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.

5 Benefits of Vendor Consolidation for Franchisors

As a franchisor, you know how important vendors are to your business’s success. They supply everything from components for your products to office supplies and business services. However, the more vendors you engage, the more managing your vendors becomes like “herding cats.”
August 02, 2021

5 Ways an Answering Service Can Help Grow Your Franchise

In franchising, consistency is crucial, yet new franchisees may have difficulty preserving the brand's image. Customers, on the other hand, want consistent customer service. If you want to take advantage of the sales growth predicted by the IFA Economic Outlook[1] for Franchising 2021, you will need help.
July 29, 2021

How Lendio’s Local Offices Make Financing Easier

Your community is different from any other in America. It’s true that most places have grocery stores, schools, and a post office. And just about all of them have swimming pools, parks, and trails. But there’s only 1 town or city in the entire country with the exact people and culture of your community. And the unique feeling there truly sets you apart from the rest.
July 20, 2021