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.

The Fastest Growing Franchises in 2024

In recent years, there has been an extraordinary momentum in the growth of franchises, both in the U.S. and internationally. But, what exactly are franchises? And why do they continue to soar in popularity?
February 28, 2024

How to Become a Franchise Owner

Learn how to become a franchise owner from the experts at the International Franchise Association. Our insights come from years of experience in franchising!
February 27, 2024

Eliminating Customer Doubt: How to Make Your Franchise the Preferred Choice

In a sea of choices, consumer doubts can make or break your franchise. With 81% of consumers relying on the internet, a stellar online reputation is non-negotiable. Let's delve into the strategies that make your franchise the preferred choice. Your journey to preferred franchise status starts here!
February 26, 2024

5 PR Trends to Watch in 2024

When it comes to a winning public relations (PR) strategy, staying ahead of emerging trends is key to remaining relevant and effective with your PR execution. As 2024 is well underway, Jamie Izaks, President and Co-Founder of All Points Public Relations, offers valuable insights into the five PR trends poised to reshape communication strategies in the coming year:
February 16, 2024

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February 14, 2024

Key Insights from SOCi's Consumer Behavior Index 2024

Unlock the latest insights into consumer behavior with SOCi's Consumer Behavior Index (CBI) 2024. Our survey of over 1,000 U.S. consumers sheds light on crucial trends shaping local business interactions.
February 14, 2024