Search Capabilities of the Franchise Resources CRM
100'S of BRAND PARTNERS are included in the database
There are a great many advantages to the Franchise Resources CRM over other CRM's available to Franchise Brokers.
- The CRM is designed for Franchise Brokers by a Franchise Broker.
- The CRM is cloud-based.
- The CRM contains hundred of franchisors and their related contacts.
- A Robust Search Engine with 3 search features.
- Global Search
- Boolean Search
The global search field is a keyword search where you can quickly search for the name of a person, a franchise company or a keyword search. The global search searches all of the fields in the entire system for a match.
I was looking for a franchise that did I knew we had, but I wasn't locating it. It did Power washing. I did the Global Search and found A1 Pressure Washing
Each module can be searched using the Filtered Searches located on the left sidebar of each module. In this case, I wanted to do a quick search on industry, Industry-Sub (category), investment cost of less than $200,000, offers a VetFran discount, and is listed in the SBA Franchise Directory. The result was three franchises.
The Boolean Search can look a little intimidating, but it is very logical and easy to use. In this search, I was looking for any franchises that met the basic criteria in three sub-industry categories. The results are below.
In real time, it probably took me 2 minutes to develop the search. When I clicked submit, the results appeared instantly. The same results could have taken me hours to do with normal systems. The resulting grid lets me compare the search results quickly, and I can click on the name of any franchise to view the details.
Using these search functions can save the average broker hundreds of hours of tedious work per year.