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.

10 Benefits of Operating Your Own Home-Based Business

Being an entrepreneur is hard work, and many people are afraid to take the leap. However, the rewards of building a successful company can be enormous—here are 10 reasons why starting a home-based business is a great idea.

1. Flexible Work Schedul
April 17, 2018
News Round-Up

Franchisee Friday - Digital Doc

Our #FranchiseeFriday is Rob McCabe, who owns Digital Doc! He said, "As a franchisee, it’s great to have a network of other franchisees to lean on and work with to solve common problems."
For more about franchising with Digital Doc, click here.
April 17, 2018
Franchise Opportunities
News Round-Up

People on the Move and Franchising News

Latest happenings from around the Franchising World for the week of April 16.


People on the Move

Gerry Henley, executive Vice President of Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services has been appointed Titus Center for Franchising Advisory B
April 17, 2018
News Round-Up
Franchising World

Franchising is Thriving in the State of Minnesota

Every year, the International Franchise Association publishes a comprehensive report highlighting the economic impact franchising has on the US economy. Our data for 2017 showed that there are 733,000 franchise establishments that support nearly 7.6 
April 16, 2018
News Round-Up

The Benefits of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Franchising

The Benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 

To demonstrate the positive impacts of the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, many of our members have pledged to reinvest and grow their businesses, thanks to the beneficial changes to the tax code.
April 13, 2018
News Round-Up

Knowledge is Power

Don’t miss your chance to learn from experts at the IFA Legal Symposium, May 6-8 in Washington, D.C.



By Jan Gilbert


This year’s IFA Legal Symposium promises numerous opportunities for your professional growth and development, occ
April 10, 2018
News Round-Up
Franchising World