The Franchise Brokers Association (FBA) has announced the appointment of Paul Segreto as president. In this role, he will be responsible for leading the organization through a series of strategic initiatives that focus on the education and training, business support and public and industry awareness for new and current franchise sales professionals. Segreto, who has 34 years of franchise experience, also serves as the CEO for Franchise Foundry, a strategic partner of the FBA. Franchise Foundry ...
November 24, 2016Chris Wall
We all have to pay taxes, but we don’t all have to settle for impersonal and outdated tax franchises. Opportunity Tax & Insurance is different. With decades of experience, the leaders at Opportunity Tax & Insurance have at their disposal everything franchisees need to be successful. And they’re willing to share that knowledge. So what sets Opportunity apart? And why should you be a part of what they’re ...
November 23, 2016Suzanne Seidel
Voted as the FBA's Business Opportunity of the Year for the last four years running, Naturals2Go is mastering the vending industry one deal at a time. With the vision to be the best in the vending industry, there's a reason why this business opportunity is staying on top of the world with record-shattering deal closings within the FBA network. They've got a thing for making industry connections, working with brokers, and closing high volume deals ...
November 8, 2016Amy Schultz
Orlando, FL –The Franchise Brokers Association (FBA) has announced the appointment of five new members to its Advisory Board. According to Sabrina Wall, CEO of FBA, these new members will build the foundation to execute the vision of the FBA, which is focused on four main pillars: Technology, Support, Scalability and Transparency. Joining the Board are Paul Segreto, Rebecca Monet, Steve LeFever, Anton Annestan and Jessica Rawlley. “All five of our newest board members embody the ...
October 26, 2016Chris Wall
In our previous article, we discussed how Alexander Hildenbrandt from Stonework Franchising recently sold a million dollar multi-unit deal with just $100 using targeted Facebook advertising and a creatively crafted sales pipeline. In that article, we discuss some targeting strategies that Alex employed in order to attract a specific candidate that is financially qualified and motivated to become an entrepreneur. Alex told me that he felt that because ...
September 26, 2016Chris Wall
Is it really possible to close a million dollar franchise deal with a $100 budget?? It's not just possible, it happened. Alexander Hildenbrandt from Stonework Franchising just did it through a marketing test on Facebook. He sold a multi-unit territory for the brand Cinnaholic. I agree that it's not very realistic that this will happen every time. However, it does prove that if you're targeted with ...
September 21, 2016Chris Wall
It's been a while since we've shared our stories and news with you on our blog. We're sorry for our silence! The preparations for this years Annual Conference has been keeping us occupied. Everyone here at FBA is very excited about what we've assembled for this this years event. You'll have more of what you've come to love and some exciting surprises that you won't see coming. Our theme is set in the old world and we've ...
September 13, 2016Chris Wall
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 America and was RIF'ed (Reduction in Force) because of his age and elevated income. Devastated, and with no income, he was forced into launching his ...
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 understand their clients and to use their knowledge and experience to best serve them. Cheryl Chiasson is a Franchise Consultant at Franchise Connexion and understands how big ...
May 26, 2016Chris Wall
A business is only as good as its people, process and product (The 3 P's Principle). When it comes to franchising, this principle couldn't be more obvious and important for success. Franchsors are supposed to provide the systems, tools, and support of clearly defined processes that give their franchisees a blueprint for how to succeed. In addition, the franchisees must be properly validated, capitalized, and motivated to achieve their long-term goals. But, what does it really take to develop and a grow a business ...
May 5, 2016Chris Wall