NEWS & EVENTS

Grand Haven Tribune features Welcomemat’s list of Top 10 Zip Codes for Pizza Restaurants

February 14, 2017. Grand Haven Tribune To celebrate last week's National Pizza Pie Day, Welcomemat released a list of Top 10 Zip Codes for Pizza Restaurants. See the rankings here. Grand Haven was ranked 4th in the list for its passion for pizza and how people enjoy eating America's favorite food- Pizza. “I think pizza just carries a lot of passion for people. You can talk to people about lots of different types of food, but when you talk to them about pizza, they get down and di

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Pizza Marketplace helps us celebrate National Pizza Pie Day

February 10, 2017. Pizzamarketplace.com February 9 was National Pizza Pie Day. The media article talks about how Welcomemat Services took the celebration a step further by ranking the top 10 neighborhoods with most pizza restaurants and passion for pizza among new movers. base on their internal data on redemptions and strength of the pizza market. Did your neighborhood make the list? See the rankings here. The ranking was based on internal data on redemptions and strength of the pi

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Parade Online features Welcomemat’s list of top 10 neighborhoods for Pizza Restaurants

February 9, 2017. Welcomemat was featured in Parade Online based on its ranking of top 10 Zip Codes for Pizza Restaurants. Leading up to today's National Pizza Pie Day, a list of top 10 neighborhoods was released earlier this week using internal data to compile a list of the most pizza-passionate neighborhoods in America. Topping the list was Frisco, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, and rounding out the top ten rankings is Bloomington, Indiana, with both Michigan and Texas each earning two

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Welcomemat franchisee commits to helping local business owners in Rochester

North Detroit franchise owner Michael Sare was recently featured in the Rochester Gazette talking about his plans for helping local business owners in Rochester and surrounding neighborhoods. ARTICLE RECAP: Michael Sare has more than 10 years in sales management and business development. He decided to take his skills that he acquired and apply those to helping the locally-owned businesses of Rochester and Rochester Hills. According to the Rochester Gazette, Sare's decision to branch out on hi

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Welcomemat franchisee talks about creating customer loyalty for local businesses

January 16, 2017. Welcomemat franchisee Chad Trollinger was recently invited to talk about creating customer loyalty for local businesses and how Welcomemat is helping small businesses in the neighborhood grow with the help of new mover marketing strategies. The live podcast was hosted by Buzz on Biz. Chad explained how Welcomemat's goal is to see local businesses thrive by getting them new customers and creating strong customer loyalty. Every month there are hundreds of new families t

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Welcomemat boosts local marketing for neighborhood businesses in Manatee.

By Dale White, January 17, 2017. Staff Writer, Herald-Tribune. New homeowners and renters in Manatee County are invited to an open house at which they can enjoy free wine and other refreshments while learning about small businesses, non-profits and other services in the area. Sharon Barhorst, a Welcomemat Services franchisee, will be organizing this "Neighborhood Meet and Greet" on January 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Manatee Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Manatee County's

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Welcomemat is a top supplier for franchise brands in 2017!

By Hannah Kramer, December 1, 2016. Welcomemat Services was named as a top supplier to watch out for in 2017. The article talks about how Welcomemat Services through its technological advancements promotes local businesses to new families and individuals moving into a new neighborhood.The brand was also named in Entrepreneur’s 2015 and 2016 “Franchise 500”. The brand was also named in Entrepreneur’s 2015 and 2016 “Franchise 500”. Read the full article here. Welcomemat work

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Erin Talks about the importance of Welcomemat & Small Business Saturday in a TV interview

Saturday, November 26 2016, 12:41 pm EST. In the interview, Erin goes on to explain how Welcomemat Services connects local new residents with local businesses in the community. She also outlines how the big box retailers and stores get all the attention during Black Friday and why Small Business Saturday was created to encourage people to shop at the locally owned retail stores in the community. Watch the full interview here. 

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Welcomemat talks about growth for small businesses in White Plains

Donna Christopher November 25, 2016. White Plains Daily Voice.  In light of Small Business Saturday, Brian Mattingly, chief executive officer of Welcomemat Services, has identified White Plains as one of the nation's top emerging markets for small business in 2017. "We work with small businesses all across the nation," said Mattingly. "Our premise is helping businesses who move to a community find all the things they need to know about it." As big box retailers continue to grow, it is imp

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Executive-turned-entrepreneur helps mom-and-pop succeed

Posted November 19, 2016 06:59 pm - Updated November 19, 2016 08:11 pm By Damon Cline. Welcomemat Services franchisee Chad Trollinger had a promising corporate marketing career that suddenly halted in 2013. He was laid off, and after months of searching for something new, he decided that becoming his own boss was the ideal option. Trollinger moved forward with Welcomemat, a franchise system made up of small business owners nationwide. His location covers the Augusta metro area with a heavy f

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Welcomemat’s Small Business Saturday campaign featured in Atlanta’s local news publication

November 22, 2016. Welcomemat's recently compiled list of America’s Top 25 Best Neighborhoods for Small Businesses was featured in an Atlanta local news wire. Pointing specifically to Decatur which was ranked #2 on the list, the article goes on to cover Welcomemat's endorsement of shopping local this Small Business Saturday. “As America’s big box stores get even bigger, it’s more important than ever to recognize the power of small business ownership,” said Brian Mattingly, founder a

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