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.

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

IFA Response to the Terrorist Attacks in Israel

IFA stands with the people of Israel and condemns the horrific attacks perpetrated by Hamas terrorists. We want to ensure our Jewish members, partners, friends and family – those in Israel, here in the U.S. and around the world – know you have our full support. It is with a heavy heart that we watch the continued violence unfold, and we join you in mourning the thousands of innocent lives lost in Israel and in Gaza.

October 12, 2023

PuroClean – Thriving as a Recession-Resistant Franchise Opportunity

Experts disagree on whether the United States is heading into a recession, but there’s little doubt that rising inflation and interest rates are affecting all sectors of the economy. In this economic uncertainty, the search for recession-proof franchise concepts with stable demand and services that remain essential regardless of economic conditions is more important than ever, and one of the best recession-proof franchises is PuroClean.
October 12, 2023