Many small-business owners dream of someday franchising their business, whether it be a fast-casual restaurant, fitness studio, home service or any of the hundreds of kinds of establishments across the country. By Patty Horansky
Some people spend hours per day watching videos on YouTube or TikTok. Some people check Facebook or Instagram every two minutes. I am a LinkedIn junkie. I have the desktop version or the app or both open all day at my desk. Many in our franchise community do the same. (I see you on here!) By Jack Monson
Near the end of 2020, I started another new podcast with my colleague Mike McDowell, director of operations at Social Joey. Mike is a Certified Facebook Ad Buyer and Business Manager, and we chat regularly so Mike can update me on new Facebook changes and how these changes will affect Franchises and small-business owners. By Jack Monson
It’s no secret that COVID-19 restrictions have taken a toll on businesses, with many industries affected by forced closures and even essential businesses impacted by social distancing rules. For members of the franchise community, however, the wide support available has made the journey a bit easier. By Rochelle Miller
Since the IFA is unable to host their in-person Legal Symposium this summer, please join them for this year’s Franchise Law Virtual Summit August 12-13. IFA’s Franchise Law Virtual Summit is designed by a task force of member volunteers with a particular emphasis on how legal and regulatory issues affect the everyday business operations of the franchise system.