The Home Design & Decor Magazine franchise includes five days of in-person training in Charlotte, covering everything you need to know to run your successful magazine franchise.

You’ll be given an extensive training manual. Additionally, you’ll have access to a private intranet containing articles, photography, graphics, marketing materials, national advertising research, sales training tools, sales presentations and other production materials that will help you focus on growing your business and revenue.

Plus, you’ll have complete access to other franchise owners and our founder, Mark Herrmann, who can answer any questions you help make your Home Design & Decor Magazine franchise as successful as possible.


You will receive five days of on-site training, covering all aspects of operations, sales, operations, graphic design, social media, editorial development and financial forecasting. We will cover everything you need to know to maximize your sales revenue, managing your costs and provide tools for the success of your business.


  • Cloud-based file storage accessible by any device with team specific folder permissions
  • Personalized email address
  • Website portal for your current and archived magazines, your advertisers and local testimonials


  • Direct mail marketing materials for territory development
  • Brochures
  • Professionally designed Media Kits
  • Business Cards
  • Letterhead
  • Stationary


  • Access to a proprietary sales database featuring an award winning CRM system, with industry leading sales management and tracking tools.
  • An extensive library of prebuilt email and sales templates.
  • Sales forecasting software
  • Professionally designed email marketing software that feature real time integration to the CRM system with detailed response reporting tools.


  • Access to a cloud-based digital repository of design articles ready to use for your market
  • 20 new design articles each year for your market


  • Access to a complete training manual covering all the topics you need to be successful including operations, financial forecasting, social media tips, direct mail, market development, marketing, operations, magazine production and sales.


  • Access to other magazine publishers and franchisees.