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Meet the Ambitious Franchisees Who Turned Modest Investments Into Bustling Businesses.

Industry Positive About 2015 Boost

Business has picked up at Welcomemat Services, an Atlanta franchise that sends gifts for free products from local businesses to families moving into their neighborhoods.

Welcomemat Services Rides Record-Breaking 2014 Momentum into New Year

A lot has changed since 2003, but a fierce dedication to intelligent expansion and supporting partnerships with franchisees who care about the small businesses in their local communities led to a record-breaking year for Atlanta-based Welcomemat Services in 2014.

Businesses Cash In On Small Business Saturday

People want to go where they can connect with people, where they can have a good experience where it's more than just going in to buy something,” said Jonathan Jones with the Welcomemat Services.

Company helps connect newcomers with local businesses

Hundreds of newcomers arrive in the Wilmington area every month, and Frank Bernardini knows a great deal about them. That's information that business owners on the Carolina coast would like to have; the good news is, Bernardini is willing to share.

Hired! 'Tis the Season for Holiday Workers

Welcomemat Services is a Marketing company providing monthly direct mail packages to people who recently changed their addresses. The company is looking to open franchises in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Jacksonville, Phoenix, Tampa, Charlotte and all across California.

Plymouth franchise aims to connect new residents with local businesses

Joe and Sara O’Brien recently launched a local Welcomemat Services franchise, which sends direct-mail packages to any individual who has changed his or her address to connect that person with businesses in the new neighborhood.

Bradenton Herald Discusses Welcomemat’s Newest Florida Franchisee Sharon Barhorst

When Sharon Barhorst moved to Palmetto in 1997 from Dayton, Ohio, there wasn't a welcome basket at the door to celebrate the new neighbor. That neighborly tradition faded away in many communities long ago but now, in conjunction with an Atlanta-based company, Barhorst is hoping to give a 21st century face to the gift basket.

Franchise Players: Enjoying the Freedom of Franchising Later in Life

Franchising offers freedom to individuals. See why Colleen McKenna chose to pursue her Welcomemat Services business.

Business Models to Own in 2014-The Cinderella Story

IFA identifies New Mover Franchises as Top Businesses to Own in 2014.

WelcomeMat Services was featured in National Oil & Lube News July Issue

National Oil & Lube News Magazine features Welcomemat Services on PAGE 85 of their July Issue.

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Why Your New Neighbors May Hold the Key to Your Business Success understands the importance in finding loyal customers for success and recently featured Welcomemat Services, a new resident marketing company.

Attractions Magazine Features Welcomemat Services

Attractions Magazine Features Welcomemat Services Cultural Offering For New Movers

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91.1 WREK at Georgia Institute of Technology to discuss Welcomemat Services
Brian Mattingly joins Let’s Talk Business radio host Mitch Schlimer on 91.1 WREK at Georgia Institute of Technology to discuss Welcomemat Services. Listen here
Welcomemat Services Honors the Arts in Atlanta


Welcomemat Connects with Local Cultural Centers to Bring in Visitors   (Atlanta, Ga.)---Welcomemat Services has teamed up with Atlanta’s cultural centers to create a program that will expose the city’s cultural offerings to new residents in the area. The initiative has helped spotlight…

Summer Jobs Are Breeding Ground for Entrepreneurs

BusinessNewsDaily recently spoke with several entrepreneurs about their summer jobs and how the lessons learned carried over into their careers. Brian Mattingly developed a work ethic at a very early age. The founder of Atlanta-based Welcomemat Services


Direct Mail Coupons Leave a Lasting Impression on the Neighborhood

Welcomemat Services — a national company based in Atlanta, Ga., that sends out direct mail coupons to new residents in a community — maintains that the ability to target specific areas or regions with direct mail gives businesses a better chance of winning the long-term loyalty of customers.

NBC’s Chicago Inc. Well Blog – How to Convert Area Newcomers to Swear Allegiance to Your Business.

According to common wisdom, the four most stressful situations in life are: a death in the family, a change in job, a change in marital status and moving.

Radio Media

Radio Media - Hear our CEO on a local Atlanta Radio Show As He Discusses Welcomemat Services and Their National Franchise Initiative Click hear to listen

Listen to our Augusta, GA franchisee talk about Welcomemat Services on the Buzz on Biz Click hear to listen

Deliverables – Rolling out the Welcomemat
 First impressions are lasting…
East Cobb Neighbor Newspaper Reports That Welcomemat Services Is Searching For Entrepreneuers

Welcomemat Services is well positioned to find local franchise owners throughout the Atlanta area including Cobb County.

Appen Newspaper Reports That Welcomemat Services is Looking for a Franchisee in North Fulton

Welcomemat looks for franchisees in area.

Think Outside the Box
Target New Movers with an Effective Loyalty Program to Increase Profit and Create Customer Retention

Welcomemat makes you feel at home

Matthew and Julie McCord discovered Broad Ripple Village when they would “meet in the middle” for lunch.

Westfield business welcomes new residents

Moving to a new community is a life-changing event for anyone.

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Marketing Strategies

Welcomemat Services has been recognized time and time again by the media. Mentions and feature stories have been included in:

• Inside Arts Magazine
• American Salon Magazine
• Beverage Retailer Magazine
• Pizza Marketing Quarterly
• American Spa Magazine
• Wash Street Journal
• Auto Services Operator Magazine
• Charlotte Business Journal
• Among many others…