Geeks On Call

At a Glance

Products & Services: On-site computer support

Number of Locations: 91

Total Investment: $22.2K - $66.9K

Founded: 1999

Began Franchising: 2001

About Geeks On Call

Richard T. Cole founded Geeks on Call in 1999 to provide on-site computer service, repair, upgrades, networking and training to small and medium-sized businesses that do not have in-house technology support departments.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 91 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $22,200 - $66,900
Franchise Fee: $19,900
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 11%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $18,000 - $20,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 30% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 - 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (50% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Regional advertising,