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PROMOTIONS FOR SUMMER

July 19, 2016

Summertime is a great time frame to gear up ways to promote your travel agency business both online and offline. Here are some additional tips for travel agency franchise owners to promote their Cruise Planners franchise offline. Collateral Materials: Print your URL and email address on all of your collateral materials, including letterhead, stationary, and envelopes, business…Read More »

FRANCHISES THEN AND NOW

June 15, 2016

  The concept of Franchising is over 150 years old. The legal terms of franchising is defined by two definitions…one, a company provides the rights to sell products or services in a specific territory. Secondly, franchise refers to a two-party contract offered by a chain, and gives rights to operate as an outlet in a…Read More »

Should Business Owners Do Their Own Taxes?

April 3, 2016

People in business are pretty savvy with numbers, but do they know enough to do their business taxes?  They  know all about contracts, investments, and deductions.  Yet, are they are smart about the Law regarding taxes in business?  Knowledgeable enough to know the laws, keep updated on new ones and how your personal life may…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS AND THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU RATINGS

February 18, 2016

The Better Business Bureau looks at several things to determine your score as a business, and Cruise Planners scored a big A+. Several questions are asked in the review, giving you the opportunity to share your experience with the company you want to review. Within a year, the BBB will ask for Customer Experiences. They…Read More »

TIPS FOR A MORE PRODUCTIVE 2016

January 9, 2016

The New Year brings with it five tips you should consider for a more productive 2016: Strategic Emails – Don’t just forward emails to simplify your correspondence.  Summarize key ideas and brainstorm  to cut down on emails.  Look for responses only.  Estimate if it is more efficient to stop by a desk or office and…Read More »

Top travel franchise business for veterans

November 10, 2015

We are celebrating Veteran’s Day this month. You may wonder what FRANCHISE DISCOUNTS or FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITIES veterans and today’s military are presented as a token of our appreciation for their service. There are many discounts, services and deals just waiting for veterans, as well as the enlisted men now, for all their hard work in keeping America safe. http://www.military.com  has the following list for discounts…Read More »

Top 500 FRANCHISES FOR 2015

October 13, 2015

Franchises that are proving to be the most profitable for 2015 so far, offer a lot more than just low-cost start-ups. Entrepreneur magazine does a top ranking every year of franchises that are highly successful, present new trends and show growth potential. Here is a comparison chart that outlines some of the most profitable franchises…Read More »

WHEN YOUR BROWSING “FRANCHISES FOR SALE”

September 11, 2015

    As you browse the internet looking at small business websites, or even as you are reading your monthly business magazines, you will inevitably come across ads that read, “Franchise for Sale“. Now considering an investment in a franchise business requires pre-planning and lots of homework. Your first step before even creating a business…Read More »

MY CRUISE PLANNERS MARKETING CALENDAR

August 9, 2015

  ~ September 2015 ~     Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat     1 Ask for Customer Referrals   2   3 Build email list – do a quick search, how to build an email list”. 4 5 6 7 Sponsor local events – charity events, 5k run, etc., 8 9  …Read More »

SUMMER IDEAS FOR CP FRANCHISE OWNERS

July 11, 2015

Cruise Planners Franchise owners may think that their marketing is only on the sea, but on-land marketing is a great c’mon on for potential customers, cruisers and networking.   You can organize a community service day where your business, employees and current customers host a day where you have a stream cleanup, a blood drive,…Read More »