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.

Stretching Franchisees into Financial Freedom

Stretch Zone Founder Jorden Gold pioneered practitioner-assisted stretching in an effort to help his "Pop-Pop" regain lost mobility and comfort due to diabetes. This success led Jorden to develop his assisted stretching method, resulting in a complete proprietary system including the protocols, methodologies, and tools that encapsulate the original Stretch Zone Table® and patented Stretch Zone Stabilization System.
September 20, 2022

Fly-In Back for More

It’s huge – for workers and for franchising. It’s an accomplishment I could not have imagined
four years ago, and it’s proof that when IFA members lean in, good things happen.
Each fly-in brings us back to the Hill and back to the work we can do together.
So let’s get back to it.
September 14, 2022

Karnardo Garnett’s Habits of Success and How it Led Him to the Next Best Burger Franchise

Karnardo Garnett grew up in a small town in rural Georgia. “I grew up literally off a dirt-road, I come from a family of farmers.” His home was filled with lots of love, hospitality, and amazing food. Karnardo realized early that farming was not for him, and instead opted to carry on his family's tradition of hospitality and building relationships over great meals.
September 14, 2022
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