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A MEMORIAL DAY SALUTE TO OUR SOLDIERS

May 20, 2014

Memorial Day is quickly approaching and is an appropriate time to remember those who have died in the line of duty, our retired veterans, as well as those who are currently serving our country. We remember all of them this Memorial Day just as we remembered the firefighters and police officers who died in 9/11…Read More »

SUSTAINING THE GROWTH OF YOUR FRANCHISE BUSINESS

May 4, 2014

Freshen up your site by adding something new. You create new opportunities for sales and growth when you continue to add “new” and refreshing ideas or products to your website presence. By adding a new product you not only attract new business, but your current clients are going to want the new product as well….Read More »

CHEAT SHEET OF TERMS FOR FRANCHISE SHOPPERS

April 21, 2014

Franchisee: An individual who purchases the right to operate a business under the franchisor’s name and system. Franchisor: The parent company that allows individuals to start and run a business using its trademarks, products and processes, for a fee. Franchise fee: The initial fee paid to a franchisor to become a franchisee, outlined in Item…Read More »

Benefits of Owning an Award-Winning Cruise Planners Travel Franchise

April 7, 2014

Cruise Planners–American Express Travel is the highest-ever ranking franchise on Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500 List; Here’s why CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – April 7, 2014 – Cruise Planners-American Express Travel, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the travel industry, continues to edge out its competition and this year has launched its way into…Read More »

Cruise Planners Answers “Is Franchising The Right Choice?”

March 31, 2014

The Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2014 cites business services, such as travel agencies, as a driving force behind job creation. A Cruise Planners franchise offers travel entrepreneurs an opportunity for success CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – March 31, 2014 – Cruise Planners , an American Express Travel Representative, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise…Read More »

FRANCHISE MARKETING VS. SELLING

March 10, 2014

In the Harvard Business Review, Marketing Guru, Theodore Levitt, describes the art of marketing your business in profound terms. He proposes that “selling focuses on the needs for the seller, marketing focuses on the needs of the buyer”. In other words, sellers are more concerned with selling their products that will produce cash…where marketing is…Read More »

Tax Benefits of Being Self-Employed

February 24, 2014

Cruise Planners-American Express Travel provides the top tips for owing your own business or work-from-home franchise CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – February 24, 2014 – As one of the top franchises to own, Cruise Planners – American Express Travel, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the travel industry, is providing entrepreneurs with a…Read More »

FUN, WORK AND BUSINESS CAN CO-EXIST

February 24, 2014

With gasoline prices still soaring, you may be looking for different, less-expensive ways to vacation with your family this summer. In today’s market, taking a cruise is not as expensive as you may have originally thought. By the time you pay for gas, hotels, food, entertainment, and fight traffic – for a family, you may…Read More »

NO AGE GAP AT CRUISE PLANNERS

February 10, 2014

The job market is still volatile for many; competing boomers, government workers, corporate employees, and blue-collar workers are taking early retirement packages, or they are being forced out of their job or benefits of many years. It is a reality that many professionals have little control over the markets need for downsizing. Companies are cutting…Read More »

Cruise Planners University ‘Know How’

January 28, 2014

So you own an American Express Cruise Planners Franchise now and you explore aspects of being an Owner/Agent. Things you need to know: 1. People want an all-inclusive vacation planned out for them. 2. They want to know all about the food and entertainment ahead of time, before they purchase the package. They expect you…Read More »