Mumbler is a well-established network of hyper-local parenting websites which provide a wealth of information to families, parents and carers. Initially established in 2012 by mum of 2, Sally Haslewood as a means of centralising the huge volume of online information for local families, the Mumbler brand became synonymous with community, trust and parenting support.
Whilst not exclusively targeted at stay-at-home parents looking for an opportunity to create an income that easily fits around their children, a Mumbler franchise is also an ideal opportunity to build a business that is run from home based around your lifestyle.
From days out to classes and playgroups, jobs for mums, offers and discounts, family friendly restaurant reviews and much more, you’ll find it all on a Mumbler site. There are no limits to growth with a Mumbler site; we actively encourage franchises to innovate by adding new resources to their websites and finding new ways to engage with their communities.
Your income is generated from selling advertising space on the website and from holding various Mumbler events throughout the year.
The original Mumbler website was launched in Harrogate in 2012. Such was the success of this site that it was then used as a model to establish successful franchised sites in York and Hull.
Growth to date has been organic and carefully controlled in order to establish a detailed understanding of the conditions necessary for franchises to flourish. Now that the concept and associated systems to support these conditions have been fully embedded and proven in multiple locations we are now ready to market Mumbler franchise opportunities on a wider national basis.
During 2016 and the first quarter of 2017 we have expanded the business considerably. We now have operating Mumbler Franchises covering the following areas:
Harrogate York Leeds Hull & The East Riding Ripon & Nidderdale Stockport Stratford-upon-Avon Wakefield Stourbridge & Kingswinford Norwich South East Leeds Crawley North Leeds Wharfedale Ryedale West Leeds* North Kirklees* Scarborough* Swindon*
*in development (website not yet live)
Becoming a Mumbler franchisee allows you to:
For further information on the Mumbler franchise opportunity, download our free and comprehensive prospectus.
"Launching the Hull Mumbler website was the best decision I've made, both for me and my family. I still earn a good income but importantly it comes from doing something I'm passionate about and can be done alongside family life.
I work on the website around my young children and therefore get to spend lots of time with them, I don't miss out on any of their precious early years and have no childcare costs. I take them along to lots of classes and attractions to review or find out more about for Mumbler, so it's almost a family business! In addition to the income from the website, the amount of free classes, attraction entries and VIP tickets I get is fantastic.
The most rewarding thing is meeting other mums who have been on the website and used it to help them, especially new mums who didnt know what was going on locally who have used it to find groups and make new friends. It's amazing to be the person behind that. I wouldnt swop jobs or places with anyone right now, I'd recommend running a Mumbler website to anyone."
"I always used to envy the people who said they got paid for their hobby - but with York Mumbler that is exactly how I feel!
I can't believe that something I enjoy doing so much has such financial benefits too. It really is a privilege to be part of the Mumbler Family.
One of the biggest benefits to Mumbler is how well it fits around family life. All the activities I love to do with my children now count as research and the work on the website can all be done in evenings once my children are in bed - so it really is the best of both being a mum and running a business, without having to feel like i'm compromising on either.
I also love that there are no limits on Mumbler - it really can grow as much as I want - there are so many different aspects to the website that there I'm never stuck for inspiration on what to concentrate on next.
I'd highly recommend running a Mumbler website, I have huge pride in what I've created in York and, besides the business side of things, love providing a service to the city which is appreciated by so many local parents."