Franchise Resources: Advice for Potential Franchisees and Franchisors

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How Ghost Kitchens are Disrupting Franchise Restaurants

By admin | May 3, 2021

Fueled by lockdowns caused by COVID, ghost kitchens are popping up around the U.S. These delivery-only kitchens seem like a good investment on the surface, but are they really?

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Franchising vs. Licensing: Which is Best for Your Business?

By admin | April 14, 2021

Franchising and licensing agreements are similar in some ways, but very different in others. Franchising provides more support while licensing gives more autonomy.

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25 of the Fastest-Growing Franchises in 2021

By admin | April 5, 2021

What franchises are hot in 2021? Check out our top 25 fastest-growing franchises in 2021 and see if one is a fit for you.

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With Franocity there are no stupid questions!

By admin | April 1, 2021

Starting something new or venturing out into the unknown can be intimidating…even scary. You may have one, none or as much as a hundred questions, but are afraid to ask them because you think they are silly. With Franocity, we welcome your questions (no matter what you think of them), and strive to answer each … Read more

If you think Corporate America loves you…think again.

By ifpgAdmin | March 21, 2021

While 40 is the new 20 as far as health, fitness and maintaining your ‘youthful’ looks goes, that formula doesn’t necessarily translate into how Corporate America views Baby Boomers. In the work place your age is a real age that no anti-aging wrinkle cream can change, and if you fall into the Baby Boomer category, plus or minus a few years, you may be facing ageism in the workplace or when applying for a job. 

10 Signs Your Corporation is Limiting Your Career Growth

By ifpgAdmin | March 3, 2021

10 Signs Your Corporation is Limiting Your Career Growth Monday is almost over, and you’re not sure where it went. You clocked 12 hours. Lunch at your desk. Ten work texts to respond to during dinner. It’s finally bedtime, and you look at your phone. Three new emails from your boss about what he expects … Read more

7 Reasons You Shouldn’t Work with a Franchise Coach

By ifpgAdmin | February 22, 2021

You’re interested in purchasing a franchise but are unsure which is the right fit for you. Working with a franchise coach seems like the best idea, but you’ve heard they don’t always have the best intentions. Here’s some things to watch out for.

How to Win the Pillow Talk Conversation with your Spouse

By ifpgAdmin | February 18, 2021

You’ve been thinking about starting your own business. You and your spouse have talked about it, but it always seemed to end with “maybe someday.” You think the time is now, here’s how to approach the topic.

Going Back To Work

By ifpgAdmin | February 10, 2021

Getting back to “normal” may mean getting back to the office. But now, getting back to the office doesn’t seem so ideal. You are going to miss seeing the faces of the ones you love throughout the day. Plus, you aren’t sure you are ready to give up your autonomy, get dressed (in work appropriate attire), fight traffic and return to your old self because frankly, you are not your old self anymore.

Achieve The Best Possible Outcome with Franocity

By ifpgAdmin | January 7, 2021

There were so many personal and professional lessons learned despite the havoc the pandemic wreaked over our lives last year. Perhaps you had to reprioritize or reinvent yourself. Regardless of where you are right now, the New Year brings the hope and the possibility to pursue something new. Something you have longed to do. Something that you thought was out of your reach. Something like being your own boss.