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On our Business Franchise Blog, we share a wealth of content from knowledgeable writers around the world. Here you'll find both news and advice covering everything in franchising and business. Whether you're just getting started, expanding your business, or just want to stay up to date, the Business Franchise Blog has got you covered. Find more specific content by also visiting our Expert Advice and Latest News pages.

5 Amazing Tips to Help You Achieve the Perfect Online Business

May 4, 2021
We are living in an era where digital marketplaces are proving to be more powerful than ever. The concept of online marketing and shopping has become common after the global pandemic, Coronavirus, which has forced millions of people to start work from home. If you sell your products on websites like Amazon, you are exposed to limited choices regarding seller policies. It can restrict you from...

5 Benefits of Enrolling in an MBA Course

April 27, 2021
Photo Credit: Nick Morrison (Unsplash) There are a whole range of career paths a person can pursue these days. However, the increasing number of highly-educated people also means that competition for jobs is high. Knowing which academic degree will give you the right foundation for the future can be a challenge. Business is one of the most diverse and dynamic career fields, and if this is...

Transaction Rejected? 7 Most Common Reasons

April 20, 2021
When a transaction is denied, a business can suffer significant losses. According to a recent survey, when a card was rejected, only a quarter of the customers came back and tried again using a different payment method. About 40% directly gave up. However, there are also other negative consequences other than costing businesses money. Having a relatively high decline ratio can lead to fines put...

5 Ways You Can Finance a Business

April 6, 2021
Every year nearly thousands of businesses start from scratch. However, by the end of the year, not all of these businesses remain functional. One of the biggest challenges when you are starting a business, is to finance it properly so that you have enough money to see it go from the ground up to the ladder of success. In this article, I am going to highlight four ways you can easily finance your...

Tips for Making Sure Your Marketing Emails Reach iCloud Users

March 20, 2021
Users of Apple products are able to make use of iCloud Mail as a dedicated email service. On this single platform, they can also manage their files, videos, photos, and music, and create system backups. iCloud is considered one of the safest email service providers out there, but robust security measures mean users don’t often receive spam emails – or even authentic marketing emails. If you’re...

How to Start Your Own Business?

March 16, 2021
Jobs are not fulfilling in any way. They don’t pay enough, and there is no peace of mind. Very few people like the job they are doing; most others are only working to make ends meet. Every millennial is about quality of life, and jobs have failed to offer that. That’s why they are more focused on starting a business of their own. Here are a few tips for someone who is thinking about starting a...

5 Benefits of Earning Your MBA Degree

March 9, 2021
Today’s business world is highly competitive, and it’s vital to gain as many advantages as you can. Whether you are just starting out in your career or looking for ways to advance in your existing role, upgrading your education to include an MBA has many benefits. Those currently working outside of the business arena may wonder, ‘What is an MBA degree, and how can it help get me further in my...

What Type of Financing Model Is Best for Your Franchise?

March 9, 2021
Franchise owners know that a successful business requires ongoing financing solutions. Having access to credit keeps a business on track from one quarter to the next. What some franchise owners may not understand is that different forms of funding are available. Some are better than others under certain circumstances.   Do you own a franchise? If so, do you know what type of financing model is...

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF THE FRANCHISE SYSTEM? DEALERS CAUTIOUS BUT OPTIMISTIC?

March 2, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has been a matter of concern for the entire business industry. The extended lockdown measures and social distancing procedures disrupted the normal routines of the business. Among many other critical issues, the stats reveal more uncertainties and bumps in the franchise system. Ranging from online selling trends to car sharing, there are so many challenges that the...

How To Send Money To Family and Friends Fast

February 27, 2021
The moment sometimes comes where money has to get to someone you love or care about - and it has to get there fast. When that happens, very little else matters except making sure that the person on your mind gets their money as quickly as possible. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to do this. Here's an overview of how to get your money somewhere, fast.   Bank Apps   Many banks have developed...

Efficient Foreign Exchange Management in 2021: Companies to Trust

February 1, 2021
The foreign exchange (FX) market of 2020 has gone through some severe shifts and still a lot of uncertainty remains. Every business franchise that has to use international money transfers is now at a higher risk due to its FX exposure. Learning how to manage your currency exchange better with the help of Australian money transfer companies can be essential for your success. One needs to...

4 Innovative Ways to Bring True Equality to the Workforce

January 20, 2021
For most of history, the workforce has been male-dominated. This stems from old ways of thinking that women and men are not equal beings. In recent decades there has been a huge push to bring equality to the workforce, where both men and women get equal pay for equal work and have the same opportunities to advance.   The main problem that women are having is they are still being undervalued,...

ACCESSIBILITY IN THE WORKPLACE – HOW TO MAKE YOUR OFFICE MORE INCLUSIVE

January 8, 2021
In Australia, about 20% of people report some kind of disability. It might be a minor one or might be something major. Regardless of the case, you can’t expect to only hire people with no disability whatsoever. Not to mention that rejecting them because of their disability may also lead to them filing a lawsuit. They may be completely able to finish a task that you assigned to them. However,...

8 Steps to Onboarding Remote Employees

January 6, 2021
According to Gallup’s most recent survey, most employees (58 percent) are currently working remotely, either on a full-time or part-time basis. This new reality creates both opportunities and challenges for human resources departments, which must now master the ins-and-outs of onboarding remote employees. As if onboarding wasn’t challenging enough before COVID-19! In response to these challenges...

7 Tips for Starting Your Business in College

December 19, 2020
Launching a business of your own may be a dream of many students. Nevertheless, not all of them can fulfil this dream. Do you also want to become an entrepreneur, but don't know how to go about it? Keep reading to learn seven crucial tips for starting your business while in college.   Dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur? Many students fancy establishing a business while still in college. The...

10 Low-Cost Startup Ideas That Students Can Use

December 19, 2020
Students often feel they need tons of money to start a business. It isn’t true. Many of us end up wasting our good enough entrepreneurial sense because of this farce. Now you can take all your business ideas ahead. Let’s talk ab0out some low-cost startups you can consider working on! Blogging Are you fond of the camera? If yes, then blogging is the right job for you. All you need are video...

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