For over 20 years, Handyman Connection has made it a priority to equip our franchisees with the skills, knowledge and tools to grow their business. With our brand standards in mind, we strive to provide all potential franchise owners with as much information as possible to help them expand, grow and evolve with a changing business environment.
When starting a handyman business, building a consistent and satisfied customer base focused on optimizing lifetime value is one of the most important activities a franchisee can do. That is why Handyman Connection helps each franchise owner in the following areas of marketing activity:
Providing our franchisees with best-in-class training is central to our mission of being a leader in the home improvement franchise industry and that is why we have spent the last 18 months overhauling our training & franchisee launch program to best help our franchisees get up and running in the most efficient way possible. As the owner of a Handyman Connection franchise business, you will benefit from the following training opportunities:
Starting a business is an exciting but new experience for many people. We have developed a customized business management software tool that keeps track of customers, work requests, craftsmen, schedules, appointments, estimates, payments, etc. This tool provides a business dashboard that breaks down your data into key operating metrics and allows you to have visibility into all key areas of your business.
As the owner of a Handyman Connection franchise, you will be expected to be actively involved in the operation of your business. You will not be performing handyman work yourself; you will engage local craftsmen to complete the work for your customers. Your primary areas of responsibility in this franchise business opportunity include:
Many of our franchisees come out of middle to senior management positions in corporate America, sales professionals and business owners. We don’t expect our franchisees to have all of the skills and characteristics of successful franchisees when they come on board. However, we do look for franchisees to have the ability, energy, and work ethic to learn new skills and the personality to want to execute the skills that we support. These include the development of business plans and effectively marketing & selling Handyman Connection services in their markets.
In addition, franchisees must be able to quickly identify and close job opportunities and efficiently manage the completion of those jobs. Franchisees must possess the qualities of an entrepreneur, be willing to work long hours, and assume the personal responsibility for the success of the business. Handyman Connection franchisees thrive on being in charge of a business and must be able to staff and lead people. Franchisees also must have the financial acumen to handle the accounting duties of their company and the organizational skills to ensure that operations run smoothly.
While their backgrounds vary, there are some common and consistent traits we see in franchisees that have successfully taken on our franchise business opportunity: