HOTWORX congratulates franchisees, David and Trina Starling, who were awarded 3 franchise licenses - 1 in the Wilmington, NC market, 1 in the Greenville-New Bern-Washington market, and 1 in the Charleston, SC market. They recently opened their Wilmington, NC (Monkey Junction) studio with their business partners Mark and Patty Vernon!
What originally motivated you to consider a business opportunity?
David: Seeing all the enthusiasm with the members and how happy everyone seemed to be there.
Trina: Realizing you can get more results in less time. It's an unbelievable concept that is growing at a fast pace! I just had to be part of it.
What led you to explore franchising rather than an independent business?
David: Why try and reinvent the wheel? This franchise seems to be all set up for success.
Trina: I love the fact that HOTWORX has the procedures and people in place to hold your hand and truly care about your success. We don't have to worry about who to contact when, just follow what works and DO IT!
What was your initial impression of your first HOTWORX session?
David: It was HOT!
Trina: This is the best thing that I had ever experienced in a workout session. My passion is spinning and to get the infrared on top of what I love, I was sold!
How was your experience going through the HOTWORX Discovery Process?
David: The experience was nice. I felt like everyone, and mostly Teresa, was so helpful and eager to get my questions answered.
Trina: Teresa was very informative and helped us with all our questions. I'm sure there may have been a few crazy ones! Her confidence helped seal the deal!
How would you describe your Orientation Day and meeting the HOTWORX Executive Team?
David: Very Exciting!
Trina: Just Amazing. Everyone was so real, friendly and excited!
What advice would you give to other entrepreneurs considering the opportunity to franchise with HOTWORX?
David: Better get in while there are still spots available.
Trina: Just go for it! There's no other uniqueness in a brand and that is why it is growing so rapidly.
What are the top 3 reasons you chose to franchise with HOTWORX?
1. The product
2. The people
3. The opportunity
1. The uniqueness
2. The hot exercise technology
3. How cookie cutter it is
What excites you the most in offering HOTWORX to your community?
David: Being able to offer something that enriches the lives of our community.
Trina: To help people get healthy and feel better, of course! But also knowing we are offering something that will excite people!
What goals do you plan to accomplish in your first year as a HOTWORX franchisee?
David: 1,000 members!
Trina: 1,000 members!
How will HOTWORX help you achieve your personal and professional goals?
David: The step by step guide and the staff that is willing to help us succeed.
Trina: By following all the procedures and systems they have in place, and being very committed on all levels.