"The Master value is trust. There are no relationships that can survive for very long without it."

- Jim Amos

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Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie Waive Fees to Say ‘Thank You’ to Veterans, Applaud Other Efforts to Help

on July 13th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Waiver saves $30,000 in startup costs, and comes amid other efforts to help Marines are trained to leave no man behind, and I’ve made it a mission my entire career to help fellow veterans build better lives. I was chairman of the International Franchise Association in 2002 when we worked with the Veterans Administration to […]

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Engage Customers By Allowing Your Franchise System’s Humanity to Show

on June 29th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Connecting with customers on an emotional level builds loyalty What kind of relationship do you have with your customers? Franchises are great at delivering excellent products and a consistent experience, but customers have a multitude of choices. So how do you earn their loyalty?  Businesses need to connect with their customers on an emotional level […]

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FranNet Survey Shows Why Franchises Outperform Other Small Business Owners

on June 8th, 2012 Leave a Comment

New data proves assumption that franchise businesses are more likely to succeed Franchise veterans have known for decades that small business owners are more likely to succeed within a franchise system, and for the first time in recent times, we have the numbers to prove it. FranNet, an international group of franchise consultants who match […]

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Tasti D-Lite’s Jim Amos: Franchise Companies Outperform S&P 500

on May 17th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Stock market data shows the durability of franchise companies Franchise companies have been powerful job creators for the American economy for decades, so it’s no surprise that franchise companies are thriving as the economy begins to rebound. A new report by franchise industry analyst FRANdata shows just how important franchises have been during and after […]

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The Tasti D-Lite Way: A Book Teaser for the Upcoming McGraw Hill Book on Social Media Marketing by Jim Amos and BJ Emerson

on May 4th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Tasti D-Lite’s BJ Emerson talks about our upcoming book on social media for franchise businesses One of the joys of working with talented executives is getting the chance to learn and share new ideas. For the past several years, BJ Emerson has helped Tasti D-Lite harness the power of social media to build deep relationships […]

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Why Relationships Are Essential in Franchising

on May 4th, 2012 Leave a Comment

In order to achieve anything meaningful in life, you must have help from others I was humbled to be inducted in the International Franchise Association’s Hall of Fame recently. As I told my friends and colleagues who were there, nobody earns their success on their own. Success is the result of teamwork, trust, effort and […]

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