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A Franchisee Association Case Study You Must Read!

July 16th, 2018

by: AAFD

in: Featured,The Franchisee Voice

The AAFD is proud to present an inspiring case study of a franchisee association that used determination, patience, and a commitment to collaborative franchising to completely turn around its relationship with its franchisor! A Franchisor That Wouldn’t Listen When franchisees of Griswold Home Care formed a franchisee association through the AAFD, the GHCFA, they faced numerous challenges: The family that owned their franchise for over 25 years had sold the business to a private equity... Read More »

Please register to join the AAFD’s Franchisee Leadership Council conference call to learn more about the AAFD’s Action Task Forces

June 21st, 2018

by: AAFD

in: Featured,Member Alerts,The Franchisee Voice

This is your second call to join one or more of the AAFD Action Task Forces established by the AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit that are focused on what AAFD Members consider to be the primary challenges/opportunities facing franchise owners. (See our Task Force List below.) We are writing you to make a personal appeal. We need members and interested franchisee leaders to step up and participate in our task forces in order to create positive change for the benefit of franchise owners. (AAFD ... Read More »

Meet US in St. Louis! Our AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit Venue is Top Notch

September 12th, 2018

by: RPurvin

I have recently returned froma site visit to the Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta Hotel in St. Louis. The Chase Park will host the 2018 AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit and Con... Read More »

The AAFD Is Growing: New Chapter Support Job Opportunities

August 7th, 2018

by: AAFD

The AAFD has experienced significant growth over the last year, and it is looking to expand its chapter support department. We are seeking candidates in all continental US tim... Read More »

A Franchisee Association Case Study You Must Read!

July 16th, 2018

by: AAFD

The AAFD is proud to present an inspiring case study of a franchisee association that used determination, patience, and a commitment to collaborative franchising to completely... Read More »

Early Bird Registration for the 2018 AAFD Leadership Summit Is Now Open!

July 5th, 2018

by: AAFD

The AAFD is “Embracing Our Tasks” and invites our members and franchise association leaders to join us at the 2018 AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit and Annual Conference. ... Read More »

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So You Want to Sell Your Franchise…

July 28th, 2016

by: AAFD

Is it time to retire and go live on a yacht in the Mediterranean just like you’ve always dreamed? Th... Read More »

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 »

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August 8th, 2018

Member Offer: ---Text marketing is fast becoming the most impactful and cost-effective marketing tool to help franchisees in growing their businesses and delighting their... Read More »

Member Benefits: AAFD members enjoy these unbeatable benefits on office supplies and more

March 26th, 2018

Welcome to Savings! AAFD is excited to bring you NEW and IMPROVED benefits with Office Depot/OfficeMax! Enjoy significant new discounts and better pricing on products and ser... Read More »

Hotel Engine

October 31st, 2017

Member Offer: We are excited to announce that AAFD has secured an amazing hotel offering for its members.  You now have access to exclusive negotiated rates at thousands ... Read More »

Rebu - Crowd Sourced Franchise Reviews

October 23rd, 2017

Introducing Rebu – a New Service that Lets You Rate Your Franchise The AAFD is proud to endorse and sponsor Rebu (pronounced Ree-boo), a newly launched venture that i... Read More »

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5 Tips on Finding a Cost-Effective Phone System for Small Businesses

by: Tad Nikolich

Finding a phone system that fits a small business's needs and budget can be a challenge. Traditional phone systems are expensive; most come with long-term contracts and early ... Read More »

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

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

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

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 »

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