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Learn About Discovery Maps Franchises
Welcome to Discovery Map! Are you ready to travel down the road to
If you are seeking a:
- Home-based business that is easy to operate
- Flexible lifestyle where no evening, weekends, or holiday hours are
- Residual income that provides long-term income security
- No employees required to start and no equipment to buy keeps your overhead
- Fun business where you’ll become an active part of your community
Then come along for the journey and let’s plan your trip of a
lifetime…..franchise ownership with Discovery Map!
What is Discovery Map?
We are the nation’s leading map and guide publishing franchise company and an
essential player in marketing the travel and tourism industry, the third largest
and fastest growing economic sector in the U.S. that generates more than $525
billion a year in revenues. Based in La Conner, Washington, Discovery Map
motivates recreational and shopping travelers to explore communities. We produce
full-color, illustrated maps, in-room hotel guest directories, and on-line
products that are extraordinarily fun, functional and free. In business since
1987, Discovery Map has only been actively marketing franchises nationwide since
2004…. so there are still lots of opportunities to own a franchise in key
destinations across the country.
Your Job as a Discovery Map Franchise Owner
As a Discovery Map franchise owner, you actually get two businesses for
the price of one. With your hand-illustrated, customized map and your
interactive web map business (Phase 1), and later, your hotel guest directory
business (Phase 2), your role is to build relationships with local merchants who
depend on revenue from visitor spending. You have the exciting opportunity to
enable local businesses to capture a greater share of visitor spending by having
them advertise on the map! As a Discovery Map franchise owner, you operate in a
reciprocal relationship whereby businesses advertise on your map and you
strengthen their bottom line.
No previous publishing experience is required, but previous
business-to-business sales experience is necessary. Classroom and field training
are provided along with ongoing operational support. Discovery Map looks for
candidates who are friendly, outgoing, are results oriented, and understand the
importance of meeting key deadlines.
How Do You Make Money?
Our business model is actually very simple and has few moving parts. Your profit
is the difference between your gross sales (ad revenue) and your cost of goods
(maps and hotel guest directories), less your other business operating expenses.
Unlike most franchises, we do not collect ongoing royalties, which should save
you tens of thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your franchise. In fact,
the savings here alone could easily pay for your franchise.
Can You See Yourself Being Part of the Fun, Lucrative, Travel and Tourism
Complete the form below so we can provide you with additional information. This
is just the start of the journey. If you are still interested in becoming a
Discovery Map franchise owner, then we have a lot to learn about each other to
determine if this is the right fit for both of us.
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