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EPI The Opportunity...
At EPI, we believe that you can be successful in just about any industry if you’re willing to work hard enough. But we also believe that it is much easier to be successful in an industry in which the demand is growing, the need is proven and the competition is scarce.
EPI is committed to positioning our franchisees to take advantage of one the most significant economic trends of today and tomorrow. With oil, gas and electric prices shooting ever skyward and American industries becoming evermore “Green” conscious, The Wall Street journal has predicted that businesses contending in the energy savings and environmental arenas have the some of the biggest potential for growth in the years to come.
In the business world, we’ve all become familiar with terms like “ground floor opportunities” or “he got into it in the early days”. You know, the terms that always seem to apply to some other lucky person and not to you With the state of the economy, the rising tide of our energy costs, and the ever pressing need for reduced operational costs, the new awareness of energy usage and conservation is here to stay.
Our franchisees are building thriving businesses and enjoying unparalleled success. Why are EPI franchisee so happy? Could it be the 50 to 60% profit margins?
For your initial investment, you’ll receive . . .
5 Days of Start-up Training - Every franchise attends our in-depth start-up training program taught by our team of industry experts. Our expert instructors will teach you how to masterfully perform every one of your responsibilities. You’ll also be trained to market your new business. You’ll gain insight from our years of experience. You’ll be taught EPI’s proprietary business development strategies, you’ll learn how to create and maintain relationships with referral sources, how to coordinate your day-to day work schedule, and how to manage the administrative and financial, all in a very comprehensive, very intense 5 days.
Initial Supply of EnergyCor® and Cryocoat XT® – With EPI, you’ll be provided with not only enough product to produce $200,000 in business but with every tool needed to install our technology. From our proprietary products to your own fully stocked EPI 6x10 trailer.
8 Weeks of Follow-up Correspondence Training – After your 5 days of initial training at the EPI Training Center, you will be fully prepared to competently launch your new business. But we don’t expect you to be an expert. In fact, we believe that your initial training merely lays the foundation upon which your real learning can begin. Upon graduation, you’ll begin weeks of long-distance coaching and mentoring. Scheduled weekly phone consultations, email consults, recommended readings, and question and answer forums, are all designed to bolster you from newbie to pro during your first 6 months in business.
Marketing Assistance – Every smart new business owner worries about one thing – “how am I going to get customers?” As an EPI franchisee you are trained in EPI’s proven marketing approach and given access to our professional-grade marketing collateral. More than merely telling you what to do, we’ll explain why some things work and others don’t. We’ll teach you exactly how to approach your prospects, show you what they look for in a partner, and give you the tools to not only effectively create these critical relationships but to maintain them long-term as well. You will learn the skills you’ll need to measure and manage your marketing efforts from a financial standpoint. And you’ll gain professional insight into choosing market specific advertising venues that may be unique to your territory.
Your Initial Supply of Marketing Materials – With in your initial supply of marketing materials, EPI has you ready to execute the marketing plan from your very first day in business.
Financing – In order to ensure that you’re going to be adequately funded for your start-up, EPI has assembled a number of attractive third-party financing options. We can help you find a financing option that meets your requirements both commercially and personally.
Exclusive Territory – When you become a franchisee, you’ll have an exclusive, protected territory, which means that there is no competition, only cooperation between EPI franchisees.
Personalized Webpage – Every EPI franchise owner gets their own personalized webpage as part of our bigger www.epi.international More importantly, we’ll help you manage it, building a page filled with customer testimonials, PR exposure, videos, credentials and items of local relevance.
Social Media – Whether you like it or not, social media is here to stay, and it’s changing every day. Our corporate marketing staff will guide and support your local social media marketing efforts to ensure you’re building your online reputation, managing reviews and, in the end, growing your business.
Preferred Vendor Savings – All of our franchise owners enjoy the “economies-of-scale” savings provided by our bulk ordering of marketing materials and commercial products. Because we negotiate with all of the vendors on your behalf, you are able to buy ongoing supplies at considerable discounts.
Ongoing Support - With decades of collective business experience, our support team has invaluable experience placing new business owners in business for themselves and then supporting them over the long term. From day-to-day help to "big picture" research and development, we'll be there to grow with you.
Expert Helpline - Our Expert helpline gives our franchisees direct access to experts in every aspect of a EPI franchise. Whether you’re calling for marketing advice, operational guidance or technical and engineering help, our helplines gives you the answers you need when you need them.
Marketing Catalogue - As you expand, you’ll have complete access to our catalogue of flyers and brochures, coupons and direct mail pieces, newspaper and periodical literature, commercials, sales tools and much, much more.