2016: Advice from the Experts

2016: Advice from the Experts      The new year is always an exciting time for businesses and entrepreneurs. A time to fully reflect on the progress or setbacks of the last year and begin planning for how to make this year your best. Reidel Law Firm always endeavors to give our clients and friends the best[…]

What is a Franchise Operations Manual?

What is a Franchise Operations Manual?      Every franchise system needs a well drafted operations manual in place to grow and attract franchisees. The operations manual for a franchise covers all aspects of the business and provides the knowledge any franchisee needs to operate the business. It is where the franchise system explains its rules, standards,[…]

Doing Business in Texas: Intellectual Property

Doing Business in Texas: Intellectual Property      Intellectual property is an integral part of many businesses and certainly for startups and franchisors in Texas. Texas developed great protections for businesses and their intellectual property. These protections include trademark and service mark registration, unfair competition laws, among other protective laws such as prosecution for trade secret violations.[…]

How to Value Your Business

How to Value Your Business      Valuing a company is one of the inevitable tasks a business owner will make in their life. Whether valuing a company you wish to invest in, or testing your own concept for a startup, or even valuing your company to take on investors, it is an invaluable skill. There are[…]

Need to Know: The Marketing Plan

Need to Know: The Marketing Plan      The second in our Need to Know Series, a marketing plan is essential for any Texas small business today.      Every business needs a marketing plan. Gone are the days when old fashioned dedication and hard work would put a good product or service in the black. Today’s globalized economy[…]