results always provide the proof and we just closed a three territory deal from a Franchise Clique lead — one out of the first 10 that we received.  Thanks guys!”

– Jim Majirsky, President and CEO of DwellGreen




Franchise Clique Finds Franchisee For ExpressPros


Looks like we’ve done it again, folks! We couldn’t be happier to announce that one of our great clients, franchise Express Employment Professionals has signed a new client thanks to our lead generation campaign efforts on their behalf:

Just wanted to let you know we signed a new franchisee last night that was a Franchise Clique lead! Her name is Bettie and she opened in Greenbelt, MD. Thanks!

Rachel R., Express Employment Professionals




Franchise Clique Helps 360 Clean Find Two Franchisees

Sorry for the blogging hiatus, everyone. As I’m sure you know, the holidays are rarely a relaxing time of year. We’ve been very, very busy!

One of our wonderful cleaning franchise clients, 360 Clean, contacted us this week to share some great news: thanks to our lead generation efforts, they’ve welcomed two new franchisees to their concept!


FranchiseClique is a great resource for our lead generation. We have found that FranchiseClique is innovative in their approach to lead generation and we are excited that it produced two new franchisees for 360clean in the Fall of 2011.  We look forward to more franchisees from our relationship with FranchiseClique.”

– Barry Bodiford, 360 Clean CEO





Webinar Presentation: How to Get Leads

If you’re a franchisor, you’re probably one of many who utilizes portals and directories to find franchisees. The relationship between lead generator and franchisor can be, at times, tenuous.

If you’ve wondered why you’ve received ‘bad leads’ or simply want to know how to get the most out of your relationship with your lead generator, then tomorrow’s webinar from Franchise Clique and the Upside Group is perfect for you. On Tuesday, November 8 at 1:30 p.m. EST David Schwartz, CEO of Franchise Clique, will speak about:

  • How to Get the Best Leads Possible
  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Relationship With Your Lead Generator
  • Why Bad Leads Happen
Learn more about the webinar and other presenters here.

Franchise Clique appoints new director of sales


CHARLESTON, S.C. (September 23, 2011) – In the wake of tremendous growth and planned expansion Franchise Clique brings new talent to the Charleston-based firm’s team as it hires a new director of sales, Young Chung.

Young Chung joins Franchise Clique as the director of sales in September. Chung brings with him over nine years of experience providing lead generation, advertising and web-based marketing services and solutions for the franchise industry. Franchise Clique’s newest hire has worked with hundreds of new and established franchise concepts.

“I’ve been impressed with the company as a whole,” says Chung of his his new employer. “Franchise Clique is very proactive and constantly making improvements, whether to the company’s website or any part of the business strategy,” he adds. Chung, who has worked for companies similar to Franchise Clique, says that, “The team is very responsive and the support for clients is outstanding.”

“Franchise Clique needed someone with a unique skill set and years of franchise industry experience,” says Franchise Clique CEO David Schwartz. “Young is the perfect addition to our rapidly growing organization.”

Schwartz, who previously worked with Chung at Atlanta-based Franchise Opportunities Network, adds that, “Young represents the next step in the evolution of our company. We couldn’t be more excited to welcome his professionalism and industry know-how to Franchise Clique.”

Founded in 2009, Franchise Clique already serves over 400 growing and well-known franchise, business opportunity, distributorship, dealership, and licensure clients. Local brands include Batteries Plus and 360Clean. “Franchisors should know that Franchise Clique’s team has over 40 years of combined experience in helping grow franchise concepts,” explains Young Chung. “The company is setting the industry standard for not only customer service, but results for its clients.”

Franchise Clique’s growth as a company hinges on more than its team’s years of combined experience. In addition to its proprietary LeadClique technology, Franchise Clique’s team members design and build out each client’s individual advertising and lead generation campaign on an individual basis, resulting in a 90 percent contract renewal rate.


About Franchise Clique

Franchise Clique, one of the nation’s fastest growing Internet-based marketing companies, specializes in lead generation services and solutions for franchises and business opportunities. Founded in Charleston, S.C. in 2009, Franchise Clique has used its uniquely designed innovative technology in conjunction with its team’s combined 20 years of experience to become one of the industry’s highest-ranking lead generators. Franchise Clique enjoys a top rating from the Better Business Bureau and an association with the International Franchise Association. For more information, go to or call 877-252-2340.