Supporting Strategies

Supporting Strategies is pleased to offer bookkeeping franchise opportunities. This is your chance to take advantage of the rising demand for outsourced accounting support services among small businesses.

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Supporting Strategies Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

Supporting Strategies is pleased to offer franchise opportunities. This is your chance to take advantage of the rising demand for outsourced accounting support services among small businesses.

We've developed a proven, scalable business model with highly automated systems and processes to deliver cost-effective accounting services to clients. Furthermore, our low overhead and variable cost delivery model enables franchisees to closely match costs to revenues.

As a Supporting Strategies franchisee, you'll enjoy access to:
  • A turn-key scalable business model
  • A defined, exclusive marketing territory for your Supporting Strategies Franchise that includes a minimum of 20,000 small businesses (those employing 1-100 employees)
  • Access to our Virtual Key technology platform - this supported platform gives you and your team all of the technology tools necessary to manage your clients
  • Business development system & support
  • Team recruiting support & training programs
  • Access to Supporting Strategies University & our team of SSU Coaches
  • Help Desk support for your team and your clients - includes document management services and a support hotline

Company Details

Established: 2004
First Unit Franchised: 2014
Franchised Units: 102
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: All 50 states
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Supporting Strategies

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: No
Lease Negotiation Assistance: No
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes

Training and Support includes: 

Operations Manual
Supporting Strategies provides everything you need to develop, manage, and grow your team and business.  We provide a comprehensive Operations Manual, covering everything you need to know from using our proprietary technology, our value pricing recurring revenue model, building a referral network, providing exceptional customer delight and hiring and retaining qualified staff to name just a few. We're serious about our commitment to make sure our franchisees are well-equipped to succeed.  As innovation is critical to continuing success, we provide ongoing training, knowledge, and network engagement to keep our teams up-to-speed on industry trends, practices and ahead of the curve with what's new and next via our progressive product and service roadmap.

WorkPlace™ and Supporting Strategies University
One of the franchise benefits we're proudest of is our proprietary workflow management software. We know that to be competitive, you need a sophisticated, current technology toolset that evolves with the needs of your business. WorkPlace™ allows you intuitive one-stop access to everything you need to effectively operate and grow your franchise.

  • Business Management - Track employee time and create billing invoices for client billing. Also, easily utilize payroll data and analyze budget variances.
  • Supporting Strategies University - A complete library of solution-focused and video-based courses, as well as customized templates and articles on operations, business development, human resources, and bookkeeping.
  • Team Management - Let WorkPlace™ help you manage team budgets, employee demographic data, and more.
  • Client Management - WorkPlace™ gives you all the tools you need to conveniently store and retrieve client information. It also provides easy access to the specific procedures needed to serve each client.
  • Task Management - Having client information at your fingertips is crucial; WorkPlace™ makes it easier than ever to consolidate critical client information.
Virtual Key and Virtual Cloud
Our Virtual Key and Cloud provides every franchisee and team member with the hardware (technology provisioning), software, and support needed to succeed in their role. A cloud-based management model allows for safe, more efficient, and accurate bookkeeping and the ability to turn system access on/off via a simple support request.

Franchise Support
As a new franchisee, it's important that you feel like part of the Supporting Strategies family. When you sign on with us, you will be assigned a dedicated Onboarding Specialist responsible for helping you establish and launch your business by coordinating your systems training, product and service education, tech set-up, etc. and serve as your 'go-to' resource through Year 1.   Additionally, you'll work with our Growth and Network Engagement leaders and teams to develop sales and marketing strategy and hone your skills. Our Talent Acquisition team supports all facets of your hiring needs.  At the one-year mark, you will be assigned to a Franchise Support Network group with 6-8 other franchisees. This is a mutually beneficial symbiotic relationship, where members are encouraged to support and advise each other as you transition from 'rookie' franchisees to prosperous business owners.

Exclusive Marketing Territory
With Supporting Strategies, you won't just own a bookkeeping franchise, you'll also own a designated territory and the opportunity to serve businesses in your community. We grant exclusive marketing rights to operate within your protected territory and provide assets and tools customized to your unique territory brand.

Marketing Kit
It's all about the leads. Marketing is just one component of our responsibility to our franchisees.  A cohesive marketing and sales enablement strategy is a key differentiator for Supporting Strategies.   In addition to an overarching plan leading our brand sentiment, promotion, and integrity, we provide personalized territory-specific tactics, approach, and support to ensure you have everything needed to market your business, generate sales, and outshine the competition.  

To make the most of your exclusive marketing territory, we encourage you to take full advantage of our suite of perpetually innovating marketing resources. Some examples:
  • Search engine optimized & natively mobile corporate Supporting Strategies website with dynamic franchise location microsites (coming soon!)
  • Social media strategy, marketing and content supported by the Growth team
  • Branded assets including display banners, letterhead, business cards, and a broad variety of sales and marketing collateral in English and Spanish languages
  • Event planning, promotion, and support by the Growth team
  • Ad design and layout services
  • Email campaign development and support
  • Much more!


2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Supporting Strategies Franchise.

What does a Supporting Strategies Franchise Cost?

Supporting Strategies franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $77,930
Total Investment: $103,000
Minimum Net Worth: $250,000
Franchise Fee: $60000
Royalty: 10%
Ad: N/A
Average Number of Employees: 5
Item 19: Yes
SBA Approved: Yes
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: Yes
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Supporting Strategies a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Supporting Strategies is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Supporting Strategies a Home Based franchise?

Yes. Supporting Strategies is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Supporting Strategies Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Supporting Strategies franchisees make. Supporting Strategies offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Supporting Strategies a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Supporting Strategies is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Supporting Strategies Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Supporting Strategies franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Supporting Strategies Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Supporting Strategies franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Supporting Strategies Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Supporting Strategies franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Supporting Strategies Looking for International franchisees?

No. Supporting Strategies franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Financial Services, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise

No

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

Yes

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

Yes

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

E2 Visa Franchise

Yes

Supporting Strategies Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Supporting Strategies franchises for sale. We may have Supporting Strategies franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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