Review: Small Business Development Centers Conference

During today’s FranNet blog edition, we present a brief review of this 38th annual America’s Small Business Development Centers Conference, of which we were a sponsor. In partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the SBDC hosted more than 1,000 attendees at the Washington Marriott Marquis on Sep. 4-7, 2018.  So, what is the [...]

2018-09-25T00:00:00+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On March 21st We Are Celebrating the Nation’s #1 Small Business Assistance Network, SBDCs

FranNet is proud to announce that we have pledged our support in promoting America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) and SBDC Day on March 21, 2018 as an SBDC Day Ambassador. Businesses have always celebrated ribbon cuttings, grand openings and company anniversaries, and for a second year they’ll be able to celebrate the people who [...]

12 Ways To Maximize Efficiency As An Entrepreneur

Being your own boss comes with a lot of responsibility — and a pretty good size to-do list. So how do we make the most out of the hours we have to get everything accomplished?   Learn to say no. We all fall into the trap of stretching ourselves too thin at times. We do [...]

How To Deal With Entrepreneurial Stress

The lifestyle of an entrepreneur certainly isn’t an easy one. There is a lot to get accomplished all of the time, you don’t always feel like you know all of the answers, and often times you catch yourself feeling pretty overwhelmed. However, you aren’t alone — and there are things you can do to help [...]

Entrepreneurship and Franchising In 2016 — The Facts

Entrepreneurship has become one of the most sought after career choices around the world. Being your own boss could not only have great lucrative benefits, but could also give you more time to do the things you love and enjoy.   Out of approximately 7 billion people worldwide, 400 million are entrepreneurs. This means, 1 in 18 [...]

15 Signs That You Should Ditch Your 9-To-5

Most of us, if given the opportunity, would choose to work for ourselves rather than for someone else. The true entrepreneurial mindset is working 80 hours a week for yourself, so that you don’t have to work 40 hours for someone else. Are you tired of the same boring job, with no room to make the [...]

5 Reasons Your Social Media Efforts Are Failing

So the digital age is here, and our target audiences are all over social media. In fact, out of our total population of 7.395 billion people globally, 2.307 billion are active social media users, with a 10% increase over 2015. Pretty interesting, right?   Generally speaking, if you aren’t having much success with your social media [...]

2016-11-02T00:00:00+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

3 Ways To Generate High-Quality Leads Through Social Media

Obtaining high-quality leads is the key to keeping any business alive. However, it can be extremely difficult to know the right ways to engage those high-quality leads, and turn them into a brand loyal client.    It’s the digital age, and your clientele are all over social media. So how do we convert our target audience into [...]

15 Ways To Increase Website Traffic

Online marketing is a fun game of trial and error, experimentation and figuring out new ways to delight and engage our clientele. However, internet marketing doesn’t have to be a guessing game, and there are numerous methods that have proven to be successful in the digital realm.    Let’s take a look at 15 ways YOU can increase website traffic [...]

8 Secrets To A Happier, More Successful Lifestyle

Everyone has a different interpretation of success. To some it may be money, to others it could be the fulfillment of living out a career they're passionate about — but what are the secrets behind what makes someone “successful”? Let’s take a look.   IQ doesn’t matter. Contrary to popular belief, research has shown that IQ’s aren’t [...]