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Best Practices for Starting a Charitable Program

CertaPro Painters, a 2015 Franchising Gives Back Gold Award Winner, advises members on aligning with a cause that can make a significant impact on their communities. By Kathi Mello   When the IFA’s Franchise Education and Research Foundation honored CertaPro Painters with the Support Our


Spreading the Word

MOAA’s Military and Veteran Networking Forum brings together former soldiers with opportunities from franchise, aerospace and top defense businesses. By George Eldridge     As VetFran continues to celebrate its 25th anniversary, IFA’s VetFran Committee continues to search for ways to further educate and inform


How to Effectively Close Portal Leads

Reflect on what is and is not working and put yourself in your customer’s mindset. By Rob Bennett, CFE, and Sue Bennett, CFE With all the various methods of finding an excellent franchise candidate, closing a portal lead takes a specific skill set that is