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Welcome to Franchise Interviews. If you ever dreamed of one day owning your own business, than you have come to the right place. Listen to detailed interviews 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 450 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/id130.html 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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We are meeting with Scott Mortier, President of The Franchise Whales and EVP of Business Development at Froots. With a combined 35-plus years' experience in franchising, David Lopez and Scott Mortier have launched a franchise incubator... more

We are meeting with Greg Helwig, the President of Kiddie Academy, an industry leader in educational childcare. Since 1981, Kiddie Academy® has provided a better way to care for and educate children and create stronger communities. It's... more

We have a great show today. We are meeting with Navigator Coach Rick Ibarra-Rivera. Rick's professional Coaching career began a decade ago in 2005. Rick's passion is helping others achieve their dreams and making a difference in... more

We are meeting with Jeff Garrett, founder of Lumberjacks. In 2004, in one of those ?wake up in the middle of the night? moments, Jeff Garrett thought of Lumberjacks and the timber industry theme. He immediately got to work on... more

When Michael and Babz Barnett saw a tweet from ABC scouting contestants for new TV show, Shark Tank, six years ago, they had no idea what they'd be walking into. In fact, they saw the premier episode in their hotel room the night... more

We are meeting with the cofounder of #getfried Chris Covelli of #getfried French Fry Cafe a new franchise model that is betting on a relatively untapped market in the U.S.: topped French fries. At #getfried, guests can customize their... more

18/8 Fine Men's Salons are hair care and grooming centers for men, a reinvention of the barber shop, providing hair and grooming services for men in a relaxing, comfortable atmosphere geared toward the specific needs of men. 18/8 stylists... more

We have a great show today. We are meeting with David Wild, Director of franchising for Sloan's Ice Cream. A true icon of South Florida, Sloan's is renowned for its award winning luxury ice cream flavors, candies and... more

We are meeting with Matt Miller of School Spirit Vending. School Spirit Vending (SSV) is focused on providing hassle-free, year-round fundraising opportunities for as many schools across the country as possible. It's their goal to help save... more

We have a great show today. We are meeting with Sam Hance, President of Stone Coat. This Dallas-based company is the leading innovator of a unique process creating true stone wall finishes. The company exclusive "Blown Stone"... more
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