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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


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Franchise Interviews Meets with the Planet Smoothie Franchise Opportunity

9/19/2019
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The Planet Smoothie franchise began in Atlanta during the mid-1990s, when smoothies were first beginning to be seen as a food offering on their own rather than part of an extended menu. Up until then smoothies were almost completely associated with hardcore health fanatics — people who spent a lot of time at the gym and were fanatical about counting calories More Americans were looking to slim down and become healthier, a trend which continues through today, and smoothies became seen as a...

Duration:00:31:09

Franchise Interviews Meets with Tom Hough, Franchisee to Fit Body Boot Camp

9/12/2019
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Sometimes life throws you a curveball, but it's how you react to that moment that can shape the rest of your life. For entrepreneur Tom Hough that moment came following his 33-year-old brother's death due to heart failure. After tragedy struck, Tom realized the importance of not taking any day for granted. While working in security, Tom had always thought about becoming a personal trainer and with the help of his wife, he took a leap of faith and quit his job and on the anniversary of his...

Duration:00:37:00

How to Write A Book in 8 Hours & How and Why to Franchise Your Business

9/5/2019
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Today we have a three part show. In part one, we meet with Mitchell Levy. Mitchell Levy is the AHA Guy of AHAthat.com and CEO and Thought Leader Architect at THiNKaha.com. He and his team make it easy for corporations to easily create compelling content that help turn their experts into recognized thought leaders. Mitchell is an Amazon bestselling author with fifty-six business books, contributor at Entrepreneur Magazine, has provided strategic consulting to over one hundred companies....

Duration:01:20:09

Franchise Interviews Meets with Boston's Pizza Restaurant and Sport Bar

8/29/2019
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We are meeting with Jeff Melnick, the President of BOSTON’S PIZZA Restaurant and Sports Bar. Boston's is both a family-friendly casual dining restaurant and an energetic sports bar, all under one roof. For over 50 years, Boston's has specialized in providing a relaxing atmosphere and food from scratch to parties of all sizes. With Boston's brand promise, "We'll make you a fan," and 80+ menu items, primarily made in-house, they deliver on having something for every occasion and taste....

Duration:00:29:14

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Body20 Franchise Opportunity

8/22/2019
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We have a great show today. We are meeting with Chris Pena (CMO) as well as Crystal Lizama (the new COO) for Body20. Body20 is leading the Technology Driven fitness revolution and offering franchise opportunities to entrepreneurs in one of the fastest growing industries within the franchising sector. Body 20 offers a low-staffing business model, with fast breakevens and impressive returns. Body20 was created when founder, Bert Albertse sought out entrepreneurial endeavors and eventually...

Duration:00:35:33

Franchise Interviews Business Planning and Guerilla Marketing

8/8/2019
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Today we are discussing business plans and guerrilla marketing. First, we are meeting with Cheree Warrick, author of Creating Business Plans that Actually Get Financed. In part two we are meeting with Todd Woods, CEO of Guerrilla Marketing Strategies, Inc and Eddie Leonard, Chief Operating Guerilla to discuss the Book: Guerrilla Marketing for The Franchisee. Topics: Six (6) parts to an invest-able business plan. Biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make when writing their business plans. Why banks...

Duration:01:12:59

Two Must Read Books Before Labor Day

8/2/2019
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This week we are discussing two must read books before Labor Day. We begin the show with Danny Lyon, author of The Colour of My Underwear is Blue. With over 60 marathons and 20 years of business experience,Danny Lyon shares why people create such varying levels of business and personal success. Lyon reveals the secrets of the success "high-flyers", the "turnaround artists", the "comfort zone dwellers", and the "give-ups". No matter where you are in your life right now, Lyon sheds light on...

Duration:01:02:12

Franchise Interviews Welcome Back the School of Rock Franchise Opportunity

7/25/2019
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We had the School of Rock franchise on our show many years ago. Since that time, the organization has had tremendous growth. We are meeting with Rob Price, CEO of School of Rock. School of Rock provides students of all ages an exciting and engaged music lesson experience, which includes guitar, drums, piano and singing lessons. Drawing from all styles of rock and roll, School of Rock students learn theory and techniques via songs from legendary artists such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and...

Duration:00:44:16

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Pigtails & Crewcuts Franchise Opportunity

7/18/2019
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We are meeting with the CEO of Pigtails & Crewcuts, Wade Brannon. Pigtails & Crewcuts is a children’s salon franchise that understands the need for a memorable, stress-free haircutting experience for the entire family. From your child’s first haircut to “Mom! The whole football team is getting mohawks, I want one too”, as a parent, you want your children’s locks in good hands. When veteran franchisor, Wade Brandon, came into the original salon with his two daughters as a customer, he...

Duration:00:46:47

Franchise Interviews Meets with the ManageMowed Franchise Opportunity

7/11/2019
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We are meeting with Peter Roberts and James Jakobsen, the founders of the ManageMowed franchise opportunity. ManageMowed - founders Peter & James just launched franchising for their sub-contracting commercial landscape concept. Based out of Edmonds, Washington, they have been in business for over 20 years and we a speaking about their dynamic biz journey… going from residential real estate to commercial, why they got into the sub-contracting business. ManageMowed’s corporate locations now...

