Frequently Asked Questions

Franchise Asia Advertising Packages

How do I know which package is right for me?

We offer different levels of exposure to suit your budget. The more you spend, the more exposure you will have on our site and the more qualified leads we will be able to provide you with. For details on the packages on offer please see below.

What are the differences between the three packages?

The following graph details the basic differences between our three packages. For detailed information see the below FAQs.

  • Professionally optimised profile
  • Image gallery included in profile*
  • Industry directory listing
  • Region directory listing
  • Investment directory listing
  • A-Z directory listing
  • Placement above Silver profiles
  • New Franchises directory listing
  • News section included in profile
  • Video gallery included in profile**
  • Top placement across directories
  • Top Franchises directory listing
  • Featured Franchises gallery
  • Asia site homepage banner
  • Inclusion in email newsletter
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* Silver profiles include up to four images, Gold profiles include unlimited images.
** Gold profiles include one video, Platinum profiles include unlimited videos.

What does the Silver Package include?

  • Professionally written and optimised profile
    Once uploaded your profile will be reviewed and professionally edited to maximise search engine optimisation and ensure your franchise or business opportunity attracts as many qualified leads as possible.
  • Image gallery included in profile
    Your profile will stand out with the inclusion of an image gallery which you can populate with up to four of your own images.
  • Comprehensive listing across four directories
    Your franchise or business opportunity profile will be included in all relevant industry directories, regional directories, an investment directory and our A-Z directory.

What does the Gold Package include?

  • Professionally written and optimised profile
    Once uploaded your profile will be reviewed and professionally edited to maximise search engine optimisation and ensure your franchise or business opportunity attracts as many qualified leads as possible.
  • Expanded image gallery included in profile
    Your profile will stand out with the inclusion of an image gallery which you can populate with unlimited images.
  • Comprehensive listing across four directories
    Your franchise or business opportunity profile will be included in all relevant industry directories, regional directories, an investment directory and our A-Z directory.
  • Placement above Silver profiles
    Your franchise profile will be given prominent placement across our industry directories, regional directories, investment directory and will be listed above silver package profiles.
  • Inclusion in New Franchises Directory
    Your franchise or business opportunity profile will be included in our popular New Franchises Directory.
  • Expanded profile with news section
    Your profile will be expanded with a news section which you can update with your latest press releases and company news.
  • Video gallery included in profile
    Your franchise profile will be expanded to allow you to post one video giving your franchise or business the opportunity to really engage with quality leads.

What does the Platinum Package include?

  • Professionally written and optimised profile
    Once uploaded your profile will be reviewed and professionally edited to maximise search engine optimisation and ensure your franchise or business opportunity attracts as many qualified leads as possible.
  • Expanded image gallery included in profile
    Your profile will stand out with the inclusion of an image gallery which you can populate with unlimited images.
  • Comprehensive listing across four directories
    Your franchise or business opportunity profile will be included in all relevant industry directories, regional directories, an investment directory and our A-Z directory.
  • Inclusion in New Franchises Directory
    Your franchise or business opportunity profile will be included in our popular New Franchises Directory.
  • Expanded profile with news section
    Your profile will be expanded with a news section which you can update with your latest press releases and company news.
  • Expanded video gallery included in profile
    Your franchise profile will be expanded to allow you to post unlimited videos giving your franchise or business the opportunity to really engage with quality leads.
  • Top placement across all directories
    Your franchise profile will be given premium placement across our industry directories, regional directories, investment directory and New Franchises directories and will be listed above silver and gold profiles.
  • Inclusion in Top Franchises Directory
    Your franchise or business opportunity profile will be included in our prominent Top Franchises Directory.
  • Inclusion in Featured Franchises homepage gallery
    Your franchise or business opportunity profile will be included in our scrolling Featured Franchises homepage gallery which gives a short description and the minimum investment for your business right on our homepage.
  • Asia website homepage banner
    Your franchise or business opportunity banner will be placed on our Asia site homepage which receives traffic from all over Asia.
  • Inclusion in Franchise Asia Newsletter
    Your franchise or business opportunity will be included in our Franchise Asia Newsletter which is regularly sent to our extensive database of prospective leads.

Franchise Asia Optional Extras

How can I get additional exposure with Franchise Asia?

 

Franchise Asia offers a range of optional extras including:

  • An exclusive email blast to our constantly growing list of opted-in newsletter subscribers.
  • "Franchise of the Week" Newsletter Feature.
  • Home Page "Leading Franchises" Banner.
  • Directory Page "Leading Franchises" Banner.

Please contact your account manager for details.

Franchise Asia Country Portals

Which countries does Franchise Asia cover?

Franchise Asia currently has three country portals which are targeting India, Malaysia and Singapore. We will be launching three more Asia portals for Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines within the coming year.

Can I get a discount if I advertise my brand on more than one portal?

Yes. Franchise Asia offers a 20% discount for franchisors who wish to advertise on more than one Asian country portal.

