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  • If you really want to put in maximum effort, try out this idea. Photo courtesy of Inside Outside. Put a little spring in your franchise business

    Spring has officially sprung in most parts of the U.S. and Canada (although I heard that it snowed in Michigan this morning). While residents of the Midwest shovel their driveways one last time, the rest of us can appreciate the fact that our world is a lot greener than it was just a month ago. While it would be nice if we could do business outside, that isn’t always possible. However, here are some ways that you can appreciate the season while running your franchise business.

  • No need for a padlock- simple precautions will suffice. How Businesses Can Safeguard Information and Property

    With all of the recent talk of the Heartbleed bug, many franchise businesses may find themselves wondering how they can protect their data from cyber attacks or intrusions. Unfortunately, cyber attacks are just one way that sensitive data can be compromised. For maximum safety, franchise businesses need to use a combination of physical, administrative, and technical safeguards.

  • In-person communication: effective, meaningful, and won't use up your data plan Franchise Marketing Techniques: Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater

    As a young member of the millennial generation who has worked in IT for several years and who writes about social media/blogging/website best practices for a living, I think I’ve got a pretty good grip on how to use technology for franchise marketing.

    Admittedly, I often find myself telling older people (such as my parents) that “technology is the wave of the future and print is all but dead, save for a few occasions.” [Insert parental eye roll.]

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"After meeting with franchise consultant and Upside Group founder, Mario Altiery, I appreciated and valued USG’s emphasis on executing and delivering a high-quality plan in an appealing time frame. Furthermore, USG had a clear understanding of my vision for the future of the company, and will be able to assist us in bringing the AmenZone vision to the world.

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