With hundreds of franchise brands in the United States, we were thrilled to see that Supporting Strategies ranked among the top 200 franchises in a new report by Franchise Business Review.
Franchise Business Review compiled its list by surveying "28,000 franchisees representing 339 franchise brands," according to a press release. "Franchisees who participated in the free survey were asked 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems including training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity."
Supporting Strategies was one of 14 franchises listed in the Business Services category and the only one providing bookkeeping services. We began offering franchises in 2013 and now have 35 franchisees operating 50 locations.
"I'm really excited to be included in this list, and I'm happy that our franchisees are happy," said Leslie Jorgensen, Supporting Strategies Founder & CEO. "It's validation for all the hard work that our support team puts in every day to make our franchisees successful."
Among the many positive highlights of the Supporting Strategies survey results, Jorgensen noted two that were particularly gratifying:
- Core values: Our franchisees gave Supporting Strategies a 4.8 (out of 5) for core values. "That's great to see," Jorgensen said. "It speaks to how dedicated our corporate team is to the success of our franchisees, whether that means helping them hire a new associate, prepare for a call with a potential client or get a new client on-boarded and into their system. By doing all that tactical work, our core values really shine through."
- Work-life balance: 79% of our franchisees described their work-life balance at Supporting Strategies as "balanced" or "very balanced." "Since our inception 12 years ago, we've been all about providing accounting professionals with the flexibility to balance their work and home lives," Jorgensen said. "Now we're giving entrepreneurs the same opportunity to enjoy those benefits as owners of our franchises. They have great flexibility in determining their own schedule, work style and more."
Be sure to check out the Supporting Strategies survey results for yourself!