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
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 the weekly trainings, and taking CFB (Certified Franchise Broker) courses. "I wanted to know the inventory and feel confident in the business. Once I had that ...
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 runs their businesses very differently from one another. Looking closely at the details, though, there is one thing they all have in common - each of ...
January 5, 2016Chris Wall
What do FBA, Zoracle & MaaS Pros all have to do with one another? While we're all completely different companies we share similar values and are all like-minded. Each company has a strong commitment to go above and beyond to help our clients achieve their goals. Our strategies usually involve looking deep into what's needed and developing innovative solutions to accomplish these goals. Together, we have resolved to unite our strengths to solve the challenge that face franchise professionals ...
December 16, 2015Chris Wall
Why Apple Spice? When your clients look for a business, profitability is one of their biggest questions and rightly so! Many are leaving the corporate world with its salary caps, limitations on lifestyle and to find personal fullment growing a business. With their featured franchise concept, the Apple Spice brand, your prospective clients have 3 distinct models to choose from: Apple Spice Box Lunch Delivery & Catering Co. Apple Spice Café & Bakery Apple Spice Café & Bakery – Multi ...
November 20, 2015Chris 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 we couldn't be happier with the results. Our party brought together over one hundred franchise brokers and 70 Exhibitors in Orlando, FL. The FBC&E is ...
November 20, 2015Chris Wall
How Did You Do? See how well you did by taking the following conference self-evaluation survey: Now Make The Most of Your Conference Experience - Here are some tips for you to follow up with: 1) Create a personal campaign to reach out to all of your conference connections. Add any new connections to your CRM and label them accordingly with detailed notes and tags. Organize all business cards and contacts you ...
November 19, 2015Chris Wall
Make a a measurable impact on your bottom line, risk free. Don't spend another year paying for expensive internet leads only to waste your time combing through unqualified, saturated candidates. Through the FBA & Zoracle partnership franchisors can gain access to two programs that, when combined, identify their franchise's top performer and have those results automatically matched with the thousands of potential candidates of the Franchise Brokers of the FBA. There has never been a system like this ever ...
October 19, 2015Chris Wall