Podcast: The Country Road to Franchising (ft. Don Mcinnes from Jim’s Test and Tag and Jim’s Fire Safety)

Ever dream of the country lifestyle? Take the leap into business ownership and see where it’ll take you…

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In this episode of Eden Exchanges, Don McInness (from Jim’s Test and Tag and Fire Safety for regional Victoria and New South Wales) talked us through the style and benefits of running a franchise from regional areas. Don had some great insights for entrepreneurs interested in entering small business and franchising, and talked about the lifestyle of successful franchisees in his area.

Key Points

  • Don’s personal journey to heading up Jim’s Test and Tag and Fire Safety in Regional Victoria and New South Wales
  • What changes the business has had on Don’s career and lifestyle
  • Types of people & background that would suit running a franchise in these territories
  • Unique aspects of regional areas
  • How the typical regional client base differs from the inner city client
  • What classes as a successful franchisee, and what kind of returns to expect
  • Support offered to franchisees
  • Growth of the Jim’s Test & Tag and Fire Safety franchise
  • Next steps for prospective franchisees
  • Route from employment to becoming a franchisee
  • Lifestyle and time benefits of running a franchise
  • ‘Fortune favours the brave’ – make contact and jump on board!

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