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 to Know Haider Murtaza

Congratulations to IFA's Haider Murtaza for being promoted to Manager of Government Relations & Public Policy!
August 04, 2020
Spotlight on People

Reacting to a Pandemic as a Global Franchise: Leadership Lessons from Dale Carnegie

At Dale Carnegie, we’re in the business of people. Resilience, agility, creating confidence, dealing with stress and worry – these are all priorities that drive the way we operate. Because of the nature of our business, our focus during this pandemic has been supporting our customers, communities and the public in overcoming the fear and uncertainty. 
July 29, 2020
Exclusive Insights

Featured Franchisee: Carrie Turner, Restoration 1

Since joining the Restoration 1 network in 2017, Cary, IL-based franchisee Carrie Turner has made a commitment to help her community beyond the restoration services her company provides.
July 27, 2020
Spotlight on People

Why People Say Healthcare Franchises Are Sustainable

Franchise business leaders often describe certain industries, such as healthcare, as being “sustainable” during an economic downturn. By “sustainable,” they mean something that possesses staying power. A sustainable business is something that is and remains relevant and necessary.
July 24, 2020
Franchise Opportunities