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We are proud to announce that Made in the Shade Blinds & More recently made the 2022 Top Franchise Influencers List!


We are proud to announce that Made in the Shade Blinds & More recently made the 2022 Top Franchise Influencers List!

Franchising is a big world, and it’s only getting bigger. Still, it’s a community, and a fairly close-knit community at that. Franchisors and franchisees across brands are constantly kept abreast of what their colleagues and competitors are up to, eager to implement best practices and leverage the industry’s best ideas.

That’s why it’s essential for everyone in the industry to know Who’s Who. Whether you are buying a franchise, franchising your business, growing your franchise or looking for general information on franchising, tapping into the franchise world’s thriving community is vital to your success.

To that end, 1851 Franchise has teamed up with SeoSamba to bring you a list of the most influential people in franchising.

Publishing throughout the month of February, this list is not a ranking, but a collection of 175 franchise industry professionals we think you should know. To help you connect, we’ve provided links to each professional’s LinkedIn page where available. So read on, and get busy building your network!


LinkedIn Bio:

With more than 20 year’s experience in the window covering industry, I’ve been able to help entrepreneurs all across North America realize their dream of owning and operating their own Made in the Shade Blinds & More franchise. I’m able to draw from not only more than two decades of experience, but also established business partnerships and a reputation of excellent service among my clientele and dealers.

My vision was to teach others how to successfully establish and operate their own window covering business as a home based model. As a result, we created a franchise program that would enable those who were seeking a rewarding business opportunity in the window covering industry to do so at a low, one-time, entry fee. With comprehensive and ongoing training, lifetime support, an outstanding marketing team with a wealth of resources, and a proven business model, we prepare our franchisees for ongoing success.

Our company-owned San Antonio business (both in window coverings and flooring) continues to exceed expectations as a multi-million dollar business and receive rave reviews from hundreds of happy clients. All of our Made in the Shade clients across North America are able to benefit from the most competitive prices because of our national buying power.

Call us at Made in the Shade Blinds & More for name brand, high quality products and the best window covering shopping experience you will ever have. We promise outstanding service way beyond the sale. Our design consultations and estimates are always free and we gladly bring the showroom to you or your client. Along with our residential end user, our client base consists of commercial businesses, Realtors, brokers, builders, architects, designers, mortgage companies, military installations, schools, apartment complexes, office buildings…the list goes on and on.

Find out more (or locate a dealer near you) at: www.madeintheshadeblinds.com, or our franchise web site: www.madeintheshadefranchising.com.



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