31 08, 2023

FranServe’s Magical Convention

2023-08-31T11:50:56-04:00August 31st, 2023|Tags: , , , , |

From July 9 through 12, the Walt Disney World Yacht Club Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, came alive with hundreds of FranServe Affiliate Franchise Consultants, franchisors and special guests for the annual FranServe Convention and Expo. By Nancy E. Williams


29 04, 2023

International Franchise Association: A Life of Service

2023-05-01T17:29:27-04:00April 29th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

The International Franchise Association’s (IFA) VetFran program offers over 500 companies that have a shared commitment to help veterans by providing a financial discount to get veterans up and running as business owners. Lowering the barriers to entry is VetFran’s way to give back to those who have served and say thank you for serving our country. By Rose Mango


29 04, 2022

VetFran: Leading the Way for Veterans to Reach the American Dream

2022-04-29T15:29:34-04:00April 29th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

During the 2022 International Franchise Association Convention in San Diego, VetFran hosted a seminar titled: “Winning the War for Talent.” Sponsored by USAA, this session brought together veterans, nonprofit leaders, and business owners. By Eric Johnson


30 04, 2021

Military Appreciation Month

2021-04-30T17:59:30-04:00April 30th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Veterans interested in franchising have a unique partner on their side. VetFran is a non-profit entity of the International Franchise Association Foundation (IFA), designed to assist veterans in finding their perfect franchise fit among a plethora of other services, such as reducing the cost of entry for veterans who wish to open a franchise. By Matt Wiggins


31 01, 2021

Communication Leads to Success

2021-01-31T10:36:04-05:00January 31st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

There are numerous steps of due diligence required when looking to open a franchise, but one stands out above the rest: communication with existing franchisees. There is much to learn about a franchise opportunity, such as involved costs, business practices, company structure, and expected earnings. By Matt Wiggins


31 10, 2020

Support for Veterans

2020-10-31T17:20:47-04:00October 31st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

Veterans often make smart business owners due to their superior leadership skills. Veterans are trained to handle many diverse challenges in changing conditions. They are adept with team dynamics, and they understand better than anyone that professional development is a continuous process. By Sherri Seiber


31 10, 2020

Introducing Veterans to a Fresh Start

2020-10-31T16:13:29-04:00October 31st, 2020|Tags: , , , |

The process of transitioning out of the military is full of unknowns. After dedicated service to our country, service members find themselves looking to do something new. Some, like my grandfather, turn a lifelong hobby into a profession. Others find employment in a new field or further their education. For many, however, leaving the military provides the means for entrepreneurial opportunity. By Matt Wiggins


1 03, 2020

Why Your Business Should Become a “PDO”

2020-03-02T12:24:51-05:00March 1st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Acronyms in the business world have become the modern entrepreneur’s second language and one leader in franchising is hoping “PDO” (Purpose-Driven Organization) will become just as universal. By Rochelle Miller