Direct Marketing Franchises Currently Available
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Allegra has led the way in the evolution in the graphic communications industry — from printing to full service marketing communications. This diversification initiative assisted our franchise members in expanding their service offering from digital and offset printing to include value-added services such as variable data, signs and banners, promotional products and mailing services as well as marketing consultation, strategic planning and creative development.
Allegra centers provide graphic design, printing, mailing, and strategic marketing consultation services, as well as sales promotion products to small and medium-sized businesses, nonprofits, and institutions. Virtually every business and institution requires digital or printed promotional and informational materials of the type offered by Allegra® centers – and a high percentage of these customers will generate frequent reorders of consumable printed materials and promotional products.
A PROVEN BUSINESS MODEL
The Allegra® business model is among the most successful in all of franchising, and for many good reasons. It offers you access to a large and stable market that needs what you sell. It can provide significant income and equity growth that’s controlled by you. It’s a business that involves creativity, as well as the satisfaction of producing high-value products to drive customer success. Equally as important, it’s a career choice that allows an excellent work/life balance with B2B business hours.
Two ways to own an Allegra center include:
Allegra MatchMaker™ Program
Unique to franchising, we help entrepreneurs enter the industry by purchasing an existing independent printing business and converting it to an Allegra center through our Allegra MatchMaker™ program. With an established customer base, experienced staff and proven track record in the market, our Allegra MatchMaker™ program offers distinct advantages over most franchise opportunities.
Existing Allegra Center
Candidates buying existing franchise centers enjoy the benefits of purchasing an Allegra branded location, while having the opportunity to make that business their own with the support of our proven business systems. Contact us to learn if an existing Allegra center may be for sale in your area.
SERVICES AND CAPABILITIES
You will determine the scope of capabilities you provide, offering as many or as few as you desire, then add additional services at your own pace.
A sampling of services that can be offered:
Strategic and tactical planning: Market research, strategic consulting and planning, tactical planning and executions, ad planning and media buying, direct marketing campaigns, Web-based promotional planning, social media presence planning.
Creative development: Copywriting, event planning, graphic design, logo design, email marketing and Web site design and development.
High-impact communication tools: Advertisements, brochures and pamphlets, business forms, direct mail campaigns, e-mail marketing, event and meeting materials, corporate identity kits, newsletters and e-newsletters, owner manuals, posters and banners, promotional/logo products, trade show graphics, Web-to-print solutions.
Advanced production and fulfillment services: Database management services, variable-data printing, one and two-color printing, full-color offset printing, bindery services, complete finishing services, mailing services, print fulfillment services.
Founded in 1976, Allegra Network LLC is a subsidiary of Alliance Franchise Brands LLC. Alliance Franchise Brands LLC is a world leader in marketing and visual communications, linking nearly 600 locations in the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom. The company’s Marketing & Print Division, headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, is comprised of Allegra®, American Speedy Printing®, Insty-Prints®, Speedy Printing® and Zippy Print®, and KKP Canada® brands of marketing, printing, mailing and Web services providers.
AlphaGraphics has been a leader in print, marketing and visual communications for more than 44 years. With nearly 300 independently owned and operated locations in the U.S. and eight countries, we set the standard for solutions in printing, marketing communications and document creation and management.
Our goal is to be the “one-stop” solution for our clients, providing conceptual ideas and campaigns to help our clients grow their business using a wide variety of high technology, print, and marketing media, while generating multiple revenue streams for the franchise owner.
- B2B model allowing for regular business hours (M-F 8-5:30)
- CEO type model - work with other professionals within the market
- Local Community Involvement
- 90%+ repeatability w/clients
- Industry-leading training and support to provide a quick launch, steady improvement and maximum profitability
- Your sales team has a great opportunity to present your value proposition and innovative solutions!
- Every business already utilizes our products and services
- Multiple revenue streams to build a recession resistant business
- Large variety of work. No two projects the same - customized solutions
- 70+% gross margins
- Large, protected territories giving you plenty of growth potential
- 44 years of proven successful business system
- AlphaGraphics has more owners (14) in the Top 100 largest Quick Print facilities according to Quick Print Magazine than ALL the other franchised brands in our industry combined!
Owning a BirthdayPak franchise can be very lucrative while offering all of the risk-mitigating benefits that come with franchising. A franchisee will work from their own home and set their own schedule. As a BirthdayPak franchisee, they will help local business owners meet their business goals while bringing smiles to thousands of local community members as they receive their BirthdayPak featuring gift cards from their advertisers.
BirthdayPak is a proven, award-winning advertising platform that combines cooperative direct mail gift cards with online digital marketing techniques to provide upscale businesses, such as restaurants, salons, and jewelry stores with immediate, measurable, and sustainable results from their best potential customers living in their immediate community through the celebration of birthdays...a proven driver for consumer spending.
Our Concept: For those that want to be their own boss, here is a rare business-to-business opportunity.
City Publications is a high quality lead and client generating company which produces beautiful, active affluent lifestyle cooperative direct mail pieces using 4 color glossy two sided marketing cards. We showcase the most exclusive and unique products and services throughout each metropolitan area targeted to the most active consumer - the affluent homeowner!
