Franchise Resources | Franchise & Small Business News

Franchise Resources | Franchise & Small Business News

IFA’s information hub provides resources designed to keep you informed on the latest franchise thought leadership.

Choose from a list of topics. Select curated content that explores what’s important to the franchise community - franchise and small business news, small business trends, advice from franchise experts, and engaging articles from IFA’s franchise magazine Franchising World.

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Phoenix Teams Up with Habitat for Humanity on First 3D Printed Home in the U.S.

At Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, we pride ourselves on the fact that many of our franchises remain active in their communities and committed to helping those in need. We’ve had franchises sponsor college scholarships for students, collect holiday gifts for children through the Toys for Tots program, and raise money for nonprofit organizations including the Susan G. Komen foundation.
Marketing

Increase Consumer Awareness to Drive Sales and Franchise Units

The advancements and achievements of the franchise industry do not exist without strong marketing. Leaders at the forefront of franchise marketing play a significant role in helping brands establish core pillars of their identity, increase consumer awareness and drive growth both in terms of sales and franchise units. Shana Krisan, Vice President of Marketing at Goldfish Swim School, and her marketing team have done just that.
Marketing

5 Tips to Make it Easy for Franchises to be on Brand

SpeedPro is a leading B2B large format printing franchise who works with franchisors to supply consistent vehicle wraps, signage, environmental graphics packages, grand opening kits, event tents and more to their franchisees.
Marketing

How To Build a Marketing Plan for Your Franchise Business

Franchise business growth is difficult to achieve. The tactics that work for single-location businesses could prove less effective for businesses with multiple locations. To create a successful franchise business, you first need to establish a clear path to reaching your goals. Successful franchises have found that adopting a strategy-first approach enables them to do so – and that begins with your franchise marketing plan.
Marketing

The Creative Conundrum

Are you spending time searching for the right creatives to express your brand? Unleash your best art by letting your brand influencers choose
Marketing

Why Franchise Brands Should Invest More in Market Research

Franchises are both common and uncommon when it comes to consumer marketing. They have particular considerations that set them apart from a corporate organization, like Walmart, but also need to connect with their target consumer audiences, just as much as the Coca-Colas of the world.
Marketing