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Franchising is a big endeavor that no one should take on alone. We are here to help you make this powerful transition from start to finish. The blog is a great place to start the journey.

Tom DuFore, Jr. – How to Survive in an Ultra Competitive Industry for 48 Years

July 7, 2020

Please find the transcription below from the podcast. Please note that the podcast transcription may contain unintentional or transcribed errors and omissions. If you read something that is wrong, please let us know. Tom DuFore – Big Sky Franchise Team (00:03): You’ve worked hard to build your business. And now it’s time to grow. Welcome…

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Site Selection and Real Estate Deals During the Coronavirus

June 30, 2020

Have you been wondering what deals are out there in real estate today? Please join Hank Janik, VP of Real Estate with Teriyaki Madness, as he provides some insight with the current commercial real estate environment. This is a continuation of our series on Navigating the Coronavirus Economy. Previous replays are available HERE.

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What’s Happening with Franchise Lead Gen?

June 19, 2020

Have you been wondering what’s happening with franchise lead generation? We have too. Please join Tom DuFore, CEO of Big Sky Franchise Team, as he reviews some interesting data and facts from Franchise Insights and other data sources. This is a continuation of our series on Navigating the Coronavirus Economy. Previous replays are available HERE.…

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New PPP Rules and What it Means for Your Business

June 12, 2020

The PPP rules have changed. Do you know what this means for you and your business? Please join us for our interview with Robert Steinhardt, CPA and Partner with Carr, Riggs & Ingram which is the 20th largest accounting company in the top 100 U.S. Accounting firms. This is a continuation of our series on…

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Is it Time to Sell Your Business (or your Franchisees’)

June 5, 2020

Every Franchisor has franchisees who need or want to move on. Helping them transfer their business to a newly energized buyer supports the franchisee and turns a potential non-renewal and termination into a successful transfer. Franchisors know that new blood in their franchise system is healthy. The best franchises, even the newest brands, want to…

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How to Reopen Your Business During the Coronavirus

June 2, 2020
reopening your franchise business

How do you reopen your business during the Coronavirus economy? We intend to answer that question by providing you with resources and solutions to find some great solutions. U.S. Chamber of Commerce: READY TO REOPEN download International Franchise Association: FRANCHISE REOPENING BLUEPRINT download U.S. Chamber of Commerce Reopening Web Link: CLICK HERE. This is a…

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Why you should DOUBLE your Franchise Marketing Budget

May 25, 2020
Why You Should Double Your Franchise Marketing Budget

Why should you double your franchise marketing today? Find out why in this short, but exciting presentation. Tom DuFore, CEO of Big Sky Franchise Team will be leading this session to showcase some intriguing and telling data about franchise marketing and what is happening with current data trends. This is a continuation of our series…

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How to Market Your Business When Times Are Weird?

May 18, 2020
How to market your business when times are weird

How to Market Your Business When Times Are Weird? AKA, marketing in this Coronavirus Economy! We are pleased to be hearing from a marketing and branding expert, Matt Banker, with Banker Creative. Banker Creative is offering a FREE MARKETING FUNNEL download. This is a continuation of our series on Navigating the Coronavirus Economy.

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What Happens AFTER You Get PPP Funding?

May 8, 2020
What Happens After I Get my PPP Funding Webinar

What happens after you get PPP (Payroll Protection Program) funding? How are you supposed to manage the funds? Which expenses qualify and which do not? Where to go from here? We will be hearing from a financial planning expert, Jamie Trull with Balance CFO. You can DOWNLOAD Jamie’s free PPP worksheet by CLICKING HERE. Jamie’s…

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Do I Need Pandemic Insurance?

May 3, 2020
Pandemic franchise insurance do i need it

In this event, Heath Groves with Program Insurance Group gives us an overview of Pandemic Insurance and what types of insurance we might need in the new Coronavirus Economy. Heath’s firm is a national insurance provider specializing in franchise and small business insurance. This is a continuation of our series on Navigating the Coronavirus Economy.…

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