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The FBA's purpose has always been to develop brokers through ongoing support and the most advanced tools in the industry. This has been a fundamental reason for our unprecedented growth in this changing industry and financial climate. Our business model is to provide the best support, as well as the most extensive training experience possible.
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** For most states you must be in the business six month or more to be considered an Existing Broker
If you are not currently a franchise broker or have been a franchise broker for less than 6 months, we can help you get your business started, get you fully trained and operational, and producing through our affiliate the Franchise Training Institute.
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We not only supply you with a vast amount of resources, but we are here to build your skills, add to your credibility, and to support you in growing and developing your business. We teach you our secret methodology that creates control and predictability into your brokerage practice. Regulating the frequency and amount of Franchises awarded makes your business financially strong.
One of the most important tools brokers use is their personal website, or as we like to call it, your storefront. Before the training networks gave you a template website, identical to the websites of all of their other brokers; search engines will have a hard time finding this content and, if it is found, it is difficult to differentiate yourself from other brokers all with the exact same content.
We have had more brokers choose our organization for its advanced integrated technology and complete online sales solution than for any other reason; franchise brokering is in fact, an online business. We custom build each and every website for our members with personalized branding, content, social media, RSS feeds as well as BLOG capability. Our websites are not designed to produce advertisements for Franchisors’ sites, but rather convert our brokers’ traffic into our brokers’ leads.
Do you have to constantly update your website with Franchisor content? No. All FBA Franchisors have log-in information allowing them to update their listing within the FBA website 24/7, as this information is updated, it automatically populates on our members' site so everything is dynamically integrated. In addition, we have a full time Franchisor support staff.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
In regards to SEO (Search Engine Optimization) our consultants' sites are built in compliance with industry best practices and give you the ability to customize your own Meta Data and include tracking information such as Google Analytics. We also include the ability to edit Keywords, Description and Page Title. In simple terms these are the words that help identify you and which will be listed inside a Google Search.
The Consultants website features a Franchise Search Tool. This allows your customers to search your inventory of franchises. Each franchise is dynamically linked to the FBA database. This means that whenever a franchise is added or modified to the database it is instantly updated on your website.
Definition according to Wikipedia: "In online marketing a landing page, sometimes known as a lead capture page, is a single web page that appears in response to clicking on an advertisement. The landing page will usually display directed sales copy that is a logical extension of the advertisement or link.
Landing pages are often linked to from social media, email campaigns or search engine marketing campaigns in order to enhance the effectiveness of the advertisements. The general goal of a landing page is to convert site visitors into sales leads."
The most important part of your consulting business is a steady stream of qualified clients. We have FBA tested lead generation methods which have proven to be effective in any financial climate. The FBA leads the industry with its instruction on more than 22 marketing methods, including:
During your training, we will provide you with instructions on finding and building referral relationships, how to hold events to promote awareness of your services within your community and which sources will most help you gain well-funded clients.
Internet lead generation is a way for brokers to have daily activity in their consulting business and the FBA has relationships with lead generators that have the highest closing rate in the industry. This is not a profit center for the FBA; our brokers save an average of $5 per lead and are able to directly purchase the lead from our vendors without interference, mark ups, delay or having leads resold to other brokers. The better the lead, the better the conversion rate, the more successful our brokers are. It is the FBA business model to grow its memberships through the success of the brokers we support and train.
Our brokers don't have to be web experts because the FBA is, with a full-time IT department paid for by your membership. The FBA thinks of everything in today's broker world because we are run by active brokers.
Live staff ensures our brokers are receiving the most accurate data and that their candidates have priority with our Franchisors. You can't automate relationships! Our members-only site gives you access to legal consultation, coaching, mentoring, and marketing resources through live daily webinars, recorded webinars, forum boards, vendor relationships and a database of searchable topics in our resource center. The most advanced platform of searchable, up-to-date franchise information is at your fingertips in your member site. The FBA leads the industry with recorded presentations and webinars.
With your member login to the FBA member site you will be able to search hundreds of Franchisors with the first and only Franchise Listing Service ( FLSSM)! Allowing you to search more information, with 10 times the criteria as other franchise database searches, and then use Franchisor Comparison Grids to analyze the franchise concepts side by side. Giving your client access to these unprecedented tools separates you from other brokers and builds value in your service. You will have access to recorded webinars, FDDs, and information sheets to give to your client as well as Franchisor contracts, business forms and referral information for you.
Each week, the FBA administers several Franchisor Direct to Candidate webinars. These webinars allow you to learn about the concept but we also encourage you to invite your candidates to the presentations so the Franchisors can directly excite them on their concept. We provide you with all of the information and the marketing materials to get your candidates on the call.
The FBA notifies you and the Franchisor that your client has signed up for the webinar, pre-registering your client with that franchise for you. This is yet another FBA industry first.
The FBA provides live support for you and the management of your business; from a dedicated Broker Relations Manager to Franchisor Management and IT help, the FBA is here to provide you with all of the support that you need to run your business.
The FBA has a formalized and structured ongoing support system for all of our members. Whether they are a Franchisor or an FBA Franchise Consultant. The FBA has in place managers for each type of member who oversee and ensure timely and accurate responses from the FBA's team of experts.
In order for support systems to be effective they must an organized structure and accountable.
Franchisor Relations Manager
Broker Relations Manager
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