Answers To Frequently Asked Questions
We know you will have many questions as you look into owning your own BumperDoc Franchise. We will do our best to answer every question you have, and we are happy to spend time with you to discuss your questions. The questions listed below come up quite often, and you can click on any of these to get more information.
What are the royalties and advertising contributions?
The royalty and advertising fees total seven percent of the gross receipts of the center when in compliance with the franchise agreement.
Is there financing available?
There are many ways a franchise can be financed including SBA (Small Business Administration) loans, home equity lines of credit, borrowing family funds and 401k Rollovers. Equipment leasing is often available.
What is the term of the franchise?
The term is 10 years and is renewable in 10 year options.
What kind of training and support will a BumperDoc franchisee receive?
Two weeks of hands-on training is provided to new franchise owners at our Corporate Headquarters in San Diego, CA. Franchisees will receive instruction on sales, management, production and customer service procedures during this time. An additional week of on-the-job training for both franchise owners and employees will be provided once the new center is open. Support will be continuously provided.
What kind of marketing support will a BumperDoc franchisee receive?
BumperDoc will assist franchisees with the production and placement of:
- Internet ads
- Traditional media ads (i.e. radio, newspaper)
- Banner creation
- Brochures, business cards, flyers, postcards, and thank you cards
How will BumperDoc help with shop location selection?
BumperDoc will provide franchisees with site selection assistance, lease negotiation assistance, design layout assistance, and certain equipment installation.
Does a Franchisee need Automotive experience?
No automotive repair experience is required.
What characteristics does BumperDoc look for in a franchisee?
BumperDoc is looking for candidates that possess:
- Motivation to succeed
- An aptitude for Sales
- Supervisory skills
- An ability to follow a system
- The Capability to put in the time and effort to build and run a successful business