April Porter

April Porter is the Founder and CEO of Ask April Porter. She is a franchise expert and was an award-winning multi-unit franchisee. Her passion is to help all franchisees and business owners reach their ultimate level of SWAG™.

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Episode 83: The Gap Fillers: A Lookback of 2022

2022 was a big year for a lot of people. So for the last episode of 2022 we are looking back on the year in the franchising industry and at Ask April Porter. I hope that this episode inspires you to look back at how far you've come this year, even...

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#88: Retire the Word "Job"

It's about time that the word "job" hangs up its hat and retires. There is a good reason behind this too! Listen in to learn why the word job leaves...

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Episode 84: Marketing Gaps to Avoid in 2023 and Beyond with Lauren Seiler

At Ask April Porter our business is built on filling the gaps in the franchising industry. Joining me this week is a very special guest, the Director...

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Ask April Porter

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Episode 42: Three Reasons Franchisors Fail

Why do franchise systems fail? April is talking about it from the perspective of why do new franchisors never make it over the hump to actually be...

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Episode 87: Unknown vs. Too Known

Imposter Syndrome...every business owner has felt this at one point or another. Some would say this is the break in the Achilles' heel of business...

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Episode 86: Busting the Business Plateau

When a franchisee signs on the dotted line, they are usually excited for all the tasks lined up for their grand opening. For good reasons too, this...

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Episode 45: The Real Dangers of Overworking

April chose to dive deep in this episode, deeper into the less obvious dangers of working too much. These might be the less obvious dangers, but...

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Episode 47: Slow Down to Speed Up

Ever feel stuck in your business? Like you are on the brink of failure and you have to do something to make this work?So you double down, work even...

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Episode 44: The Key to Scaling

In today's episode, April Porter talks about what it truly takes to grow a business and how it all boils down to two things. Tune in to this episode...

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Episode 85: Building your Reputation Through Social Media

Many business owners are hesitant to put themselves out there on social media. Some view it as bragging when they talk about their accomplishments,...

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