Franchise Resources

The IFA Information Hub opens the door to a world of resources designed to refine or refresh the skills you need to grow professionally in your industry and beyond. 

Using Social Media to Promote Franchise Development

Social media for business generation is not “one size fits all.” It is not the silver bullet, cure-all or magic elixir. It is, nevertheless, imperative to the livelihood of franchise brands. Social media is every brand’s voice, its microphone and an extension of its customer service arm. How can social media promote franchise development?
Marketing

Congressional Subcommittees Investigate ACA Employer Reporting and Individual Tax Credits

Yesterday the Health and Oversight Subcommittees on House Committee on Ways and Means conducted a hearing surrounding tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.  Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany (R-LA) convened the joint hearing to discuss the income verification system used to determine individuals’ eligibility for tax credits to purchase insurance, and to address reports of incorrect tax credit payments being issued and later reclaimed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). 
Government Relations

Ready, Set and Growing Strong

Each month, Franchising World magazine sets its sights on helping you to expand your business. The April issue brings you strategies on growing your multi-unit franchise business, sharing highlights from the recent Annual Convention in New Orleans −
Franchise Development