May 27, 2009 // Franchising.com // Toronto, Ontario, January 28, 2009… WSI, the number 1 Internet services business, according to industry leading Entrepreneur Magazine, announced today the opening of a Master Franchise office in Brazil. Daniel Wilson of Brooklin Novo has shown outstanding success as a single unit franchisee in Sao Paulo, earning him the opportunity of becoming WSI's first Master Franchise in the region.
Ron McArthur, president of WSI, says, "With his strong entrepreneurial background and expertise in the online marketing industry, I am confident in Daniel's ability to operate a Master Franchise office in Sao Paulo. Small and medium sized businesses in Brazil have an exceptional opportunity to increase their revenues by tapping into the opportunity that lies within the online space. I believe WSI's presence in the region through our Master Franchisee will drastically increase the profitability of local businesses."
As a Master Franchisee, Daniel will be responsible for developing a network of single unit franchisees in Brazil and providing ongoing training and support to help them offer high quality, best in class online marketing solutions to local SMBs. The goal of this initiative is to expand WSI's leading edge Internet marketing services to the local business community in Brazil through the opening of additional Internet consultancy offices.
Daniel Wilson, WSI Master Franchisee in Brooklin Novo, says, "My main focus is to develop a strong network of Internet marketing consultants like myself in Brazil, and train them to deliver proven online marketing solutions to local businesses. During the economic slowdown, there is an enormous opportunity in the sector of Internet marketing. It is a marketing vehicle that generates results, and I want to bring that opportunity to business owners all across Brazil through the opening of more WSI offices."
WSI is seeking compelling, entrepreneurial-spirited individuals for the WSI franchise opportunity, and only those with a knack for sales, marketing and helping local businesses increase profitability will be considered. As WSI opens more Internet consulting offices in the region, local businesses will experience many benefits with the availability of online marketing services, such as conversion-focused Web solutions, search engine optimization, pay-per-click advertising, social media marketing, and more.
WSI leads the global Internet industry offering best of breed Internet marketing solutions to suit the needs of multiple industries. Through the adoption of international best practices, use of world class technologies and strategic industry partnerships, WSI delivers online business success to its customers worldwide. The company has the world's largest Internet Consultants' network of over 1500 offices in 87 countries and a 150 person strong head office in Toronto, Canada. In 2007, WSI is the proud recipient of 3 Standard of Excellence Awards at the Annual WebAwards Competition organized by the Web Marketing Association (WMA). The company has held the Number 1 spot in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 listing for over 7 years in a row. With the support and cooperation of its customers, franchise network, employees, suppliers and charitable organizations, WSI aims to help make child poverty history through its global outreach program.