4 GOOD reasons to buy an Educational Franchise!

Here are 4 GOOD reasons to buy an Educational Franchise!

Are these 4 simple, yet good reason to buy an educational franchise? Ultimately, you need to ask yourself if an education franchise is what you want to build your future around. High Touch High Tech is one of the premiere science education franchise opportunities and working cooperatively with them can help you achieve your dream of owning a successful franchise.

  1. Building for the Future with Fulfilling Work:  Younger generations will become the leaders of tomorrow, and without the right tutelage, they could fall short in their endeavors.
  2. Work with a Proven Business Model: Working with a proven business model jump-starts your chances for success.
  3. Support for Yourself While You Support Others: Just as you are invested in the people you mentor, your franchisee is invested in your business. This is a perk that comes with opening an education franchise. Having a larger company supporting your success can add different levels of backing to your business.
  4. Brand Recognition and Marketing Support: rand recognition and marketing can play an integral part in your advertising campaign. Advertising done by the parent company and other franchisees will directly and indirectly support your business.

For more information, please contact HTHT at 828.684.3192 or check out our website at ScienceMadeFun.net.

 

 

 

High Touch High Tech welcomes our NEWEST Franchise Owner in Chicagoland!

High Touch High Tech – Science Made Fun is pleased to announce our newest Franchise owner!

Please welcome to the HTHT Family and our newest franchise owner of  Hight Touch High Tech Chicagoland, Victoria Harris.

Victoria traveled to Asheville, NC during the week of June 11-13 2018 to complete her franchise training.

Give Volcanic Victoria a warm welcome to the HTHT – Science Made Fun family!

 

Why Didn’t I Think of That? 10 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Franchise

Looking to start a new venture in the franchising world? Remember “Ask Why Before You Buy!

What we mean by this is, before buying a new franchise, there are several things you should ask the franchisor.  These questions can give you a lot of insight into what you can expect as part of this franchise. 

1. What initial services do you offer? This will let you know the level of involvement you can expect from the franchisor to help you get your new franchise off the ground.  

2. What assistance do you provide in obtaining finance?  Starting a franchise can be expensive, so knowing whether or not you can expect some help from the franchisor is important.  

3. What help will I receive in arranging local advertising and promotions? Are there standard promotions (radio spots, print ads, etc.) available for my use?  Advertising can be a big upfront expense, so it is important to know if you will need to budget for your own advertising campaign or the franchisor offers assistance in this area.   

4. Can you give me specific examples of problems that your franchisees have faced and how you have been able to help them? This question will help you find out how the franchisor supports franchisees. The franchisor should be able to provide examples about how a franchisee in need was helped.  

5. What can you tell me about some of your franchisees that have been very successful?  What about those who have not had great success?  Knowing what has worked in the past (and what hasn’t) will be very beneficial in developing your business plan.  

6. What kind insurance must I have? Do you have an arrangement with a broker or a company offering special rates?  Again, this is another expense that you may have to include in your budget.  

7. Do you provide ongoing training in the form of workshops, conferences, seminars, regional meetings, refresher or advanced courses?  Knowing that your franchisor will continually be offering support and guidance can put you at ease when you are starting a new franchise.  

8. What is the day-to-day business like for your franchise? This important, often overlooked, question will let you know what you can expect on a daily basis as a franchisee.  

9. What employee characteristics are typically found among employees at one of your franchises?  Employees are often the face of a business, so knowing what characteristics to expect could be important to your decision.  

10. What are relationships like between the franchisees Knowing if there is a familial feeling among the franchisees or heavy competition is an important dynamic to understand before becoming a part of a franchise. 

Starting your own business is exhilarating in itself, but it’s even better when you have an experienced support team by your side that has been there before, knows the many different aspects of the small business landscape, and can offer guidance every step of the way. 

That’s the High Touch High Tech (ht2) franchise advantage!

High Touch High Tech is a brand with global exposure and appeal; a dependable, rewarding and profitable home-based franchise opportunity. Our franchisees provide a variety of fun, entertaining and educational science experiences to children in schools, preschools, camps, libraries, community centers, and private homes; ultimately, wherever children are found in their communities. These highly sought-after innovative and engaging educational programs are easy to deliver.

We offer you a unique opportunity to build a successful business while contributing to your community. Get started today with your franchise by teaching science fun to children. Our services are in high demand. Teachers, parents, school administrators, businesses and government have vested interests in enriching children’s science experiences. High Touch High Tech franchisees realize the benefits of providing programs that make science fun, and accessible.

Why reinvent the wheel when High Touch High Tech has a proven track record and a recognized brand? Take our successful concept and combine it with your talents to inspire the scientists of tomorrow. Get started by going to http://sciencemadefunfranchise.net/.

Everybody uses email. Now use it right.

Email has been an indispensable service for franchises even before the invention of the web. All franchises use it and will use it for the foreseeable future. Email workflow sits at the center of the franchise office’s productivity; the more each franchise employee gets out of email, the more productive the entire franchise will be. Here are some tips to help you do just that:

Turn off email alerts.

You’re producing at a stellar clip and you hear it–the sound on your computer or phone that tells you an email just landed in your inbox. You’re curious, so you get distracted and your productivity hits a screeching halt. Unless you’re waiting for a franchise-critical email, don’t give yourself an excuse to keep checking. Silence notifications and set aside a few times during the day to read email. Your franchise will be much more productive for it.

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Don’t unsubscribe from bogus emails.

Does your franchise detest spam? We do, too, but hitting an Unsubscribe link in a message from an unrecognized sender will probably increase the likelihood that they will spam your franchise again. Clicking the link allows the spammer to verify your email address and give it to their spammer buddies when they get together for Parcheesi or cooking club. Then, of course, you will get exponentially more. Don’t fall for it!

