Podcast: Ep# 60 From the NRL to the Gutter Guard Industry (ft. David Myles FSM of Gutterknight)

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Today on Eden Exchanges we spoke to David Myles from Gutter knight, the leading gutter guard franchise in Australia rapidly spreading across the country. David touches on his background in the NRL and his transition to key player in the Gutter knight franchise.Listen out as David outlines what Gutter knight looks for in potential franchisees, his plans for the future and what differentiates Gutter knight in the market.

David Myles- FSM Franchise Support Manager of Gutter Knight.

Discussion Points:

  • Gutter knight in a nutshell
    David describes what Gutter Knight is and how the business works
  • Fame and the NRL Industry
    David describes his playing history in the NRL and his return to Australian shores
  • Getting back on the right foot
    Finding the right job post NRL career and reconnecting with old mates
  • An opportunity when you least expect it
    Helping out a friend and the decision to go into business together
  • David’s first business experience
    David’s story about being in business for himself as a child. Golf balls for better pocket money
  • Setting up and getting the business underway
    Growing the business and locating suitable franchisees
  • How NRL skills are also business skills
    The translation of skills acquired in the NRL to fundamental business skills for Gutterknight.
  • How to Pick a great franchisee
    David’s approach to finding a good franchisee and his process of recruitment.
  • The day in the life of a franchisee
    How to tackle the average day and the strategies of good business
  • What is in a role?
    David describes his role in the day to day running of the business
  • Making contact
    How to get in touch and how to enquire about a franchise

Useful Links:

Gutter Knight: WebsiteFacebook/ linkedin/

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About Gutter Knight

Looking for a very simple business that earns exceptional income that can be run under management or done by yourself – supply and installing gutter guard?  Gutterknight is an Australian owned and run business based in Brisbane with owner operators around Australia who provide high quality, value for money gutter protection available for residential through to commercial applications. All products are Australian made / product of Australia and pass through many strict Quality Control processes to ensure the highest quality material available. From start to finish you can expect first class service. The actual business owner will personally meet you onsite, on time, and will listen to what you require. They will answer any questions that you may have about the process and will suggest some options and ideas to assist you in making your decision for your individual circumstances. You can be assured you will be offered ‘real personalised advice’ that is right for you.. Unlike other companies, Gutter Knight not only guarantees its product but also importantly our workmanship. We will clean up the site so well that the only way you will know we have been there is from your leaf free gutters and added value to your home.