31 07, 2017

Monday Motivation: Quotes from Successful Franchisors

Successful franchisors make growing their franchise brand look easy, but it rarely is. How do they do it? For a little inspiration, read advice shared by franchisors at leading brands.

14 07, 2017

We Asked a Franchisee How He Chose a Franchise Brand: Here’s What He Said

Franchise Business Review interviewed Chris Willems, who recently invested in a 2 Men And A Truck franchise. Chris shares how Franchise Business Review’s research played a major role in his due diligence process and ultimately led him to select Two Men And A Truck from the 10 brands he was considering.

17 04, 2017

5 Tips To Help You Close Deals at Franchise Trade Shows

Franchise trade shows continue to prove to be the #1 approach to engaging and establishing relationships with qualified prospects in the franchise industry. They offer franchisors the opportunity to meet face-to-face with thousands of qualified prospects in one location. And now more than ever, prospective franchisees want, and need, to look someone in the eye and discuss their investment options. Learn how to make the most of franchise trade shows and close more deals.

14 10, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: High-Performing Business Development for Franchisors

In this second installment of FBR Research Insights, franchisors share their development challenges and how they’ve addressed them to improve performance. Get practical advice and tools to help you attract better candidates and close more deals with the right franchisees.

22 09, 2016

Three Ways to Make Your Item 19 More Meaty

More than ever, savvy franchise buyers are honing in on your FDD’s Item 19. After all, it’s the closest they can get to answering the almighty question, “How much money can I expect to make?” Following these three tips can make your Item 19 accurate, precise, and engaging.

20 09, 2016

BEST PRACTICE: Recruiting Franchisees from Within Your Company

There are many advantages to recruiting franchisees from within your company. Randy Shacka, who began working at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK as an intern and is now its president, shares his thoughts about doing so.

9 06, 2016

The 2016 Smart Ideas Project

Earlier this year, we launched the Smart Ideas Project to ask franchisors to share innovative ways they are moving the needle in franchise performance. We’ve compiled the most practical and innovative ideas your franchising peers are using successfully for you to consider, share, and implement in your own organization.

31 05, 2016

Leverage Survey Data to Boost Your Brand’s Culture, Media Presence, and More

Franchisors that lead their sectors proactively seek feedback from franchisees, customers, employees and/or candidates because they understand doing so positively impacts their bottom line. Read on to learn a few ways to leverage survey data that you may not have considered.

26 05, 2016

FBR President Shares Best Practices for Using Surveys

Listen in to this Boefly webinar to hear FBR President and COO Michelle Rowan and other franchise executives share best practices in franchise surveys.

13 05, 2016

The Missing Piece of Your Corporate Culture

Franchise brands with strong cultures have extremely high satisfaction and engagement among their franchisees. But cognitive culture is only half the story. Research cited by Harvard Business Review article points out that emotions are central to building the right culture.