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Franchise Articles

Stages of Growth in Franchising

Last month we learned that franchise systems go through five predictable stages of growth, each offering challenges and opportunities for prospective franchisees.

Franchise: Flying High with a Solid “Train the Trainer” Program

Any franchise brand knows that training isn’t always a smooth flight. The lessons taught during training and ongoing support need to be passed along – via the franchisee and his or her managers – to employees of those independent businesses.

Top Franchise Choices for Success Minded Women

This is exactly why I have focused on women in franchising for the last three months; to show you what the opportunities are and to encourage you to act on my seasoned advice.

The Art of the Follow Up: 3 Reasons Why Timing Is Everything

Developing a strategy for prompt follow-up can ultimately lead to a more effective franchise sales process. Here are a few reasons why timing really matters in the closing of the process.

Franchising: Stand Up & Be Counted

As a franchisee - are you prepared to stand up and be counted in assuming the responsibilities of a true partnership, with your franchisor? Your future is as bright and promising as we, ourselves, want to make it.

Employer Responsibilities and Accommodating Workplace Pumping

There are some states that have enacted similar protections or have extended rights to lactating employees that exceed these federal protections.

HOW TO INNOVATE AS A FRANCHISEE

One of the advantages of being a franchisee is that, in most cases, the franchisor assumes responsibility for marketing, product and process innovation. It can also be one of the downsides.

Support Your Franchisees with Hyperlocal Social Media Marketing

Take the right steps to easily support your franchisees with hyperlocal social media marketing. Social media is a cost-effective way to drive consumer growth and consumers expect their favorite brands to have a social media presence.