Duration:00:36:07

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Venture X Franchise Opportunity

6/27/2019
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We have a great show today. We are meeting with Jason Anderson, President of the fastest growing coworking franchise, Venture X. Venture X strives to provide high quality, flexible, collaborative spaces to business professionals allowing their members to grow their companies and exceed their business goals. They hope to provide a unique set of amenities and benefits that support business growth and professional development. Their vision is to provide upscale, flexible workspaces in every...

Duration:00:41:06

An Evening with the Telephone Doctor Nancy Friedman

6/21/2019
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Nancy is president & founder of Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training. When Oprah, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, Good Morning Canada and Great Britain, CNN, Fox News, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and other well respected radio, TV and publications need a customer service expert, they call on Nancy Friedman. You should, too! LinkedIn for Entrepreneurs - Franchise Interviews Meets with Nancy Friedman. In Part Two, we discuss LinkedIn for Entrepreneurs with...

Duration:01:55:05

An Evening with the FUN BUS Franchise Opportunity

6/14/2019
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We are meeting with Stacey Kimmins of the FUN BUS franchise opportunit. FUN BUS is a fully climate controlled mobile fitness “gym on wheels” which serves children ages 2–7 years. At FUN BUS, their mission is to “drive the love of fitness to the young child” and they do this by bringing weekly fitness FUN classes/sessions to daycares and preschools, as well as birthday parties and special events. FUN BUS kids are always beyond excited to see the BIG GREEN BUS roll up! Two trained “Fun...

Duration:00:31:48

Franchise Interviews Meets with the JINYA Ramem Bar Franchise Opportunity

6/6/2019
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We are meeting with Clay Sanger of JINYA Ramen Bar: JINYA Ramen Bar was founded by Tomo Takahashi in 2010. His parents were restaurateurs in his native Japan, but he frequently visited the United States. Throughout his teenage and college years, he became obsessed with the goal of opening an authentic ramen restaurant on La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles. In 2010, Tomo made his vision a reality and opened the first JINYA Ramen Bar in Studio City, California. The restaurant was a communal eating...

Duration:00:37:47

Seven Tips for Attending A Franchise Show

5/30/2019
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This week (May 30 to June 1) 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:00:39:41

An Evening with the Central Bark Franchise Opportunity

5/24/2019
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We have a great show today. We are speaking with the co-founders of the Central Bark® franchise system Jackie Jordan and Chris Gaba. Jackie and Chris began this journey over 15 years ago with a vision that every dog deserves the very best care in a safe and clean environment. Central Bark has taken day care to a whole new level with their unique “Whole Dog Care” approach, which integrates a full range of fun services specially balanced to nurture your dog’s whole health – their physical,...

Duration:01:04:58

Franchise Interviews Meets with Bryan McMahon, CFO of the OpenWorks Franchise

5/16/2019
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We are meeting with Bryan McMahon, CFO of Open Works. When you compare OpenWorks to other companies in their industry, you’ll find that there is a clear difference. Unlike their competitors that simply maintain facilities, Openworks is the only facility services company that strives to create results that are measurable and add value to your business. OpenWorks Difference Guaranteed customers, NO selling requiredWe train our franchisees on not only how to do the commercial cleaning, but how...

Duration:00:29:01

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Delta Restoration Services Franchise

5/9/2019
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We are meeting with the founder of Delta Restoration Services Mike Mastous. Delta Restoration Services has tripled its presence in the past 12 months and is set to add several dozen more locations this year. The property restoration franchisor is investing heavily in its training and support functions, including building a state-of-the-art flood house training facility in Denver. Mike Mastous conceptualized Delta after spending his career in the restoration industry operating restoration...

Duration:00:41:49

Franchise Interviews Meets with Sparktank Franchise Marketing

5/2/2019
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We have a great show today. We are meeting with Juliette Schmerler. Juliette is the Creative Director and Founder of Sparktank Franchise Marketing. Sparktank's "franchise growth program" focuses on helping franchisors find new franchisees with powerful marketing materials and "outside the box" lead generation campaigns. Juliette's inspiration for helping franchises grow comes from the amazing opportunities she has seen her clients provide for new entrepreneurs to fulfill their dreams of...

Duration:00:25:49

An Evening with Franchise Author and Expert Christy Wilson Delk

4/26/2019
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We are meeting with Christy Wilson Delk After 17 years in corporate sales and distribution, Christy Wilson Delk decided to risk it all. In 1996, she sold her house and cashed out her 401K plan for the down payment on the $1.7 millions dollar SBA loan needed to buy and build a Kids R Kids Academy franchise in Orlando, Florida. Over the next 15 years, she expanded twice and grew her business into one of the largest franchises in her industry before exiting successfully in 2012. Now, an Adjunct...

Duration:01:39:29