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The Difference Between a Franchise Consultant and a Franchise Broker

Many times, when people want to get into a business, they will choose to invest in a franchise, as these are well established names and brands that people know and trust. With so many different types of franchises, in many different industries, it can be hard to decide just what to choose.  Before you decide […]

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10 Things to Consider Before Franchising Your Business

Things that you need to think about before franchising your business Every year, people start small  businesses or with some sound investments, they start companies on a big scale. They work hard to get their business set up. After time, the business will either be  a success or a failure. If the business has been successful, […]

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How Quotas Affect Sales Territories

In a perfect world, planning sales territories and setting quotas should be a simple endeavour, but in this ever changing world this can be quite complicated. As a company grows and geographical areas develop, quotas and sales goals also have to develop. The onslaught of changing information can be difficult to keep on top of […]

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GeoMetrx Data Helps Renters Warehouse Create Better Performing Territories

Interview with Shawn Helin, Franchise Business Development, with Renters Warehouse Renters Warehouse is a residential property management company that works with both homeowners and investors with rental properties. Renters Warehouse markets a property using their proprietary software system. Tenants apply to move into the property. The system qualifies them before ultimately executing the lease agreement […]

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sweetFrog Easily Manages Multiple Territories Using Franchise Mapping Software

Interview with sweetFrog, a premium frozen yogurt franchise headquartered in Virginia, on how Franchise Mapping Software helps them manage multiple territories.  Shemar Purcell is the Franchise Development Associate & Marketing Coordinator at sweetFrog, and a GeoMetrx customer for several years. Before joining sweetFrog, Shemar worked at Outdoor Living Brands, where GeoMetrx was already utilized to […]

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Types of Franchise Territory Agreements

As a business owner, especially one with a successful business plan and execution, the possibility of franchising will always present itself. Deciding to go into a franchise agreement does not work out the same for everyone. Franchise agreements grant a franchisee the right, for a fee, to operate a single franchised business, pursuant to the […]

What are the Most Common Mistakes Franchisors Make in Defining Territories?

Territorial issues are one of the main areas in which disputes arise, and in an exclusive territory franchise agreement there are often good grounds for franchisees to jump up and down. (1) Inefficient Methods of Defining Territories One dimensional territory methods, such as a radius of a number of miles, driving time, or a territory […]

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Tips for Successfully Franchising Your Business

Franchising is a great way to grow a business. There are generally 3 reasons why a business would franchise. Time, People and Money Capital. A business can expand using other people’s money without equity or debt. The franchisee is responsible for the entire start up investment. They sign the lease, hire staff, and working capital […]

Map Collections (Map, Atlas and Globe Museums)

Maps help us to understand and manage our world. Reaching all the way back to cavemen and the Stone Age, drawings can be found depicting hunting grounds, water sources and other crucial life sustaining information. Prehistoric man marked their ‘roads’ with symbols to guide hunting parties towards their prey. Early sea-faring explorers used the stars […]

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Washington D.C. Original Boundary and Boundary Stones

Washington, D.C. is one of the most unique jurisdictions in our country. The District of Columbia, our nation’s capital, has a population of nearly 660 thousand and encompasses 68.3 square miles. It is situated on the northeast bank of the Potomac River and borders the states of Maryland and Virginia, both of which originally donated […]