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First Step to Leadership

The First Step to Leadership The first step to leadership is voluntarily getting people on board with your vision.    According to Merriam-Webster  – transitive verb : to offer or bestow voluntarily In my experience, I have found leadership to be counterintuitive and awkward at times.   I used to hope that if

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starting a painting company or franchising
About Franchising

Finding The Franchise With The Best ROI

Finding The Franchise With The Best ROI Finding a franchise with the best ROI (return on investment) can feel like an impossible task.  If you have started to do your due diligence in searching for a franchise with a solid ROI, you know what I am talking about. Trying to factor in EBITA, 

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Arturo is an ideal Klappenberger & Son candidate who is now a successful franchisee
About Franchising

Steps In Getting An e2 Visa

                               Steps in Getting An e2 Visa   FAQ Questions about getting an E2 Visa   Getting an e2 Visa typically takes 4-6 months and will require investing significantly in a franchise, buying an existing business,

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Stacey Ivol discusses SEO for a new website
Franchise Marketing

SEO For New Websites

SEO For New Websites Well, hello, everybody.  We have an exciting segment where we’ll get into the nuts and bolts of SEO for new websites.  What you should you do to make it rank.  Can you manage this on your own, or should you hire somebody?  If you have just

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Finding the right franchise means deciding do you want to train or go alone
About Franchising

5 Advantages Of Owning A Franchise

Advantages Of Owning A Franchise There are certainly advantages to owning a franchise, but are they worth the cost and ongoing fees? All franchises have a franchise fee and some ongoing royalty and brand development rate.  These fees add up year after year as every dollar is collected.  To compensate

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person thinking about starting a painting business or buy a Klappenberger & Son Franchise in 2023
About Franchising

Starting A Painting Company in 2023 Part II

Starting A Painting Company In 2023 In Part I, we discussed the importance of having a strong reason for starting a painting company.  These reasons need to be strong enough to push you through frustrating times.  If you have not answered the question in part I,  please go back and

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How To Start A Painting Company In 2023

How to start a painting company in 2023.  My name is David Klappenberger; I started Klappenberger & Son painting company in 1989.  Wow, that sounds like a long time ago.  My best guess is I personally closed 20,000 jobs over 29 years.  During the busy season, I’d have about 30

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