By and For the Franchise Community

Our FranBlog includes the best of franchise success stories from around the world. These personal accounts help you learn directly from the collective experiences of IFA’s franchise community.     

Choose from a list of topics and read personal stories of challenge and success.  Pick up helpful tips on franchising.  Get marketing ideas for small business.  Explore and discover the franchise community from within the franchise community.

Three California Fitness Franchises to Invest in 2022

With summer in full swing, families are hitting the beaches, swimming pools, and other outdoor water-related activities, making fitness franchises a hot investment as Americans look to get in their ‘summer bod’ shape. And nowhere is that trend hotter than California fitness franchises. 
July 19, 2022
Franchise Opportunities

Lead The Future of The Martial Arts Industry

Interest in martial arts is at an all-time high; popular culture is inundated with examples of martial artists, leading new generations of people to martial arts for fitness and more structured ways to work out. Parents are turning to martial arts as a sport for kids, often with the goal of developing character and discipline while having fun.
July 18, 2022

Navigating Uncertainty With Franchise Ownership

Today’s world is accelerating with radical new technology and innovation on one side and supply chain and labor shortages on the other.

While the bold entrepreneurs explore new worlds in custom built rocket ships, the average American may put their dreams on hold and brace for impact. They hold back from pursuing their own personal journey while they watch from the sidelines.
July 18, 2022

Doing Well by Doing Good – Brooklyn Robot Foundry Gives Back, Focuses on Diversity

While navigating the uncertain landscape of growing a business in the midst of a pandemic, Jenny also became increasingly aware of the need to create and support a more diverse, equitable and inclusive society where all people could pursue opportunity and all children could see a potential future in a STEM field. 
July 14, 2022
Spotlight on People


As a franchisor, you’ve grown your business to scale. Your business is profitable, you believe in its continued growth prospects, and you are looking to take some money off the table. You’ve read the headlines of other franchisors selling to private equity – what should you do?
June 23, 2022