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Franchise Ownership: Global Entrepreneurs in Pursuit of the American Dream on the Rise

  Meli Lussier  |    May 22, 2017 4:34:25 PM  |    Franchise Opportunities

New Americans are twice as likely to start their own business as native-born Americans. At You've Got MAIDS, this certainly rings true for our family of franchise owners. Many of our franchise partners recognized the opportunity to live the American dream and took control of their destiny by owning their own business in the $20 billion plus home cleaning industry. You've Got MAIDS' owners span the globe and represent many different countries.  We have owners from Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Turkey, New Zealand and multiple partners from England. 

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You've Got MAIDS Training: The Making of a Maid University Graduate

  Meli Lussier  |    May 12, 2017 11:35:53 AM  |    Franchise Opportunities

Driven. Daring. Dedicated. Resilient. Motivated. 

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Nicole Holder: Six Months of a Franchise Discovery Process

  Meli Lussier  |    May 6, 2017 1:20:58 PM  |    Franchise Opportunities

We are proud to announce and welcome our new Franchise Partner, Nicole Holder, who will be opening her You've Got MAIDS location in Asheville, NC on May 15! She spent over six months researching franchises nationwide before she decided to join the YGM family!

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The Dreaded One Star Feedback: How to Respond to a Negative Review

  Meli Lussier  |    Apr 25, 2017 11:50:14 AM  |    Franchise Opportunities

As a franchise owner in a service industry, one of your biggest fears is receiving that daunting and intimidating negative review.  The first thing to realize is they are bound to happen.  It is simply inevitable in a service based industry, whether you are in residential cleaning, food and beverage, home care or restoration services, we all share a common denominator --- the dreaded power of the one star review from an unhappy customer.  There are positive ways to diffuse those word bombs from destroying your brand and reputation.

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You've Got Maids Named 2017 Best of the Best: Top 200 Franchises

  Meli Lussier  |    Apr 14, 2017 1:06:00 PM  |    Franchise Opportunities

"Each year, Franchise Business Review surveys thousands of franchise owners across North America and publishes a ranking of today's top franchise opportunities based exclusively on owner satisfaction. The list below includes our featured award-winning franchises for 2017.

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You've Got Maids Welcomes New Franchise Owners in Annapolis, Chantilly and San Antonio

  Meli Lussier  |    Mar 21, 2017 11:53:11 AM  |    Franchise Opportunities

You've Got Maids is proud to welcome another great group of new franchise owners to Mount Pleasant, SC corporate headquarters for four days of intense training with our founders, Frank and Cynthia Berger.  During this time, they will attend Maid University, where they will discover the fundamental principles and procedures necessary to successfully run a You've Got Maids location.

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How Many Homes Can Our Maids Clean in a Day? 

  Meli Lussier  |    Mar 2, 2017 3:48:02 PM  |    Franchise Opportunities

How many houses can the average maid team clean in a day? This is a question our Franchise Approval Department gets on a daily basis. It's a good question for a prospective maid service franchisee to explore during their due diligence process.

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Five Top Characteristics of a Successful Franchise Owner

  Meli Lussier  |    Feb 23, 2017 2:47:37 PM  |    Franchise Opportunities

So what are the most prominent characteristics of a successful franchisee? There are traits beyond the obvious such as possessing an innate entrepreneurial spirit, a self-propelled fire to succeed and an unquenchable thirst to achieve your true professional potential.  

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You've Got MAIDs Receives 2017 Top 50 Franchisee Satisfaction Award

  Meli Lussier  |    Feb 7, 2017 1:23:18 PM  |    Franchise Opportunities

Independent Survey Shows Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with You've Got Maids Performance

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Beyond the Blueprint: You've Got MAIDS Franchise Ownership

  Meli Lussier  |    Jan 31, 2017 7:37:06 PM  |    Franchise Opportunities

There are many companies out there that own you and YOU own You’ve Got MAIDs.

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