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Revisiting Franchisor Life Cycles for 2023

By PConley | May 15, 2023

What Do We Call You? Last month we held a couple of discovery sessions with a quick service restaurant (QSR) based in California. Legally, they were a franchisor because they had a new franchise disclosure document (FDD) approved by the federal trade commission and the State of California. They also owned several of their own…

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Payroll For Small Businesses: What You Need To Know About Getting Started

By PConley | May 10, 2023

Payroll for small businesses can be an unsettling task that leads you to the crossroad of either learning how to do it yourself or outsourcing it to an expert. Payroll is the act of processing payments for employees through wages, bonuses, salaries, taxes, deductions, allowances, calculating net pay, and other processes.   These are a few…

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Benchmarks, Dashboards & KPIs (Oh My!)

By PConley | Apr 19, 2023

It all started with a combination of fax machines and Microsoft Excel back in the 90’s. Our small franchise brand of about 30 retail units began tracking our Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) very simply. We just wanted these four basic data points from each retail store: Traffic: How many people came through the door today?…

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Accounting Solutions In Wilmington NC and Surrounding Areas: What You Need To Know

By PConley | Mar 18, 2023

Accounting can seem daunting and tedious if you are trying to incorporate it. It’s why there are accounting solutions for businesses like yours that provide an easy way to calculate all your financial needs, especially if you’re operating in North Carolina.  Accounting solutions can elevate your business growth that includes finding a professional accountant, use…

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The Best Gift A Franchisor Can Give Every New Franchisee

By PConley | Mar 8, 2023

All Franchisees Are Not Created Equal! Having met dozens of active and prospective franchisees over the years, we’ve noticed at least two different types of mindsets. Many franchisees are of the owner-operator mindset; they think of themselves as the driver of a bus that is their franchise business. They hire and personally train the people…

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Top 2 Bottom Aligns With Multi-Brand Franchisor

By PConley | Feb 10, 2023

With more than 1,000 units and hundreds of franchisees, Premium Service Brands trusts Top 2 Bottom to provide accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and financial reporting services for their franchise.

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Top Franchise Advice: 3 Factors You Need to Know for Success

By PConley | Jan 20, 2023

If you’re a new franchisee or looking to improve yours, it helps to learn tough lessons from others. Get the top 3 factors you need for success, here!

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Pivoting Payroll Providers?

By PConley | Dec 15, 2022

Yes, it’s that time of the season again! No – we are not talking about the holidays or even tax preparations (we covered that topic last month). It seems like Payroll is suddenly a top priority for dozens of our Top 2 Bottom clients in these final weeks of 2022. For many years T2B did…

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T2B Attends Franchise Conference, KoalaCon

By PConley | Nov 17, 2022

During 2022 our Top 2 Bottom client base has grown dramatically, especially within the franchise industry. Over the past several months we’ve posted stories about our new partnership with The Entrepreneur’s Source, our new franchisee training initiative to help onboard new franchisees for our franchisor clients and even our collaborations with delivering accounting webinars and…

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