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What is an FDD?

A franchisor will send you the company’s Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) once you have filled out an application and indicated serious interest in the franchise. The Read more


Selecting the Right Franchise

In Part 1, you checked out your franchise options and decided to purchase a franchise. Read more

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Improving Your Sales

Rieva Lesonsky provides four sales tips to help you in your small business. Read more


Location-­Based Check-­in Services to Market Your Bar or Restaurant

Learn how using location based check-in services can help market your bar or restaurant. Read more

Business Value

10 Ways to Boost the Value of Your Business

If you hope to sell your business someday – even far into the future – the time to think about increasing its value is now, not when you decide to put it up for sale. Read more

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5 Tips for Marketing Your Bar or Restaurant With Twitter

Are you using Twitter to market your bar or restaurant? Read more

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5 Ways to Make Your Bar or Restaurant Stand Out From the Crowd

For a bar or restaurant, getting involved in the community is key to success. Here are five ways to make your establishment stand out. Read more


5 Tips for Promoting Your Bar or Restaurant With Facebook

Download this article and the 5 must have tips for marketing your bar or restaurant on Facebook. Read more

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6 Promotions Ideas for Your Bar or Restaurant

In order to be successful, your bar or restaurant needs to keep current customers coming back, and get new customers coming it. Read more


8 Technology Tools for Your Bar or Restaurant

When most people think of technology for a food-service business, they think of a cash register. Read more

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Adding a Mobile Aspect to Your Existing Restaurant

The mobile food truck craze is still going strong. If you own a brick-and-mortar restaurant, how can you take advantage of this popular phenomenon? Read more