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For the first time in the 19-year history of the Franchise Leadership & Development Conference (FLDC), more than 500 top-level franchising executives gathered for franchising's premier sales and development event.
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How to help your franchisees with community sponsorships
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How Scooter's Coffee uses social media for local marketing
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Growth-oriented U.S. brands seek opportunities abroad.
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Think like a prospect to sell to a prospect.
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If your perspective on the meaning of franchise development is a narrow focus on how many deals you get signed this quarter, I'd suggest you reconsider.
  • Art Coley
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Dealing with customer complaints that make it to senior executives is a critically important strategy.
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Over the course of the past year, The Gents Place has been heavily involved in marketing our franchise opportunity through a number of avenues, including social media marketing, public relations, open house events, and franchise expos--all designed to leverage our personal networks and entice growth.
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As the world's largest swimming pool retail, service, and repair franchise, it's imperative that our marketing initiatives are successful in driving sales and traffic on a local level to our more than 230 locations across the Southeast.
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5 ways to improve the quality of your brand’s social media posts
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) 3 ways CMOs can boost their strategic position; 2) 10 social media trend predictions for 2018; 3) how sales and marketing learned to play well together; 4) transform negative online reviews into positive customer experiences.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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When you hear the name "Visualogistix," it conjures up a pretty good idea of just what the company does.
  • Kerry Pipes
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Better data means better candidates and better system growth
  • Ed Teixeira
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So many good things are happening so quickly in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome to "Good News!" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Chipotle was soaring along, the envy of many for its rapid growth, committed fan base, and growing reputation as the next big thing.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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How Paul Davis Restoration uses social media to market at the local level
  • Emily Schafer
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Can virtual reality make the dreams of CMOs come true?; 2) Search ad spending continues its migration to mobile; 3) There's no such thing as too much email marketing!; 4) Taco Bell's new line of branded clothing targets Gen Z.
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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta recently announced that he was withdrawing from the Obama administration's interpretation of joint employment.
  • Michael Seid
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19th Leadership & Development Conference is right around the corner
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Is your sales team "trust worthy"?
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When Scott Hilary arrived at Monster Tree Service in 2014, its website was almost primitively basic: one paragraph and one photograph. With that level of online marketing, it's no surprise that the company had just a handful of franchisees.
  • Sara Wykes
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Are Boomers a missed opportunity for marketers?; 2) How to use Facebook ads to boost your direct mail campaigns; 3) IHOP begins testing delivery; 4) Domino's adds ways for customers to earn loyalty points; 5) South Philly Cheesesteaks responds with sass (and class) to cease-and-desist letter from "unnamed" chicken brand.
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Todd Graeve has motored his way through the Scooter's Coffee organization. He's been an area representative for the brand, served as chief financial officer for 8 years, and now is CEO.
  • Kerry Pipes
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Improve your site selection with data and analytics
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So many good things are happening so quickly in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome to "Good News!" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Webster's dictionary describes the word "authentic" as genuine, actual, bona fide. Simply put, authentic marketing means "information buyers can trust."
  • Joe Mathews
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How to sell to Millennials has become a huge discussion in recent years. They're not instantly loyal to products or companies they like.
  • Shawna Ford
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Franchising pitches in to help rebuild coastal Texas
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Are AI-driven chatbots in your customer service future?; 2) the top 5 reports every consumer marketer needs; 3) a useful glossary of marketing automation terminology; 4) Domino’s and Ford test self-driving vehicles for pizza delivery.
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