Mark Siebert

Mark Siebert

Guest Writer / Franchise Consultant for Start-Up and Established Franchisors

Mark Siebert is the CEO of the iFranchise Group, a franchise consulting organization since 1998. He is an expert in evaluating company franchisability, structuring franchise offerings, and developing franchise programs domestically and internationally. Siebert has personally assisted more than 30 Fortune 2000 companies and more that 500 startup franchisors. His book Franchise Your Business: The Guide to Employing the Greatest Growth Strategy Ever (Entrepreneur 2016) is now available for pre-order at all book retailers.

Franchises

Should You Franchise? How to Decide.

A consultant shares what really matters.
Franchises

9 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Franchise Attorney

You need experienced legal counsel when launching your franchise so you can get started on the right foot. These tips will help you choose wisely.
worth-knowing

The Key to Working Well With Your Franchisees

To create a business relationship that's a win-win for both sides, you must communicate with your franchisees. Follow these tips.
Franchises

3 Unique Ways to Sell Franchises

When it comes to franchise sales, there are several alternative approaches you can take as a new franchisor. Get an inside look at each strategy.
Franchises

The ABCs of Franchise Discovery Days

Find out what you need to do on Discovery Day to determine if you and your potential franchisee are a good match.
Franchises

3 Ways to Qualify Your Franchise Prospects

Use these factors to choose the franchisees who are the best fit for your business.
Franchises

The Most Difficult Aspect of Franchising

Would you be able to turn down $40,000? You'll have to, if you want your franchise to succeed
Franchises

The 2 Key Sources of Prospective Franchisees You Haven't Considered

If you're not tapping these networks, you're missing out on two important sources of people who may be interested in your franchise.
Marketing

The 4 Essential Elements of a Franchise Marketing Plan

If you include these elements in your marketing plan, you'll be one step closer to finding interested prospects for your franchise.
Marketing

The 5 Key Elements That Will Help You Sell Franchises

Before you begin your marketing efforts, be sure you understand what it is you're selling, who you're selling it to, and why they should be interested in buying your franchise.
Franchise

How Much Ongoing Support -- and What Kinds -- Should You Provide to Your Franchisees?

Learn the type of support you should provide to help ensure your franchisees' success.
Franchises

3 Key Ways to Train Your Franchisees

A strong training program can ensure that your franchisees and their employees follow your methods and rules. Here's what you need to include.
Franchise

The One Element Your Franchise Can't Afford to Ignore

For most successful franchisors, quality control is at the heart of franchisee success. Find out what elements need to be top quality if you want to succeed.
Franchise

The Legal Risks of Owning a Franchise

Find out what typical legal potholes you could run into as a franchisor, so you can better protect yourself and your company.
Franchise

The 23 Items Your Franchise Disclosure Document Must Include

Although an experienced franchise attorney can help you craft a complete document, as the franchisor, it helps to know what your document should outline.

More from Mark Siebert

My Queue

Your Queue is empty

Click on the next to articles to add them to your Queue