Den's gardening business
I had my own internet company which was at a bit of a crossroads and I decided I wanted to have a change of business. I was attracted to a franchise but I wanted it to be one which didn't have ridiculously high entry costs and in a business which I would actually enjoy doing. I looked at several very closely but what made Eds stand out from the rest was that the Operators seemed to be doing really well by following the business model and enjoying what they did. I have been up and running almost a year now and I am thoroughly enjoying what I do. I have worked very hard but have met lots of great people and got a lot of satisfaction from making them happy. The great thing about Eds is that you can make it into whatever you want it to be.
12 July 2013
Meet some of the team.
In my previous life, I worked in landscape gardening and knew a healthy outdoors job was where I thrived. I then worked as an employee in an Ed's business and got great satisfaction from delivering really good work. When, almost two years ago, my then boss was thinking of doing something else, the opportunity..
Sarah ran her business from January 2007 to 2012, and successfully grew her business into a multi employee and vehicle business. This was her profile before selling her business on. "Starting with Ed's was a wonderful opportunity to break into a competitive industry and take control of my earnings...
Since joining Ed's I've moved my Ed's business twice to suit my personal circumstances. Ed's systems and the Office team have supported me so well through my moves. I'm now running my Ed's business in Christchurch and I'm just as happy and motivated as I was when I started almost seven years ago.
Maybe life does begin at 40. At 39, my career as a salesman in the motor industry was going nowhere. I loved gardening so I invested in an Ed's Garden Maintenance franchise. I liked the relatively low start-up costs and was given support in accountancy, marketing, business management and training. Within..