Geeks On Call Named to Entrepreneur Magazine's Prestigious Franchise 500(R)
Mobile IT Service Provider Ranks among Top 500 Franchise Companies, Top 101 Home Based Franchises
NORFOLK, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Geeks On Call Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GOCH), a premier national provider of professional IT solutions to small business and residential customers, announced today that it has been named to Entrepreneur magazine's 2008 Franchise 500®, making it the third year in a row it has made the ranking. The company was also recognized by Entrepreneur as one of the 101 best in the "Top Home Based Franchise" category for a third straight year.
"We are proud of the ongoing recognition from Entrepreneur," said Rich Artese, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Geeks On Call. "We look to maintain momentum as our company continues to expand its national footprint."
The Franchise 500 is determined by comparing objective, quantifiable measures of a franchise system, including financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system. Top Home Based Franchises are listed in order of their ranking in the Franchise 500.
About Geeks On Call
Geeks On Call is a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeks on Call Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GOCH), a premier national provider of professional IT solutions to small business and residential customers through its franchise partner and corporate-owned locations. Founded in 1999, the company helped pioneer the on-site residential IT service concept. Since then, small businesses and residential customers across the nation have trusted Geeks on Call's certified IT professionals to provide computer privacy and security solutions, hardware and network installations, troubleshooting, repairs, upgrades and consulting. The company began franchising in 2001 and has granted over 250 franchises with new franchise and corporate locations opening regularly. All franchises are independently owned and operated. For more information, visit www.geeksoncall.com.
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