Jason Daley

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

The Best and Worst Online Franchise Promotions of 2012
Franchises

The Best and Worst Online Franchise Promotions of 2012

Our picks for the best, the worst and the craziest online promotions from franchise companies.
Garden Franchise Banks on Organic Food Demand
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Garden Franchise Banks on Organic Food Demand

The gro-O franchise brings home the green.
100-Year-Old Pizza Franchise Finally Cracks the Franchise 500
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100-Year-Old Pizza Franchise Finally Cracks the Franchise 500

It's been a long road to franchise success for Rosati's Pizza stores who squeak onto our ranking at number 499.
How Anytime Fitness Broke into the Franchise 500 Top 10
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How Anytime Fitness Broke into the Franchise 500 Top 10

Convenience and online strategy drive rapid growth for the 24-hour micro-gym franchise.
The Top 10 Franchises for 2013
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The Top 10 Franchises for 2013

With new strategies for growth, these powerhouses lead our ranking.
Top Franchise for 2013: Hampton Hotels
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Top Franchise for 2013: Hampton Hotels

International growth helps keep Hampton Hotels at No. 1 for a third year.
Cooperative Companies Offer an Alternative to Franchising
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Cooperative Companies Offer an Alternative to Franchising

Going it alone isn't the best route for all business owners. Cooperative corporations offer an alternative to franchising, with members working together to decide how their company should operate.
Crowdfunding Site Gives Startups and Small Businesses a Boost
Starting a Business

Crowdfunding Site Gives Startups and Small Businesses a Boost

A spin on crowdfunding, Smallknot, asks customers to support local businesses.
A Canine-Centric Franchise Uses Mobile Tech to Stand Out
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A Canine-Centric Franchise Uses Mobile Tech to Stand Out

Zoom Room offers dogs classes designed just for them that gives them a leg up on the competition.
How to Keep Your Seasonal Franchise Going Year-Round
Franchises

How to Keep Your Seasonal Franchise Going Year-Round

Don't let your business grind to a halt when your traditional selling period comes to a close.
Two Men and a Truck's Bumpy Road to Franchise Success
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Two Men and a Truck's Bumpy Road to Franchise Success

Inside the 20-year journey of the successful moving franchise.
Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again
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Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again

Brian Sanders started i9 Sports as a mellower alternative to the competitive nature of youth sports.
A Former Patient Opens a Home Healthcare Franchise
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A Former Patient Opens a Home Healthcare Franchise

After recovering from a car accident, Rick Collett decided to pursue healthcare and ended up opening a BrightStar Care home healthcare franchise.
StearClear Gives Customers a Safe Lift Home
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StearClear Gives Customers a Safe Lift Home

A designated-driver franchise that utilizes smartphone technology.
Bed Bug Chasers Franchise Keeps Focus on its Niche
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Bed Bug Chasers Franchise Keeps Focus on its Niche

Rather than expand to a full-spectrum pest-control business, Bed Bug Chasers expands within its niche.