Franchise Manager's Blog
Tuesday May 21st 2013More Info
Franchise Management is not easy but making sure you have a system in place that can make the business of managing your business cost effective and productive is not as hard as it may seem.
Wednesday May 1st 2013More Info
I recently asked this question on Linkedin because as developers of franchise management software, we have a vested interest in how franchises view data and how we handle data in our system.
Wednesday April 10th 2013More Info
ManageYourFranchise.com is delighted to welcome a new client from South Africa
Wednesday April 3rd 2013More Info
Trying to make better labels for Franchise Manager, we recently posted the following question on Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter. ‘If “franchisee” is the person; what do you call the business they operate?
Wednesday January 23rd 2013More Info
By using the latest advances in web technology you can achieve “big company” network management on a “small company“ budget.
Tuesday November 20th 2012More Info
Most business conflicts are not about “this or that” ; when you get to the bottom of it they are more likely to be about “you and me”...
We work with customers in franchise industries and there are unique issues associated with this type of organisation but fundamentally they are like any other business. The most successful businesses are those that have a high level of engagement throughout the organisation. Basically, a happy ship is a successful ship.
Monday November 12th 2012More Info
Last Wednesday saw our attendance at the Franchise Conference and Suppliers Showcase, at the Madejski Stadium, Reading. The event was, of course, a chance to talk to potential new customers but it was also an excuse to network and catch up with some of the franchise industry glitterati.
Like every other business attending an exhibition, we pondered how best to make an impact.
Monday October 29th 2012More Info
Having recently been incapacitated for a period of two weeks by a (not serious) illness, I started thinking about business continuity or what I like to call the “big red bus scenario”; how will your business cope if person “X” is rendered incapable for a period of time (if only he had looked both ways)...
Monday October 15th 2012More Info
"All praise to the humble copy-writer"
We are all in a very competitive marketplace; no matter what our industry. Your aim is to get your company and product out there to as many potential customers as possible. Whether you do this in print form (leaflets/brochures/catalogues) or via radio/television or online, the written word is the fundamental keystone to getting that message right.
Monday October 1st 2012More Info
"Cheap as Chips" can cause indigestion
Avoid the cheap solution "just to get you going". As the business grows, the need for the software and systems to grow with it also increases. Investing in a relevant business management system will pay off in the end. Too many businesses struggle with poor systems or cobbled-together spreadsheets. The tipping point comes where they have to invest in proper management software and they find the pain and cost of making the change is hugely increased because of the legacy systems.