FranBlog

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.

Use a Tax Refund to Start a Franchise for Less than $1,000 Down

Consumers may find themselves with an unexpected windfall when tax refunds start rolling in. While most will add to their retirement savings plan or splurge on a vacation or the latest technology gadget, another option is to reinvest in one’s future.
March 26, 2018
Franchise Opportunities
News Round-Up

Franchisee Friday - Zippy Shell

Our #FranchiseeFriday is Stephen Masha of Zippy Shell of Greater Philadelphia! When asked what he loves about franchising, he said, "The franchise industry has given me all the essential components to build a successful business."
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March 23, 2018
Franchise Opportunities
News Round-Up

Franchisee Friday - Huddle House

Our #FranchiseeFriday for March 16 is Mike Lokhandwala, who owns Huddle House locations in GA and FL!  He said, "The franchising industry has given me endless opportunities and allowed me grow as an entrepreneur."

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March 23, 2018
Franchise Opportunities
News Round-Up

Franchisee Friday - Restoration 1

Our #FranchiseeFriday for March 9 are Donald Hicks and Ty Manning, who own a Restoration 1 in Northwest Arkansas!  They said, "We are surrounded by a wonderful franchisee support network that pushes us to be the best we can be!"
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March 23, 2018
Franchise Opportunities
News Round-Up

Franchisee Friday - Class 101

Our #FranchiseeFriday of March 2 is John A. Izzo, who owns Class 101 Pittsburgh!  He said, "Franchising with Class 101 gives us the guidance to expand upon an already successful brand; while also giving us the freedom to make it our own."

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March 23, 2018
Franchise Opportunities
News Round-Up

Franchisee Friday - Beeline Bikes

Our #FranchiseeFriday for February 23 is Jason Boles, who owns Beeline Bikes in Phoenix!  He said, "I’m thrilled to be a part of this amazing brand that brings convenience to the customer in today's demanding marketplace!”

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March 23, 2018
Franchise Opportunities
News Round-Up