Franchise Asia’s Competitive Advantage

How do you promote your site?

Franchise Asia is promoted through four main online channels: search engine optimisation, keyword search advertising, email newsletter campaigns and social media. Franchise Asia has paid keyword advertising positions on all the major search engines including Google, Yahoo and Bing. By focusing our promotional effort on search engines and keywords we ensure that visitors to our site are pre-qualified and have a genuine interest in franchising.

What are your search engine positions?

Franchise Asia are committed to maintaining a strong search engine positioning so that quality prospects will find us and our advertisers will gain maximum online exposure. We consistently ensure first page rankings for popular franchise related search terms and normally appear in the top 5 Google results and often in the number 1 position for a wide range of industry specific terms. So, whatever your niche is, we have a search position to match it.

How targeted are your leads?

At Franchise Asia, every lead that you receive will be from someone who has requested information about your specific company. We have a very strong focus on lead quality and validate each lead to ensure that we only put you in touch with people who are genuinely interested in your opportunity.

Can you help me promote my franchise internationally?

Yes. Franchise Asia is part of the Franchise Direct network - the world’s leading online franchise portal. We currently deliver leads to over 900 franchise brands across the US, Canada, Mexico, the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Ireland, South Africa and of course Asia. As a well established global network attracting over 30,000,000 pageviews in 2012 we are in a unique position to promote your franchise to an international audience.

Franchise Asia Payment Process

How can I pay for my Franchise Asia advertising?

Franchise Asia accept payment via credit card or bank transfer. Please inform your Franchise Asia account manager which method is preferable to you. Credit card payments are made via a secure paypal account. All payments should be made in US dollars.

When will my account be charged?

Your account will be charged on a rolling monthly basis starting on the day your listing goes live. You can cancel or upgrade your subscription at any time by contacting us directly at support@franchiseasia.com.

Your Franchise Asia Profile

How do I get my profile online?

Your Franchise Asia account manager will provide you with an insertion order form which our team of editors will use to build a professionally optimised profile for you. Alternatively we would be delighted to create a profile for you based on your company website. All profiles will be sent to you for approval before going live. We aim to deliver a live profile webpage within two working days of receiving all necessary materials.

What type of details should I include in my profile?

The more information you provide us with the more qualified lead opportunities we will be able to deliver to you. Basic details include your business name and logo, images, an opportunity description, key details for this opportunity, minimum required investment, size of store, and locations you are looking to expand into. If you have selected our Gold Package you can also include news items with your profile. With the Platinum Package you can include video content on your profile.

What size and type logo should I include in my profile?

We accept png, gif, and jpg images up to 2mb in size. The ideal logo size is 200 pixels wide by 100 pixels high. Logos should be without a border and a paler rather than dark background will display best.

What size and type of images should I include in my profile?

Silver profiles can include up to four images while gold and platinum profiles include unlimited images. We accept png, gif, and jpg images up to 2mb in size. Images should be of high quality and must be a minimum of 300 pixels wide by 200 pixels tall and a maximum of 900 pixels wide by 600 pixels tall. Typical images include those of your product or service, staff at work or customers enjoying your product or service.

What size and type of videos should I include in my profile?

Gold profiles can include one video while Platinum profiles include unlimited videos. We accept videos in Quicktime, .mov, mp4, .wmv or .flv. formats of a maximum file size of 45.8mb and no longer than 8 minutes long. Typical videos are 2-3 minutes long and explain your brand concept, include franchisee testimonials and showcase your product or service.

Videos created by TV networks, other websites or entities cannot be used without express written permission to distribute to third parties for commercial reasons. Videos should not have URLs, email addresses or phone numbers.

Updating Your Franchise Asia Profile

Can I upgrade my advertising package?

Yes. You can upgrade your package at anytime. Simply contact your account manager and we will be delighted to assist you.

Can I downgrade my advertising package?

Yes. You can downgrade to a lower exposure package at anytime. Simply contact your account manager we will be delighted to assist you.

Can I add news to my profile?

Yes. If you have selected the Gold or Platinum advertising package you can add news to your profile. Simply email us directly at support@franchiseasia.com and we will take care of it for you. If you have not selected the Gold or Platinum package you can upgrade at any timeby contacting your account manager.

Can I add photos to my profile?

Yes. If you have selected the Gold or Platinum advertising package you can upload photos to your profile during the profile creation process. If you have not selected the Gold or Platinum package you can upgrade at any time by contacting your account manager.

How do I remove, replace or add photos to my existing profile?

If you profile is already live but you would like to add additional images please contact us directly at support@franchiseasia.com and we would be delighted to assist you.

Can I add videos to my profile?

Yes. Gold profiles can include one video with their profile while Platinum profiles can include unlimited videos. Simply email us directly at support@franchiseasia.com and we will take care of it for you. If you have not selected the Platinum package you can upgrade at any time.

Can I change the description or key details on my existing profile?

If your profile is already live and you would like to change any details contact us directly at support@franchiseasia.com and we would be delighted to assist you.