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 responsibility beyond their own lives. They seek to build a legacy to ensure that their children will always be taken care of long after they are gone. 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 are expanding nationwide! Powered by the Franchise Development experts at Rhino 7 they are on track to grow another 30-40 units a year. This is a ...
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 study of Brian Frazier from Apex Business Advisors in his first year in business as a Franchise Consultant. Since the time of the first ...
March 31, 2016Chris Wall
Last moth we shared Robin Rapaport's Top 5 lessons learned from a lifetime of owning a franchise. Robin is now the Franchise Development Director with Tutor Doctor after a long career of being a leading franchisee in the Top 5% of the system. Today she is slicing up the Tutor Doctor opportunity and sharing the key features of the brand that set it apart from the competition. Explain the Tutor Doctor Concept Tutor Doctor was first established in 2000, and after seeing how successful ...
March 30, 2016Chris Wall
Being a Franchise Consultant is very much a niche business. In fact, most people haven't even heard of the profession or understand what it means to be one. Over the years many organizations have come and gone or morphed, all with a promise to get people into the business through initial training alone or simply by giving you access to franchise contracts. The big question, though, is what does it ...
March 29, 2016Chris Wall
Are you an active franchise consultant who is looking to grow your business quickly and advance your proficiency? Then you'll not want to miss our introductory webinar this Thursday at 3pm when we discuss our new program, The Business Accelerator. Make the most of your business and gain access to the secrets of the pros. This program was developed by our Top Producers for those who are actively searching for ways to fast-track their business to the big leagues. ...
February 25, 2016Chris Wall
Robin Rapaport has spent a lifetime being a teacher, motivator, and entrepreneur. Today she shares her story, and the lessons she's learned over a lifetime of experience, in the hopes that it will provide valuable perspective for anyone looking to be their own boss and interested in owning a franchise. A native Californian and single mom of three, she spent nine years running a non-profit organization, ...
February 24, 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 their time, money and energy focused on what they're good at. I've never claimed to be a psychic, but I have a good feeling about the future. ...
February 16, 2016Chris Wall
2016 is here and we are set to begin another exciting year in the franchise industry. As we move forward, the FBA would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our members for their continued support and participation through the years. Together we have made huge strides in what it means to be a franchise professional in today's marketplace. As an association, we are united in our mission to help our clients discover the perfect ...
January 26, 2016Chris Wall
AMERICAN PROSPERITY GROUP (APG) is a cutting-edge financial planning franchise with diversified products and services and a state-of-the-art business system. APG's focus within the Financial Services industry lies in Retirement & Estate Planning. As a franchise that grows almost specifically through franchise consultants, they have been a member with the FBA since our very beginning. At our 2015 Franchise Brokers Conference and Expo they learned ...
January 25, 2016Chris Wall