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Form a Franchisee Association through the AAFD

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011

AAFD can help build a chapter for your franchise system and can provide management and support services for internal chapters, as well as Independent Franchisee Associations.  The...

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Visit Our Service Directories Center

Posted by on Aug 11, 2011

Member purchasing power is a fundamental focus of membership. The AAFD is continuously negotiating quality programs and discounts to increase the value of your membership. Visit...

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Buying a Franchise Business

Buying a Franchise

Posted by on Nov 10, 2011

Thinking about buying a franchise? Read our resources, designed to help you investigate franchising & franchise opportunities that’s right for...

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Posted by on Sep 15, 2010

Join the AFFD today, and get access to a broad range of member services designed to help franchisees build market power, create legislative support of interest to franchisees,...

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Recent Posts

Five Tips For Women Looking For A Franchise

Five Tips For Women Looking For A Franchise

May 19, 2014

Not every woman wants to “Lean In” and climb the corporate ladder (with all the long nights and draining travel that might entail) while also trying to raise healthy, happy children at home. Many women, instead, seek a flexible career that provides income and satisfaction while also allowing them to drive to recitals or even to work from home. This type of...

A Home-Based Franchise Is Still A Business

A Home-Based Franchise Is Still A Business

May 12, 2014

Home based franchises are extremely appealing for a variety of reasons. They often allow for a flexible schedule, offer you the comfort of your own home as your office, and typically require a lower investment. These franchises may be a good choice for women or men who want to stay home with children, who need to take care of aging parents, have retired, or...

The Difference Between Franchise Consultants and Franchise Brokers

Choosing a franchise is one the biggest and often one of the most difficult decisions a prospective franchisee must make. The amount of franchise opportunities available is just huge (according to a 2010 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers, over 900,000 franchises existed in 2010). It can be overwhelming to try and comb through all these different franchises to...

ServiceMaster® Franchisees Form AAFD Chapter

ServiceMaster Franchisee Owners’ Association To Provide Unified Voice SAN DIEGO, APRIL 2014 – In an effort to provide franchisees with a proactive voice, ServiceMaster® franchisees have formed a franchisee owners association as a chapter of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD). The association, known as the ServiceMaster Franchisee Owners’...