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Duplication by the book. The AAFD Endorses The Franchise Buyers Manual

Posted on Date: Mar 21, 2012


Stony Brook, NY March 21, 2012 –

FranchiseKnowHow has announced that The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) has endorsed The Franchise Buyers Manual. Written by Ed Teixeira, the book is for people considering purchasing a franchise. Individuals can use the manual to learn the pros and cons of franchising and how to find and evaluate the best franchise that matches their franchisee profile. Available on and Kindle it includes a disk with a sample Franchise Disclosure Document, guest articles and several financial worksheets.

Robert Purvin, founder and president of the AAFD said: “The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers is pleased to endorse the Franchise Buyers Manual as a comprehensive, practical and honest workbook to determine if franchising is right for you, to select a suitable franchise, and for step by step guidance to establish your franchised business.  Author Ed Teixeira helps you ask the hard questions, and reveal honest answers, that can help you avoid business mistakes and increase your odds for a successful franchising experience.”

Ed Teixeira, President of FranchiseKnowHow, LLC stated: “I’m pleased to receive the endorsement of Robert Purvin, Chairman and CEO of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers a national non-profit trade association that is dedicated to supporting and protecting the rights of franchise owners. My objective is to provide a non-promotional resource for individuals who are considering a franchise and how to determine if buying a franchise is the right decision and if it is how to proceed to find the best franchise for them.”


About The AAFD

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers acts to educate the public regarding fair franchise practices, quality franchise opportunities and to expose unethical practices that exist in the franchising community. The AAFD believes balance can be achieved through a process of education combined with the encouragement and support for trademark specific franchisee associations seeking to achieve Total Quality Franchise Relationships.

About publishes articles, news, information and advice to franchisees and franchisors. The company also provides consulting services to businesses seeking to franchise their business and to existing franchisors and franchisees.

Contact Information:

Ed Teixeira
PO Box 714
StonyBrook, NY 11790

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