NEWS & EVENTS

Marketing Franchise Opens to Help Local Space Coast Businesses

 Meet Tami Hatten! Tami is one of Welcomemat Services' newest marketing franchise owners covering Florida's Space Coast.   Opening Date: February 15, 2018 Tami's Background: Prior to partnering with Welcomemat Services, Tami worked in customer service for a major airline for 15 years. Eventually, Tami realized it was time to get out there and do something different. Tami spent most of the past year doing research to figure out what to do with her educational background in ma

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Advertising Franchise Founders Celebrate Spouses Day

January 26th is National Spouses Day! While many might think going into business with their better half would never end well, Brian and Michelle Mattingly took a leap of faith and decided to start Welcomemat Services together in 2003   Prior to founding Welcomemat Services, Brian was traveling the country working for a large software company handling many Fortune 1000 accounts and saw a need for small businesses to gain access to “big-data” technology to stay competitive. So, at a t

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Prior Marketing Careers Led Chicago Native to Open a Welcomemat in Evergreen Park

For Julie Kimball, partnering with Welcomemat was a match made in heaven. Julie is passionate about creating measurable results through direct marketing, and she is excited to use Welcomemat's data-driven marketing services to help the small businesses in the suburbs that she grew up in and around.   Opening Date: October 2017 Location: Julie is now the second Welcomemat franchisee in the Chicago area! Julie's territory includes the south and southwest suburbs from Beverly and Mount

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B2B Franchise Owner Celebrates Business Climate in Matthews, NC

Erin Hunter worked for Brian and Michelle Mattingly out of college when the couple's Welcomemat Services concept was starting to take off. Years later, Hunter returned to the company by starting a Welcomemat Franchise in Charlotte, NC. "The biggest difference between working for Welcomemat Services then and now is how much the company has grown," said Hunter. In 2017, Entrepreneur Magazine recognized the company as the top advertising franchise in the country. Welcomemat Services used th

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Sacramento Now Hosts its First Turnkey Welcomemat Franchise

Roseville, CA native John Alway has opened a Welcomemat in his hometown, a turnkey marketing franchise that will serve local business owners by introducing them to new repeat customers.   John Alway, Welcomemat Franchisee Opening Date: October 23, 2017 John's Background: John worked as a chemical engineer in manufacturing personal care beauty products in leadership roles of increasing responsibility over the past 29 years. Having moved quite a bit in his career as a chemi

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Welcomemat’s Top 10 Growth Markets for 2018

'Tis the season to celebrate local businesses! As we come off of Small Business Saturday and finalize our holiday gift shopping, we advise you to cherish not only your favorite local shops and restaurants, but also your community that supports these small business champions. Welcomemat Services has committed to celebrating local communities all season long by using the data-driven principles that power our services towards uncovering America's Top 25 Best Neighborhoods for Small Business 2017

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Welcomemat Marketing Franchise Opens in South Bay, CA

Kim Manss of Redondo Beach opened the first Welcomemat print and digital marketing franchise in town to help small businesses succeed!     Kim Manss, Welcomemat Franchisee Opening Date: October 30, 2017 Kim's Background: Until recently, Kim Manss had an executive level job in the Business Operations department at Kubota Tractor Company. Kim enjoyed working first-hand with local businesses across the country and helping them ensure that their business was successful. But when K

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Welcomemat extends footprint in Denver with a new franchisee in Jefferson County

Franchisee Profile: Welcomemat Services Name:  Joseph Turok Age:  49 Opening Date:  06/12/2017 Address:  2816 Teller St. Wheat Ridge, CO. 80033 Local community:  Jefferson County, Colorado Area serving: Jefferson County/Boulder/West Denver Phone Number:  720-232-0266 - cell Email:  turok_11@msn.com Short Bio  - Regis University - MBA 1998;  Regis College - BS Professional Accounting; CPA - (active) State of Colorado Past professional experience includes

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We’re so excited to open the first Welcomemat Services franchise in the Chicago market

Name: Ralph and Felice Ehrman Age: Ralph (53) Felice (52) Opening Date: 6/12/2017 Address: 1862 Marne Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60490 Local Communities: Bolingbrook, Naperville, Lisle, Wheaton, Warrenville, Oswego Phone: Ralph - (603) 399-1194, Felice - (630) 302-0431 Email: rehrman@welcomematservices.com FEhrman@welcomematservices.com Local couple, Ralph and Felice Ehrman, raised their two children, Erik and Rachel, in the Bolingbrook and Naperville area. Now, as newly empty ne

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Welcomemat Services opens first location in Delaware this summer

Name: Julie Kozlowski Opening Date: 6/12/2017 Address: Wilmington, DE Local Area: New Castle County Phone: 302-276-8983 Email: JKozlowski@welcomematservices.com New Castle County resident, Julie Kozlowski, is using her passion for connecting with people to open the first Welcomemat Services in Delaware to help locally owned businesses grow. After realizing she wanted to run a company of her own, Julie met with a franchising consultant from FranNet and learned about Welcomemat

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