About Us

IBGN was created by Joel Bissitt. Joel is a former Regional Chairman of the BFA, twice Franchisor & owner of several leading franchise portals. These portals which generated over 3 million visits & 15,000 leads last year include Franchise UK, ( the UK’s largest franchise directory est 2004 ), Franchiseek ( a global portal est 1999 ) & UK Franchise Opportunities

Why Join IBGN?

There are many reasons to join IBGN, some include;

  • It’s free – It costs you nothing to become an IBGN consultant
  • You maintain your independence. Use our brand & resources but you invoice clients directly
  • Free franchise consultancy leads
  • Add value to your offering with advertising & lead generation worth £5,000 for all your clients, a free franchise recruitment website plus digital marketing services to assist Franchisors & Franchisee’s
  • Build multiple long-term revenue streams via ongoing advertising & digital marketing services



  • Where do you earn money?  You pay nothing for leads, once you have signed up the client & they pay you a deposit then you pay us a fee to cover the £5,000 worth of advertising & free franchise recruitment website. This is charged at a highly subsidised rate & only available to IBGN consultants. You pay nothing to join & no ongoing fee’s at all, you only pay this fee when you sign up the client.
  • What’s in the contract? You are not tied in long-term, either party can cancel with 1 months notice.
  • Do you control what I charge? No. You agree fee’s & contract with your client directly.
  • Can I use the IBGN brand for my own leads to benefit from the lead generation, free franchise website & additional revenue streams? Yes we can supply you with your own IBGN email & business cards & you can use our brand & the massive benefits of membership to add value to your proposition & convert more business from your own leads.


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