This month we're spotlighting our Bronze-Level Broker of the Year, Sid Lee, the President of Choice Franchise Advisers. Sid became a broker when he joined the FBA in January 2013. He comes from a long career as an executive with Starbucks. He personally experienced what so many people do in corporate ...
June 24, 2016Chris Wall
Franchise Consultants are the people who help guide potential entrepreneurs to the ideal franchise. The good ones, with whom you want to associate with and can trust, are true advocates and work closely with their clients throughout the entire process -no matter how long it takes. Their goal is to deeply ...
May 26, 2016Chris Wall
Most parents want their kids to have a better life than they did. They constantly plan for their children's futures from birth through childhood and, in many cases, beyond college. It's not a burden, but a feeling of personal responsibility and an innate desire to provide for their children. Some even take this ...
April 25, 2016Chris Wall
The Scout & Molly's franchise is a rare find in both franchise concepts and boutique chic storefronts. After only franchising for just two years at the beginning of 2016, they've grown to 60 stores and ...
April 13, 2016Chris Wall
I often hear from people who are interested in what it's like to be in business as a franchise consultant. Even other franchise consultants are interested in what others are doing so that they can hopefully learn a few tips to apply to their own businesses. Last year we conducted a case ...
March 31, 2016Chris Wall
In our article last month we focused on the traits that all successful franchise consultants share. Considering all the different ways people run their franchise consulting business and generate leads, we searched for a similar thread. We discovered that, in addition to a strong desire to help people, they all spend ...
February 16, 2016Chris Wall
What it takes to Ramp Up and Discovering Your Niche Cristiana trained with the FBA in April of 2014, but she was still working full-time in her cosmetics career. She spent the next six months learning the franchises, attending ...
January 11, 2016Chris Wall
Franchise Consulting is an uncommon career because, unlike most businesses, there isn't a one-size-fits-all way to run it. Looking back at the 2015 FBCE's Award Winning Franchise Brokers, each of them are very successful, yet each of them ...
January 5, 2016Chris Wall
The curtain has fallen for this year's International Franchise Brokers Conference and Expo. The theme of the 7th annual event centered on the part each of us and our businesses play in The Global Stage. 2015 was one of our best years yet, and ...
November 20, 2015Chris Wall
It was in the summer of July 2015, that Dave Sullivan, of Priority 1 Franchising, sold his first America's Swimming Pool Company (ASP) franchise unit planned to open up in Queen Creek, Arizona. Building a Relationship with ASP Rewinding back to Orlando, Florida, at the 2014 International Franchise ...
October 19, 2015Chris Wall