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Hayden Field

What Franchises Should Know Before Hiring a PR Firm

Franchisors and franchisees alike can benefit from a talented PR firm that can get the attention of new customers. Here's how to find a match.

Hayden Field

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Franchise Bible Ninth Edition
Franchise Bible Ninth Edition
The Insider's Guide to Buying a Franchise or Franchising Your Business
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The Franchisee Handbook
The Franchisee Handbook
Franchisee Handbook gives you the resources you need to decide if franchising is right for you.
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Franchise Your Business
Franchise Your Business
The ultimate how-to guide to employing the greatest growth strategy for your business --franchising.
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Franchise Suppliers

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Zoho

Cloud software suite and SaaS applications for business

Soden & Steinberger

Legal services for franchisors and franchisees

MSA Worldwide

Domestic and international design, development, and expansion for emerging franchisors

Paradox

HR technology/conversational AI recruiting

What's New In Franchise?

The latest how-to content, news, and opportunities to keep you in the know.

Why Franchising Depends on Systems

The magic behind what makes a franchise a franchise.

Jeff Cheatham

What You Need to Know About the FAST Act Legislation

A pressing issue is heating up in the franchising industry.

Jeff Cheatham

Is Your Business Franchisable?

How to determine if franchising is the right decision for your operation.

Jeff Cheatham

It's Time to Stop Emphasizing Defense and Start Playing Offense

Particularly in the multi-unit franchise sector, now's the time for owners keen to break out of a pandemic rut to get dynamic, positive and proactive.

Chris McChesney