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Franchise Marketing and SEO: What You Need to Know

Franchise Marketing and SEO: What You Need to Know

Hey, Franchise Developers! We’re extending a big, warm welcome to our Raintree family. We are so excited to introduce you to our team of experts who are eager to hear your story and share it in a compelling way to others. Growing franchises is our passion, and we are...

Meet October’s Consultant of the Month: Patrick Elsner!

Meet October’s Consultant of the Month: Patrick Elsner!

If you have been in the franchise industry for a while, or even if you are new, we’re sure you already know the name Patrick Elsner! But do you know Patrick’s story? How he started in the business, or how many people he has helped over the years? Well, you’re in luck...

Things You Need to Know About Buying a Franchise

Things You Need to Know About Buying a Franchise

2020 is proving to be a volatile year for the economy, job market, politics, and more. Potential entrepreneurs looking for their next investment are wise to explore franchise opportunities since they are sometimes virtually immune to recessions.  Is now the right time...

Scott Diener:  September Franchise Consultant

Scott Diener: September Franchise Consultant

Our September pick for Franchise Consultant of the Month, Scott Diener, is a 30+ year veteran in franchising and franchise ownership. From building multiple brands from scratch beginning in 1989, when he helped launch the Unocal76 gas station brand into franchising,...

What are the Advantages of Franchising?

What are the Advantages of Franchising?

Franchising provides benefits to both the Franchise Owner and the Franchisor. If you have a robust business model and are considering expanding, you may be interested in learning about the advantages of franchising your business.  Believe it or not, the current...

Lisa Welko: Top Franchise Consultant in August

Lisa Welko: Top Franchise Consultant in August

Lisa’s Start in Franchising  After attending fitness classes at a mom-and-pop gym in her neighborhood, Lisa’s entrepreneurial itch started to kick in. At the time she was working as a full-time dental hygienist, but after attending the fitness classes, she couldn’t...

How to Franchise a Business

How to Franchise a Business

If you have a proven, profitable business model that you believe would be replicable and sustainable in other markets, then you may be a good candidate for franchising. The world of franchising is a different beast than that of owning and operating a business. How to...