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Don’t use email to discuss sensitive topics.

If someone needs a good talking to, don’t do it on email, especially if the discussion is likely to cause disagreement or if someone could be hurt or offended. It’s much easier to read someone’s reaction via video chat, on the phone, or in person. (Yes, there is still a physical world out there where you can sit down with live humans, look directly at their actual face, and tell them something.)

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Don’t scan and fax.

 

If your business is emailed contracts to physically sign and return to someone, you know what a pain in the neck this can be. You either have to print it out and find an actual fax machine or take the time to scan, save, and attach each page to an email. Instead, use an online fax service such as Hello Fax.

Promote your network inside email.

Rapportive shows you everything about your contacts right inside your Gmail inbox.

You can immediately see what people look like, where they’re based, and what they do. You can establish rapport by mentioning shared interests. You can grow your network by connecting on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and more. And you can record thoughts for later by leaving notes.

Type in the recipient just before sending.

There’s nothing worse for your franchise than accidentally sending a message with misspellings, knee jerk reactions, and grammatical train wrecks. Save yourself this embarrassment by leaving the “To” field empty until your dispatch is perfect. Gmail users can also use Google’s Undo Send feature, which gives you some time after you hit Send to change your mind. To turn it on, go to Settings (the cog on the right of your Gmail window), then Labs, where you’ll find the feature plus some others you might find helpful.

Use arcane passwords and vary them on your accounts.

You’ve heard this one before, but it bears repeating because lots of franchise staff members are hacked and spammed for not heeding this advice. Your email password unquestionably has to be one that someone can’t guess and one that you don’t use with another account. If you have trouble remembering your passwords, try LastPass.


To learn more about franchise opportunities with High Touch High Tech, visit us online at ScienceMadeFunFranchise.net.

High Touch High Tech is the leader in innovative hands-on science and nature experiences for children, serving over 4 million children annually with 27 franchise locations across the United States, Canada, Turkey, Singapore and South Korea.

Franchisee Technology Wish List

Even the most technology resistant among us are coming to realize, through constant bombardment by its bombs of influence, that the explosion of technology has become one of the most important factors to success in business. Franchisees will benefit greatly from association with a franchisor who leverages technology to maximum effect.

Here’s are several franchise-crucial web and other technologies:

1. Training

The primary value to be gained from a franchise is access to the unique ideas and processes which constitute the core of the service or product that it sells. And the most direct and effective way of gaining access to and quick experience with that value is thorough, experience-based franchise training. Hands-on training gives franchisees what they need to “hit the ground running,” drastically reducing startup time and delays in earning first dollars.

Staff Training

2. Websites

An impressive web site sits at the core of franchisee online marketing efforts. Social media, email campaigns, pay-per-click campaigns, and paid advertising will likely be focused on getting people to visit the company web site where they can be monetized through sales channels. Prospective local customers need to be able to easily find local franchisees on the main corporate site.

 Franchise Locations

 

3.  Online knowledge platform

An information-packed private intranet is the go-to place for all franchisees, new and old. Technology how-to’s, operations manuals and more can be found on a system like this, saving lots of time for both franchisees and franchisors. Franchisees won’t need to call or email the franchise’s corporate office for every issue they’re experiencing, which can free up the franchisor’s support staff for the big stuff.

Intranet – Resource Center

4.  Social media marketing

It’s important that visitors to your web site have access to the remarkable phenomenon of social media through “share” buttons which allow them to easily post on sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

To learn more about franchise opportunities with High Touch High Tech, visit us online at ScienceMadeFunFranchise.net.

High Touch High Tech is the leader in innovative hands-on science and nature experiences for children, serving over 4 million children annually with 27 franchise locations across the United States, Canada, Turkey, Singapore and South Korea.


Franchisee Screen Sharing with join.me

A free tool has emerged that can be used for a wide range of franchise communcations, including rich interactions for marketing support and technology support. Join.me is compatible with all recent versions on Mac and Windows platforms.

Up to 10 participants can join a franchise or franchisee hosted conference held on any users computer using the Request Control feature. Participants logging in to the host or “client” computer will see real time displays of programs in use just as if they are sitting at that computer. As you can imagine, this opens up a bunch of possiblilites for brainstorming, presentations, and problem solving to foster improved support and communication for your entire franchise system.

Here are the steps to get started:

1) Download/install/launch applet on computer to be joined or “client” computer

2) Connect with another computer or “remote” computer To do this, you simply go to join.me and enter the number displayed on the join.me program on the client computer. (see below)

 

3) View documents and features of the client computer from the remote computer, or use the Meeting Tools menu to Request Control of the the client. (see below)

 

4) The client allows remote control (see below).

 

5) After the client authorizes the control request, you can use all of the features of the client from the remote computer.

6) Now you can send files and interact with up to 10 participants using the free version

Note: apps are available for iPad and iPhone (see below).

 

Here’s a summary of features for the free and pro versions:

join.me Free

• up to 10 meeting participants

• screen sharing

• internet calling

• share control

• multi-monitor

• chat

• send files

viewer: iPad/iPhone or Android

 

join.me Pro

all the goodies in the free version, plus:

• up to 250 meeting participants

• annotation

• unified audio & international conference lines

• presenter swap

• pro desktop app

• personal link & background

• meeting scheduler

• meeting lock

• user management & reporting

• window sharing presenter: iPad

To learn more about franchise opportunities with High Touch High Tech, visit us online at ScienceMadeFunFranchise.net.

High Touch High Tech is the leader in innovative hands-on science and nature experiences for children, serving over 4 million children annually with 27 franchise locations across the United States, Canada, Turkey, Singapore and South Korea.