Mississauga, Canada, May 15, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- Following the release of Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2006 Franchise 500 listing, WS Radio interviewed Ron McArthur, President of WSI (We Simplify the Internet). WSI has maintained the top ranking as the #1 franchise in the Internet and Tech Services category for five years in a row. The radio interview shed light on WSI’s success, its goals for the future, and what this means for small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) and potential franchisees, known as WSI Consultants. The interview can be heard at: http://boss.streamos.com/download/wsradio/wsi/042006/segment5.mp3
WSI is experiencing impressive growth, as was outlined in a 2005 Internet Consultant Profitability Study. Franchisees have experienced a 50% plus increase in revenues which McArthur attributes to WSI’s ongoing marketing initiatives, training programs, conferences and seminars. He states that “The vision of WSI is to be the leading provider of Internet solutions to SMEs the world over and it is our mission to help these businesses harness the power of the Internet and maximize their profits”. He goes on to say, that WSI's message to the SME business owner is "Your business needs the ABCs of Internet Marketing Success™: A – Affordable Website Solutions, B – Build Targeted Traffic and C – Convert More Customers Online. WSI Consultants can bring these ABCs to your business”.
McArthur discusses the uniqueness of the WSI business opportunity, and how the “freedom franchise” allows franchisees to leverage their management experience, business expertise, and entrepreneurial spirit to grow their business. Combining these skills with WSI’s proven resources available to them, such as daily Web conferences, research studies, monthly e-Newsletters, mentoring programs and ambassador coaching, WSI Consultants are well-equipped to meet the unique needs of SMEs in vertical markets around the world. WSI Consultants are abreast of the trends in the Internet industry, and offer more to their clients than a Web developer can.
When asked why a potential franchisee should consider joining WSI, McArthur explains that WSI is “committed to continued excellence and innovation in our business practices which helps us maintain our position as the #1 Internet and Tech Services franchise business in the world. As we expand our franchise network enlisting the best of breed highly qualified franchisees serving more SMEs, 2006 is set to be a particularly exciting year for us. We’re focusing on continued improvements and enhancements to our e-marketing training and solutions, and expanding our franchisees’ reach across the global SME market. It’s the most exciting time for new franchisees to join the WSI family”.
Through its network of over 1500 offices in 87 countries, WSI delivers thousands of e-business solutions to small and medium sized businesses annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, WSI provides affordable Internet related services and technologies that deliver maximum return on investment for businesses. As the world leader in providing profitable Internet solutions to SMEs, making information accessible for all via the Internet is an essential component of our offering. WSI is committed to assisting customers to ensure their websites are accessible for people with disabilities by providing education, guidance, tools and techniques that comply with the worldwide W3C standards.
For more information about WSI, please visit www.wsicorporate.com.
This interview may be heard at http://boss.streamos.com/download/wsradio/wsi/042006/segment5.mp3.