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High Touch High Tech Named “Best Of The Best” by Entrepreneur Magazine!

Written by: on May 3, 2013 @ 4:47 pm

High Touch High Tech, Inc. has been honored with a recognition by Entrepreneur Magazine in its selection of “Best Of The Best: Franchises That Are No. 1 In Their Sectors.” Check out the national press release below: Asheville, NC (PR Newswire) April 24, 2013– Announcing a special recognition appearing in the May, 2013 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine published by Entrepreneur Media. High Touch High Tech was selected for the following honors:  [...]

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Catogories: Education, Entrepreneurs, Franchise, Franchise News
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Everybody uses email. Now use it right.

Written by: on April 25, 2013 @ 8:36 pm

Email has been an indispensable service for franchises even before the invention of the web. All franchises use it and will use it for the foreseeable future. Email workflow sits at the center of the franchise office’s productivity; the more each franchise employee gets out of email, the more productive the entire franchise will be. [...]

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Catogories: Business Operations, Email, Franchise, Franchise Marketing, Technology Training, Training
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To Franchise or Not To Franchise

Written by: on April 16, 2013 @ 5:18 pm

  Should you buy a franchise, a business opportunity, or go it alone? Don’t leave this important decision to chance! Do you want to be an entrepreneur. Just how do you get started? This is the question facing almost anyone looking to get into their own business, and there are basically three answers: Buy a [...]

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Catogories: Entrepreneurs, Franchise, Franchise Investment, Franchisee, Start a Business
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IFA’s Franchise Forecast Strong Again in 2013!

Written by: on April 11, 2013 @ 7:09 pm

Here We Grow Again! Thinking of buying a franchise this year? If so, you will have company. Nearly 11,000 new franchise units are expected to open doors in 2013 in the U.S., according the International Franchise Association. Wednesday, the IFA released its first quarterly update to the highly watched economic outlook & the numbers are promising! Reports [...]

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Catogories: Economics, Education, Entrepreneurs, Franchise, Franchise News, Franchisee, US Economy
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Franchisee Technology Wish List

Written by: on March 20, 2013 @ 9:59 pm

Even the most technology resistant among us are coming to realize, through constant bombardment by its bombs of influence, that the explosion of technology has become one of the most important factors to success in business. Franchisees will benefit greatly from association with a franchisor who leverages technology to maximum effect. Here’s are several franchise-crucial web [...]

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Catogories: Business Model, Business Operations, Entrepreneurs, Facebook, Franchise, LinkedIn, Technology Training, Training, Twitter
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Franchisee Screen Sharing with

Written by: on March 1, 2013 @ 9:23 pm

A free tool has emerged that can be used for a wide range of franchise communcations, including rich interactions for marketing support and technology support. is compatible with all recent versions on Mac and Windows platforms. Up to 10 participants can join a franchise or franchisee hosted conference held on any users computer using the [...]

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Catogories: Business Operations, Start a Business, Technology Training, Training
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Simple Steps to Effective Marketing

Written by: on February 5, 2013 @ 7:03 pm

A favorite adage of my college journalism professor was this: “Assume the reader knows nothing, but don’t assume the reader is stupid.” In other words, deconstruct the complex to make it easily understood, but don’t dumb it down. In my years since school, I’ve realized the wisdom of that approach applies not just to journalism, [...]

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Catogories: Branding, Business Model, Entrepreneurs, Franchise Marketing, Franchise Pricing, Franchise Profits
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Delicious Bookmark Sharing for Franchises

Written by: on January 25, 2013 @ 8:38 pm

In 2011 Steve Chen and Chad Hurley, the creators of YouTube, purchased the already popular social bookmarking site with plans to transform it into a social bookmarking destination using the same talents that enabled them to sell their last creation to Google for 1.65 billion dollars. Social bookmarking is a simple and powerful way for franchises [...]

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Catogories: Delicious, Franchise, Franchise Marketing, Franchisee, Social Media, Technology Training
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The Five Broad Strokes of Marketing

Written by: on January 14, 2013 @ 6:02 pm

A lot of marketing theory confuses people because it’s more complicated than it has to be. While wondrous new technologies can help you in your mission of raising your profits, marketers don’t let those technologies blur that mission. Keeping it simple is a powerful competitive advantage when it comes to speed and profitability. The seller [...]

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Catogories: Branding, Franchise Marketing, Franchise Pricing, Franchise Profits
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