S6 E11: Ron Holt on Fun, Franchising, and Disrupting the Moving Industry

Can your movers put on a dance show? Didn’t think so 

Join The Wolf as he delves into the world of moving franchises with guest Ron Holt, owner of Pink Zebra Moving. 

Discover Ron’s journey from humble beginnings to becoming a franchise guru. Starting with a strong marketing strategy, he built his empire, one unit at a time, with the intent to disrupt the moving industry.  

Ron explains how his vision for Pink Zebra Moving changed the industry by creating a whole new category of” happy movers”. With their signature pink vans and commitment to making moving fun, Pink Zebra Moving stands out from the rest with their unique showmanship and penchant for flair. 

He and Wolf dive into the challenges of hiring franchisees who share the passion for the fun moving cause, and how Ron’s on a mission to expand and make a mark across the country. 


0:00 Intro/Background

3:40 Building Two Maids and a Mop

5:20 Early Franchising Lessons

9:50 Standardizing Processes

12:30 Selling Two Maids and a Mop

17:07 Seeing Opportunity in Moving

22:40 What’s in a Name? 

26:43 Hiring Franchisees

32:12 Future Pink Zebra Plans


Learn More About Pink Zebra: 

Website: https://www.pinkzebramovingfranchise.com

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