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Steps to Kick Start a Grassroots Marketing Strategy

Building buzz and brand awareness is not a simple task, especially when it comes to developing a winning marketing strategy. For many business owners, a grassroots marketing campaign is a low-cost, highly impactful strategy targeted to the community. Grassroots marketing is a cost-effective, highly-impactful tactic that targets a specific niche or audience to drum up … Continued

NIFA Q4 | Navigating the Headwinds: How Are Deals Going to Get Done in 2023?

Between rising interest rates, construction delays and supply chain obstacles, 2022 proved to be a difficult year for franchisees, suppliers and franchisors alike. For the final Northern Illinois Franchise Association (NIFA) gathering of the year, an esteemed panel of experts took a deep dive into overcoming global economic and operations constraints that are putting substantial … Continued

What the All Points PR Team is Thankful for in 2022

Gratitude is a common theme in November. Between Thanksgiving and the approaching holiday season, many people are expressing what they’re thankful for – The All Points team included. From personal to professional, we have a lot to give thanks for! Hear from a few of the Point People below:   “I am thankful for my … Continued

COO’s Corner: Refresh Your Workspace with Spring Cleaning

After a year of pandemic living under our belts, we’re probably all pros at scrubbing, disinfecting and using a little elbow grease. As our office transitions towards a hybrid model, a quick office spring cleaning is a fresh jump into sunnier days. It’s time to clean and organize your desk space, both at the office … Continued

APPR Seminar: Virtual Conferences and Webinars

The All Points PR team held our monthly seminar, hosted by Senior Director Bailey Hewitt with presentations from six other team members, on attending conferences and webinars. Typically this time of year, our team is just getting back from the IFA Convention after a week of learning and networking opportunities. This year looked a bit … Continued

Director’s Digest: Spreading the Word on Signed Agreements

At All Points, we recognize signed agreements as milestone moments in our clients’ growth journey. A signed agreement is when a new or existing franchisee signs a development deal for a specific territory, and this is the first step towards ownership and the final step in a long line of work for the franchisor’s development … Continued

NIFA Q1 Recap: Franchise Growth Reimagined

On Thursday, March 4, the Northern Illinois Franchise Association (NIFA) hosted its Q1 virtual event, “Franchise Growth Reimagined.” It was an informative event, centered on a variety of topics including refranchising, finding capital, reimaging and real estate opportunities. We’d like to thank all those who could attend for their thoughtful participation. The event kicked off … Continued

APPR Seminar: The Guide to UTM Codes

The All Points PR team held our monthly seminar, hosted by digital marketing lead Katie Rada, on integrating UTM codes into our social and content tactics. Katie is one of our expert sources of all things analytics and will be leading the charge with transitioning clients over to this tactic. Hear more from Katie about … Continued

President’s Point: How to Get the Most Out of Virtual Conferences

With conferences shifting to a virtual format, there are new ways to branch out and connect with industry leaders from across the country. Of course, attending a conference from your couch is much different than a large conference hall surrounded by your peers. But that doesn’t mean they’re any less valuable. Here are 5 ways … Continued