Frequently Asked Questions
Over the years we’ve learned that there are some questions that are most commonly asked by potential franchisees. We’ve answered those questions here. If you have a question you don’t see here, please contact us and we’ll be happy to help you out!
Everything in our business is duplicatable except the culture. At Sam The Concrete Man we have 30+ years of experience in what doesn’t work. We’ve spent the time, done the research, and invested the dollars into this business to know how to get you profitable as soon as possible. Most people don’t have years to figure this out and lose money through trial and error. We help to eliminate the guessing game that is starting a business and get you on the road to success.
Our training program covers every phase of the business from marketing and sales, to managing the daily operations, to financial management and more. Our training isn’t just classroom based. You will have the opportunity to work on every phase of the business in the field with a local franchisee. We go over everything that’s important to your business.
While our proven successful systems allow people from outside the industry to succeed in our business there are certain skills we’ve learned you must possess to succeed in this business. Being business minded is important. While this business isn’t difficult it does require that you work hard and put in the time, effort, and energy needed to succeed. Have a passion for people. At the end of the day we’re in a customer facing business. Ensuring the customer has a world class experience should be your top priority.
We are listed on the Small Business Administration (SBA) franchise registry. The SBA Franchise Registry is a prestigious national online listing of approved franchise systems whose franchisees receive accelerated loan processing through your lender and the U.S. This is a tool that lenders use for expediting your loan requests. Banks that provide SBA financing use this service as a form of a reference check, and this saves you tremendous amounts of time in waiting for financing decisions.
Read our finance blog to learn about different financing options.
No previous experience is required but experience in marketing, customer service and small business management is always helpful. We do, however, look for owners whose values align with ours. That’s a passion for serving customers and providing a world class level of service and quality.