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I Am Going To FranTech

FranTech 2016 will be in Austin Texas, Oct 26/27. I am excited to be on the panel, “Telling The Story of An Up & Coming Brand”,  along with Ann Littman and Chelsea Kapka VPs SafeWay Driving franchise and Jack Monson,

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Effective Methods For Lead Generation

The Houston Franchise Business Network will meet July 18, 2016, at Christian Brothers Franchise Corporate Headquarters. The International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Franchise Business Network (FBN) commenced October 1996. The FBN meetings were grassroots networking opportunities for the franchise community. They

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IFA2016 Refilled My Passion Bucket

Filling and Refilling Passion Buckets Susan Beth says, “When we embark on a new endeavor our Passion Buckets are overflowing with enthusiasm, excitement and promise for what’s to come.  Eventually, business happens and little by little the passion starts to drain

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Franchise Capital Exchange Under New Leadership

Franchise Capital Exchange (FCX)  is a unique event. FCX works closely with franchisors seeking investment capital to grow their franchise organization or are considering an exit strategy. FCX matches franchisors with private equity firms looking to make key investments in

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#IFA2015 Think Big Social


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Social Geek Radio 2014 Highlights

2014 was a great year for Social Geek Radio and we are ready for year 5!         Below is a slower version 🙂   Happy New Year and we hope you can join us each Wednesday 7pm

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Franchise Professionals To Meet in DC

Summer is coming to an end but things are heating up in franchising! Franchisors, franchisees and franchise suppliers are meeting in  Washington, DC Sept. 16-17 at the JW Marriott for the International Franchise Association’s most important advocacy event of the year!  Former Mississippi

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Never Ignore a Vision

A vision came to Susan Black-Beth, COO Super Wash Franchise. Connecting franchisors, multi-unit franchisees & equity investors. Featuring spotlight presentations & one-on-one meetings. A simple idea and help,  commitment and collaboration of friends and many high-profile dedicated leaders in both the equity

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Review of The Tasti D-Lite Way

When BJ Emerson, VP of Technology at Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie asked to interview me for his new book The Tasti D-Lite Way  I am honored to be included in the publication! BJ and I have worked together in the franchise industry

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4 Easy Steps to Support Small Business

I love the opportunities small business and franchising offers our communities. Unfortunately, starting a business and/or a franchise today is not an easy task. Our economy is powered by entrepreneurs who want to be small business owners and provide jobs

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