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Welcome to Franchise Interviews weekly podcast and radio show. If you ever dreamed of one day owning your own business, then you have come to the right place. Listen to detailed interviews/podcasts with some of the most informative sources on the topics of franchising and entrepreneurship. People are hungry for good vital content (Keyes, 2009). To date, we have recorded over 700 interviews on our weekly franchise radio show with some of the top franchisors, franchise experts, franchise attorneys, franchisees, and franchise authors. You can even listen to our shows based on category of interest on our website at http://www.franchiseinterviews.com We have met with some exciting new franchise concepts as well as some of the biggest names in franchising. As a visitor to our website, all you have to do is click and listen. So grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy. Live shows can be heard on Blog Talk Radio every Thursday at 10AM EST, 7AM PST. It's no problem if you can't listen to the live show. Each show is recorded and immediately placed in our library of audio archives. To date, we have had over a quarter of a million listeners! Franchise Interviews is hosted by Dr. Martin J. McDermott.

Welcome to Franchise Interviews weekly podcast and radio show. If you ever dreamed of one day owning your own business, then you have come to the right place. Listen to detailed interviews/podcasts with some of the most informative sources on the topics of franchising and entrepreneurship. People are hungry for good vital content (Keyes, 2009). To date, we have recorded over 700 interviews on our weekly franchise radio show with some of the top franchisors, franchise experts, franchise attorneys, franchisees, and franchise authors. You can even listen to our shows based on category of interest on our website at http://www.franchiseinterviews.com We have met with some exciting new franchise concepts as well as some of the biggest names in franchising. As a visitor to our website, all you have to do is click and listen. So grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy. Live shows can be heard on Blog Talk Radio every Thursday at 10AM EST, 7AM PST. It's no problem if you can't listen to the live show. Each show is recorded and immediately placed in our library of audio archives. To date, we have had over a quarter of a million listeners! Franchise Interviews is hosted by Dr. Martin J. McDermott.

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San Diego, CA

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Welcome to Franchise Interviews weekly podcast and radio show. If you ever dreamed of one day owning your own business, then you have come to the right place. Listen to detailed interviews/podcasts with some of the most informative sources on the topics of franchising and entrepreneurship. People are hungry for good vital content (Keyes, 2009). To date, we have recorded over 700 interviews on our weekly franchise radio show with some of the top franchisors, franchise experts, franchise attorneys, franchisees, and franchise authors. You can even listen to our shows based on category of interest on our website at http://www.franchiseinterviews.com We have met with some exciting new franchise concepts as well as some of the biggest names in franchising. As a visitor to our website, all you have to do is click and listen. So grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy. Live shows can be heard on Blog Talk Radio every Thursday at 10AM EST, 7AM PST. It's no problem if you can't listen to the live show. Each show is recorded and immediately placed in our library of audio archives. To date, we have had over a quarter of a million listeners! Franchise Interviews is hosted by Dr. Martin J. McDermott.

Language:

English

Contact:

610-905-2919


Episodes

Peter Carlson, President of Pet Evolution Meets with Franchise Interviews

7/22/2021
We are meeting with Peter Carlson, President of Pet Evolution Franchising, LLC. Unlike your standard pet supply stores, Pet Evolution takes a health-driven approach to keep dogs healthy and their owners happy. Each location offers products that cater to specific pet diets and health concerns, along with specialty services like grooming, self-serve dog wash, and mobile nail trims. Every Business Has A Story Pet Evolution was founded in 2012 by friends Rian Thiele and Mike Osborn, both having...

Duration:00:36:24

Peter Carslon, President of Pet Evolution Meets with Franchise Interviews

7/22/2021
We are meeting with Peter Carlson, President of Pet Evolution Franchising, LLC. Unlike your standard pet supply stores, Pet Evolution takes a health-driven approach to keep dogs healthy and their owners happy. Each location offers products that cater to specific pet diets and health concerns, along with specialty services like grooming, self-serve dog wash, and mobile nail trims. Every Business Has A Story Pet Evolution was founded in 2012 by friends Rian Thiele and Mike Osborn, both having...

Duration:00:36:24

Justin Nihiser, CEO of Code Ninjas Meets with Franchise Interviews

7/8/2021
We have a great show today. We are meeting with Justin Nihiser, CEO of Code Ninjas. Code Ninjas® is the world’s largest and fastest-growing kids coding franchise, with hundreds of locations in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Their goal is to create the problem solvers of tomorrow. At their centers, kids learn to code while building their own video games in a fun, safe, and inspiring environment. Kids gain confidence, logic, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills that...

