Category Archives: Franchise Legal


Tips for Developing a Social Media Policy for Your Franchisees by Michelle Hummel

Social media is one of the best ways for franchisees to market themselves. While social media is a very powerful option for connecting with customers, plenty of franchisors have concerns related to platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Given the immediate and widespread nature of social media, these concerns are completely valid.

Fortunately, there is a way for franchises to fully harness the power of social media and simultaneously protect their brand. The key to striking this balance is to create a social media policy for franchisees. Here are some of the most important elements to keep in mind as you work on creating this policy:

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Legal Advice for New Franchisees

Important Legal Advice for New Franchisees in 2015

If you’re planning to become a franchisee in 2016, you have an exciting journey ahead of you. While being a franchisee can provide you with the quality of life you’ve been thinking about for a long time, this role also comes with a lot of responsibilities. One of those big responsibilities is dealing with all the legal aspects of being a new franchisee. Since there are quite a few legal issues that potential or new franchise owners need to think about, we want to cover some of the most important ones right now: Continue reading