Exploring Franchise Funding Options with Eric Schechterman of Benetrends Financial

One of the first questions prospective business owners typically have when starting to explore franchise opportunities is— what are the options for funding? On this episode of Atlanta Franchise Today, host Leslie Kuban, owner of FranNet Atlanta, reviews available franchise funding solutions and what you...

How Much Does it Really Cost to Open a Franchise?

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Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is dedicated to bringing entrepreneurs and business owners the best practices and tips for their franchise goals. In this week's segment, Leslie tackles one...

Are You Ready to Turn Your Small Business into a Franchise? – TJ Kissane, Franchise FastLane

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Success for any franchise brand is all about recruiting the right franchisees for the system. A growing trend in franchising is the utilization of professional franchisee recruitment companies. The value they bring is handling the heavy lifting for qualifying and educating potential franchisees. On...

How PrideStaff’s VP of Franchise Development Paula Pizarro is Tackling Workforce Challenges During COVID-19

Many small businesses in Atlanta and nationwide are enjoying growth as we come out of the pandemic. Businesses are investing in their growth, and customers are living their lives again and spending money. The big challenge now is finding enough workers to service all...

Why Entrepreneur Nancy Glass Left Corporate America to Open Atlanta’s first Clean Eatz Franchise

Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is dedicated to bringing entrepreneurs and business owners the best practices and tips for their franchise goals. On today's episode, Leslie...

What Makes a Franchisor Successful and Desirable to Work With?

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Welcome to the premier of the Atlanta Small Business Network's brand new original series, Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is dedicated to bringing entrepreneurs and business owners the best practices and...

Why Franchising Offers a Better Path to Business Ownership For Many Aspiring Entrepreneurs – Jon Ostenson, FranBridge Consulting

Have you ever entertained the idea of starting your own business, but were fearful of the risks involved? You're not the only one. However, franchised businesses offer aspiring entrepreneurs, a tested and proven business model with an often clearer path to success. Joining us...

Why Dwight Glover Decided to Purchase an ACE Hardware Store in the Middle of a Pandemic

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2020 was a year of change, pivot and resilience for small businesses across the globe. Many small businesses had to assess and recalibrate by developing creative ways to survive the sudden transformation and how everyday business is conducted. On this episode of The Playbook,...

Chick-fil-A franchisee Kevin Williams discusses the value in failure and other lessons from his best-selling book ‘Irrational Kindness’

Finding value in the lessons learned from failed business ventures is a skill that many entrepreneurs work on throughout their careers. On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Kevin Williams, a triple Chick-fil-A franchisee and best-selling author of Irrational Kindness: The Crazy Pursuit of...

How ‘Semi-Passive’ Franchise Ownership Allowed Adrian & Stephanie Eaddy to Open Mosquito Hunters Buckhead and Keep their Corporate Careers

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On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome the new franchise owners of Mosquito Hunters, Adrian and Stephanie Eaddy, to discuss becoming “semi-passive” owners and their decision to franchise as a couple. We’re also joined by Leslie Kuban, franchise industry expert and Owner of FranNet...

This Entrepreneur is Celebrating 20 Years in the Franchise Business—Here’s How He Became the...

Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is dedicated to bringing...
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Five Ways to Improve Omnichannel Customer Experience

The rapid march of technology means that consumers are no longer satisfied with the traditional 'in-person' shopping experience. It is now expected that services offer...
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The Golden Rule of Influencing Peers in a Small Business Setting

In May, we took a look at the leadership development from the middle of an organization, with keynote speaker and best-selling author Scott Mautz....
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5 Quick Ways to Improve the Value of Your Zoom Meetings

Zoom meetings have become a more regular occurrence since the pandemic of 2020. However, most people are not adept at making sure those meetings...