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Inc. Magazine Publishes Entrepreneur and CEO Nick Powills' Debut About Turning Trials to Triumph, Both Personal and Professional

Inc. Magazine Publishes Entrepreneur and CEO Nick Powills’ Debut About Turning Trials to Triumph, Both Personal and Professional

Powills Applies a Simple Formula to Challenge Readers to Unpack Their Personal Story to Accomplish Their Goals Nick Powills, the CEO and founder of No Limit Agency and 1851 Franchise, has written his debut book, “Sticks & Stones: Building Entrepreneurial Success from Life’s Struggles.” The book is published by Inc. […]

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Alex Rodriguez Offers 5 Coaching Lessons for Restaurant Leaders Who Want to Win

Alex Rodriguez Offers 5 Coaching Lessons for Restaurant Leaders Who Want to Win

In an interview with 1851, the CEO of A-Rod Corp says you can learn a lot from baseball managers and great sports coaches. by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise Former Major League Baseball slugger and current CEO of A-Rod Corp, Alex Rodriguez, was drafted at the age of 17 and began […]

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Franchise Salespeople Are More Important Than You Think

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 a widget – not even a home. They are investing […]

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How Much Should It Cost to Sell Your Franchise Opportunity

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 The short answer to the question of how much it should cost to sell your franchise opportunity is the industry standard: $10,000 – $12,000 in franchise marketing per […]

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Experienced Multi-Unit Franchise Owners are Choosing McAlister's Deli as Next Brand to Grow With

Experienced Multi-Unit Franchise Owners are Choosing McAlister’s Deli as Next Brand to Grow With

Survey of new franchisees shows a passion for the brand, a focus on community and a commitment to a positive return on investment. By Sharon Powills 1851 Franchise Franchisees of multiple brands, including –  Wendy’s, Denny’s, Long John Silver’s, Dunkin Donuts, Five Guys, Taco Bell and Wing Stop – have […]

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1851 Franchise Reveals Evaluation Scores for 200 Franchisor Websites

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 is listed below. A few interesting themes came out of […]

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In B-To-B Websites, There Are No Is No Overall Best Practice

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 site. Whether it is a one-page or multi-page […]

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Team of 12 Franchise Experts Evaluates 200 Websites, Announces 8th Place Rita's Italian Ice

Team of 12 Franchise Experts Evaluates 200 Websites, Announces 8th Place Rita’s Italian Ice

Franchise Development Websites: Best of the Best Ranked 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 were meticulously evaluated by a panel of 12 judges and given a score on a ten-point […]

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Franchise Development Websites: Best of the Best Ranked

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 were meticulously evaluated by a panel of 12 judges and […]

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75 Brands Earn Recognition in 1851 Franchise's Franchise Development Website Award Winners

75 Brands Earn Recognition in 1851 Franchise’s Franchise Development Website Award Winners

11 of the Franchise Industry’s Top Technology and Franchise Consulting Experts Evaluated 200 Sites by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise More than 200 franchise brand websites were reviewed by industry judges, and 75 were recognized as best in class, with Signal 88 finishing first, followed by Sport Clips and Painting with […]

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99 Percent of Brands Don't Have this Vital Growth Ingredient

99 Percent of Brands Don’t Have this Vital Growth Ingredient

It’s not easy to define your one inch of difference, but when it is constructed, it is much easier to buy your media and sell your brand. by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise I will give you a hint, It’s not Sriracha. However, it is brand Sriracha. It’s brand heat. It’s […]

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Restaurant Brands: Best of the Best International Franchise Expo

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 Many franchisors will be featured at the International Franchise Expo, June 15-17, at the Javitz Center in New York City. 1851’s editorial team picked the show’s Best of […]

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Truth About Franchise Development Series: Lead Generation is a Giant Funnel, Not One Tactic

Truth About Franchise Development Series: Lead Generation is a Giant Funnel, Not One Tactic

by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise Franchise development is not easy. That’s why having a defined approach and knowing that no single activity will win every time enables you to start looking at your efforts differently. Portals were a big tease – when they worked. Veteran sales people remember, and cherish, […]

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The Truth About Franchise Development Series: Your Top Franchise Sales Guy is Your Franchisee

The Truth About Franchise Development Series: Your Top Franchise Sales Guy is Your Franchisee

by Nick Powills 1851 Franchise Your franchisee is the strongest salesperson on your team. So what is your brand doing to build up those relationships? Your top franchise sales guy is your franchisee. And your franchise sales team won’t be able to do his or her job without a strong […]

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