Facility selection and design assistance. Our Vice President of Franchise Development will personally guide you through the facility selection, lease approval and design processes to maximize your earning potential.
Assistance with pre-opening administrative functions such as accounting, finance, inventory control and insurance.
Interactive guide, including task timeline for opening.
Immediate access and training on "The Clubhouse," our company wide intranet training and communication site. Here you will be able to tap into the knowledge and experience of the entire Extra Innings team, including all other franchisees and managers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Comprehensive pre-opening training program. This training covers all aspects of the business provided by the EIFC team. Others involved in the training include approved vendors, distributors, advertising start up and social media creation and guidance.
On-site pre-opening training and assistance provided at your facility prior to opening. A senior member of the EIFC Team will provide you and your staff with comprehensive daily training and guidance including important topics such as sales techniques, banking and other record keeping procedures, POS, Schedule Manager, E Commerce, Pro Shop training, customer relations and other marketing strategies just days before you open your doors.
Continued access to the "The Clubhouse," our company wide intranet training and communication site. Franchisees are able to tap into the knowledge and experience of the entire Extra Innings team, including all other franchisees and managers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You are never alone in the batters box when you join our team.
Comprehensive e-mail marketing and social media system which promotes your facility's programs and special events. You benefit from our proven strategy developed and executed by advertising, internet and social media professionals.
Individual website and ecommerce developed, maintained and optimized by contracted website professionals.
Access to a proprietary schedule manager software that will help streamline your business and enhance your facility's marketability through email and text reminders to your customers.
Continued marketing and public relations development provided by a contracted professional communications firm.
Ongoing training on how to take advantage of the Extra Innings buying power that enables you access to the Extra Innings approved vendors and distributors. This access includes unprecedented pricing and distribution programs made available to each franchisee on the Extra Innings team. These companies provide nationally recognized products and equipment for you to sell in your Pro Shop or use in your facility.
Approved vendor and distributor web training forums hosted on the "The Clubhouse". This training includes representatives from the nation's top baseball and softball manufacturers. Each one of these forums is designed to educate your employees about the exciting product they will be selling in your Pro Shop.
Assistance and analysis with ongoing administrative functions such as accounting, finance, inventory control, and insurance.
Continued performance analysis including a sales benchmarking module. By using this module, your performance can be compared historically to other team members. This benchmarking module gives you a competitive advantage when trying to recognize potential problems or areas that need improvement.
Continued in facility reviews and training. A senior member of the EIFC team will make routine visits to your facility to continually train and observe your employees and programs in action. These visits result in a report to you with suggestions on how to improve your facility's performance.
An annual owners meeting and trade show that consists of continued education programs, hands-on training techniques, executive roundtables, vendor and distributor booths, social events and special guests. This meeting is the highlight of the year with a unique combination of business education, product review and social interaction with other team members.