Franchisee Spotlight

Rules to Live By

AdvantaClean’s Erik Mortensen’s Rules to Live By Erik Mortensen came to AdvantaClean after many years working in corporate wholesale food services, shipping fresh produce all over the country. For Erik, having a plan of action, taking care of the smallest details, and relaying a sense of urgency to staff, meant the difference in providing fresh, … Continued

Different Types of Business Strategies

When it comes to running a small business, either an independent startup or a franchise investment, there are a number of business strategies that can be used to ensure success – and each varies depending on the company-specific situation. For example, newer businesses will face a different set of challenges than a business that has been … Continued

What to Expect When Buying a Franchise

If you’re interested in buying a franchise, chances are you’re looking to capitalize on selling products and services that come with instant name recognition, along with receiving proven training and support designed to help you succeed. But while investing in a franchise can indeed help to eliminate a lot of the upfront work (like territory … Continued

First Steps in Buying a Franchise

Before you sign on the dotted line for your new franchise business opportunity, there are quite a few steps you need to conquer first. From selecting the right fit for you to showing up on Discovery Day, and everything in between, there are several first steps in buying a franchise. Find the right franchise fit … Continued

Why Buy a Franchise?

Why Buy a Franchise? Why buy a franchise? The benefits of buying an existing, “packaged and ready to go” franchise in a well-designed system can make going into business for yourself much more manageable than an independent startup. By eliminating much of the hard work, like choosing a territory, finding a location, negotiating a lease, … Continued

Watch AdvantaClean CEO Jeff Dudan On Undercover Boss

CBS Undercover boss Jeff Dudan

UNDERCOVER BOSS, in its eighth season, is a two-time Emmy Award-winning reality series that follows high-level executives as they slip anonymously into the rank-and-file of their own organizations.  The executives are given a new perspective on their corporation – being able to see what is running well, what may need adjustments, and working personally with the … Continued

Franchisee Spotlight: Meet William Young

William Young AdvantaClean

We caught up with our franchisee, William Young of Advantaclean of DuBois-Punxsutawney to discuss his experience as an AdvantaClean Franchise owner. Please describe your background prior to joining AdvantaClean as a franchisee: Business executive in the manufacturing environment. President of international manufacturing business, directed startup businesses 2000-2012. Why franchising? I know how difficult it is … Continued