What is Franchise Appreciation Day?
Franchise Appreciation Day is an initiative to help create an awareness to increase customers knowledge of the importance of using social media networks and location-based services to connect with, and continue to support local franchises. It's also a day to celebrate franchises and allow you the consumer to enjoy a day in support of your favorite franchises by receiving Discounts and Giveaways.
When is Franchise Appreciation Day?
Saturday August 31st, 2013 [Labor Day Weekend]. We encourage everyone to support local franchises daily.
How can Franchise Owners get involved in Franchise Appreciation Day?
Fanchisees/Franchisors will be able to show appreciation to the customers that support their business year-round.
Click here to register as an official participating franchise. Then inform your customers via facebook, twitter, foursquare, website, email, etc of your involvement in Franchise Appreciation Day.
Who can participate?
Anyone. We encourage everyone to support local franchises.
Why should I get involve?
To help with building and strengthening the relationships between consumers and franchisees using mobile applications and social media to connect with their local consumers. This would drive more traffic and in-turn would create more revenue for that franchisee to hire more people in your community, and do more community involvement activities.
How Can I help get the word out about Franchise Appreciation Day?
Sign-up, then click on any of the social share buttons (twitter, facebook, G+) on the top of the screen to share this website with all your friends and families.
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What is a Franchise?
A franchise is a right granted to an individual or group to market a company's goods or services within a certain territory or location. Some examples of today's popular franchises are McDonald's, Subway, Domino's Pizza, Golden Krust Bakery and the UPS Store.
There are many different types of franchises. There are over 120 different types of franchise businesses available today, including automotive, cleaning & maintenance, health & fitness, financial services, and pet-related franchises, just to name a few.
Who are Franchisees?
A franchisee is an individual who purchases the rights to use a company's trademarked name and business model to do business. The franchisee purchases a franchise from the franchisor. The franchisee must follow certain rules and guidelines already established by the franchisor, and in most cases the franchisee must pay an ongoing franchise royalty fee to the franchisor.
What are the Franchises Facts?
The number of jobs filled within and because of franchised businesses (17,430,700)
The number of franchise establishments (over 828,138)
Direct and indirect economic impact of franchised businesses; ($2.1 trillion)
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of franchised businesses ($1.2 trillion)
Franchised businesses account for nearly 50% of all retail sales in the United States.
Franchised businesses supplied an annual payroll of $304.4 billion, or 4.2 percent of all private nonfarm payrolls in the United States in 2007!
What is Sociallybuzz?
Sociallybuzz is a social media management, marketing and advertising company, working with businesses and franchises to help them understand the importance of having a local social web presence and the values of having a great relationship with their consumers.