A few words from BizCom’s summer intern…

This summer, I was fortunate enough to land an internship that would help shape my future in ways I could never imagine. It was a summer of learning, growing, and ultimately knowing that I’m finally doing exactly what I was made to do. [Read more…]

BizCom Associates welcomes two new clients to the family

BizCom Associates is very excited to welcome two new clients — CelSana and Solera Holdings — to our growing roster of nationally recognized brands. [Read more…]

IFA 2016: Why The World’s Largest Advocacy Group For Franchising Says It Needs PR More Than Anything

It was a record crowd at the IFA 2016 Convention in San Antonio. Attendance was up. Membership continues to climb. Success stories abound. And what does the association need more than ever? PR!

For the world’s largest advocacy group that promotes and supports the franchising business model, there was one all-encompassing plea: Send us your stories. [Read more…]

Want To Grow Your Business? Write A Book.

Posted by Dr. John P. Hayes

Sitting on the beach outside his Maryland vacation home in 1980, the franchisor asked me, “How do we get more franchise sales leads?”

Instinctively I said, “Write a book.”

Best advice I’ve ever given, and happily I’ve given it many times since. That’s how I wrote Start Small, Finish Big (the Subway story), You Can’t Teach A Kid To Ride A Bike At A Seminar (Sandler Sales Story), Target Success (which I ghostwrote for Don Dwyer), 12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities for 2015, and a dozen more books including several that are part of an ongoing series: FASTSIGNS Business Opportunity, Mr. Appliance Business Opportunity, Jani King Business Opportunity, and so on. [Read more…]

Want to know “How To Buy A Franchise?” We Have The Show For You!

Know someone interested in buying a franchise? The first stop should be the new “How To Buy A Franchise Show” featuring internationally recognized author, speaker, franchise consultant and BizCom partner Dr. John Hayes.

The show, now available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio, provides an honest look at what is involved in purchasing a franchise. It delivers information a prospective franchisee can use as a guide to determining if he or she would make a good franchisee, what type of franchises to consider and the type of information needed to make an educated decision on the final purchase of a franchise. [Read more…]

How to turn a quirky holiday into big buzz

By Susan Harling

Everyone knows the tent pole holidays: Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas, Halloween.  And every year countless marketing departments at countless companies grease up the PR machine to compete for attention, coverage and buzz for their products.

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Be Feisty . . . Get Noticed!

By Monica Feid

Recently, BizCom Associates helped Red Mango introduce its new Honey Badger frozen yogurt to the media. And it was no ordinary menu launch.

Welcome to the era of breaking news meets social media power.

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