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Hemsworth Welcomes Main Line Brands, Dr. Raj Gupta to Client Roster

Award-Winning PR, Social Media and Brand Communications
Agency in Growth Mode with Latest Additions

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – (April 16, 2024)Hemsworth, a top-ranked, award-winning global communications agency specializing in brand strategy, public relations and social media, today announced the addition of two new clients. Effective immediately, Main Line Brands – including portfolio of home and commercial service companies, Mosquito Authority, Pest Authority and Fitness Machine Technicians – have joined the Hemsworth: Franchise Brands division. Additionally, holistic wellness expert Dr. Raj Gupta has joined the Hemsworth: Lifestyle division.

“We are excited to dive into our work spotlighting Main Line Brands’ impressive trio of franchise businesses and driving awareness of Dr. Gupta’s transformative wellness philosophy,” said Samantha Jacobs, president and founder of Hemsworth. “We look forward to implementing strategic plans that will elevate each brands’ reputations – with Mosquito Authority, Pest Authority and Fitness Machine Technicians as leading preventative home service brands and Dr. Gupta as a homeopathic wellness provider – and distinctive offerings that are revolutionizing their respective industries.”

Effective immediately, as the PR agency-of-record for Main Line Brands, Hemsworth will manage consumer PR for the growing franchisor – including brand awareness programs for Mosquito Authority, Pest Authority and Fitness Machine Technicians. The agency will leverage its expertise working with rapidly growing franchises to create a comprehensive consumer and trade PR plan for all three brands, including thought leadership, media relations, event support, awards programming and more. Hemsworth will also offer local marketing support packages to Main Line Brands’ franchise owners, as an extension of each brand’s national PR programming.Experts in providing solutions to customer needs for mosquito elimination, pest control and exercise equipment repair with preventive maintenance, Main Line Brands has a united vision to bring peace of mind to consumers with professional, friendly service. With more 20 years as the country’s leading professional mosquito and tick control provider, Mosquito Authority features a no commitment, no contract and mosquito-free guarantee. Specializing in commercial and residential pest, rodent and termite control, Pest Authority does things differently. As one of the nation’s top pest control companies, the brand offers a signature all-in-one pest control treatment that protects properties from some of the most troublesome pests – all in the same treatment. With a proven track record of repairing fitness equipment, Fitness Machine Technicians remains the only national and international provider that offers both equipment repair and preventive maintenance to residential and commercial clients.

Dr. Raj Gupta has joined Hemsworth: Lifestyle, a new division recently launched by the agency as part of its 10-year anniversary brand refresh, designed to offer customized PR and social media services for lifestyle brands, products and personalities. Leveraging the agency’s prior experience in the space representing medical doctors, wellness experts, vitamin and nutritional supplement brands, healthy food brands, wellness franchises and global spa brands, Hemsworth will serve as Dr. Gupta’s agency-of-record, crafting a public relations strategy that showcases the chiropractic doctor’s work in holistic wellness, sharing his innovative approach to reversing chronic diseases, specifically Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease.

An expert who has been featured on the NBC television show ‘Fixing Us,’ with radio appearances on Fox News Radio and articles in New York Daily News, Reader’s Digest, U.S. News and World Report and Woman’s World, Dr. Gupta is an acclaimed national wellness professional who is passionate about helping patients eliminate unnecessary prescription medications, not only by promoting diet and exercise, but also diagnosing chronic issues at their source. In his forthcoming book, Reverse Your Type II Diabetes: Treat the Root, Not the Fruit, Dr. Gupta challenges readers to adopt a healthy lifestyle, exposing the flaws of the current “pill for an ill” society.

While Dr. Gupta has become skilled in building wellness centers under the Soul Focus brand, such as Soul Focus Wellness Center, Garden State Spine & Pain Institute, Focus Fitness Exercise Salon, and Soul Spa, his passion for health and wellness was redefined the moment he was able to help his first Type 2 diabetes patient reverse their disease.

The announcement of new clients within franchising and lifestyle follow Hemsworth’s recent rollout of new initiatives tied to its 10th anniversary, including refreshed branding and the breakout of its offerings as four distinctive divisions – Hemsworth: Travel & Tourism; Hemsworth: Food, Wine & Spirits; Hemsworth: Lifestyle; and Hemsworth: Franchise Brands. The agency also recently unveiled a new “Commitment to Kindness” campaign tied to charitable giving, launched 10 new service packages focused on flexibility for clients, and launched a new partnership with latamPR™, being selected as the sole United States agency representative for the exclusive network of Latin America-based strategic communications agencies.

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Payroll Vault Signs New Franchisee for Katy, Texas

LITTLETON, COLORADO, UNITED STATES, November 28, 2023 / -- Payroll Vault, the nation’s fastest-growing payroll franchise, announced new franchisees for the Katy, Texas market. Brook and Tori Talbot will become the latest members of the rapidly growing Payroll Vault family. The husband and wife team are currently learning the Payroll Vault system and will soon begin providing comprehensive payroll and workforce management services to small and midsize businesses in the fast-growing Houston suburb.

Batteries Plus Recognizes Franchise Owners for Year of Extraordinary Sales Success

HARTLAND, Wis., (July 26, 2023) – Batteries Plus, the world’s leading specialty battery franchise, recently recognized dozens of franchisees in the system during its annual Sales Achievement Event. In celebrating a year of extraordinary sales, more than 40 ownership groups received the President’s Club award for achieving more than $1.2 million in sales, more than 22 ownership groups were honored with the Platinum Club award for achieving more than $1.5 million in sales, and 13 franchise groups received the Diamond Club award for achieving more than $2 million in sales across 16 stores.

Growler USA® Acquires Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli

“Smiling Moose attracts a very similar customer base as Growler USA, in that guests are looking for a unique, higher quality experience,” said Dan White. “The brand has a strong infrastructure that offers great synergy with our franchise operations team, and I expect it will have a parallel growth path with Growler USA.”