5 Tips to Consider When Growing Your Business

Do You Want to Expand Your Business?

Expanding a business is popular because it can mean making a bigger profit. As in all business matters, you should read up on other people’s experiences to give yourself the best chance of success, which is critical when the stakes are high.

If you are thinking about expansion in your franchise sandwich shop business plan, you should consider these 5 tips:

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Build Loyalty

Repeat customers are better than one-time customers for the simple reason that fewer marketing resources are needed to convince them to buy a business’s products and services.

For a sandwich shop, this means that a strong base of loyal customers can provide it with reliable revenue streams, which are important not only for the shop’s profits but also for its ability to expand. The simplest method for building customer loyalty is through the combination of excellent products and outstanding customer service, but you might be able to enhance the loyalty-building process with incentive programs and personalization through two-way communication on social media.

New Products

New products can serve a couple of important purposes. First, they can appeal to existing customers, encouraging them to spend more. Second, they can appeal to new customers, enabling a business to expand its customer base. As a result, if you are expanding your business, you should keep a close eye on Jon Smith Subs’ product selection to see what you can use to make your business more attractive.

New Customers

Sometimes, a business has the right selection of products but is not selling as much as it could be because it has not managed to secure all of its potential customers. If you suspect that there is a segment of consumers who could be interested in your products but who are not visiting your location, you should look into their behaviors, their demographics, and other relevant information.

By doing this, you can assess whether it would be worthwhile to market toward this customer group, and if you determine that it is, you can base your marketing plan on the information you uncover.

Continuous Improvement

A franchise sandwich shop business plan should include the processes that will be used to monitor the business’s revenue, identify potential problems, and correct them for continuous improvement over time. After all, the better a business can provide its customers with its products and services, the faster it will be able to grow. For example, if you use webmaster tools to gauge the results of your online marketing, you can use that information to develop a better understanding of your customer base. This, in turn, will enable you to craft better marketing campaigns in the future. Summed up, information is power—as long as you know how to use it.

More Franchise Locations

Finally, if you believe that your business is running smoothly, you should consider opening another Jon Smith Subs franchise location, which will be able to generate new revenue streams from new customers. Since you have all of the expertise and experience that went into implementing your franchise sandwich shop business plan for the first time, the second time should be much easier, particularly since you can always count on our support for our franchisees.

Want to learn more information about expanding your business? Please feel free contact us at your earliest convenience.

You’re Not Alone: How Corporate Gives Fantastic Support to Franchisees

Setting up a sandwich shop can feel like an overwhelming experience, but when you open a franchise with Jon Smith Subs, you’ll get all the support, guidance, and resources you need to run your new business. In fact, with a franchise like Jon Smith Subs, you don’t need any restaurant experience to get your shop up and running to its full potential. We’ve helped franchisees like you from the moment they get started in the business. Our resources will be available to you as long as you run your location.

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Getting Started with Setting Up a Sandwich Shop

Starting any type of restaurant requires the right location, equipment, staff, and marketing. When you open a Jon Smith Subs location, you won’t have to guess about any of these things. We’ve created a franchising system that provides all the guidance, support, and supplies you need to open your location in a manner that maximizes local market potential. We have developed our proven formula for making quality subs and sides based on years of experience in the industry.

While having general business management experience will help you with your franchise, our priority is to give you and your staff all the training needed to satisfy the people who will become your loyal base of customers. Your location will have everything it needs to deliver hot and delicious meals right to customers’ tables soon after they arrive. You and your staff will be trained to use the point-of-sale system and to prepare sub sandwiches quickly and effectively.

Delivering a Quality Product

If you’re new to the restaurant industry, or if you haven’t prepared a product like a sub sandwich before, you can still deliver a great product that your customers will love from the moment you set up shop. The key to any great sub is fresh ingredients and solid cooking techniques, and we can supply you with all the high-quality food and cooking training you need to keep up with the demands of your customers. Your ability to provide an excellent product is key to your success as a franchisee and to our reputation as a national brand.

We know that the food your location serves is likely to attract a lot of people relatively quickly, and it’s our job to make sure you’re ready to provide excellent customer service shortly after setting up your sandwich shop. That means we’ll be there to help you order the right amount of food, including bread, condiments, meat, produce, and all the other items you’ll need. We’ll help you create a food ordering strategy that satisfies the demands of your current customers while accounting for growth.

Effective Troubleshooting

No matter what type of business you’re running, it’s normal to encounter problems. Customers are fickle, staff can sometimes be unreliable, and things can go wrong at unexpected times. Our job as the franchisor is to help you get through each situation before, during, and after you’ve set up your sandwich shop as smoothly as possible. We have experience dealing with common food and customer service issues, so you should never feel alone when you’re running a Jon Smith Subs franchise.

As a customer-oriented business, we know that helping you consistently please the people who come into your shop is key. Our training and support emphasizes the idea that “the customer is always right.” Having a great product is important, and we do, but making sure your customers are always satisfied is our main focus. We’re ready to address any issue you have to make sure you reach this goal.

Are you interested in setting up a sandwich shop with a Jon Smith Subs franchise? Request more information today!