Who we work with and recommend

We are regularly asked for recommendations on training, services, and resources. Below are businesses we endorse.

Brand Journalists

“Our mission: break down barriers to discovery and help worthy brands grow”

thomas-scottThomas Scott is a master storyteller and uses his team of experienced business writers to master SEO, PPC and online visibility for brands so they are best positioned to intersect potential franchisees. His team has consistently outperformed other vendors in the franchise industry by a large margin. A large percentage of the Brand Journalists staff are former business and newspaper reporters – people highly trained to write in a journalistic style.

In addition to content marketing for franchise lead generation, his team builds award-winning franchise recruitment websites that typically perform at 400% the industry average. Brand Journalists also leverages documentary filmmakers to create thought provoking, documentary-style videos for franchise development teams.

Beyond Metrics Consulting

Because numbers are just the beginning … 

maria-haanMaria Haan, as a Certified Franchise Executive,  works with new and seasoned C-level Management, Franchisees, Franchisors, and General Managers. Maria motivates them out of their comfort zone while growing their talents benefiting the bottom-line of the business by taking them beyond the numbers, specializing in creating performance gains on operational fronts.




You provide the vision, we provide the wisdom”

mao-thinkingMary Ann O’Connell and FranWise® focus on: strategic planning related to franchise conversion, franchise operations, process and procedure, compliance, manuals, and training. She is an active member of the IFA, sits on five committees, chairs one and is a frequent speaker and writer for many industry events and publications.


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