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Franchise Brokers: What Franchisees Should Know

Franchise Brokers: What Franchisees Should Know

A franchise broker (sometimes called a consultant) focuses on helping the franchisor and franchisee come together in business. Mainly, they help specific franchises to expand their business by helping potential franchisees find the right business for them. This means they work at both ends of the franchise business. So it’s important to know how to pick […]

Buying a Franchise: Is the Risk Worth It?

Buying a Franchise: Is the Risk Worth It?

For those who want to become part of a franchise, there is one common question: Is entering a franchise worth it? The short answer: yes, if you and the franchisor do your parts. You will have a lot of business advantages when you decide to franchise. However, there is heavy financial risk, as with any […]

Bullying in the Workplace

Bullying in the Workplace

Bullying is aggressive behavior that repeats itself or has a high likelihood of doing so. It also always has a power imbalance, which may be physical and/or social. Mostly, we think of this happening to our children and teenagers, rather than as adults. However, it can be just as serious in adulthood as in childhood, and often […]

Perks vs. Benefits: Improving Your Company Culture

Perks vs. Benefits: Improving Your Company Culture

Especially in attracting Millennials, many employers believe they need to fluff up their workplace with perks. These might include having an air hockey table, a no-walls workspace, or beanbags instead of chairs. While these are fine and fun to have, the real fault comes in calling them benefits. The Downside of Perks Perks like energy […]

What Makes a Successful Company Culture?

What Makes a Successful Company Culture?

When conducting a 2017 study on successful company cultures, Entrepreneur and Culture IQ rated companies on these 10 categories: communication, support, collaboration, agility, wellness, mission and value alignment, work environment, performance focus, and responsibility. These values strengthen your employees and how they see the company. You may notice that they focus on more than the company’s profitability […]

Trade Show Booth Design

Trade Show Booth Design

In a crowd, you’ll need to stand out. There are few places where this is truer for your franchise than at a trade show booth. Among so many others, look of your booth can speak far louder than your product or even your staff. Since your trade show booth’s design is the base for success […]

Custom Wrapping Paper for Your Business

Custom Wrapping Paper for Your Business

Anniversaries, retirement, holidays–all these and more are perfect times to give gifts at your business. Create the perfect custom wrapping paper for your business and, with Divvy, share it with all of your franchisees! Why Pick Themed Wrapping Paper? Customized wrapping paper with your logo and colors–what could be better for your brand? Themed wrapping […]

Good Posture and How It Helps Your Business

Good Posture and How It Helps Your Business

Many of us have to spend our days mostly sedentary or otherwise putting strain on our bodies. Whether in an office or working on your feet in a store, here are a few tips on staying healthy. Remember to share these tips with employees, franchisees, and coworkers as well. Healthy employees will be a lot happier, and […]

Stay Healthy at Trade Shows and Events

Stay Healthy at Trade Shows and Events

One of the worst things you can do at a trade show booth–besides poor customer service–is to infect your visitors. In huge groups of people, a cough or sneeze can spread to hundreds of people in a matter of minutes. If they get sick, they may associate that with your brand or your booth, which […]

Vinyl Vehicle Wraps

Vinyl Vehicle Wraps

You can’t risk wasting time when it comes to marketing your business. In today’s fast-paced world, promotion is a race. And in trying to be the first to get noticed, some companies hit the road with their promotions. These companies market everywhere they go with vinyl vehicle wraps. Wraps and vinyl for your car works […]