Frequently Asked Questions

1.Is an educational background necessary?

Absolutely not. Most of our Area Directors do not have educational experience. An Area Director’s role is to match teachers with students based on a list of criteria. Local teachers do all the tutoring.

2.What type of training does Club Z! provide?

Club Z! provides training at our location in Tampa, Florida. On-line training (with an instructor) is also available for franchises that wish to begin operations within a quicker time-frame or need more time to complete our training program. Franchise Owners that elect to receive on-line training are also welcome to participate in our In-Person training program in Tampa at a future time. Operating a tutoring service takes more than just having good tutors. Club Z!’s proven marketing strategies attract new customers while maintaining the existing ones. We will provide you with an intense marketing plan that utilizes high visibility advertising strategies. We will show you how to identify potential customers and understand the market forces that will help your business grow. On-going training through educational seminars, conference calls, newsletters and internet forums are just a few of the tools we employ to help keep you on the competitive edge. Club Z! is committed in every way possible to launch your business, attract new customers and keep your franchise manageable.

In addition, Club Z! offers ongoing professional development opportunities to your tutors and educational consultants. A variety of topics are covered, including increasing curriculum sales, best practices for the in-home enrollment session, strategies for successful implementation of our curriculum products and more!

3.How will I find qualified tutors?

Club Z! support staff will provide new franchise owners with assistance in recruiting, screening, and hiring qualified tutors suitable for the territory size. Tutors enjoy working for Club Z! because of the flexibility, great pay, and the opportunity to change students’ lives through Club Z!.

4.How much capital will I initially need?

In addition to the franchise fee, we recommend having an additional $10,000 to $25,000 for advertising, promotions, equipment and working capital.

5.Can I operate my Club Z! business from home?

Yes! There is no need for an expensive office. Our programs are designed to work in the students’ homes or businesses. Tutoring services may also be offered at day care centers, bookstores, churches, libraries, civic and community centers. Potential tutor interviews can be scheduled at your convenience in coffee shops, book stores and libraries.

6.Do I receive a protected territory?

Yes! Club Z! will work with you to select a protected geographic territory based on zip codes. Territories are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Club Z! may not place another Club Z! franchise within your territory. Please contact our franchise development department to find out what territories are available in your area.

7.Does Club Z! provide national advertising?

Yes! Club Z! franchisees contribute 2% of their monthly gross revenue into a National Advertising Fund. This Fund is designated for national and regional advertising and marketing campaigns to build the Club Z! brand and drive leads at the local, franchisee level. Over the past 2 years, Club Z! has spent in excess of $1 million in marketing campaigns through the National Advertising Fund

8.What royalties are connected with the Club Z! franchise?

We waive your monthly royalty for the first 60 days from the date of your agreement, enabling you to put more money into starting your business. Thereafter, you are required to pay a monthly royalty fee. This fee is based on the percentage reflected in your franchise agreement.

9.How do I get started?

Enclosed in your package you will find our profile form. Please fill out this form and fax it to 813-932-2485. When we have received your information, we will forward you a disclosure document appropriate for your state, province or country. It is important to call our franchise department with questions concerning territory availability. Territories are awarded to the first qualified applicant.

To learn more about our exciting franchise opportunity please call: 1-800-434-2582 or email