Jason Daley

Jason Daley lives and writes in Madison, Wisconsin. His work regularly appears in Popular Science, Outside and other magazines.

Reviving an Old Brand = Nostalgia Driven Profit
Brands

Reviving an Old Brand = Nostalgia Driven Profit

Bringing back a well-known brand can save millions in upfront marketing, while the name recognition captures attention in a crowded marketplace.
Making the Jump From Franchisee to Franchisor
Franchisors

Making the Jump From Franchisee to Franchisor

Several owners who made the shift discuss their decision-making process, what they learned and how they do things differently.
Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees
Franchisors

Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees

Mandy Calara created an online crowdfunding platform that lets the friends, family and community of potential franchisees become investors.
Meet the Real Estate Franchise Backed by Warren Buffett
Real estate

Meet the Real Estate Franchise Backed by Warren Buffett

One of the first enterprises Buffett is allowing to use the Berkshire Hathaway brand name is a real-estate brokerage.
Why It Pays Big to Be an Early Adopter in Franchising
Early Adopters

Why It Pays Big to Be an Early Adopter in Franchising

Getting in on the ground floor can lead to big things in a world where a relatively modest investment can turn into a profitable business.
How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World
Franchise

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.
From Independent Business Owner to Franchisee
Franchisees

From Independent Business Owner to Franchisee

Don Robinson has been an independent restaurant owner -- twice -- but has come to the realization that being a franchisee plays to his strengths.
Introducing Entrepreneur's Top Brands of 2014: Learn Their Secrets
Branding 2014

Introducing Entrepreneur's Top Brands of 2014: Learn Their Secrets

We present the companies that have generated the most trust among entrepreneurs as well as the lessons you can take from them.
The Top Brands in Food Service, Hotels, Retail and More
Branding 2014

The Top Brands in Food Service, Hotels, Retail and More

These brands took the No. 1 spot in various categories. Here's why.
The 120 Most Trusted Brands
Branding 2014

The 120 Most Trusted Brands

We surveyed more than 5,000 Entrepreneur readers to learn the companies that elicit their greatest loyalty and trust. Here are the results.
Franchisees: How to Make It in a Big City
Franchises

Franchisees: How to Make It in a Big City

Urban locations present unique challenges: higher taxes, complicated real estate, lifestyle differences. But it's true what they say about big-city success: If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.
Why Health-Care Franchising Is Entering a Boom Time
Franchise

Why Health-Care Franchising Is Entering a Boom Time

Enterprising businesspeople are finding that the franchise model can dispense routine medical services as efficiently as it delivers fried chicken or oil changes.
Meet the Franchise Bringing Adult Products Out of the Shadows
Growth Strategies

Meet the Franchise Bringing Adult Products Out of the Shadows

Adam & Eve creates an atmosphere that is welcoming to both women and couples, with a focus on sexual health.
Extreme Makeover, Franchise Style
Franchises

Extreme Makeover, Franchise Style

A Bruster's store gets a prizewinning makeover.
This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer
Franchises

This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer

A newcomer to the Franchise 500, IceBorn boasts a proprietary system that can be controlled and monitored by franchisees remotely via a smartphone.