Franchising is a popular business model that allows chains to open more locations at speed and with fewer cost implications. Many of our well-known companies including McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts and Burger King operate on the franchise model, ensuring rapid expansion and market domination across both the US and the globe.
Your first franchise was a success and now it is time to open a new one. Business expansions are an exciting challenge, and for many franchise owners, growing their business is a risk worth taking.
Owning a franchise takes skill, patience and determination. But what happens when you want to own more than one?
Franchising is an excellent way to start a business without having to do everything yourself. Let’s face it. Starting a business is a daunting task. From legal and finance to marketing and human resources, you’ll be diving into areas that might not be your expertise. Franchising makes things a lot easier.
Motivating your employees is key to the success of your franchise. Happy employees equal a happy business, with customers satisfied and profits reached.
Sales are key to the success of a business, impacting upon every aspect and outcome of their life span.
Content is key to the success of every type of business. With audiences hungry for updates on a daily basis, content is here to stay.
Blogging is one of my absolute passions. I have a personal blog dedicated to my thoughts about fashion, politics and culture, and regularly interview women in business for The Huffington Post. As part of my business, I provide content creation and copywriting services for clients who want engaging content to promote their products and services.
A few weeks ago I was invited to a professional networking event. It was the first ‘professional breakfast meeting’ that I’ve been invited to since starting my own business, and naturally I was a little nervous about having to deliver an elevator pitch to a room of strangers!
Are your franchise presentations boring your audiences? You can follow tips to be a better public speaker, but a presentation that looks dull or confusing could negate all of your other efforts to capture your audience’s attention. Instead, they’ll remember you for the wrong reasons.