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.

2020 Hall of Fame Award Winner

The 2020 Hall of Fame award recipient is Jerry Crawford, CFE, CEO and President, Jani-King International, Inc.
February 21, 2021
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How Do I Access IFA 2021 Content?

Though we missed seeing our franchise friends in person this year, IFA’s 2021 Virtual annual Convention was a success! A lot of people have been asking — How do I access IFA 2021 on-demand content? 
February 19, 2021
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Why Automotive Repair Franchises Are Racing Past COVID-19

At the beginning of the pandemic, travel braked to a screeching halt with heavy restrictions on international flights and quarantine lockdowns discouraging interstate travel. But those changes fueled a strong increase in a venerable American tradition: the road trip. And more driving demand means automotive repair franchises are well-positioned for growth in 2021 and beyond.
February 19, 2021

2021 WFC Crystal Compass Award

The 2021 Crystal Compass award recipient is Clarissa Bradstock, CFE, CEO, Any Lab Test Now Franchising, Inc.
February 15, 2021
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Strategies to Stream your Franchise Convention Experience

Back in the old days it was called “store and forward,” a clunky term for the glorious service we now refer to as on-demand streaming. The reduced size of digital storage plus high-speed internet equals a chance for you to sit in with the franchise community from anywhere, and at any time that suits you. 
February 15, 2021
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