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Boston Area Maid Service Opens with Irish Flair

  Meli Lussier  |    Jun 1, 2017 10:07:00 AM  |    Franchise Opportunities,  |    Dedham

Boston Area Maid Service Opens with Irish Flair

New You've Got Maids Franchise Opening in Dedham

You've Got Maids® is proud to announce the opening of a new location in Dedham, MA, a bustling suburb of Boston, on June 5th.  We are excited to introduce the lovely owner, Adrienne Lydon.

A native of Dublin, Ireland, Adrienne has lived in the Boston area for decades and is over the moon about this new chapter in her life!

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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

A Maid University Graduating Class

Driven. Daring. Dedicated. Resilient. Motivated. 

These are all prerequisite qualities You've Got Maids® looks for in potential franchise partners to be admitted into Maid University, our corporate maid training for new franchisees in beautiful Charleston, SC.

Let our last group of graduates share a little about their experience learning everything there is to know about running a successful home cleaning business the You've Got Maids® way. It truly is an adventure like no other! 

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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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Reputation Building 101: How to address Negative Feedback

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

How to address Negative Feedback

Reputation Building 101

As a franchise owner in a service industry, one of your biggest fears is receiving that daunting and intimidating negative review.  For all your efforts in reputation building, a single bad review can bring it all down. But If you've ever received negative feedback in the form of a customer review, you already know - it hurts. But what can be done about it? Furthermore, did you do something wrong? If so, what? How much damage will the review cause? What can be done to repair your image to the public?

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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

You've Got Maids® Named One of Top 200 Franchises for 2017

Company wins franchisee satisfaction award for fourth-consecutive year

"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.

In a recent announcement Franchise Business Review outlined how it compiles it's information and awards the list:

"We researched hundreds of franchise companies to compile this ranking, and the franchise opportunities listed here have been rated among the very best franchises by their own franchisees - the real franchise experts!"

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New Franchise Owners in Annapolis, Chantilly and San Antonio

  Meli Lussier  |    Mar 21, 2017 11:53:11 AM  |    Franchise Opportunities,  |    San Antonio,  |    Annapolis,  |    Chantilly

You've Got Maids® Adds Three New Franchise Ownership 

Groups

New Franchises Opening in Annapolis, Chantilly Markets

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 BergerJoin us in welcoming Joe, Riley and Brennan Wallman (pictured left), owners of the new You've Got Maids of Annapolis.  Also pictured are Mike and Natasha Magrath, who will be opening You've Got Maids of Chantilly. 

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How Many Homes Can Our Maids Clean in a Day? I Cleaning Franchise Facts

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

How Many Homes Can Our Maids Clean in a Day? 

Cleaning Franchise Facts

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. The answer... well, the answer depends. 

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5 Characteristics of a Successful Franchise Owner in 2017

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

What Makes a Successful Franchise Owner? 

The Anatomy of a Franchise Owner 

When it comes to franchising, it's hard to predict what colleague or friend of yours who, seeking work-life balance, will change careers and dive into the world of franchising only to come out with egg on his or her face. After all, success in the business has never been nor will ever be a guarantee. 

So what are the most prominent characteristics of a successful franchise owner?

The truth 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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