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About Stan Friedman

Stan Friedman, CFE is a 30-year franchise executive, veteran franchisor and President of FRM Solutions, a “franchise-centric: technology company. FRM enables franchisors to better manage their relationships with prospective and existing franchisees. Stan is a member of the IFA Supplier Board, a Board Member of the Southeast Franchise Forum and a founding Board Member of the IFA Diversity Institute. In 2011, the IFA honored Stan with its Ronald E. Harrison Diversity Award, previously awarded only seven times in IFA’s 5o+ year history. Stan also co-hosts Franchise Today, a weekly podcast featuring interviews with C-level franchisors, franchisees and suppliers, all of whom share nuggets with the audience, about how they’ve achieved sustainable growth, through “sensible” franchising.

How Long Does a Franchise CRM Implementation Take?

At some point in our careers, almost everyone has had to manage a project, whether we liked it or not. If you’re one of those lucky people, you know that a project’s success hinges on many factors. I’m going to walk you through some of [...]

How Much Does a Franchise Management Tool Cost?

After a great many years in franchise sales, I'm frequently asked the one question everyone asks when making a significant purchase. That question is, “how much does it cost?” In my current line of work, that question more specifically is, “how much does a franchise [...]

3 Reasons Your Franchise Can’t Afford to not Automate

No matter what your line of business, every business has somehow been touched by some form of software automation. In franchising, it could actually represent the difference franchisors gaining attracting and recruiting great franchisees or losing them completely to their competition.  This could be due to [...]

Navigating Technology for Franchise Sales

Thanks to the IFA for allowing FRM Solutions to share thoughts about how technology has changed the landscape, in terms of managing communications with prospects for your franchise. GOOGLE has forever changed the way your potential candidates are searching for information.  If your Development Team isn't keeping [...]

Educated Consumers/Best Customers!

The countdown clock is ticking and I am busy preparing for the upcoming Franchise Expo South in Houston, Feb. 11-13. This will be our third time sponsoring this event, but the very first time that I have been invited to participate as a speaker and [...]

No Dog Days of Summer Here!

FRM Solutions Announces New Addition to the Team, Updates New Client Relationships, and Reveals Fall Trade Show Schedule Shakon Turner Takes Over as FRM’s Business Development Director, President Stan Friedman Gears up for a Busy Fall on the Road Atlanta, GA (July 30, 2015) – While [...]

Relationships Don’t Just Happen!

Relationships Don’t Just Happen! Several years ago, close friend, trusted franchising peer, and well respected member of the franchising community, Lynette McKee, introduced me to Shakon Turner.  At the time, Lynette had recently hired Shak at Checkers and told me that Shak was special - [...]

The Microsoft Advantage

As I began to think about the conversations that I will have with franchisors in NY at this week’s International Franchise Expo, the one message I want to share with franchise executives attending the show stems from a very powerful truth - “Confused Minds Make [...]

New Client Relationships, Plus IFE

Nation’s Premier Franchise Relationship Management Company Pledges to Help Franchisors Nurture and Close Engaged Leads with Cutting-Edge Tools! Atlanta, GA (June 14, 2015) - The summer has just begun, but things have been heating up for awhile at FRM Solutions, the nation’s premier franchise relationship management [...]