January 29, 2008 // Franchising.com // OneCoach, the leader in small-business growth services, announces inking the first master franchise agreement and grand opening of its first local office in Traverse City, Michigan. Traverse City, Mich, – January 28, 2008– OneCoach, the leader in small business growth services, has announced its first sale of a master franchise, in Michigan, to Frederic SaintAmour and Danial Redifer. As the new Regional Owners, SaintAmour and Redifer own the rights to the OneCoach brand in Michigan and are establishing local offices throughout the state, with their first area office open in Traverse City.
"We are thrilled to be a part of the OneCoach turnkey system, to offer every small-business owner in Michigan a proven system for growing their business," said SaintAmour. "We are very excited to deliver our services and one-on-one business coaching to Michigan entrepreneurs."
SaintAmour and Redifer enlisted Dave Crater as the first OneCoach Business Partner, who owns the local office in Traverse City, servicing the entire Grand Traverse Bay region. He now delivers OneCoach's customized suite of services including interactive coaching, resources and networking to help local entrepreneurs grow their small businesses. Crater is trained and certified to deliver the OneCoach Process, which begins with helping the business owner first achieve the right mindset for success, and then shows them how to attract more clients and continue to build their business to its full potential.
Opening the first OneCoach branch has proven to be a perfect fit as Crater brings more than 12 years of sales and marketing experience and is an active member in the Traverse City business community.
"As a OneCoach Business Partner, I feel confident in my success because of the runaway OneCoach brand, and the proven system for helping small-business owners succeed," said Crater.
Franchise Opportunity with a Proven Process for Entrepreneurs
Small business is booming in the U.S as start-up funding hits a record high in 2007, with 110,275 loans approved, totaling more than $20.6 billion, according to the Small Business Administration. In Michigan, the SBA issued 3,314 loans in 2007, totaling $496 million to small-business owners, which will help start-up companies get off the ground and create new jobs. This increase in start-up activity translates to a direct increase in demand and capital available for small business coaching and growth services, both locally and nationwide. OneCoach has established a stronghold in this fast-growing market with more opportunities available for qualified candidates to operate local franchises across the Michigan and North America. OneCoach offers a complete franchise opportunity with excellent ROI potential in a high-growth industry. Upon signing, OneCoach assists new franchisees in all areas of startup including marketing, coaching and training. In addition, the company provides franchisees with:
*A proven turnkey system of pre-built products and services that are ready for immediate use World-class training, logistical, and operational support by a seasoned team of professionals
*A reliable first-class brand developed by reputable sales and marketing experts
"I have received an exceptional level of ongoing support from OneCoach so far, and feel confident in the proven process that they have developed, not only to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses – but to help me grow my OneCoach franchise too," said Crater.
OneCoach is the leading franchisor for small-business growth services. Our franchisees provide entrepreneurs with customized solutions they need to grow their small businesses, including interactive coaching, resources and networking. The OneCoach Process combines the latest scientific research with proven business-growth strategies to give every small-business owner the best chance for achieving success. Founded by John Assaraf and Murray Smith, OneCoach is based in San Diego and has franchise operations serving a growing number of members worldwide. For more information, visit www.OneCoach.com.