Duration:00:38:38

America's Franchise Matchmaker Careyann Golliver Meets with Franchise Interviews

7/1/2021
We have a great show today. We are meeting with Franchise Business Consultant Careyann Golliver. Careyann (Larson) Golliver is known as America’s Franchise Matchmaker™. Her passion comes from helping grow her local family handyman business to the top-rated national franchise in the handyman industry. Careyann has been featured in national publications including; Bloomberg Businessweek, Entrepreneur Magazine, and FORTUNE and is a sought-after professional speaker showcasing her knowledge...

Duration:00:46:00

Wag N' Wash Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

6/24/2021
Many years ago, we had the opportunity to meet with Dan Remus and Jef Strauss, Co-Founders of Wag N’ Wash Natural Pet Food & Grooming.. We invited Jef Strauss, co-founder of Wag N’ Wash Natural Pet Food & Grooming to discuss how the organization has grown. Wag N’ Wash gives pet owners a highly personalized, “one-stop-shop” experience they’d never be able to replicate with a big-box pet store or an online retailer. Jef discusses the following questions: Can you describe the Wag N’ Wash...

Duration:00:28:21

Great Quotes in Franchising

6/10/2021
Several years ago, we created a spin-off on our podcast called Great Quotes in Franchising. Great Quotes in Franchising features clips from our weekly podcast. Today you are going to hear two of our most recent clips from our Great Quotes in Franchising podcast. Picture this scenario. You just started a company, and you need to hire a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Chief Operating Officer (COO). How much do you think it will cost to achieve this task? What...

Duration:00:14:33

Two Must Read Books this Summer on Franchising

6/3/2021
We have a great show. Today we are discussing two great books for aspiring entrepreneurs to read this summer. First, we are meeting with franchise expert, author, and consultant Tom Scarda. Mr. Scarda is going to talk about his recent book, The Magic of Choosing Uncertainty. Tom will answer the following: What suggestions would you give to aspiring entrepreneurs looking to buy a franchise? Why did you write the book "The Magic of Choosing Uncertainty"? What types of traits make successful...

Duration:01:04:48

The DRIPBaR Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

5/27/2021
We are meeting with Ben Crosbie of franchise development for The DRIPBaR franchise opportunity. At The DRIPBaR, everything they do is motivated by one fundamental focus—supporting the best health of their clients. Through advances in cellular and biological science, they help them fight the consequences of chronic illness, address the effects of aging, and achieve balanced wellness. With so many modern medical breakthroughs, their team began reimagining how infusion-based treatments could be...

Duration:00:35:57

Southern Classic Chicken Franchise Meets with Franchise Interviews

5/20/2021
We are meeting with Tom O’Keefe, Managing Director of Southern Classic Chicken. Southern Classic Chicken, which offers home-style fried chicken, utilizes a drive-thru or walk-up model in each location, which has poised the concept for continued expansion throughout the pandemic and beyond. The brand saw a 20% increase in system-wide sales last year when the demand for off-premise dining increased nationwide and now is starting to become the standard practice in the fast-food industry. In...

Duration:00:33:08

Tom Krouse, CEO of Donatos Pizza Meets with Franchise Interviews

5/13/2021
We are meeting with Tom Krouse, CEO of Donatos Pizza. Donatos is a family-owned, privately held company that treats our Franchise Partners like they are part of the family. Their mission is to promote goodwill through their products and service, principles, and people. Every business has a story Donatos was founded in 1963 by 19-year-old Columbus, Ohio native Jim Grote who borrowed $1,300 and had a vision for a company that put customers first. Find out what happens next by listening to the...

Duration:00:40:04

Jason Bimber, Veteran and Entrepreneur of Surveillance Secure

5/6/2021
We are meeting veteran and entrepreneur Jason Bimber, of Surveillance Secure. Founded in 2006 and franchising since 2019, Surveillance Secure has been a proven security industry leader, serving commercial clients in six states, including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, and Washington D.C. The rapidly expanding franchise services the electronic security needs of commercial, retail, education, and government clients for security cameras, access control...

