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Yes! Solar Power Franchises to Open in CO, MT

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – (Business Wire) Yes! Solar, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Solar Power, Inc. (OTCBB:SOPW), announced today that it has executed franchise agreements for two additional territories within the states of Colorado and Montana. The newest territories in the Yes! Solar SolutionsTM retail network of are located within Pueblo, Colorado and Bozeman, Montana. The two territories extend national coverage of the growing retail solar franchise network and will introduce the Company’s unique solar energy offerings to approximately 95,000 homeowners as well as the many small businesses within these territories.

The Bozeman, Montana franchise will be operated by owners John and Theresa Huyser, long-time residents of the area. Theresa will manage sales and marketing, while John will focus on managing day-to-day operations. “We look forward to providing our friends, families and the community where we live with a clean, reliable and cost-effective alternative to utility-sourced electricity,” said Ms. Huyser. “The Yes! Solar Solutions franchise business model is a perfect fit for us and our environmentally minded community members.” The Bozeman franchise territory harbors approximately 50,000 owner occupied dwellings and numerous businesses throughout its territory where many residents are engaged in leading green lifestyles.

The Yes! Solar Solutions Pueblo, Colorado territory will be operated by Harvestech, LLC, which is owned by Jared Johnson and Robert Harford. Mr. Johnson is President of Harvestech, LLC and will serve as General Manager of the Yes! operation. Mr. Harford will manage sales efforts. “We will be serving an area that harbors approximately 45,000 owner-occupied homes in a state that offers very generous incentive programs to mitigate rising electricity costs,” said Mr. Johnson. “This Yes! Solar Solutions franchise provides us with a true win-win offering. We are providing the resident of the communities we will be serving with a means to become energy independent while they realize cost benefits and help the environment,” Mr. Johnson concluded.

Both of these Yes! Solar Solutions franchisees are scheduled to begin operations in June, 2009.

In related Yes! franchise developments, Yes! Solar Solutions of the Triangle, North Carolina held its grand opening on May 2 to a warm reception by the local community. The newest energy outlet in the Yes! Solar Solutions franchise network received a great turnout of visitors to their energy outlet’s celebration. “We have a terrific location in the heart of Cary and we couldn’t be more pleased with the way our grand opening went,” said Kathy Miller, one of the partners of the Cary, North Carolina Yes! energy outlet. “Our store looks beautiful and is doing a wonderful job showcasing the many benefits a Yes! home energy system delivers.”

“These two recent additions and the opening of our Cary, North Carolina extend our national reach and add to the experienced group of business professionals operating our energy outlets,” said Jeff Pontius, Executive Vice President for Yes! Solar, Inc. “We look forward to serving the home and business owners within our expanding reach with our solar energy system solutions and a growing number of solar product innovations.” Yes! Solar, Inc. is actively seeking franchisees across the nation to serve a growing interest in and demand for residential and commercial solar energy solutions.

About Yes! Solar, Inc.

Yes! Solar, Inc., DBA Yes! Solar Solutions, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Solar Power, Inc. (OTCBB: SOPW). Founded in 2005, Solar Power, Inc. designs and manufactures its own products, including solar modules and racking and mounting systems. The company also designs and builds both large-scale commercial systems and residential solar systems for the U.S. market. Yes! Solar Solutions offers the U.S. residential and medium to small-sized business market segments turnkey solutions through a single brand.
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Best Hot Dog Franchises

Source: Top New Franchises

Full Article: New food franchise

Excerpt: “Hot dogs are the All-American food, and Franktitude was launched to make sure we always have a hot dog with all the fixins close at hand….
This fast-food joint established its first business center in the downtown Miami area in 2006. With infinite hot dog combinations, and fresh franks (turkey, beef and veggie), the concept even allows customers to customize their orders. Making its distinct presence felt in the food business, Franktitude expects to open up almost 25 units within the next 3 years, some of which are already under construction… Read more: New food franchise.

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Find TheHomeMag’s Next Franchisee, Get a $5000 Fee

clip_image002(FranBest.ComTheHomeMag is an upscale magazine that showcases local companies offering products and services for the home. TheHomeMag franchise is an opportunity for sales-oriented professionals to establish and build advertising-based local editions of TheHomeMag in their markets… and to benefit TheHomeMag_Collier_County_Advantage1 from a system designed to let them focus on what they do best: Sell.

TheHomeMag is looking for top quality sales professionals to join their growing franchise network, and they’re offering a $5000 referral fee to anyone who helps find them.  According to TheHomeMag franchise website:

If you have a great candidate you would like to refer to TheHomeMag, please call us at 866.859.1996. Provide us with their contact information and let them know we will be contacting them soon. Your candidate must go through the proper franchisee selection process and if they are elected to be awarded a franchise, executed the franchise agreement, and have paid the appropriate franchise fee, you will then receive the $5,000 referral fee. We appreciate your cooperation and your referral. All State and Federal Tax laws apply.

Learn more about TheHomeMag franchise, advertising and opportunities at TheHomeMag website.

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FASTSIGNS Franchise Opportunity


Fast Signs Business OppotunitiesJoin A Recognized Leader In The Sign And Graphics Industry

FASTSIGNS® centers use state-of-the-art computer technology to create custom signs, graphics, banners, trade show exhibits, vehicle graphics and much more. A pioneer in the sign industry, FASTSIGNS has continued to grow by optimizing our systems and expanding the scope of our products and services. Today, with a growing store network of nearly 500 centers spanning the globe, FASTSIGNS is an acknowledged leader in one of the world’s most dynamic franchised industries.

Corporate Commitment
At FASTSIGNS, our primary goal is to help our franchisees build successful centers that achieve and maintain high sales volumes and maximum profits, year after year. And we’re accomplishing our goal!

Fast Signs Franchise BusinessesAs a FASTSIGNS franchisee, you’ll have the benefit of one of the most respected brand names in the sign business and in franchising as a whole. Additionally, you’ll have the support of the industry’s most thoroughly researched and proven systems for operations, marketing, finance and overall business management.

Our Mission: Sign And Graphics Solutions Made Simple For Everyone

At FASTSIGNS we believe the most important factor in our success is the fact that we treat our franchisees as strategic business partners. We are absolutely committed to giving them every possible competitive advantage.

Fast Signs Business OportunitiesSupport
As a FASTSIGNS franchisee, you’ll have our direct and active support from the very beginning

  • Professional expertise to guide you through the site selection and build-out process
  • Up to Five Weeks of initial training. One week of training in a FASTSIGNS center, followed by two weeks at our Headquarters outside of Dallas; up to two weeks of on-site support and guidance during your store’s Grand Opening
  • Active, ongoing personal support in every aspect of your business
  • Many franchisers derive profit by providing financing, leasing and selling inventory & supplies. At FASTSIGNS, we depend solely on the royalties from our centers for our corporate revenue stream. When you succeed, we succeed!

Fast Signs Franchise OportunitiesWhat Our Franchisees Have To Say

“The support staff at the franchisor level is unequaled. They have the resources to respond accurately and swiftly to any and all questions that I have. They understand that the success of the franchisee is paramount to their success – a rare feature with most franchisors. If I had to do it again – no question about it – FASTSIGNS.”

Jerry Goldstein, Overland Park, KS – FASTSIGNS Franchise Owner since 1988
“With the assistance of the operations and training department, FASTSIGNS makes it nearly impossible to fail. The research, guidance and support from the technical team, and their accessibility at any time, assure me that they will always be there for me if a technical problem persists.”

Greg Shugarts, Kirkland, WA – FASTSIGNS Franchise Owner since 1999