Ford Saeks, CSP

Business Growth | Digital & Local Marketing | Social Influence | Accountability-Success

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Ford Saeks specializes in helping franchises increase performance and profits.  His practical marketing approach and proven strategies have been applied across a wide variety of industries and his real-life insights are delivered through entertaining, interactive, customized presentations.

The author of four books, including the popular release, “Superpower! How to Think, Act and Perform with Less Effort and Better Results,” Ford is widely recognized for his insights on franchising, business success, digital marketing, customer engagement, lead generation, local marketing, social influence, and helping people be accountable for their personal and professional results.

Partial Client List Includes:

  • Liberty Tax Franchises
  • PostNet, Inc. Franchises
  • Lawn Doctor Franchises
  • Comfort Keepers Franchises
  • Precision Door Service Franchises
  • Alliance Franchise Brands
  • Signs Now Franchisees
  • Signs By Tomorrow Franchises
  • Image360 Franchises
  • ScreenMobile Franchises
  • Senior Helpers Franchises
  • Learning Express Toys, Inc.
  • MRI Network Franchises
  • Murphy Business Franchises
  • International Franchise Association (IFA)
  • Blackfin IRS Tax Resolution Franchises
  • Great Harvest Bread Company
  • Restoration Industry Association (RIA)
  • Gold’s Gym International Franchises
  • Wine & Design Paint & Sip Franchises
  • Many others…

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Speaker Bio

FRANCHISE KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Delivering Profit-Rich Results

Ford Saeks built his first business at the age of 16, reaped the profitable rewards and was labeled “A True Entrepreneur.”  Since then, he has successfully founded 10 companies, received three U.S. Patents, and is the genius behind many successful ventures.

He has helped thousands of business owners improve results, monetize their websites, leverage social media and expand market share.  An entrepreneur in every sense, Ford Saeks relates to franchisors and franchisees as someone who has been there in his own ventures and with his many clients.  Ford has worked with multiple franchise organizations, helping guide both franchisees and franchisors through the maze of traditional and digital marketing.  His style is contemporary, up-beat and fun, and Ford’s presentations are packed full of actionable information delivered in an easy-to-implement style peppered with just the right amount of humor.

Beyond his popular keynote and breakout presentations, Ford Saeks has over twenty-five years presenting, facilitating, and moderating interactive experiences for companies, associations, or non-profit groups who want to generate new ideas,  address key industry or organizational issues, have effective best-practices discussions, and encourage value-added conversations between event attendees.

Optional Services and Benefits:

Meetings MODERATOR to keep the particular session focused on topic and on-track

Meetings FACILITATOR to encourage participation and engagement from the group or team, making it easier for answers to flow from the participants

Perfect for Conference Panel Moderation, Roundtable Discussions, Executive Forums, Advisory Boards, and CEO Roundtable Sessions for Franchisees, Associations, small & large-scale Corporate Events.

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Travels From: Wichita, KS

  Fee Range: $9,700 – $15,000

“Terrific job in presenting great, usable content at the IFA Technology Presentation.”
Keith Gerson
COO
SOPRA Brands

Program Information

(Focus: Leadership, Accountability, 5-Star Customer Experiences, Business Growth, Success)

It’s no secret that everyone is tasked with doing more with fewer resources. Ford understands that owning and operating a franchise can be challenging, especially when faced with increased competition, changing buying behaviors, and business growth challenges. This presentation delivers clear action-steps in alignment with your outcomes and objectives all tied to your brand, plans, existing learning systems, and franchisee tools to improve leadership, excel with a multi-generational workforce and locally impacted customer base. Taking advantage of the seven steps to superpower franchisee success and you’ll have straightforward action steps to grow faster, lead better, produce amazing customer experiences, and enjoy the process.

(Focus: Marketing, Sales, Customer Loyalty, Personal Accountability for Success)

Getting more customers, increasing the average transaction, and encouraging repeat sales are the goals of every business. Buyer behaviors are changing. The way your prospects make decisions on who to do business with is influenced by instant access to customer reviews, social proof and word-of-mouth referrals.  Ford will reveal the five keys to improve customer engagement that help you keep your sales pipeline full and shorten your sales cycles. You’ll discover how to increase foot traffic into local stores, attract qualified prospects to your website, and create a “buying culture” that works with any budget or business model. Franchisees will leave with fresh insights and action-steps that you can implement immediately to build trust & credibility that leads to increased revenues now and into the future.

(Focus: Customer Retention, Building Trust and Credibility, Reputation Management, Social Media for Local Businesses)

Discover easy ways to leverage social media for your business in less than an hour per week.  This presentation isn’t about technology, it’s about communication and how you can stay relevant while encouraging first-time and repeat sales.  This program provides a blueprint for franchisees to increase visibility, connect with customers, and gain a competitive edge. You’ll get simple strategies that you can use on a local level to build relationships, attract top talent, uncover new opportunities, enhance customer service, and increase customer retention.  Find out how to build trust & credibility with social media websites that are best for your local business. You’ll love this fast-paced and interactive presentation where Ford demystifies these new mediums as they relate to franchisees in the new economy.  

(Focus: Marketing, Customer Diversity, Trends, Generational Influence)  

Each generational group, from millennials to baby boomers, has their own specific characteristics, behaviors, and buying patterns. This has created new opportunities for franchisees to gain a competitive edge. In the race for relevancy, the one-size-fits-all marketing and communication strategy just isn’t very effective.  Avoid the generational landmines that can destroy your business. Discover how you improve your marketing to multi-generational marketplaces, in addition to how you manage multi-generational workforces.  Gain insights into what motivates millennials, Gen X, Gen Y, and Boomers, and how new technologies improve the process. You’ll leave this presentation armed with the tactics to engage the diverse demographics of today’s consumer.

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Sample Client List

  • International Franchise Association (IFA)
  • Steamatic
  • ScreenMobile Franchises
  • PostNet Franchises
  • H & R Block
  • Great Harvest Bread Co. Franchises
  • Bank of America
  • Comfort Keepers
  • Learning Express Toys – Franchises
  • Staples
  • Restoration Industry Association (RIA)
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Putnam Investments
  • Cessna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Precision Door Service
  • IBM
  • Oracle
  • John Deere
  • Subaru
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Gold’s Gym Int’l Franchises
  • EO- Entrepreneurs Organization
  • Senior Helpers
  • Liberty Tax Service
  • Lawn Doctor
  • … and many others