Toronto, Canada --(PR.com)-- Ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as the world's #1 Internet marketing franchise, WSI organized a 3-city seminar series in the Baltics on March 1st to 5th to educate aspiring entrepreneurs on how to operate a successful franchise business. More than 170 entrepreneurs assembled in Tallin, Estonia; Riga, Latvia; and Vilnius, Lithuania to learn the ins and outs of how to run a profitable franchise, as well as the revenue opportunities available through the WSI franchise system.
Ron McArthur, president of WSI, says, "Franchising is a fairly new phenomenon in the Baltics, so WSI's goal through our business seminar series was to introduce the concept and benefits of franchising to the attendees. In today's economic challenges where lay-offs are becoming more and more frequent, many former long-time corporate employees have embarked on starting their own business. However, there are many advantages to joining a franchise, such as benefiting from an established brand, proven system and network of support. Our business seminar series helped aspiring entrepreneurs understand the opportunities associated with franchising."
The WSI Master Franchisee in the Baltics, Armin Tull, facilitated the seminar series. Ray MacNeil, International Franchise Director at WSI Head Office in Toronto, Canada, participated in the events to give attendees a 360-degree overview of a typical franchise system and the opportunities of WSI's Internet marketing franchise.
Ray MacNeil, International Franchise Director at WSI Corporate, says, "It was a pleasure to see the enthusiasm of the attendees who attended the seminars and learned about the freedom and control of owning their own business. They were especially impressed with the revenue potential that a WSI Internet marketing franchise can offer. According to ZenithOptimedia, this year, Internet advertising is expected to reach $13 million USD in Estonia, $12.9 million in Latvia and $18.9 million in Lithuania. WSI has seen a considerable increase in the number of Internet marketing franchise offices opening around the world and I believe the Baltics is on the verge of seeing franchising growth in the years to come."
The WSI franchise opportunity includes one of the most complete and comprehensive training and certification programs available, along with a dynamic business coaching and support program custom-tailored to meet the unique needs of each new franchisee.
WSI is the world's #1 franchise offering Internet marketing services to suit the needs of multiple industries. The company has the world's largest Internet Consultants' network operating in over 80 countries and a 100-person strong head office in Toronto, Canada. WSI Internet Marketing Consultants have helped thousands of small and medium-sized businesses realize their online marketing potential. By using innovative Internet technologies and advanced Internet marketing strategies, businesses can have a WSI Internet Marketing System tailored to their individual needs to elevate their Internet presence and profitability to new levels. In 2009, WSI was the proud recipient of 5 Standard of Excellence Awards at the Annual WebAwards Competition organized by the Web Marketing Association (WMA). WSI has been ranked the #1 Internet Services Franchise in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 listing for 10 years in a row. Entrepreneur Magazine also ranks WSI at #13 among the Top Home Based Franchises and #49 in America's Top Global Franchises. 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.