Our targeted high income and high market value homeowner responds to our upscale direct mail piece because it is professionally packaged, personally addressed, and features the products & services they spend significantly on. By providing this cost effective direct mail piece, local market businesses save money, receive more customers for their products & services and continue to utilize our proven, successful marketing program! That means predictable customer retention for the franchisee. As a franchisee, you target customers who are small business owners, many are franchised companies, who seek cost effective turn-key direct mail marketing to reach their target audience to get the exposure they deserve.
The Business Benefits:
- Home based Business
- Lifestyle Business
- No Inventory
- No Employees
- Quick Start Up
- Few Clients needed
- Repeat Clients with high Retention Rate
- No Real Estate Requirement
- High Profitability Return on Effort
- National Clients
- Transferable Business
- Builds Equity Ownership Quickly
- National Base of Over 45 Cities
Home Design & Décor Magazine was created with the goal of being an easy-to-read, informative local magazine targeting affluent consumers. Topics cover interior design, custom home construction, outdoor living and decorating. Content is a blend between national and local content. This blending of content assures the reader an engaging experience of national and local design trends, while at the same time, allowing more impact for local business owners who chose to advertise in the magazine. The best analogy of the product is a "local version" of a magazine like Architectural Digest.
Local business owners are very often passionate about their business and have a wealth of knowledge of their products and services, yet often lack a consistent and affordable distribution network to educate a highly targeted base of affluent homeowners.
Small business owners simply cannot afford to spend too much time with unqualified customers and spend thousands of dollars advertising to an audience that will really never good prospects for their services. This is where Home Design & Decor Magazine steps in to address the void that exists between the impersonalization and mass appeal of social media and the disconnect that many city and regional lifestyle magazines have with their broader base of editorial content. Home Design & Decor Magazine is focused on the home and home-related topics. Readers who are interested in home related topics come to appreciate the editorial consistency. Similarly, local home related business owners come to appreciate the laser focus of the distribution to an affluent audience.
With almost endless possibilities for small business marketing and the seemingly endless and often grossly inflated press about the demise of traditional advertising media, local magazine and direct mail content continues to be an affordable and high impact way advertising option for local businesses and the results are backed by Neilson and other leading market research.
- Within the "shelter" magazine category, nationwide, in 2016, advertising revenue increased by 28.3%. Magazines lead the ROA (return on advertising investment) among all measured categories (TV, online, mobile, digital video and cross media) returning $3.94 for every $1.00 spent.
- Magazines have the second highest incremental sales increase across all measured media.
Money Mailer has re-invented local business marketing. Franchise becomes an in-house ad agency resource for local, neighborhood businesses in exclusive, protected territory.
Franchisees provide a customized, integrated marketing solution that incorporates targeted direct mail, Internet, mobile text messaging, email marketing, smart phone apps and social media. Cost to the business is pennies per household.
Franchisee shows business owner how to target the right prospects with the right offers. The only national company laser-focused on providing valuable marketing expertise to local, community-based businesses, one of the most under-served market segments in the Country.
Initial and ongoing lead generation provided. Franchise Performance Coach spends 4 weeks in territory following 2 weeks at MM University to ensure successful 1st mailing. Cash flow 8 weeks after MM University.
Franchisees do the consulting, we do the rest, including ad design. No sales experience required but candidate must be comfortable working with small business owners in a consultative, relationship-driven business.
B2B model, home-office based, high repeat business. $75,000 single territory. Additional $25,000 - $50,000 liquid required to cover living expenses and working capital during start up.
Town Planner's mission is to provide organization and information to families across North America. We do this through a few different mediums. Town Planner was started in 1987 with just two suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. Today, through the efforts of our publishing group, we serve over 4 million families, in over 500 communities throughout North America.
Town Planner is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. We are celebrating over 25 years in business. Most of our owners earn their entire livelihood publishing the Town Planner Calendar. Our entire company is built on the services we provide to the families, sponsors, and publishers dedicated to this mission.
Multiple Product Line – Featuring our community calendar, produce 360 versions mailed to 3,700,000 homes in 24 states plus newly developed digital products that will allow us to become a leader in event information.
Low start-up cost, No inventory cost / No long term leases, No travel, Monday thru Friday - No evenings or weekends, Exclusive territories, Expandable business, Minimum competition, High product usage, High renewal rates with local businesses, Build strong business relationships in your local communities, A proven business model.
Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America, is owned and operated by Cox Target Media, along with Savings.com. With over 170 franchises across the United States and Canada, the signature Blue Envelope® delivers savings and value to nearly 40 million households each month. Annually, Valpak will distribute some 20 billion offers inserted in more than 500 million envelopes. Valpak also offers digital solutions with www.Valpak.com®, an online site for printable coupons, e-commerce and coupon codes, which has nearly 70 million offer views each month, as well as apps for smartphone platforms.
WSI stands for “We Simplify the Internet” and capitalizes on the explosive demand from small and medium sized businesses for effective Internet Marketing Solutions. We train our franchisees to be Certified Internet Consultants, able to provide their clients with the ABCs of Internet Success – Affordable Web Solutions, Building Targeted Traffic to their sites, and Converting those visitors into More Customers. WSI Production Centers handle the technical and development work, which frees up the Franchisees time to develop long term business relationships with clients, resulting in substantial potential for recurring revenue.