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National Publications

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Qualified Remodeler Magazine, August 2013
Get A Grip makes Qualified Remodeler's Top 500 list of CPA-audited remodeling firms again! Moving up 28 spots from last year nationally, Get A Grip now ranks #430 in the U.S. while remaining #1 in New Mexico for its business acumen, commitment to customer service, sales techniques and strong customer loyalty.
Entrepreneur Start-Up Guide, Spring 2013


GI Jobs Magazine – Military Friendly Franchise, June 2013
For the third year running Get A Grip has been named a Military Friendly Franchise, representing the top 10% of the nation's franchises doing the most to recruit military veterans. Get A Grip offers a discount to active or retired military potential franchisees and puts all franchise fees on hold if a franchisee is called up for Guard or Reserve duty. Get A Grip also offers a 10% discount off any work completed for active military members and veterans.
Entrepreneur Start-Up Guide, Spring 2013


Entrepreneur Start-Up Guide, Spring 2013
Entrepreneur Start Ups' features on franchise opportunities lists Get A Grip as a great way to be the boss for our low cost to enter, turnkey business plan, on-site training and continuing franchise support.
Entrepreneur Start-Up Guide, Spring 2013


Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500, January 2013
Get A Grip earns a mention the annual Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 edition of franchise companies in the United States and Canada. The recognition comes from the company's fast growth, commitment to quality, and green focus of keeping material out of landfills.
Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500®, January 2013


Entrepreneur Magazine, Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises, November 2012
Get A Grip moves up the list of Entrepreneur Magazine's ranking of low-cost-to-enter franchise business opportunities to No. 65, up from No. 87 in 2011. The listing includes our in-house financing, two-week on-the-field training session, and ongoing marketing support.
Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises, November 2012


Entrepreneur Start-Up Guide, October 2012
Get A Grip again makes the list of companies who want you to be the boss in Entrepreneur Start Ups' features on franchise opportunities. We lead the surface refinishing/restoration category for our low cost to enter and turnkey business plan.
Entrepreneur Start-Up Guide, October 2012


Home Business Magazine Annual Start-Up Guide, October 2012
Get A Grip makes the list again of home based start up businesses in this magazine for entrepreneurs and business owners. Get A Grip's innovative products and no-experience necessary, turnkey business model keep it high in the rankings in this industry leading publication.
Home Based Business & Opportunity Magazine, August 2011


Qualified Remodeler Magazine, August 2012
Get A Grip debuts on the Top 500 list of CPA-audited remodeling firms in the country. Get A Grip ranks #458 in the U.S. and #1 in New Mexico for its business acumen, commitment to customer service, sales techniques and strong customer loyalty.
Qualified Remodeler Magazine, August 2012


Entrepreneur's Start Ups, Summer 2012
Get A Grip was listed as a low-cost franchise business opportunity by lowering its start-up costs to give would-be entrepreneurs a chance at their dreams. In the following listing, you'll find 232 franchises that can be started for less than $50,000.
Entrepreneur Start Ups – 232 Franchises You Can Start for $50,000 or Less, Summer 2012


Home Business, June 2012
Targeting home-based entrepreneurs and business owners, this magazine lists Get A Grip as a great home business franchise opportunity in the Restoration & Remodeling category. The magazine touts Get A Grip's innovative products, low-cost to enter turnkey program, and our on-site training program.
Home Business Magazine, June 2012


Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500® Top Homebased Franchise, May 2012
Get A Grip debuts on the Entrepreneur®'s Franchise 500® Top Homebased Franchises list this year. The company ranks #97 in homebased franchise businesses, reflecting how much we've grown in our industry category.
Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500®, March 2012


Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500®, March 2012
Get A Grip Franchising LLC moved up to No.18 (from its debut at No. 33 last year) in the Top New Ranking category in the Entrepreneur's Franchise 500® list of franchise companies. We began franchising in 2007, and our astonishing growth is what caught the eye of the magazine.
Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500®, March 2012


Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500, January 2012
Get A Grip moved up 77 places in the Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list of franchise companies to rank No. 316 in the United States and Canada for 2012. In addition, the magazine puts Get A Grip at #65 for low-cost franchises (up from #87), #18 for top new franchises (up from #33) and #97 in home-based companies, a new ranking this year.
Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500®, January 2012


Home Business®, December 2011
This magazine geared toward home-based entrepreneurs and business owners lists Get A Grip, Inc. in its Restoration & Remodeling category. Highlighted are Get A Grip's innovative products and no experience necessary, turnkey business model.
Home Based Business & Opportunity Magazine, December 2011


Entrepreneur Magazine, Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises, November 2011
Entrepreneur Magazine once again recognizes Get A Grip for our low-cost to enter, turnkey franchise business opportunity. We rank #87 in our debut on the list. The listing includes our in-house financing, two-week in the field training session, and ongoing marketing support.
Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises, November 2011


