Jason Daley

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

Why Franchising Was Key to Righting the Ship for This Boat Club
Franchise 500

Why Franchising Was Key to Righting the Ship for This Boat Club

With a motivated captain at the helm, a membership boating club has sailed up Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 rankings.
This Franchise Gives Hair Stylists a Salon of Their Own Without the High Costs
Franchise 500

This Franchise Gives Hair Stylists a Salon of Their Own Without the High Costs

Phenix offers hair stylists, manicurists and other beauty workers a suite where they can run their own show.
How These Franchises Established a Company Culture That Works
Franchise 500

How These Franchises Established a Company Culture That Works

Company culture is more than flip-flops and Ping-Pong -- it's a critical strategy for helping define and maintain a consistent brand atmosphere among disparate groups of franchisees and staff.
How This Ex-Police Officer Found a Business in Cleaning Up Crime Scenes, Hoarders' Homes
Franchise 500

How This Ex-Police Officer Found a Business in Cleaning Up Crime Scenes, Hoarders' Homes

Laura Spaulding's act of kindness in 2005 led her to a revelation about crime-scene cleanup.
The Future of Franchises: What's Next, and What's Still Needed
Franchises

The Future of Franchises: What's Next, and What's Still Needed

It's nearly 2016. Are franchises driving change, or are they simply playing catch-up?
For Cybersecurity Companies, It's Time to Shine
Cybersecurity

For Cybersecurity Companies, It's Time to Shine

A growing crop of businesses is set on helping consumers and companies navigate the maze of threats.
How This Former Engineer Found His Appetite for Business as a Restaurant Franchisee
Franchisees

How This Former Engineer Found His Appetite for Business as a Restaurant Franchisee

By taking a spot behind the counter, Danny Banwait is finding a way to get ahead.
Expert Opinions: Is a Business Degree Worth It?
Business Education

Expert Opinions: Is a Business Degree Worth It?

Two researchers weigh in on if a business degree is worth the time and expense.
Meet the Franchisor Offering Manly Pedicures
Franchisors

Meet the Franchisor Offering Manly Pedicures

A clubhouse atmosphere sets a men's grooming salon apart.
From Battlefield to Business: These Companies Are Looking to Hire Veterans
Military Veterans

From Battlefield to Business: These Companies Are Looking to Hire Veterans

Skills honed during military service transfer naturally to franchise ownership.
How This 26-Year-Old Learned the ABCs of Running an Education Franchise
Education

How This 26-Year-Old Learned the ABCs of Running an Education Franchise

On-the-job training sets a young tutor's career in motion.
This Office Product E-Tailer Combines New Technology With Old-School Customer Service
Office Supplies

This Office Product E-Tailer Combines New Technology With Old-School Customer Service

OfficeZilla is stomping on its big box store competition.
Meet the Entrepreneurs Who Set Their Sights on Bringing Quality Binoculars to the U.S.
Entrepreneurs

Meet the Entrepreneurs Who Set Their Sights on Bringing Quality Binoculars to the U.S.

A domestic maker of binoculars takes on the best European optics, one satisfied customer at a time.
Old Spices Find a New Audience Through This Franchisor
Franchisors

Old Spices Find a New Audience Through This Franchisor

A world traveler brings home flavors to savor.
Why Fresh Fruits and Veggies Means Healthy Profits for Fast Food
Fast Casual Restaurants

Why Fresh Fruits and Veggies Means Healthy Profits for Fast Food

Tastes have changed, and fast casual restaurants are catching up.