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Net Gain

Keep franchisees in the (Intranet) loop.

This story appears in the May 1998 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Observe a successful franchise system, and you'll seeongoing between the franchisor and its franchisees.One way to get the most from your franchisees--and give the mostback--is to implement an Intranet site. Intranets, similar to theInternet, are private systems whose access is restricted to aspecific organization.

"Franchisors who use Intranets find they are able tocommunicate quickly and economically, while ensuring greatersecurity in the transmission of proprietary information," saysMark Siebert, president of Francorp Inc., an Olympia Fields,-based management consulting firm specializing infranchising.

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