Franchise Voyager

Minnesota Limited Liability Company

Simon Ecklund
1606 33rd AVE. N.
Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56303

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How We Help

1-on-1 consultation with franchise business expert

Personal Career Assessment – establish
career and financial goals

Candid answers to your career and
franchise questions

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How We Are Different

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limited “inventory” – work with top franchises

Franchise “Short List” based upon
your Ownership Criteria

New franchises and resales of
existing franchise businesses

Owner operator to executive: full;
part time; semi-absentee

What We Accomplish For You

Proven SMART eDiscovery™ Process helps you find right franchise business

Accolades show proven results for career and franchise ownership success

Investigation Guide for buying your own
business plus financial resources & tools

Right franchise business for your career
goals and financial objectives

My name is Simon Ecklund. I live in St. Cloud, MN. When I am not helping people in their efforts to become an entrepreneur, I love spending time with family and friends, fine dining, traveling, music, arts, motorcycles, water sports, fishing, mountain biking, snow sports, evenings on the couch enjoying a good movie, and sometimes doing absolutely nothing productive. Facts and History! I had two dreams as a kid and teenager, to drive a semi truck and to help people. Fear kept my dream of helping people from becoming a reality. I didn’t do well in a traditional learning environment, so I was afraid to go to college for fear that I would fail. So my dream to drive a semi became a reality. I owned and operated semi for 15 years. It didn’t take long for me to realize that trucking was not for me. I am a people person and the road is a lonely place. As I said before fear kept me from moving out of my comfort zone so I stayed stuck for many more years. How I got to where I am today! I will keep this as short as possible. There was a series of events that brought me to where I am today and how I am able and qualified to help people find a business that might be the perfect solution to their wants, needs and budget. I learned I was going to be a parent in 2011 and I refused to raise a family from the road. So I sold my truck and got a local job driving truck and operating heavy equipment. In 2013, I was in a car accident and I was faced with only a couple of choices Get out of my comfort zone and learn something new. or complain about how unfair life is and wallow in self-pity because I couldn’t get a good enough paying job due to a lack of a formal education I chose to get out of my comfort zone and ended up starting a home based business centered in helping people.  Technology has made it possible to access information from the palm of our hand. However the same technology makes it  easy to get sucked into researching any topic to the point of being counter productive and has also made it increasingly easier for unethical people to take advantage of good people. I know firsthand. I spent countless hours and thousands of dollars looking for information related to home based businesses before finding something that fit my interests, goals and budget. I decided I wanted to help people avoid some of the pitfalls I experienced along the way by providing guidance and resources related to becoming a business owner. There are thousands of franchise opportunities, internet business opportunities, and self start business ideas and it can become very time consuming and expensive trying to find helpful information online. There are many variables in selecting a franchise that the common person would never know unless they spent a great deal of time reading about franchising. Not all franchises are created equal, and sometimes what seems like the perfect business may not be a fit based on the role of the owner. Qualifications! What qualifies me to help and how. I have been self employed most of my adult life, so I understand what it takes to evaluate, start and run any business. I hold memberships with multiple business networks designed to support and provide personal growth and business development resources for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and struggling entrepreneurs. As a member of these networks, I participate by helping newer members and facilitating conference calls to evaluate franchises. I am a work in progress, I invest in continued education regularly to be of maximum service to helping others.  “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest” Benjamin Franklin   My mission is to help aspiring entrepreneurs understand, themselves, what it takes to evaluate, start and run any business, how to evaluate opportunities, what opportunities are available and what resources are available to fund the business, or legal representation if needed I am dedicated to providing quality relevant information and resources to help you save time and money in your efforts to find a business that might work for you. This is a simple process, Gather information, evaluate information then make the best decision for yourself based on facts.