Advertising Opportunities

Get your message to the right people. Advertise with us and you’ll reach thousands of people who come to Franchise Business Review for franchise research on the top brands, information and best practices.

Why Advertise with FBR?

FBR advertising is an exclusive opportunity to:

  • Get direct access to your target audience—savvy prospective franchisees looking for a smart investment
  • Showcase your commitment to franchisee satisfaction
  • Link your brand with the most trusted and respected objective third party research on franchisee satisfaction best practices

FBR By the Numbers

  • 74,000 online visitors per month
  • 150,000+ unique page views per month
  • 10,000+ franchisee candidates subscribed to our email list
  • 5,500+ guide downloads per month
  • 10,000 print copies distributed
  • 59% of candidates who submit inquiries indicate they intend to invest in a franchise within six months

Ad Placement Options

Franchise Business Review offers three types of high-visibility advertising opportunities in our annual publications and on our website.

Printed Reports

In addition to physical distribution at franchise expos throughout the year, these reports are also featured online on FBR’s website for a full year. 

Ad Options:

  • Traditional full-page*, half-page, and one-third page ads.
    *Includes hot-linked inline banner ad placement in the interactive online report.
  • Franchisee profile: Featured Q&A with a franchisee (printed and online).
  • Premium franchisee profile: Featured Q&A with a franchisee (printed and online) plus cover highlight.
  • Marketplace listing/logo upgrade: Featured listing in the marketplace section of the printed report with your logo, short description, and URL. 

Digital Reports

Appear online only.

Ad Options:

  • Inline ad: Online banner that appears within the list of the top franchises.
  • Ads link directly to your website.
  • Franchisee profile: Featured Q&A with one of your franchisees, linked from your listing.

Run-of-Site Online Ads

ONLY 4 advertisers per package, per quarter.

Available exclusively to advertisers who purchase half-page or full-page ads in our printed reports. Includes one placement per month in the FBR e-newsletter.

  • Ads appear on the home page and all other pages on FBR’s site (with the exception of company/profile pages and the Franchisor tab).
  • Ads link directly to your website.
  • Choose from box or leaderboard format.

Editorial Calendar

Title Registration Advertising Publication
January: Today’s Top Franchises (print edition) 9/30/16 12/7/16 1/2/17
February: Top Franchises for Women 11/30/16 1/16/17 2/3/17
March: Top B2B and Financial Services  11/30/16 2/15/17 3/6/17
April: Top Multi-Unit Franchises (print edition)    12/30/16 3/15/17 4/3/17
May: America’s Top Franchisees 12/30/16 4/14/17 5/1/17
June: Top Low-Cost Franchises (print edition) 3/31/17 5/15/17 6/2/17
July: Top CEOs in Franchising 3/31/17 6/19/17 7/7/17
August: Most Innovative Franchises (print edition) 5/30/17 7/17/17 8/3/17
September: Top Food and Beverage Franchises (print edition) 6/30/17 8/14/17 9/5/17
October: Top Fitness/Sports and Rec Franchises 6/30/17 9/18/17 10/3/17
November: Top Franchises for Veterans (print edition) 8/31/17 10/16/17 11/2/17
December: Top Automotive, Retail, and Services Franchises 8/31/17 11/13/17 12/4/17
January 2018: Today’s Top Franchises (print edition) 9/30/17 11/22/17 1/2/18
Reports in bold are published in print and online. Those not in bold are published online only.

Looking to Reach FBR’s Franchisor Audience? Supplier Ads Welcome!

  • Box ad on all franchisor-targeted web pages and blog posts
  • Ad on franchisor report landing page
  • Leaderboard or sponsored content ad in monthly FBR franchisor e-newsletter