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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Power - by Rachael Maloney - updated on 8/16/2018

The 2017 hurricane season brought widespread devastation. Thousands were displaced from lost power, evacuation orders, or having their homes demolished. Almost a year later, thousands in Puerto Rico are still without power. We'd like to remind you to keep you and your family safe this year by taking these simple steps to be prepared for the peak of hurricane season.

New Franchise Owners: Setting Yourself Up For Success

Franchise - by Olivia Chiu - updated on 8/10/2018

You've made the decision to look into franchise ownership to go into business for yourself, with the support of a proven brand. Congratulations! Maybe you've even decided on the franchise. So what's next?

Prepare Your Business for A Power Outage: Test these Batteries ASAP

For Professionals - by Rachael Maloney - updated on 8/9/2018

Whether you work in a huge office building or a small mom & pop shop, it's important to be prepared in the event of a power outage.

How to Quickly Cool Down Your Phone

Tech - by Rachael Maloney - updated on 8/1/2018

It's happened to us all. You are swiping through social media, playing your favorite game, or snapping selfies on a hot summer day, when suddenly you notice your phone getting increasingly warmer. Phones can overheat for many different reasons which overtime could degrade the battery, force shutdowns, or even harm the Central Processing Unit. When your phone becomes warmer than average, you should cool it down as quickly as possible.

Maximize Your Apple Watch Battery Lifespan

Tech - by Rachael Maloney - updated on 7/18/2018

Depending on usage and battery maintenance, Apple Watch Battery Lifespan can vary substantially. Here are a few simple steps you can take to maximize it.

Is Your Phone Overheating? Here's Why

Tech - by Rachael Maloney - updated on 7/17/2018

It's standard for phones to be warm to the touch, but what about when it gets hotter than average? Why is it overheating? After speaking with the engineers at our Quality Assurance Lab, it's clear that pinpointing the cause of overheating without examining the device is near impossible. However, we've identified a few of the most common culprits of an overheating phone.

Summer Car Battery Maintenance Tips

Power - by Rachael Maloney - updated on 7/3/2018

Summer heat can cause an increase in self-discharge & plate corrosion in your car or truck battery. Here are a few car battery maintenance tips to avoid heat damage to your battery.

6 Research Steps to Open a Franchise

Franchise - by John Twist - updated on 6/7/2018

So you want to open a franchise – we list the most important things to do as you explore opportunities. The steps below are best practices as you do the legwork to be sure you're making the right choice.

Women Entrepreneurs Are Breaking Barriers & Excelling As Franchisees

Franchise - by Olivia Chiu - updated on 5/9/2018

Women are changing the franchise industry. According to FranNet, female franchise ownership is on the rise and has increased by 83 percent between 2011 and 2017. Here are a few reasons women make great franchise owners.

Tips to Save on Your Commercial Lighting

For Professionals - by Rachael Maloney - updated on 5/4/2018

Looking to upgrade your business's lighting? Upgrading your business's lighting is a great way to improve aesthetics and save money. Here are a few ways you can save even more on your commercial lighting.