Duration:00:14:57

Franchising the Moving Industry Prime Time Edition

4/30/2021
The real estate market has exploded. Today, we discuss franchising the moving industry. We start the show with our latest podcast from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising podcast from the hall of fame speaker Warren Greshes. In Part Two, you will hear our interview with Dustin Black, Founder, and CEO of Black Tie Moving. Dustin is no stranger to the moving industry. From the time he was a child, Black worked for his father’s moving company, learning the ins and outs of the industry while...

Duration:01:56:46

Jon Ostenson, Franchise Consultant, Investor, Author, & Speaker on FI

4/22/2021
We are meeting Jon Ostenson. Jon Ostenson is a consultant, investor, author, and international speaker specializing in the area of *non-food franchising*. Having served as the President of an Inc. 500 franchise system and now as a multi-brand franchisee, himself, Jon is uniquely positioned to educate others on franchising and franchise selection. In addition to serving as the CEO of FranBridge Consulting, Jon oversees FranBridge Capital where he and his partners own 17 territories across 5...

Duration:00:36:11

Mighty Dog Roofing and Horsepower Brands Meets with Franchise Interviews

4/15/2021
We have a great show today. We are meeting with Josh Skolnick, Zach Beutler, and Erik Van Horn of Horse Power Brands. Horsepower Brands is a portfolio company of franchise brands in the service industry delivering first in class customer service and experiences. More importantly the services they provide are needed by all consumers across North America. One of the newest brands to the Horsepower Brands family is Mighty Dog Roofing (MDR). A roof over your head is vital to protect your family,...

Duration:00:40:37

Physical Therapy NOW Meets with Franchise Interviews

4/8/2021
Physical Therapy NOW opened its doors to care for our community on November 12, 2003 under the direction of Andy Zapata. The center was founded on the following core principles: to provide optimal patient care by ensuring all patients receive reliable, personal, excellent healthcare that is cost-effective, to create and maintain a great working environment, and to continuously evaluate and improve every aspect of our practice to ensure that we excel in both patient care and employee...

Duration:00:34:37

Rochelle Clarke, Founder of Succession Strength on Franchise Interviews

4/1/2021
Is your business prepared if an accident or illness sidelines you or a key employee? How do you prioritize that when you’re managing the day-to-day? Many people depend on your business, so it’s crucial to protect business value by preparing for unexpected disruptions that can happen in the short term. With an easy-to-follow Business Continuity Plan in place for unplanned events, you’ll be ready. We have a great show today. We are meeting with Rochelle Clarke. Rochelle is the Founder of...

Duration:00:32:55

Ann Huntington Sharma, President of Huntington Learning Center

3/18/2021
We are meeting with Anne Huntington Sharma, President of Huntington Learning Center, the nation's leading tutoring and test prep provider with approximately 300 locations nationwide and a growing roster of online programs. Ann will discuss how she led the company through a complete digital transformation in response to the global pandemic, launching a variety of new digital and hybrid programs including HuntingtonHelps LIVE, Huntington Study Hall, Huntington Homework Help, and Academic...

Duration:00:36:57

Franchise Expert and Author Giuseppe Grammatico on Franchise Interviews

3/4/2021
We are meeting Giuseppe Grammatico. Giuseppe is a franchise veteran who simplifies the process of franchising and excels at guiding his candidates to the model that best suits them. His greatest joy is helping people realize the American dream and sharing the freedom that comes from franchising. Franchising has allowed Giuseppe to enjoy the freedom so many hope for. Sharing his expertise with his candidates, learning about their goals and their lives, and guiding them towards their dreams...

Duration:00:40:58

An Entrepreneurial Journey - Jeff McClain, the Founder of Patriot Pipeline Inc.

2/25/2021
We have a great show today. We are meeting Jeff McClain, the founder of Patriot Pipeline Inc. This is an amazing story on entrepreneurship. Patriot Pipeline, Inc. specializes in underground utilities from mid to large scale commercial projects as well as residential tract projects. Patriot is a Class A General Engineering Contractor located in Wildomar, California, and has been serving Southern California since 2003. The Interview Where are you calling from today?Maybe we can go back to the...

Duration:00:55:28

Image One Franchise Opportunity on Franchise Interviews

2/15/2021
We have a great show today. We are meeting Tim Conn, founder of the Image One franchise opportunity. From their customer communication and environmentally-friendly methods to their in-depth training and ongoing support, Image One has created an opportunity that calls for prospective franchise owners who are looking for a career, not just a job. Investing in an Image One franchise affords franchisees confidence in their industry, and the support needed for longevity and success. Their tools...

Duration:00:40:15