Are you a parent looking for a fun and flexible home-based business opportunity? Then you may be interested in acquiring a Families Magazine Franchise.

Families® is an established magazine franchise with a proven history and track record dating back 30 years. Families® trail-blazed the free parenting magazine model and is a leader in the field.

The Families® Magazine Franchise Opportunity:

Families® Magazine provides franchisees with a rewarding and flexible home-based business which will increase in value and provide a regular income.

Franchisees provide their local community with a free bi-monthly magazine which is so relevant to parent readers that it has become a much sought-after community resource.

The magazine offers local businesses a highly targeted way of marketing to local parents via print, online and social media.

The Role of a Franchisee:

  • Selling advertising to local businesses.
  • Creating a vital, interesting local publication which will hold the interest of readers
  • Undertaking all aspects of publishing the magazine including selection of articles and imagery, editing, working with a designer on layout, proofing and uploading to print
  • Distributing copies of the magazine via a network of distributors to places such as schools, libraries and pre-schools
  • Marketing your business and magazine via social media platforms

Families® magazine is published 6 times a year so works on a 2-month production cycle.

No experience needed

Franchisees will need to have sales experience or a natural disposition for sales and a willingness to embrace it. They will also need:

  • The ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Motivation and drive to grow your Families® Parenting Magazine Business
  • Interest in what is going on for families in your community
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail

You can choose your hours

Running a magazine is not a part-time role, but it is a flexible one. An average franchisee works 25 hours per week but much can be done outside of office hours.

Comprehensive training and support provided

Training is of vital importance at Families®, both for their launch magazines and their established franchisees and they offer a comprehensive package across sales, publishing, marketing, website and social media.

Families® is also the only brand of its kind to offer each new launch franchisee over 200 hours of sales expertise from a media sales professional, selling advertising into the launch title over its first year.

Franchisees receive:

  • Sales and mentoring support from a professional media sales agent selling advertising into your magazine for the first 12 months of its life
  • A wealth of working documents and their unique, specially created, software package for use to run your business.
  • Full induction and training programme, including sales training.
  • Access to regular training days, business growth workshops and in-house support.
  • National/regional sales bookings via their franchisor sales team and cross-sales from within the group.
  • Access to high-quality articles and features to help you broaden the local content you create.
  • Access to bespoke advice and support from their Head Office.
  • The support of a friendly and supportive community of Editors.

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