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.


People and News Briefs

The Alamo Drafthouse added Christian Parkes as chief brand officer. Bottle & Bottega CEO and co-owner Nancy Bigley, CFE, was recently appointed vice president of the IFA Women's Franchise Committee where she’ll chair the Leadership Conference Plannin
August 15, 2014
News Round-Up
Franchising World

Prepare to Grow Your Business: 5 Things You Can Do This Week

By: Rocco Fiorentino, President & CEO, Benetrends, Inc. 


Growing your business can be a time-consuming process, but here are five steps you can take this week to put yourself on the track to expansion. 


Monday: Analyze Your Current Si
June 19, 2014
Franchise Opportunities

Glossary of Franchising Terms

Entering any new industry can be difficult. Opening a business requires a large support structure and background knowledge. Here, at the International Franchise Associate, we are aware that we are a primary resource for not only franchisors, but also
February 12, 2014
Franchise Opportunities

5 Reasons to Buy a Franchise for Christmas

Welcome to the holidays! It’s that time of year when car dealerships, retail stores and countless other businesses offer up some of the year’s best discounts. This is a beautiful thing for those consumers who are scrambling last minute to compensate
December 23, 2013
Franchise Opportunities