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Franchise Interviews gives an up close and behind the scenes look at franchising. It would literally take over 500 hours to hear every interview on this website. By listening to Franchise Interviews, you will become one of the most knowledgeable people on the topics of franchising. You will learn if franchising is for you, what franchise might be a best match for your personality and the keys to becoming a successful franchisee.

Franchise Interviews gives an up close and behind the scenes look at franchising. It would literally take over 500 hours to hear every interview on this website. By listening to Franchise Interviews, you will become one of the most knowledgeable people on the topics of franchising. You will learn if franchising is for you, what franchise might be a best match for your personality and the keys to becoming a successful franchisee.
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San Diego, CA

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Franchise Interviews gives an up close and behind the scenes look at franchising. It would literally take over 500 hours to hear every interview on this website. By listening to Franchise Interviews, you will become one of the most knowledgeable people on the topics of franchising. You will learn if franchising is for you, what franchise might be a best match for your personality and the keys to becoming a successful franchisee.

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English

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610-905-2919


Episodes

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Pedal Pub Franchise Opportunity

7/19/2018
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We are meeting with Shane M. Dunn, Chief Development Officer of Pedal Pub. A few years ago, the thought of pedaling a party bike for entertainment would have seemed ludicrous, but now human-powered taverns are sweeping the nation as popular social excursions for birthday parties, bachelorette parties and more. The pedal pubs have become fixtures in more than two dozen U.S. cities – I thought you might be interested in having the brand behind the craze on your show! Pedal Pub – a...

Duration:00:33:08

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Row House Franchise Opportunity

7/12/2018
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We are meeting with Ramon Castillon, President of Row House. Row House, is a boutique fitness concept was created with a specific objective: To give people of all different shapes, sizes, and abilities an efficient, effective high cardio, full body workout in an inclusive group environment — and one that builds bodies up instead of breaking them down. In Part Two, we play a clip from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising podcast.

Duration:00:40:11

Franchise Interviews Meets Paula Hope,President of Booked Solid

7/5/2018
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We are meeting with Paula Hope, the President of Booked Solid. Paula helps business professionals, and their teams, create the revenue they deserve. Through the strategic development of a referral/personal marketing plan which includes online activities, Booked Solid business professionals learn to create, manage and leverage their social capital (their personal good will) into a system that will grow their revenue for themselves and their firms.Paula consults and develops referral partner...

Duration:00:46:00

Franchise Interviews Meets with Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse Franchise

6/28/2018
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We are meeting with Ajay Singh, Vice President of Brand Development for Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse. Johnny's Italian Steakhouse is a leading dining destination offering an everyday indulgence that provides a high-end experience without the high-end price. Johnny's creatively blends sophistication of the past with a modern edge. As a distinctly upscale dining experience with reasonable prices, Johnny's features a traditional speakeasy ambiance that is brought to life by timeless steak and...

Duration:00:31:48

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Building Kidz Worldwide Franchise Opportunity

6/21/2018
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We are meeting with Sanjay Ravi Gehani, Partner and Chief Marketing Officer for Building Kidz Worldwide, LLC- Building Kidz is unique in that their unparalleled proprietary curriculums, references, and highly qualified faculty combine a world class academic setting with a specialization in Performing Arts. Their creative philosophy is stitched throughout our curriculum which we customize to meet the specific needs of every child by delicately balancing our time between structured elements...

Duration:00:36:40

Franchise Interviews Meets with the SpeedPro Imaging Franchise Opportunity

6/14/2018
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We are meeting with Larry Oberly, CEO for SpeedPro Imaging…SpeedPro Imaging is the nation’s leading wide-format printing and graphics franchise. Through extreme resolution levels and unparalleled color matching technology, SpeedPro studios provide innovative marketing solutions to elevate businesses nationwide. SpeedPro’s unique business model offers franchisees the ability to control their working hours and have the flexibility to live their life how they want to, while also giving them...

Duration:00:33:51

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Angry Crab Shack Franchise

6/7/2018
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In 2013, Angry Crab Shack launched in Mesa, AZ. This concept has a vibrant, memorable dining environment and offers high-quality seafood at a more affordable price. Angry Crab Shack combines Cajun- and Asian-inspired seafood, affordable prices and strategic real estate practices into the winning franchise combination the brand operates today. We are meeting with Andy Diamond, the President of Angry Crab Shack. In part two, we will play a clip from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising...

Duration:00:32:45

Franchise Interviews Tips on Attending A Franchise Show

5/31/2018
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This week (May 31 to June 2) Franchise Interviews will be visiting the International Franchise Expo in New York at the legendary Javits Center. Many refer to this show as the Super Bowl of franchising. Today you will hear numerous interviews on how to prepare for a franchise show.First you will hear our conversation with Tom Portesy, the President of Mart Franchise Ventures Expositions. Mr. Portesy will discuss what aspiring frantrepreneurs can expect from a franchise show. Next you will...

Duration:00:44:31

Co-Branding - Franchise Interviews Meets with Dippin' Dots & Doc Popcorn

5/24/2018
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We are meeting with Steve Rothenstein, Senior Director of Franchising at Dippin' Dots & Doc Popcorn. When Dippin’ Dots’ CEO Scott Fisher acquired Doc Popcorn in 2014, he needed to empower a leader to combine the two franchise models and expand the perfectly balanced snack co-brand. He leaned on the 25-year franchise-industry veteran, Steve Rothenstein, who’d previously held leadership positions with Yum Brands, Cold Stone Creamery, Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie. He’s led the franchises’...

