Podcast: Ep#108 Accounting on Your Own Terms (ft. Lance Watts, Franchisee for EzyAccounts)

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Today on Eden Exchanges, we spoke to Lance Watts, Franchisee for EzyAccounts in the Sunshine Coast in QLD. Lance discusses how he started his journey with EzyAccounts, his professional background in accounting and what about the franchise model that attracted him more than any of the other franchises he looked at.

Lance Watts, Franchisee for EzyAccounts in Sunshine Coast, QLD

Discussion Points:

  • Background
    Lance’s professional background and degree in accounting
  • The job role
    Working more with bookkeeping and his interests
  • Why EzyAccounts
    Working for himself, running his own business and how the model is different to other systems
  • The clients
    What clients and where they are located
  • Goodwill
    The clients belong to the franchisee and so does the goodwill
  • Working together
    Franchisees helping each other and working with what they enjoy and are good at
  • Work load
    Was very busy within 6 months of starting his business
  • Varying tasks
    Rewarding and flexible, possibility of working from home
  • Advice for a would be franchise
    What Lance would say to a prospective EzyAccounts franchisee
  • How to get in touch
    The best way to enquire about a franchise and how to contact him

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About EzyAccounts

EzyAccounts is a national network of accounting professionals providing services to small and medium size businesses. Franchisees gain access to an established and proven business model together with training/coaching and ongoing support.

We expect our franchisees to be skilled and confident accounting professionals, not expert sales people. Which is why when you join, we offer a client acquisition package with the potential for $100,000 in client billing annually. This helps you to progressively develop your client base whilst you have time to focus on delivering client services and generating referrals.

We have a team of business development and digital marketing professionals who will dedicate their time to client acquisition. We know our marketing works to bring in new leads. Rest assured we train and coach you prior to every consultation to ensure that you can confidently follow the meeting procedure.