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How to leverage the power of a franchise development email drip campaign.

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In these uncertain times, efficiency and effectiveness in franchise development marketing is even more essential as potential investors scrutinize the best franchise options for them. And when leads come in, the pressure’s on. According to the 2020 FranConnect Franchise Sales Index, 85% of the leads that resulted in deals were those that were contacted within … Read more How to leverage the power of a franchise development email drip campaign.

Tips for Advertising in an Election Year

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The 2020 United States presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020. While there is much debate around the mechanics of how the election will commence during these very unpredictable times, one thing is for certain—advertising will be a challenge. Media will be overrun by the election coverage, and candidates will be buying up … Read more Tips for Advertising in an Election Year

Rocky Times. Rock-solid Results.

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As we all know, the coronavirus has produced a number of challenges for businesses of every size and in every industry around the world. If you have recently paused your marketing efforts, or your marketing campaigns are not producing the results you hoped for, now is the time to reset and get your marketing headed … Read more Rocky Times. Rock-solid Results.

How to Calculate Your Marketing Budget for Franchise Development: Data is King

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How many times have you been given a goal for awarding new franchise agreements and know that your budget will likely not be big enough to hit your goals? In the past, many relied on gut instinct or simply the budget they were given and hoped for the best. Today, we are able to use … Read more How to Calculate Your Marketing Budget for Franchise Development: Data is King

IFA 2020: It Starts with Us

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The 2020 IFA convention in Orlando, Florida, was a whirlwind of networking, knowledge sharing, and inspiration about all things Franch™. Seven of the Hot Dish crew joined thousands of franchisors, franchisees, and franchise consultants to dig into the hot issues and big ideas that are shaping the future of the industry. As a powerhouse franchise … Read more IFA 2020: It Starts with Us

Franch Lessons

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The IFA Convention is the largest event in Franchising. Every year, thousands of people in the franchise industry come to learn and connect with others. We’ve been in franchising for 20 years and have found the IFA Convention educational and look forward to attending it each year. And there is no better place to immerse … Read more Franch Lessons

Franchise Experts Share Top 10 Tips for Franchise Growth

Top Ten Strategies for Franchise Development

We’re excited to share a panel that our President and Partner, Jen Campbell, participated in along with Michael Rozman, CEO, and Co-Founder of BoeFly, and Charles Watson, Interim CEO and CDO of Tropical Smoothie Cafe. The panel—moderated by Keith Gerson, CFE President of Franchise Operations and Chief Marketing Officer at FranConnect—addresses the top 10 strategies … Read more Franchise Experts Share Top 10 Tips for Franchise Growth