Mclean, VA, /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bookkeeping Express, the first U.S. franchise focused solely on bookkeeping services, continues to inspire franchise investors with its unique business model and distinctive client services.
Streamlining bookkeeping to the point where technology has given way to paperless, up-to-the-minute, digital reports, Bookkeeping Express' carbon footprint is significantly smaller than those of other businesses. Providing secure online data to its clients, often originating from Bookkeeping Express' home-based offices, also limits damage done to the environment through car emissions.
Since launching in mid-2008, BKE has sold development rights for 110 territories, which are being developed across the country's eastern shore.
"Given the coverage area that Bookkeeping Express has established, were we in a different industry, our impact on the environment could be substantially greater. However, with our commitment to technology, we have been able to minimize harmful damage," said Greg Jones, CEO of Bookkeeping Express. "Our clients appreciate pairing with a 'green' business."
All of the reporting Bookkeeping Express' produces for its clients is done digitally, with the majority available online at anytime. As part of the Bookkeeping Express franchise model, all locations offer the BKE Connect system, which allows businesses access to all bookkeeping files remotely through an outside server, as well as a dashboard that clearly and visually 'sums' up the business' operations for thorough analysis.
Every Bookkeeping Express location aims to service thousands of small business in its surrounding area. Because the business can be home-based, it provides entrepreneurs with a low-overhead investment. Plus, franchise investors are saving money and energy operating without high-end retail or office space.
"What I have noticed is that entrepreneurs are still looking to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams, but would like to invest in a smart concept that is less than $100,000 and can be run out of their home offices" said Jones. "Bookkeeping Express is a perfect fit for those individuals looking to provide a quality service to the small business community without experiencing extraneous business costs and irresponsible treatment of the environment."
With more than 28 million small businesses around the United States, Bookkeeping Express offers a much-needed service to companies that are not equipped or do not wish to handle accounting responsibilities such as setting up charts of accounts and general ledgers, monthly data entry, processing and managing accounts payable and accounts receivable, producing monthly reports and tax reporting. Plus, Bookkeeping Express utilizes a Custom Flex Pricing Model that is based on the clients' needs instead of a one fits all, hourly billing approach. Two options available to Bookkeeping Express investors include Master or Area Development territories that can be operated out of home-based or commercial space locations; per territory start-up fees run under $50,000.
Bookkeeping Express, a national company focused on providing professional bookkeeping practices to small businesses, was founded in 1984 in California and grew to over 150 locations through licensing agreements. In 2007, Greg Jones, along with Bob Stocker and Merritt Green, purchased the company and launched the new business model in McLean, Virginia in January of 2008. Bookkeeping Express is currently registered to franchise in 41 states.