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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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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

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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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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Start A Franchisee Association as a Chapter of the AAFD

There’s Power In Numbers Being part of an active independent franchisee association is a powerful way to improve the way your franchisor treats you. Franchisee associations, especially when seeking a positive and collaborative franchise relationship, can effectively level the playing field in a franchise system by joining franchisee voices in common cause....

Advertising Super Bowl 2015: “InflateGate” Goes to Franchisors

Advertising Super Bowl 2015: “InflateGate” Goes to Franchisors

Franchisors Buy 54.2% of Paid Super Bowl Ads Super Bowl XLIX may have been a game for the ages, but the 2015 Advertising Super Bowl was a ho-hum affair. Companies engaged in franchising continued to dominate the advertising buys for the most viewed television program of the year, purchasing 54.2% of paid spots, as compared to 45.8% of paid ads by all...

How To Navigate A Franchise Expo

How To Navigate A Franchise Expo

If you’ve been itching to learn more about franchising or think you might be ready to buy a franchise, you can spend hours and hours reading about franchising on the internet (including on this blog), or you can go right to the source. A franchise expo, especially the national and regional shows that are endorsed by the International Franchise Association,...

AAFD Announces New Chapters for Six Franchise Brands

BrightStar Care, AmeriSpec Home Inspection Services, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, Mr. Sparky, One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating, and Window World Among Brands Forming New Franchisee Associations Through the AAFD SAN DIEGO, Nov 2014 – The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) announced today the formation of several new franchise...

Franchisee Power In Numbers

Franchisee Power In Numbers

Here at the Franchise Voice blog, we often discuss how the evolution of franchising over the past decades has significantly stacked the playing field in favor of the franchisor. Franchise agreements dictate almost every aspect of how the franchise should be managed and oftentimes doesn’t even promise franchisor support of the franchisee. In a world where a...