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.

Get Behind the Wheel of Opportunity

If the past couple of years have taught us anything, it’s that owning a business does not have to mean being glued to a desk or stuck inside a traditional storefront. In fact, the best option for some franchise owners is to find a home-based business or a business model that encourages you to bring your product and services directly to customer locations.
May 27, 2022

7 Steps to Starting a Commercial Cleaning Business with Jani-King

There are few things more rewarding than running your own business. Being the business owner puts you in charge and creates opportunities that can’t be matched. Imagine having the freedom to manage your own time, utilize your skills, and benefit from your hard work to secure your financial future.
May 20, 2022

NerdsToGo Is an Amazing Opportunity

NerdsToGo is an Executive Model Business Management Franchise opportunity in an industry that has been fragmented for years and has only one national competitor (Geek Squad), who is a subsidiary of a single big-box retail chain (Best Buy).
May 20, 2022

Grow your business with live answering.

When the pandemic resulted in limited contact and stretched staff, most businesses’ customer service experiences suffered! One great solution to improve your customer service experiences is through a 24/7 live answering service.
May 12, 2022

Five Ways Franchises Can Find More Skilled Job Applicants

According to IFA’s 2022 Labor Challenges Report, quality of labor is the most important recruiting challenge facing franchises today. 87.6% of survey participants reported franchisees having trouble finding skilled workers, with 21% having openings for skilled workers they had difficulty filling.
May 06, 2022