Join the next evolution
in advertising!

Join the next evolution in
advertising!

RunningBoards Marketing is the
first franchise of its kind.

Meet DAV® (pronounced "dave"). DAV drives your message straight to your target audience. Your message is mobile, customizable and highly targeted. The ads are mobile, customizable and trackable.

Why Own A RunningBoards
Marketing Franchise?

Why Own An
RBM Franchise?

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NEW OPPORTUNITY

Are you looking for a new opportunity that breaks away from traditional service-based businesses?

OWN A BUSINESS

Do you want to own a business that is simple to implement and doesn't require a real estate lease or build-out?

FUTURE TECHNOLOGY

Have you ever thought, “I want to be part of something that's moving forward with technology?”

FUTURE TECHNOLOGY

Have you ever thought, “I want to be part of something that's moving forward with technology?” 

UNIQUE & EXCITING

Do you find yourself dreaming of running a business that's unique
and exciting?

Welcome to RBM,
the first franchise of its kind.

Welcome to RunningBoards Marketing
the first franchise of its kind.

When you join our family, you’re not just getting a cutting-edge business, you’re part of a team who cares about your success and independence. And we have fun doing it.

What Is RBM?

Meet DAV

Our Story

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So, what is it exactly that
RunningBoards Marketing does?

So, what is it
exactly that
RBM does?

Everyone has a message that they want others to see: We display that message to the world. Whether that message is a company’s advertisement, a political campaign message, or even an embarrassing Happy 16th Birthday message parked in front of a high school, we drive people’s message pretty much wherever they need it seen.

But let’s face the facts, it’s 2019, and many messages are just lost in the noise.

Companies are buying radio ads that people often don’t hear because they change the station, or they listen to online commercial free services like Spotify and Pandora. Advertisers are spending thousands of dollars on billboards that people end up ignoring. And with all the competition for customers’ attention, it’s difficult for most to create ads that stand out from their competition.

RBM is a key to overcoming these common obstacles in traditional out of home advertising. And how exactly do we do that?

How we do it:

Meet DAV (pronounced “dave”)

Our Digital Advertising Vehicle.
DAV provides unique advantages
to our franchisees:

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Visibility:

With DAV’s high-rez LED displays, it’s nearly impossible for your clients’ ad to be blocked, skipped or ignored.

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Mobility:

Drive your clients’ message directly to wherever they work or play

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Customization:

With our software, RBM Velocity, clients can easily adjust their messages as their target audience, location and time change.

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Accountability:

RBM Velocity also provides tracking reports of when and where your clients’ messages are displayed.

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Easy Install:

You don’t need to lease space or pay for a build out. DAV will work just fine right from your driveway. In fact, that’s how this all got started.

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Visibility:

With DAV’s high-rez LED displays, it’s nearly impossible for your clients’ ad to be blocked, skipped or ignored.

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Mobility:

Drive your clients’ message directly to wherever they work or play

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Customization:

With our software, RBM Velocity, clients can easily adjust their messages as their target audience, location and time change.

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Accountability:

RBM Velocity also provides tracking reports of when and where your clients’ messages are displayed.

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Easy Install:

You don’t need to lease space or pay for a build out. DAV will work just fine right from your driveway. In fact, that’s how this all got started.

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RBM Velocity is our proprietary cloud based software that allows franchisees to run almost every part of the business. It pushes the digital ads to DAV and allows franchisees to easily track what's been displayed and when. RBM Velocity also integrates with our CRM, accounting software, and handles our contracts.

Our Story

RBM was founded in January, 2018 by Richard C. (“Calvin”) McNeely III and Zachariah (“Zach”) Yelle. The marketing concept was birthed while developing a marketing campaign for a restaurant in the Watertown, NY area.

Read The Full Story

Our Team

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RICHARD C. (“CALVIN”) MCNEELY III

President
Zach Yelle

ZACHARIAH (“ZACH”) YELLE

Vice President
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CHRIS BROOKS

Franchise Director
Jared O

JAROD ORMSBY

Controller
Chris M

CHRIS MOONEY

Operations Manager

How Do You Own
An RBM Franchise?

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Step 1

Have A
“Get to know you”
conversation

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STEP 2

Complete the
questionnaire
and webinar

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Step 3

FDD Disclosure
and due
diligence

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Step 4

Your
Discovery Day

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Step 5

Join the
Runningboards
family!

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Step 1

Have A
“Get to know you” conversation

questionnaire icon

STEP 2

Complete the questionnaire and webinar

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Step 3

FDD Disclosure
and due
diligence

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Step 4

Your
Discovery Day

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Step 5

Join the
Runningboards family!

NUTS & BOLTS

Low Start-Up Cost:

Range of start-up expense is $70,500-$255,200.
Funding Options Available - Learn More

Royalty:

The greater of 6% of Gross Revenues per month or $500 per month.

Net-worth Requirements:

$50,000 in liquid capital; a net worth of $150,000.

Ownership types:

Owner/operator, executive owner and semi-absentee candidates.

Base territory:

Approximate population of 125,000 people.

Start-up time:

Up and running as quickly as 3-4 weeks!

Easy Install:

No need for brick and mortar to start up your initial operations.

Support:

It's our pleasure to serve you.

What is Your "Fundability"?

Pre-Qualify for funding to determine how much and what sources of options are available to you.  Plus, you'll have faster access to funding, allowing you to open your new business sooner.

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  • RBM requires you to have $50,000 in liquid capital and a net worth of $150,000.
  • Why are you interested in owning an RBM franchise?

This web site and the franchise sales information on this site do not constitute an offer to sell a franchise. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD.) Certain states require that we register the FDD in those states. Such registration, or exemption, does not constitute approval of the information in the FDD by that state agency. The communications on this web site are not directed by us to the residents of any of those states. Moreover, we will not offer or sell franchises in those states unless we have registered the FDD (or obtained an applicable exemption from registration) and delivered the FDD to the prospective franchisee in compliance with applicable law.