Entrepreneur's Start Ups – Six Steps to Owning Your Own Business, Fall 2011
Get A Grip makes the cut of those companies that want you to be the boss in Entrepreneur
Start Ups' features on franchise opportunities. We're one of only seven in the surface refinishing/restoration industry that the magazine considers worthy of mention.
Entrepreneur Start Ups – 6 Steps to Owning Your Own Business, Fall 2011


Remodeling Magazine 550, August 2011
Lists Get A Grip among the nation's largest residential renovation companies in the franchising category for our turnkey business system. Get A Grip stands out among franchise companies that offer our ready-made systems and solutions for the inexperienced.
Remodeling Magazine 550, August 2011


Home Business®, August 2011
This magazine geared toward home-based entrepreneurs and business owners lists Get A Grip, Inc. in its Restoration & Remodeling category. Highlighted are Get A Grip's innovative products and no experience necessary, turnkey business model.
Home Based Business & Opportunity Magazine, August 2011


Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500®, March 2011
Get A Grip Franchising LLC debuted at #33 in the 50+ New Business Opportunities Top New Ranking category in the Entrepreneur®’s Franchise 500® list of franchise companies, in part because of our astonishing movement up the list. We’re ranked #393 in the United States and Canada for 2010, and #87 among low-cost franchises.
Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500®, March 2011


Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500®, January 2011
Get A Grip moved up 74 places in the Entrepreneur®’s Franchise 500® list of franchise companies to rank #393 in the United States and Canada for 2010. In addition, we’ve ranked #87 among low-cost franchises, and #33 in the Top New Ranking category for our amazing movement up the list.
Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500®, January 2011


Remodeling Magazine 550, August 2010
Lists Get A Grip among the nation’s largest residential renovation companies in the franchising category for our turnkey business system. Get A Grip stands out among franchise companies that offer our ready-made systems and solutions for the inexperienced.
Remodeling Magazine 550, August 2010


Qualified Remodeler Magazine, February 2010
Highlights Get A Grip again as a good franchise opportunity because of our no royalty franchise program and turnkey business system. Notes our multiple surface resurfacing and repair products and techniques, too.
Qualified Remodeler Magazine, February 2010

Entrepreneur® Magazine – 31st Annual Franchise 500®, January 2010
Yep, we did it again! Get A Grip appeared in the Entrepreneur®’s Franchise 500® list of franchise companies for the second year in a row. We’re pleased that recognition of our great value, turnkey franchise program keeps earning kudos.
Entrepreneur® Magazine – 31st Annual Franchise 500®, January 2010

Entrepreneur® Start Ups – Be Your Own Boss, Fall 2009
Get A Grip makes the cut of companies who want you to be the boss in Entrepreneur® Start Ups’ features on franchise opportunities. We’re one of only seven in the surface refinishing/restoration industry that the magazine considers worthy of mention.
Entrepreneur Start-ups-Be Your Own Boss, Fall 2009

Entrepreneur® Magazine – 30th Annual Franchise 500®, January 2009
Albuquerque headquartered Get A Grip debuted on Entrepreneur®’s Franchise 500® list of franchise companies in the United States and Canada at #467 and ranked fifth in its industry category of surface refinishing/restoration. The recognition comes from the company’s fast growth, commitment to quality, and green focus of keeping material out of landfills.
Entrepreneur® Magazine – 30th Annual Franchise 500®, January 2009

Qualified Remodeler Magazine, March 2009
Calls Get A Grip a good franchise opportunity for its readers. We’re thrilled to be recognized for our no royalty franchise program and turnkey business system.
Featured Story - ‘09 Franchise Opportunities List

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National Internet News

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Franchising.com, www.franchising.com

Get A Grip Resurfacing Named Military Friendly Franchise by G.I. Jobs Magazine
Thursday, May 16, 2013


Franchising.com, www.franchising.com

Get A Grip Resurfacing Named NM Private 100 Business
Wednesday, August 29, 2012


24-7 Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
Get A Grip Resurfacing Named NM Private 100 Business
Wednesday, August 29, 2012


onlineprnews.com, www.onlineprnews.com
Get A Grip Resurfacing Named Private 100 Business
Tuesday, August 28, 2012


widepr.com, www.widepr.com
Get A Grip Resurfacing Named Private 100 Business
Monday, August 27, 2012


onenewspage.us, www.onenewspage.us
Get A Grip Resurfacing Named Private 100 Business
Monday, August 27, 2012


