September 03, 2009 // Franchising.com // Southbury, CT – FranchisEsource Brands International (FSBI) is proud to celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of Franchise Match, its latest online franchise virtual coaching system that, combined with The Entrepreneur's Source (TES) Coaching Network, have hosted over a quarter million unique visitors and helped redirect the careers of tens of thousands of clients. In this first year, Franchise Match, a unique virtual coaching experience along with its 200 TES Coaches, has welcomed over 70,000 inquires to its coaches sites; hosted tens of thousands of complimentary coaching sessions; and paved the way for thousands to become new, empowered business owners with some of the top franchisors in the world.
"In these challenging economic times, more and more employees are discovering the empowerment of business ownership," says Terry Powell, CEO of Franchise Source Brands International, a multi-brand franchisor including The Entrepreneur's Source®. "We are the Gold Standard and the franchise search engine of choice for the people wanting to explore franchising as a business venture. FranchiseMatch.com and the complimentary coaching session with an E-Source Coach are the ultimate combination for someone seeking to make a change for the better."
FranchiseMatch.com, a concept borne out of The Entrepreneur's Source's 25 year history of coaching hundreds of thousands of people on business opportunities, guides people through a discovery process of creating an individual, customized Possibilities Profile of franchise concepts that match their goals, needs and expectations. It offers visitors an unprecedented amount of free information across dozens of industries and hundreds of world-class franchise and business opportunities available 24/7. What makes this system so innovative and ensures success for its visitors is the support by a network over 200 active coaches. This virtual coaching experience also has value-added features including free downloadable resources on "Franchise Financing Made Easy," and "Finding the Right Business for You."
Designed around a unique 5-step process, FranchiseMatch takes each visitor through a series of questions that narrow down the possible business concepts which will ultimately match their lifestyle requirements, location preferences and available capital. People who complete the process receive additional coaching from a highly-trained and qualified Franchise/Business Coach who will personally assist them with the next steps in the business discovery process at no obligation.
"Franchises give people the opportunity to own proven business concepts which also provide support and training that will give them the best advantages for success--and in its first year, FranchiseMatch.com has enabled hundreds of people to make that dream a reality," concludes Terry.
FranchisEsource Brands International is a multi-brand Business Coaching franchisor with high-performance brands dedicated to the advancement of the entrepreneur. Today, FSBI's Coaching brands dominate the $1.5 billion dollar Business Coaching/Consulting franchise market in North America with 32% of the market. With its 25-year history, Terry Powell, CEO of FSBI, is recognized as the founder of the Business Coaching profession with the establishment of The Entrepreneur's Source®, AdviCoach®, Business Partner Marketing Coach and FranchiseMatch.