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Economic Conditions are Ripe for Franchise Growth

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The recent statistics about employee layoffs and furloughs continue to rise with more and more Americans losing their jobs. Many businesses were able to maintain their workforce through the help of the COVID government loans and grants. But alas, in many cases, business has not returned to pre-COVID levels, or brands simply have decided they … Read more Economic Conditions are Ripe for Franchise Growth

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

Hot Dish Team at IFA 2020

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

Hot Dish Team at IFA 2020 booth

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

Hot Dish Advertising Clients Make the QSR Top 50 List

QSR Top 50 List

Every year, QSR Magazine—the premier source of news for all quick-service and fast-casual brands—releases the QSR Top 50 List. This list is held in very high regard by the franchising industry as a virtual “best-of-the-best” in franchising. Making it on the QSR Top 50 List is quite an achievement and says a lot about the … Read more Hot Dish Advertising Clients Make the QSR Top 50 List