Category Archive: Business Education

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    Entrepreneur’s 2014 Franchise 500 Ranks Kiddie Academy!

    The annual ranking of America’s top franchise opportunities in Entrepreneur 2014 Franchise 500® listed Kiddie Academy Child Care Learning Centers as #290. When you open a Kiddie Academy® and become a franchisee, you’re giving families the peace of mind that comes with a safe, nurturing environment, where their children will have fun and learn! Kiddie […]

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    Franchisee publishes her story

    Mona Bhatia, Kiddie Academy of Wexford (PA) franchisee, wrote her story for the Winter 2013-14 issue of The Franchise Handbook. She details how she and her husband Determined to open their own childcare center Research various franchise concepts Decided to move forward with Kiddie Academy Enjoy the rewards of owning their own business Read more about […]

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    Infographic: Keeping Kids Safe in the Digital World

    Kiddie Academy’s marketing team has a comprehensive program designed to increase awareness for the brand and support our franchisees.  Here’s an infographic that’s part of a campaign we just launched to coordinate with the holiday gift-giving season.  It’s designed for social media sharing via Facebook, Twitter, blogs and the like. If you’d like more information […]

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    Kiddie Academy names new VP of Education

    Kiddie Academy recently named Richard Peterson as Vice President of Education.  In this role, Peterson will lead the education team in the development and updating of Kiddie Academy’s propriety Life Essentials® curriculum.  His focus will be on maintaining educational quality and standards throughout the four pillars of Life Essentials, which include Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum, Health […]

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    Top 10 Leadership Tips: Would You Work for You?

    Entrepreneurs and franchise owners wear many hats when running a business.  While you can hire an accountant or an interior designer to do some tasks, there’s only one person who’s truly at the helm — that’s you. How do you become a leader who inspires hard work, commands respect, and strikes that perfect balance between […]

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    Leadership Tips
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    How To Avoid 3 Big Mistakes Often Made by New Franchise Owners

    As a franchise business owner, you’ve tapped into the brand equity, business system and operational support of a proven brand.  You’ve got a big head start on the competition.  But that sometimes leads to making some easy-to-avoid mistakes.  Here are the top three, and how you can avoid them on your way to business glory. […]

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    The Unsexy Side of SEO

    Increasing your franchise’s presence It’s a brand new year! What better way to start it off than by refreshing your local webpage Search Engine Optimization? Exciting? No. Important? Yes! If you’re lucky enough to have a franchisor that provides its franchisees with individual webpages (Ahem, Kiddie Academy) then read on. We’ll dig into three ways […]

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    The Inside Scoop on Kiddie Academy Franchising

    Sue Hilger serves as the Vice President of Franchise Development at Kiddie Academy.  Sue and her team work with people interested in starting their own child care business, educating them about what it takes to open a franchise.  They can also provide start-up support, from finding and designing a location to opening the doors and […]

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    Report on the IFA Annual Convention 2013

    A Meeting of the Minds to Start the Year Off Right For the past 53 years, the annual convention of the International Franchise Association has drawn the industry’s best and brightest from around the world to strategize, plan, re-imagine what franchise businesses can achieve for our communities, for owners and employees, and for the economy […]

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    Grand Opening Tips for Franchisees

    Ready to jump-start your franchise business? First things first: open with a bang. A successful grand opening generates what business owners love most: word-of-mouth and loyal customers. Here are a few expert tips for planning your Grand Opening: 1. Fit It Into Your Budget Work the grand opening into your initial budget so you cover […]

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    Grand Opening Tips