Duration:00:39:32

Franchise Interviews Meet with the Hammer and Nails Grooming Shop for Guys

5/17/2018
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We are meeting with Aaron Meyers, Chief Operating Officer of Hammer and Nails Grooming Shop for Guys. Hammer & Nails Grooming Shop for Guys, a first-of-its-kind men’s grooming shop that provides hand and foot care, haircuts and shaves in a man cave nirvana. The male grooming industry has become mainstream, with barbering services proving to be the fastest growing sector. As the surge continues, Hammer & Nails has appointed a leadership team to elevate the brand to new heights as it...

Duration:00:35:53

Franchise Interviews Meets with Michael Peterson of Franchise Beacon

5/10/2018
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We are meeting with franchise author, franchise expert and the President of Franchise Beacon, Michael Peterson Whether you're looking to start a franchise or grow an existing franchise, Franchise Beacon offers the expertise and services that can help guide your franchise business to success. Michael is the author of "How and Why to Franchise Your Business." This book was written to be the book on franchising, the go-to for a new or would-be franchisor. It was written with someone from...

Duration:00:39:14

Franchise Interviews Meets with Brian Moak of HEART Certified Auto Care

5/3/2018
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We are meeting with Brian Moak, the CEO and Founder of HEART Certified Auto Care. With over 90 years of auto repair experience, Heart combines old fashion service with expert mechanical repair to ensure that each and every customer has a premium level experience. Previously operating as Duxler Complete Auto Care since 1924, Brian Moak saw an opportunity to fill a growing gap in the car repair service industry. He decided to take his vision nationwide in 2017, launching the franchise of...

Duration:00:30:08

Franchise Interviews Meets with Kevin Hsu, Co-founder and CMO of Pokéworks

4/26/2018
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POKÉWORKS POKE FRANCHISE STORY Pokéworks is a ground-breaking, healthy fast-casual restaurant concept that began on a rainy day in December of 2015 in a tiny location in Midtown Manhattan. Today, it has grown into one of the largest and fastest growing poke brands in the nation and one we can proudly say is anchored almost entirely with multi-unit institutional franchisees. Pokéworks was born on that quiet Winter day with a trickle of curious New Yorkers that wondered in to experience poke...

Duration:00:48:56

Asking The Right Questions:Franchise Interviews Meets Meg Schmitz of FranChoice

4/19/2018
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We are meeting with Meg Schmitz. Meg is a franchising consultant through FranChoice — her deep knowledge of franchising started in the 1990s, when she opened the first of five Great Clips salons in the Chicago area. As the president of the Chicago area owners’ co-op and liaison to corporate executive staff, Meg saw how others struggled because they bought a franchise that wasn’t the best fit. Now, after 10 years as a franchise consultant, Meg has helped hundreds determine whether business...

Duration:00:50:40

LinkedIn for Entrepreneurs – Franchise Interviews Meets with Nancy Friedman

4/12/2018
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LinkedIn for Entrepreneurs – Franchise Interviews Meets with Nancy Friedman LinkedIn is one of the most powerful networking business tools for professionals and entrepreneurs. Not long ago, Nancy Friedman was interviewed in a magazine article by Forbes. The article was called “10 New LinkedIn Tips to Propel Your PR”. In this interview, Nancy and I discuss tips learned over the years on how to effectively use this social media tool. Nancy is president & founder of Telephone Doctor Customer...

Duration:01:06:53

Franchise Interviews Meets with the MVS Pet Care Franchise Opportunity

3/29/2018
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We are meeting with Todd Giatrelis the CEO of MVS Pet Care. The service, which brings general wellness care, vaccinations, illness and injury care right to the customers’ doorstep, comes as a welcome relief to the 68 percent of U.S. families that own a pet who routinely experience the anxiety of transporting their cat or dog to the vet’s office and back. In addition to serving a need for pet parents, the service also provides much-needed business ownership opportunities to veterinarians...

Duration:00:35:50

Franchise Interviews Meets with Christian Brothers Automotive Franchise

3/22/2018
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We have a great show today. We are meeting with Mark Carr, the founder of Christian Brothers Automotive Corporation. Dedicated to its brand mission “To glorify God, by loving your neighbor as yourself” Christian Brothers Automotive has firmly planted its roots in faith, honesty and trust, which have proven to be clear differentiators in the competitive auto services and repair industry, a $380 billion sector in the U.S. economy. With its guiding principles instilled from the very first...

Duration:00:52:39

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Vitality Bowls Franchise Opportunity

3/15/2018
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We have a great show today. We are meeting with Tara Gilad of the Vitality Bowls franchise. About Vitality Bowls Roy and Tara Gilad, a pair of successful business owners, founded Vitality Bowls in 2011 in San Ramon, California. The duo started the superfood café concept together as a result of discovering their daughter’s severe food allergies and wanting to find safe, healthy food alternatives. Since franchising began in 2014, the brand has seen significant growth with more than 70 cafes...

Duration:00:37:26

Franchise Interviews Meets with Bette Fetter, the Founder of Young Rembrandts

3/1/2018
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We have a great show today. We are meeting with Bette Fetter, the Founder and CEO of Young Rembrandts and Author of Being Visual. About Young Rembrandts- Young Rembrandts is a recognized leader in art education, offering a curriculum focused on teaching children to draw, using demonstration and a structured step-by-step process. Through the process of weekly instruction students are exposed to a wide variety of subject matter, artistic concepts, art history and mastery of their materials....

Duration:00:44:24

Franchise Interviews Meets with The Joint Chiropractic Franchise

2/22/2018
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We have a great show today. We are meeting with Peter Holt of The Joint Chiropractic franchise. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, The Joint is an emerging growth company that is reinventing chiropractic care by making quality care convenient and affordable for patients seeking pain relief and ongoing wellness. Its no-appointment policy and convenient hours and locations make care more accessible, and affordable membership plans and packages eliminate the need for insurance. With nearly 400...

Duration:00:39:27