Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Suppliers for Mobile Service Franchises
- September 28, 2018
- By: Vonigo
Entrepreneur Magazine released their list of the top 105 suppliers for franchises — and we are incredibly proud to have been selected to the shortlist of Online Technology Services. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at the vendors on the list whose offerings are especially useful for mobile service franchises.
We’ll take a closer look at some of our picks in the key categories for mobile franchises. And we’ll explain why they’re useful to service franchises, whether they are cleaners, movers, junk removal companies, or another mobile service company.
Integrated Digital Strategies
Integrated Digital Strategies (IDS) brings the convergence of search, social, local and mobile to franchise brands, local businesses, and agencies.
They are highly focused on hyper-local SEO, local search automation, mobile site optimization, social media marketing, national & regional SEO, website development and more.
Since 2006, Qiigo has grown into a leading resource for internet marketing solutions for multi-location, national brands. They work hard to increase ROI and keep clients up to date with the latest marketing innovations.
At Qiigo, it is a blend of tools, technologies, and dedicated team that come together to grow businesses and create strong and prosperous brands.
Wheat Creative is a marketing agency that is dedicated to serving the franchise industry, specializing in both franchise recruitment and franchise consumer marketing.
They map out a whole brand to uncover the channels that matter most to your audience, then craft ideas that connect seamlessly wherever they appear — online or off.
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit & assurance, consulting, risk and financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services to select clients.
These firms are members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”). Each DTTL member firm provides services in particular geographic areas and is subject to the laws and professional regulations of the particular country or countries in which it operates.
BDO USA, LLP
BDO delivers assurance, tax, and financial advisory services to clients throughout the country and around the globe. They offer numerous industry-specific practices, world-class resources, and an unparalleled commitment to meeting clients’ needs. They currently serve more than 400 publicly traded domestic and international clients.
Grant Thornton LLP
Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax, and advisory firms.
Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices.
Banking and Finance
Chase for Business
JP Morgan and Chase serve over half of America’s households with a broad range of financial services, including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing, investment advice, small business loans, and payment processing.
Wells Fargo‘s is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with central offices throughout the country.
It is the world’s second-largest bank by market capitalization and the fourth largest bank in the U.S. by total assets.
Bank of America
Bank of America is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company based in Charlotte, North Carolina with central hubs in New York City, London, Hong Kong, and Toronto.
Bank of America was formed through NationsBank’s acquisition of BankAmerica in 1998. It is the second largest banking institution in the United States, after JP Morgan Chase.
Worldpay is a leading payments provider with a unique capability to power global integrated omni-commerce, any payment, anywhere. With industry-leading scale and an unmatched integrated technology platform, Worldpay offers clients a comprehensive suite of products and services globally, delivered through a single provider.
Annually, Worldpay processes over 40 billion transactions through more than 300 payment types across 146 countries and 126 currencies. The company’s growth strategy includes expanding into high-growth markets, verticals and customer segments, including global eCommerce, Integrated Payments and B2B.
Square is a financial services, merchant services aggregator, and mobile payment company based in San Francisco, California. The company markets several software and hardware payments products, including Square Contactless and Chip Reader, Square Stand, Square Register and Square Magstripe Reader.
Square Register allows individuals and merchants in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom, to accept offline debit and credit cards on their iOS or Android smartphone or tablet computer.
First Data simplifies the connections that make commerce possible. Every day, merchants, financial institutions and governments around the world rely on First Data to deliver the simple yet sophisticated solutions that help customers thrive in the changing world of commerce and make the most of every transaction
Gray Plant Mooty
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world, dating back to 1866.
Today, they are a full-service firm with nearly 180 attorneys and offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota, Washington, D.C., and Fargo, North Dakota.
Fisher Zucker LLC is a full-service franchise law firm with a national practice dedicated almost exclusively to franchise, registration, litigation, distribution and licensing matters. The firm has offices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The firm litigates on behalf of franchisors throughout the country and provides advice on franchise development, franchise registration, litigation, regulatory compliance, franchise disclosure document, distribution and trademark, trade secret and copyright licensing and protection matters.
DLA Piper LLP
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.
Their clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. They include more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries. They also advise governments and public sector bodies.
Online Technology Services
Intuit Franchise Program
Intuit is a business and financial software company that develops and sells financial, accounting, and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants, and individuals. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
Intuit produces TurboTax, a consumer tax preparation application, the small business accounting program QuickBooks, professional tax solutions ProConnect Tax Online, ProSeries and Lacerte, and multiple payroll products. Ask us about how Vonigo integrates with Quickbooks.
Infusionsoft is a company that offers an e-mail marketing and sales platform for small businesses, including products to manage and optimize the customer lifecycle, customer relationship management, marketing automation, lead capture, and e-commerce. It is based in Chandler, Arizona.
We have often recommended Infusionsoft for its robust capabilities with marketing and email automation.
We were incredibly pleased to be added to Entrepreneur’s list of the best suppliers for franchises. Our franchise management software works for franchisors and franchisees.
Vonigo helps you manage online booking, scheduling, routing, invoicing, payments, and tracking the performance of your business or your entire franchise.
Fishman Public Relations
Fishman PR manages public relations and content marketing for franchise brands. Over the past 25 years, Fishman PR has established a proven method of developing PR strategies that drive the right qualified leads to franchise sales teams.
Their process-driven PR strategies center on the right key messages delivered to the right media outlets for the right audience. They apply the same strategic techniques and principles to our consumer PR and brand awareness programs.
Conversation is the cornerstone of the work that Fish Consulting do for their consumer and franchise clients. Everything they do aims to get people talking about your business, products, and services. The results may seem organic but they strategize and plan to make sure that your public relations match your business goals.
No Limit Agency
When No Limit Agency was created in March 2008, founder Nick Powills saw an opportunity within the agency world to deliver better relationships, strategy, service and results while consistently accomplishing and exceeding clients’ expectations.
Today, NLA has earned national recognition within the Inc. 5000 and The Agency Post’s Agency 100 by maintaining a high level of professionalism. Based in Chicago’s historic Prudential Building, their team of 35 employees represents more than 80 brands.
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