Digital franchises to watch in the new normal

By Anne-Frances Hutchinson

We can credit the black swan that is COVID-19 with an explosive global interest in franchising. One of the hottest trends, digital franchising, encompasses a sphere of opportunities that shear away overhead whilst providing sturdy revenue streams.

Big Rock Digital

If you’ve ever dreamt of running an ad agency, Big Rock Digital gives you all the thrills and rewards without the overhead. This social media marketing agency for small businesses covers a menu of must-haves for growth and success, including digital strategy, video production, website design, social media marketing, lead generation, email marketing, branding and design, and more.

ScopeIT Education

Sign us up for the globe’s leading real-world digital literacy education business, where operations are based at home, and education is performed in the classroom. ScopeIT Education gives you the tools and support to shepherd the next generation of digital natives to success—and there’s no need for you to have a background in teaching or IT to get off the ground. (Plus, you might be equipping Australia’s next great online entrepreneur with the drive to change the world.)


Getting in on the software as a service (SaaS) boom has never been easier, thanks to Gmoji. Their novel social commerce technology brings you into the lucrative fast-moving goods sector, in which products and services are sold, promoted and distributed through any type of messaging system or social network. Gmoji helps you partner with their stable of international companies, such as Starbucks, Burger King, and Mothercare, to name a few.


As budgets tighten, keeping your computer equipment in tip-top shape is a valuable hedge against the high cost of replacement. And when buying a computer is the only option, pre-owned Apple products and accessories can be the perfect solution. Experimax brings both options together, offering a range of quality replacement products and all the services of your favorite computer repair shop.

Transworld Business Advisors

With an abundance of franchising opportunities available in Australia and around the world, you can blend your passions and expertise to help other entrepreneurs succeed. Transworld Business Advisors offers opportunities in business brokerage, franchise development, and franchise consulting. When franchise owners need help to improve their businesses, find new opportunities, or sell their businesses, trusted consultants are always in demand.

Venture X

As we rethink the uses of office space in the new normal, Venture X virtual office solutions are refining the co-working experience. This opportunity straddles the digital realm and the bricks and mortar world, and creates a great entry into the shared office space sector. Geared toward professionals with high expectations for their temporary working environment, these modern, flexible workspaces are designed with built-in amenities and current technology that will inspire great work and opportunities to connect and collaborate.