Franchise How-To - Page: 4

Will There Be Potholes on the Road to Franchise Freedom? Yes. There Will Be 7, to Be Exact.

Here are the seven points in the franchise due-diligence process that are prone to stopping someone from moving ahead with a franchise -- but you will get past them.

Tom Scarda

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.

Mark Siebert

3 Ways to Qualify Your Franchise Prospects

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

Mark Siebert

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.

Mark Siebert

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.

Mark Siebert

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.

Mark Siebert

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.

Mark Siebert

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.

Mark Siebert

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.

Mark Siebert

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.

Mark Siebert

Uncharted Territories: Understanding a Franchise's 'Territorial Rights'

Should you grant exclusive territories or let every "every franchisee for himself" be your motto? These tips can help you decide.

Mark Siebert

Franchise Fees: The Money Question That Can Make or Break Your Franchise

The single most important aspect of your business plan are the fees you charge your franchisees. Discover how to charge enough on the initial fee and royalties to make money without scaring away potential franchisees.

Mark Siebert