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Get A Grip Makes Sustainable Business Summit for Products/Services
Thursday, July 26, 2012


findlaw.com, www.findlaw.com

Get A Grip Resurfacing Named Sustainable Business
Thursday, June 21, 2012


Franchising.com, www.franchising.com

Get A Grip Resurfacing Named Sustainable Business
Thursday, June 21, 2012


24-7 Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
Get A Grip Resurfacing Named Sustainable Business
Thursday, June 21, 2012


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com
Get A Grip Makes Sustainable Business Summit
Thursday, June 14, 2012


24-7 Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
Friendly Franchise by G.I. Jobs Magazine
Thursday, May 17, 2012


i-News Wire, www.i-newswire.com

Friendly Franchise by G.I. Jobs Magazine
Tuesday, May 15, 2012


Free Press Release, www.free-press-release.com
Friendly Franchise by G.I. Jobs Magazine
Tuesday, May 15, 2012


New Mexico News Articles, www.newmexiconewsarticles.com
Get A Grip Franchising, LLC Named Top New Franchise
Thursday, April 12, 2012


24-7 Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
Get A Grip Franchising, LLC Named a Top Homebased Franchise
Thursday, April 12, 2012


Franchising.com, www.franchising.com

Get A Grip Franchising, LLC Named Top New Franchise
Thursday, April 12, 2012


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Get A Grip Makes Healthiest Employers
Thursday, March 29, 2012


News Wire Today, www.newswiretoday.com
Get A Grip Named Top New Franchise
Saturday, March 3, 2012


1888 Press Release, www.1888pressrelease.com
Get A Grip Named Top New Franchise
Friday, March 2, 2012


i-News Wire, www.i-newswire.com

Named Top New Franchise
Friday, March 2, 2012


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com
Get A Grip selected as New Mexico's Healthiest Employers
Thursday, March 22, 2012


Entrepreneur.com, www.entrepreneur.com
Get A Grip Franchising, LLC Moved up to No.18 in Franchises Listing
March issue 2012


24-7 Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
Get A Grip Moves Up to #18 on Entrepreneur's Ranking
Saturday, March 3, 2012


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Get A Grip rises among national franchises
Thursday, March 1, 2012


Womenetics, www.womenetic.com

Homeowners across the Country Get A Grip, Thanks to Sharon Dillard
Tuesday, February 21, 2012


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Get A Grip Makes Healthiest Employers Finalists
Monday, February 13, 2012


Resources for Entrepreneur's, www.gaebler.com
Interview with Sharon Dillard, President of Get A Grip, Inc.
Monday, February 6, 2012


Business News Articles, www.business-newsarticles.com

Only Resurfacing Company at National Event
Friday, January 13, 2012


Late blooming entrepreneurs, www.latebloomingentrepreneurs.wordpress.com

Getting a Grip on a Different Business
Thursday, January 12, 2012


Epodcastnetwork.com, www.epodcastnetwork.com

Franchising with Get A Grip Inc. Resurfacing
Wednesday, January 11, 2012


24-7 Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
Get A Grip Moves Up Franchise 500 List
Wednesday, January 4, 2012


Franchising.com, www.franchising.com

Get A Grip moves up Franchise 500 list to #316
Wednesday, January 4, 2012


Corporate Breaking News, www.corporatebreakingnews.com

Get A Grip Moves Up On Franchise 500 List
Tuesday, January 3, 2012


i-News Wire, www.i-newswire.com

Moves up Franchise 500 list
Tuesday, January 3, 2012


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Get A Grip shoots up Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list
Tuesday, January 3, 2012


Zimbio, www.zimbio.com
Get A Grip Moves Up On Franchise 500 List
Monday, January 2, 2012


widepr.com, www.widepr.com
Moves Up On Franchise 500® List
Monday, January 2, 2012


Lowe’s, www.lowesforpros.com
How 5 Women Have Found Success in the Construction Industry
January 2012


Franchising.com, www.franchising.com

Get A Grip lauded in three national publications
Thursday, November 17, 2011


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Top-Performing CEO Judge
Friday, October 21, 2011


Franchising.com, www.franchising.com

Get A Grip Announces NEW Porcelain Glaze
Wednesday, October 19, 2011


Start Up Biz Hub, www.startupbizhub.com
How to Start a Get A Grip Franchise


24-7 Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
Get A Grip Announces New Porcelain
Tuesday, October 11, 2011


24-7 Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
Get A Grip Makes Military Friendly Franchises List
Wednesday, June 15, 2011


1888 Press Release, www.1888pressrelease.com
Get A Grip Makes Military Friendly Franchises List
Tuesday, June 14, 2011


Free Press Release, www.free-press-release.com
Get A Grip Makes Military Friendly Franchises® List
Monday, June 13, 2011


