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.

Professional Networking 101

Any business professional knows that networking is not a new concept, but it is imperative to help your business grow.  Networking consists of numerous methods in to get to know other business professionals or potential clients.  These days, simple p
May 08, 2012
Franchise Opportunities

Show Me the Money: Funding Your Franchise

Becoming part of a franchise can definitely be worth the investment because it has already established brand reputation if it is already in place.  However, it takes a lot of money to invest in a franchise.  Regardless of whether the franchise is a r
May 04, 2012
Franchise Opportunities

50 Things You Need to Know to be a Savvy, Profitable Entrepreneur

The Internet is a wealth of good information (and a veritable land mine of misguiding and poor advice).  Navigating the tumultuous information waters can be daunting and may even inspire lack of exploration.  We geared up and ventured out into the wa
April 24, 2012
Franchise Opportunities

Returning from war and turning to franchising

John Turner spent 12 years in telecommunications for the Army, and then a few more working in management positions for companies like NEC Global and Cisco, according to an article by the Washington Post.  All along, he knew he wanted to eventually be
March 05, 2012
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