Franchise Salespeople Are More Important Than You Think

Hiring the right franchise sales team is vital to a brand’s growth. by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise Franchise sales is tough. You are trying to convince someone to arguably make the biggest decision of their lives. They are not buying…
How Much Should It Cost to Sell Your Franchise Opportunity?

The cost that brand’s spend per deal is skyrocketing. No Limit Agency CEO Nick Powills explains why. by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise (RestaurantNews.com)  The short answer to the question of how much it should cost to sell your franchise opportunity…
1851 Franchise Reveals Evaluation Scores for 200 Franchisor Websites

Conclusions, Data Points on How the Experts Evaluated the Sites by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise For 1851’s second Franchise Development Website Awards, 12 franchise industry experts representing the best in technology and consulting evaluated 200 franchisor websites. The full ranking…
In B-To-B Websites, There Are No Is No Overall Best Practice

There is no unicorn in Website design; best practices will vary by the brand by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise When evaluating 200 franchisor development sites, one major takeaway stood out – there is no standard blueprint for building a successful…
Franchise Development Websites: Best of the Best Ranked

Team of 12 Franchise Experts Evaluates 200 Websites, Announces Silver Winners 48 – 28 by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise More than 200 franchise brand websites were reviewed by industry judges, and 75 were recognized as best-in-class. Each of these categories…
Restaurant Brands: Best of the Best International Franchise Expo

These brands are being featured at the June 15-17 expo at the Javitz Center in New York by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise (RestaurantNews.com)  Many franchisors will be featured at the International Franchise Expo, June 15-17, at the Javitz Center in…
1851 Franchise and BoeFly Release March Franchise Finance Index

Tool sheds light on the franchise industry’s financial data, making it easier for candidates to understand what brands look for in the awarding process Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  As franchising continues to grow, one of the biggest challenges prospective franchise owners…
1851 Franchise and BoeFly Release February Franchise Finance Index

Tool sheds light on the franchise industry’s financial data, making it easier for candidates to understand what brands look for in the awarding process Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  As franchising continues to grow, those interested in becoming a franchise owner may…
1851 Highlights Checkers Franchisee Success

Russell Harms was awarded the “Market Leadership Award” by the brand. (RestaurantNews.com)  Russell Harms, a 23-year veteran with Checkers, won the “Market Leadership Award” at the Checkers and Rally’s National Conference 2015. “We’re excited; it’s one of the reasons we’re…
1851 Celebrates Media Coverage for MOOYAH

Franchisee Nick DeVore covered his employees pay while the restaurant was shutdown following an auto accident. (RestaurantNews.com) MOOYAH Burgers, Fries and Shakes franchisee Nick DeVore dealt with a crisis situation when a drunk driver hit his restaurant just seven days…
1851’s Young Franchisees to Know: Alexandra Myers

Myers’ experience in the Navy prepared her to franchise with Smoothie King. (RestaurantNews.com)  Alexandra Myers, a former Navy officer, found her passion for entrepreneurism following five years of military service. While in the military, she found that there weren’t many…