Argyle News, www.argylenews.com
Top New Franchise Company Ranks #33 On Entrepreneur 's Ranking
Thursday, March 17, 2011


i-News Wire, www.i-newswire.com

Get A Grip ranks #33 on Entrepreneur ranking
Tuesday, March 15, 2011


Argyle News, www.argylenews.com
Get A Grip Franchising, LLC Moves Up On Franchise 500 List
Saturday, January 8, 2011


Home and Garden PR News, www.homeandgardenprnews.com
Top New Franchise Company Ranks #33 On Entrepreneur 's Ranking
Saturday, January 8, 2011


widepr.com, www.widepr.com
Moves Up On Franchise 500® List
Thursday, January 6, 2011


Franchises4Vets, www.franchises4vets.com
The 2011 Franchises4Vets listing
Top Franchisors Specifically Recruiting Veterans


Military Friendly Franchises, www.militaryfranchising.com
The 2011 Military Friendly Franchise® list
A listing of franchises that recruit military veterans


Business Info Guide,
www.businessinfoguide.com
Entrepreneur Interview: Sharon Dillard of Get A Grip Inc. Resurfacing
Inspired Resources for Entrepreneurs


Qualified Remodeler,
www.qualifiedremodeler.com
Qualified Remodeler - 2011 Franchise Opportunities List
A Listing of Franchise and Dealership Options for Remodelers


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Get A Grip moves up on Franchise 500 list
Thursday, January 6, 2011


News Wire Today, www.newswiretoday.com
Get A Grip Named a Best Place to Work
Friday, December 10, 2010


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Best Places To Work
Thursday, December 2, 2010


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

People on the Move - Awards
Monday, November 11, 2010


widepr.com, www.widepr.com
Company Directory


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Top-Performing CEO's
Thursday, October 21, 2010


New Mexico PR News, www.newmexicoprnews.com
Get A Grip CEO Sharon Dillard Named Top CEO
Friday, October 8, 2010


i-News Wire, www.i-newswire.com
Sharon Dillard Named Top CEO
Wednesday, October 6, 2010


Construction PR News, www.constructionprnews.com
Get A Grip Wins Duke City Dozen Award
Friday, September 17, 2010


Bed & Bath News Articles, www.bedandbathnewsarticles.com
Get A Grip Wins Duke City Dozen Award
Friday, September 17, 2010


24-7 Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
Wins Duke City Dozen Award
Tuesday, September 7, 2010


Free News Release, www.free-news-release.com
Get A Grip Wins Duke City Dozen Award
Friday, September 5, 2010


Tradeshow PR News, www.tradeshowprnews.com
Get A Grip Joins National Apartment Association's National Supplier Council
Wednesday, July 21, 2010


PRLog Free Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
National Apartment Association's National Supplier Council
Monday, July 19, 2010


Big News
, www.bignews.biz
Get A Grip Moves Headquarters
Thursday, June 17, 2010


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Get A Grip acquires new headquarters
Monday, June 28, 2010


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

VIEWPOINT – Five customer service musts to thrive in any economy
May 28 – June 3, 2010


Home and Garden PR News, www.homeandgardenprnews.com
Get A Metallic for Countertops Add Sparkle to Your Surfaces
Sunday, April 24, 2010


24-7 Press Release, www.24-7pressrelease.com
Announces Get A Metallic for Countertops
Saturday, April 24, 2010


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

People on the Move - Service
Monday, March 29, 2010


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

People on the Move - Achievements
Monday, March 22, 2010


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com

Franchising took Get A Grip to the next level
Monday, March 1, 2010


How I Changed Careers, www.howichangedcareers.com
From CHANEL to Franchise Owner – How I Changed Careers
Interview with Sharon Dillard, President of Get A Grip, Inc. 2010


Resources for Entrepreneur's, www.gaebler.com
Interview with Sharon Dillard, President of Get A Grip, Inc. 2010


PR Zoom, www.przoom.com
Get A Grip Launches Get A Metallic


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com
People on the Move - Achievements
Monday, January 12, 2009


New Mexico Business Weekly, www.newmexico.bizjournals.com
Get A Grip makes national franchise list
Monday, January 5, 2009


Entrepreneur.com, www.entrepreneur.com
Recognized Get A Grip Franchising, LLC as a qualified franchise business
Monday, August 4, 2008


PR Web, www.prweb.com
Get A Grip Announces New Franchising Opportunities
Monday, February 18, 2008


PR News Now, www.prnewsnow.com
Albuquerque Get A Grip Inc. Announces New Franchising Opportunities for 2008

Corporate Office and Showroom

GET A GRIP, Inc.

11840 Cochiti Rd SE

Albuquerque, NM 87123

Office: 505.268.0929

Fax: 505.268.2776

Toll-free: 800.290.6004

  • Each Get A Grip franchise and dealer is an independently owned and operated business opportunity.