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5 Local Marketing Must-Dos
By Leslie Hayden and Suzanne Carrier, Level Eleven Communications Little things can make a big difference. And in the case of marketing, you really do have to sweat the small stuff. Franchisees are busy people. You wear many hats and multi-task, often learning as you run. Over the years of working on marketing campaigns with many franchisors, large and small, we’ve found it critical to begin with a basic but necessary, and so often overlooked, checklist for their franchisee... Read more
3 Tips to Consider When Beginning Your Master Franchising Journey
By Bill Redfern, CEO and founder of Global Franchise Opportunities There are certain events in life that can help us to realize that our goals and dreams are worth pursuing. For example, when I was 28 years old, I was in a plane crash that crushed my vertebrae and left me with numerous injuries. Afterward, I turned to running in order to get back into shape for my children, enhance my professional life, and provide an outlet for stress relief. After completing multiple Iron Man ... Read more
CFA Wins CSAE Award of Excellence for Franchise Awareness Day on Parliament Hill
On Friday, October 28, CFA was presented with an Award of Excellence from the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) for our advocacy work on behalf of our members. The Award of Excellence is the top honour an association can receive in the CSAE Awards of Distinction program, which celebrates the best and brightest in association management. The award was presented during the CSAE National Conference in Toronto, and was awarded to CFA in recognition of the success of Fran... Read more
The Dos and Don’ts of Franchising Your Business
By Alicia Saunders Is it time for you to take your business to the next level? Franchising is a great way to build on your success. Here are a few dos and don’ts when it comes to franchising your business. DO make sure that your concept can be replicated A key component of the franchise business model is that every iteration of the concept is similar. If your business would vary greatly from place to place, or you think your concept would be difficult to replic... Read more