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.     

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Introducing PunchBoard: Your Journey to More Online Reviews Begins Now!

Are you ready for an exciting adventure that'll supercharge your online reviews? Whether you're craving more reviews to boost your reputation or looking to turbocharge your sales, we've got the ultimate recipe for business success – it's called PunchBoard. Join us in this thrilling ride where we put the spotlight on gaining more online reviews, and it's all about having a blast with some friendly competition and seriously awesome rewards!
November 13, 2023

How to Succeed with a Niche ft. Adam Martindale

After navigating the globe on cruise ships for 17 years and steering food & beverage operations in hotels for 13, Adam Martindale charted a new course as his own captain with Cruise Planners. His extensive journey across the hospitality and travel industries culminated in the decision to anchor his expertise in a business he could call his own.
November 08, 2023

Technology, and the future of franchising.

Technological developments have influenced the world in countless ways, from telecommunications to computers and the Internet. These improvements have provided new opportunities and efficiencies for the business world.
November 07, 2023

From Corporate to Cruise: The Inspiring Journey of Debra McGregor

Debra McGregor, a passionate traveler and dedicated professional, embarked on a transformative journey with Cruise Planners eight years ago. Leaving the confines of corporate America, Debra sought a career that was both enjoyable and flexible. Her quest led her to Cruise Planners, where she found the perfect blend of passion and profession.
October 18, 2023