Franchise How-Tos and Trends

When It’s Time to Tweak Your Selling Playbook

In this edition of Franchise Times, iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert explores the similarities between a good franchise marketing strategy and a winning game plan on the football field. The key element may surprise you! A Game of Adjustments – … Continue reading

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How to focus on strategy, one piece at a time

In this Franchise Times article, iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert explains how franchise success comes from doing a lot of little things, the right way. By comparing the strategic planning for your business to a Halloween night of trick or … Continue reading

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What Makes A Franchise Unique May Be What Leads To Franchise Success

As iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert explains in this recent article for BeTheBoss.com, the uniqueness of a franchise system can set it apart from the competition. Don’t Be Afraid To Be Yourself Based on close to three decades of franchise … Continue reading

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Franchise Training & Support

As iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert explains in this recent Franchise Times article, Franchisors can use their state-of-the-art training programs to set themselves apart in a crowded franchise marketplace. In a Competitive Franchise Marketplace, Franchisors Can Set Themselves Apart with … Continue reading

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The Magic of Franchise Branding

As iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert explains in this recent Franchise Times article, franchisors can take some tips from the crafty magician by presenting the brand’s strengths while downplaying perceived weaknesses. The Magic of Franchise Branding The words a franchisor … Continue reading

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The Emotional Twists and Turns of Franchise Marketing

As iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert explains in this recent Franchise Times article, from a franchise marketer’s perspective, it is important to remember that the franchise buying process starts with pain. The Emotional Twists and Turns of Franchise Marketing Franchise … Continue reading

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Goals for Gold in Franchise Marketing

In his recent article for Franchise Times iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert predicts content and mobile will continue to bring home wins for franchise marketing. Goals for Gold in Franchise Marketing The world was shocked last year when Italy, the … Continue reading

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Pay Per Click Marketing For Emerging Franchisors

In his recent article for Franchise Times, iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert describes a battlefield approach to Pay Per Click franchise marketing: Franchisors may want to think about approaching pay per click advertising like a war general. Size up competing … Continue reading

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Positioning a Franchise Launch

In his recent article for Franchise Times, Mark Siebert describes a schooled approach to franchise marketing: Stock up on dedicated franchise marketing materials. Create multiple landing pages to target different audiences. Order short print runs to allow for multiple brochures … Continue reading

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When is a Franchisee Ready to Become a Multi-Unit Owner?

iFranchise Group President Dave Hood was recently a featured speaker and mentor at the National Multi-Unit Summit for the Franchise Relationships Institute. One of the topics he addressed was determining when a franchisee is ready to become a multi-unit franchisee. … Continue reading

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