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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 430 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 Sean Collins, the CEO of the Costa Vida franchise opportunity. Costa Vida is inspired by the beautiful Baja Peninsula Coast and the lifestyle that pushes you to catch the wave—rather than stand on the sideline to let life pass you by. This costal lifestyle is a vision about the satisfaction of things done the right way. Cost Vida believes that food created with passion, from scratch daily, tastes better! And their customers know the difference. In Part II, you will hear a clip of our Great Clips in Franchising Podcast.
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The Entrepreneur’s Source – Brian Miller, President The Entrepreneur’s Source is ranked among the top consulting franchises in the country.” -Entrepreneur Magazine Our Performance Enhancement Team and consultants have... more

We are meeting with Peter Baldine, our Chief Development Officer for Moran Industries. In 1956, Dennis Moran founded Moran Industries based on a simple statement: "Americans depend on their cars, and they can depend on us." For... more

This is part two of our interview with Jerome Williams and Boyton Weeks of Fantastic Sams. With over 1350 salons, Fantastic Sams is one of the country’s largest full-service hair care franchises. Their salons have earned a reputation... more

Who says that owning your own hair salon business can’t be fun? Their franchisees across the country believe the social atmosphere of a Fantastic Sams creates an environment that’s fun, entertaining, and rewarding. Today you will... more

October 2, 2008 we are meeting with William Fikhman of the franchise I Sold it on Ebay.William is one of the youngest franchisees for Isold it on Ebay as well as the country.

We have another fabulous Snell & Wilmer Attorney, Holly Shilliday,who has loads of helpful information to share with our audience on a really timely topic: Given today’s economic conditions, many businesses are heading into financial... more

In part two, Karol discusses a very important part of finding the right franchise and that is financial parameters.

Find the Perfect Franchise Opportunity with franchise consultant Karol Mercurio of Matchpoint Consulting Services. Karol shares with you how she helps her consulting clients weigh their options to find the perfect franchise opportunity.... more

We are meeting with Linda Searles of the Baby Power Franchise Concept. Linda Searles started the business in a church basement and now has turned it into a profitable franchise business and rewarding parent/child play experience. The... more

In part 2 of our interview with the founders of P.B. Loco Ken Hall, Keri Barney and Jodene Jensen we dive deeper and discuss training for new franchisees as well as location.
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