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2017 AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit Expected to Be the Largest Ever Gathering of Franchisee Association Leaders in History

December 16th, 2016

by: AAFD

in: Featured,Member Alerts,The Franchisee Voice

INDIAN WELLS, DECEMBER, 2016 – The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) is calling on all franchisee association leaders to participate in what it projects to be the largest ever gathering of franchisee association owners. The AAFD’s “Franchisee Leadership Summit” will take place on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort and Spa in Indian Wells, California as part of the organization’s three-day annual conference and 25th anniversary celebration. The... Read More »

Show Us Your Talent! The AAFD Announces Casting Call for Total Quality Franchising Awards

February 20th, 2017

by: AAFD

The AAFD is looking for talent from within the association to be part of our musical cast during the AAFD’s Total Quality Franchising Awards banquet. The banquet is taking pla... Read More »

Was the Magna Carta the Very First Franchise Agreement?

February 13th, 2017

by: AAFD

In 1215, King John of England signed the Magna Carta, granting, for the first time, legal protections and rights to his barons and noblemen. In effect, the Magna Carta was the... Read More »

Act fast and save. Early Bird rates Register by February 28, 2017

February 8th, 2017

by: AAFD

Don’t you just love getting a good deal? We do too, which is why we want to send out a quick reminder that early bird pricing for the AAFD’s 25th Anniversary Franchisee Leader... Read More »

What It Means to Celebrate 25 Years of Total Quality Franchising

January 11th, 2017

by: AAFD

Twenty-five years ago, a small group of concerned franchise owners and their franchise attorneys came together to form an organization dedicated to advocating for franchisee r... 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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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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David Silverman - Fullerton Insurance Service, Inc.

December 19th, 2016

About the firm AAFD welcomes new insurance and risk management provider David Silverman from Fullerton Insurance Service, Inc. David was invited to become a trusted AAFD ... Read More »

Your AAFD Membership Lets You Save Big On The Office Supplies You Already Buy!

March 19th, 2016

Every franchise owner needs office supplies, from simple things like pens and paperclips to bigger purchases of software, new computers, and even desks and office chairs. Sinc... Read More »

Ideagility

November 19th, 2015

About the firm Ideagility helps small business owners be found and close more leads online. Independent franchise owners and e-commerce companies choose digital agency Id... Read More »

HIGH SWARTZ LLP

November 2nd, 2015

About the firm High Swartz is located in the Philadelphia area that has been serving the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 100 years. Our franchise attorneys have broad knowle... Read More »

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