Mr. Rooterr Named a `Top 50 Franchising Expert to Follow on Twitter'


WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2011) – Mr. Rooter Corporation’s Twitter account ranks No. 37 in the ‘December 2011 Top 50 Franchising Experts to Follow on Twitter’ from Franchising Articles.

In addition to tweeting seasonal tips, the plumbing and drain cleaning company gives advice through its Twitter account at They also help Twitter followers fix their plumbing problems.   

“Our customers are on Twitter, and we want to be where they are,” said Mary Kennedy Thompson, president of Mr. Rooter Corporation. “While plumbing problems can be stressful in real life, we can make them more enjoyable on social media.”

For example, Mr. Rooter Plumbing held a Frozen Turkey Giveaway in November. Twitter followers and Facebook fans sent in their most disastrous Thanksgiving stories to try to win a frozen turkey.

Mr. Rooter Plumbing also does promotions with its popular Mr. Rooter Action Figure.  

“People go crazy over our Mr. Rooter Action Figures, so we like to give them away,” said Fawn Barlow, marketing manager for Mr. Rooter Corporation. “The perfect place to do this is on Twitter and Facebook, because our customers are there.”

To follow Mr. Rooter Corporation on Twitter, visit You can also like Mr. Rooter on Facebook at

To see the other 49 companies @ECFranchises included in its ‘December 2011 Top 50 Franchising Experts to Follow on Twitter’ click here.

About Mr. Rooter®:

Established in 1970, Mr. Rooter is an all-franchised, full-service plumbing and drain cleaning company with approximately 300 franchises worldwide. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500” and Franchise Times Top 200, Mr. Rooter franchisees provide services to both residential and commercial customers. Mr. Rooter began franchising in 1974 and is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc. For more information or to find the location nearest you, please visit our Web site at and