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Franchisees and the Challenge of Social Networking

December 2nd, 2013

by: AAFD

in: Featured,Meet the Experts

Social media marketing is almost a requirement for businesses nowadays. More and more businesses are discovering that social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest can help them connect to customers, address complaints and turn casual customers into loyal fans.  These sites can also let a small business show its personality in a unique and memorable way. For franchisors and franchise owners alike, social networking presents a risky conundrum. Franchisees are beholden to the brand of... Read More »

California Governor Vetoes Fair Franchising Legislation SB610

September 30th, 2014

by: RPurvin

It is with disappointment and frustration that I report that California’s Governor, Jerry Brown, has vetoed legislation that would have protected franchisee equity and guarant... Read More »

Join AAFD in Urging CA Governor Brown to Approve SB610 Fair Franchising Bill

August 29th, 2014

by: AAFD

To All California Franchisees: Download the petition urging Governor Brown to approve CA Senate Bill 610 – a bill to protect franchisee equity in your franchised business. ... Read More »

The AAFD’s Robert Purvin To Appear On The Willis Report On The Fox Business Network

August 25th, 2014

by: AAFD

AAFD Chairman Robert Purvin, author of The Franchise Fraud, will be interviewed on The Willis Report on the Fox Business Network (Tuesday), August 26th, which will be presente... Read More »

SB610 passes Assembly

August 14th, 2014

by: RPurvin

This is a small but very important victory for franchisees everywhere. Notwithstanding a major opposition from the International Franchise Association, franchisee interests I ... Read More »

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Five Tips For Women Looking For A Franchise

May 19th, 2014

by: Jessica Bennett

Not every woman wants to “Lean In” and climb the corporate ladder (with all the long nights and drai... Read More »

Choosing A Franchise Is One Of The Biggest Decisions Of Your Life –AAFD Associate Membership Can Help You Choose The Right One

October 14th, 2013

by: AAFD

Buying a franchise is not a small decision. It will cost you a substantial amount of effort and mone... Read More »

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Before You Start An Independent Business, Is A Franchise Available?

July 14th, 2014

by: Jessica Bennett

Is it finally time to chuck the cubicle, endless conference calls, and 9 – 5? Are you ready to start your own business? Running a business can be an incredibly empowering expe... Read More »

The “absolute discretion” trap

April 14th, 2014

by: M. Blen Gee Jr.

Sometimes one or two words in a franchise agreement can be the difference between financial life and financial death for a franchisee. As an attorney who routinely represen... Read More »

Franchisees and the Challenge of Social Networking

December 2nd, 2013

by: AAFD

Social media marketing is almost a requirement for businesses nowadays. More and more businesses are discovering that social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest c... Read More »

No Penalties For Not Telling Workers About Healthcare Exchanges

November 12th, 2013

by: AAFD

On October 1st, despite a government shutdown and the looming threat of the United States government defaulting on its debts, many provisions of the Affordable Care Act (popul... Read More »

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W. Michael Garner

March 26th, 2014

W. Michael Garner has practiced franchise and distribution law for over thirty years and is regarded as one of the nation's premier trial lawyers and legal writers in ... Read More »

Lewitt Hackman

March 26th, 2014

Lewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan is a full-service Los Angeles law firm for businesses and individuals. Los Angeles based Lewitt Hackman provides f... Read More »

Franchise Legal Support

March 10th, 2014

Franchise Legal Support is dedicated to providing comprehensive services for franchisees throughout California and the nation. We can help you through the process of buy... Read More »

AAFD Members – Post Your FREE Ad Today

February 10th, 2014

The AAFD is proud to announce that the AAFD Marketplace is now in beta testing and accepting ads. The marketplace is a new classified listing service that will allow all Memb... Read More »

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