• 01:00

    Satisfaction & Validation - Key Components to Franchise Success

    in Business

    This week on Franchise Today the focus is on franchisee satisfaction and validation and how they ultimately combine for franchise success. Host, Paul Segreto welcomes as his guest, Michelle Rowan, President of Franchise BusinessREVIEW as they dive into the pitfalls that franchisors may face that slow down or even prevent growth and brand success. Paul and Michelle also discuss recent reports by Franchise BusinessREVIEW on emerging brands and in celebration of Veterans Day a peak into their recent editorial, Vet Report.


    About Our Guest


    Michelle Rowan is the president of Franchise Business Review, a market research and consulting company specializing in franchisee and customer satisfaction, as well as franchise relations issues. After working in the hospitality and telecommunications industries, she joined Franchise Business Review in 2005 as the first full-time employee. Over the last nine years, Rowan has worked with over 800 franchise systems. She is an active member of the International Franchise Association and a Certified Franchise Executive. She has facilitated CEO Performance Groups and Executive Networking Groups over the last 2 years within the franchise industry and regularly speaks at industry events.

  • 01:11

    Franchise Interview with RainTree

    in Business

    We have a great show today - We are meeting with Michael Haith, Chairman of the Board for Raintree.  RainTree is a team of outsourced franchise sales professionals to help emerging, mid-size and mature brands increase unit count with a comprehensive set of services. The Denver-based company provides the industry’s most experienced franchise development staff that generates the quality lead flow that previously only more mature franchisors could afford. The proven systems and processes ensure that limited development budgets recruit the highest quality and the highest quantity of franchisees that best match the culture and profile of the franchisor’s ideal franchisee. 


    In parts 2 and 3, we are going to play clips of interviews we had with several of RainTree's portfolio.  They include Teriyaki Madness and Wag N Wash.  

  • 01:01

    Sipping & Painting to World-class Franchise Success

    in Business

    This week on Franchise Today, our guests are co-founders of Pinot's Palette, Charles Willis and Craig Ceccanti. They will discuss how they've started their "sip and paint" brand at the height of tough economic times and have successfully grown to a world-class franchise brand despite being a relatively new industry segment and entertainment option while competing against a multitude of copycat brands. Pinot's Palette has been ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine in its Annual Franchise 500 and recipient of Entrepreneur's Fastest Growing Franchise, Top Service Franchise and Top New Franchise awards in 2014. It has also been recognized as a leader in franchisee satisfaction by Franchise Business Review as FBR50 award winner two years in a row, 2014 above average in every category and ranked #8 in franchisee satisfaction in FBR’s Emerging Trends report.     


     


     

  • 01:00

    Franchise Web Portals - Behind the Scenes with Eric Bell

    in Business

    Everyone who investigates franchising today ends up on the internet looking for information.  During your exploration, you will discover a number of websites that are 100% dedicated to providing vast amounts of information on franchising in a highly professional format.  These websites are commonly referred to as ‘franchising web portals’ and in this month’s podcast we are privileged to have the GM of one of the most important web portals – Franchise Gator's Eric Bell – as our guest.  If you are interested in learning more about how to use these sites more effectively or simply have questions to that you would like to ask, please join us for this fascinating topic.


    About Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus


    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus is a weekly podcast devoted to exploring key issues in franchising.   Co-hosts Rick Bisio and Graham Chapman interview industry leaders (franchisees, franchisors, service providers, media members, etc.) who share powerful advice related to successful franchise ownership.


    Bisio, the Amazon-best selling author of the Educated Franchisee and a leading consultant for FranChoice, is dedicated to helping Franchise Focus listeners realize their dreams of business ownership.  Listeners are encourage to take advantage of the following resources as part of their due diligence process:



    Rick's A Franchise Coach website
    The Educated Franchisee Book
    The Educated Franchisee website
    The FDD Exchange
    The Glossary of Franchise Terms

  • 02:04

    The Appearance Portal (012715) Mailbag

    in Christianity

    going where no one has gone before...


    Augusto and Larry are dragging that mailbag into the light of day to find your praise reports, prayer requests, and questions.


    http://theappearance.com


    http://larrywtaylor.org


    http://the-portal.proboards.com/board/2/appearance-portal


    https://sage.websavers.ca:2199/start/dcrother/


    http://www.mediafire.com/view/y24bw2v8ol7voi4/Nearby_Hotels.pdf


    1. My Soul Longs For You – Misty Edwards (Beginning)


    2. Song of Solomon – Jesus Culture (Top of the Hour)


    3. Awesome God – Michael W Smith (End)


     

  • 00:38

    Franchise Interviews Meets with the Batteries Plus Bulbs Franchise Opportunity

    in Business

    We have a great show today - We are meeting  with John Twist, VP of Franchise & Business Development at Batteries Plus Bulbs.  In business since 1988, Batteries Plus Bulbs have evolved with the expanding electronics and light bulb industries to become the nation’s largest and fastest-growing franchise in this specialized market. Entrepreneur magazine has ranked Batteries Plus Bulbs as one of the top 500 franchises in America for the past 20 consecutive years and #1 in the battery category.  They have also been recognized by Forbes as the #4 franchise in their mid-range investment category.

  • 02:05

    The Appearance Portal (012015) Mailbag

    in Christianity

    going where no one has gone before...


    Augusto and Larry sift through the mailbag for your prayer requests. questions and praise reports.


    http://theappearance.com


    http://larrywtaylor.org


    http://the-portal.proboards.com/board/2/appearance-portal


    https://sage.websavers.ca:2199/start/dcrother/


    http://www.mediafire.com/view/y24bw2v8ol7voi4/Nearby_Hotels.pdf


    My Soul Longs For You - Misty Edwards (Beginning)


    Holy Spirit You Are Welcome Here - Jesus Culture (Top of Hour)


    The Man Comes Around - Johnny Cash (End)

  • 00:53

    Franchise Interviews Meets with the Big Frog Franchise Opportunity

    in Business

    We have a great show today.  We are meeting with Leeward J. Bean, President and CEO of Big Frog, Ronald E. DeFrece, Vice President and COO of Big Frog, and Dr. Christina (Tina) Bacon-DeFrece, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Big Frog.  Big Frog's digital print on apparel capabilities make them a unique franchise opportunity - find out why by listening to the show.  


    In part 2, we hear a clip from our Great Clip in Franchising Podcast and learn why you have to almost work harder to fail than succeed in franchising. 


     


     

  • 02:04

    The Appearance Portal (011315) Mailbag

    in Christianity

    going where no one has gone before...


    Augusto is back opening up that heavy mailbag  with Larry's help to answer your questions, share your praise reports and prayer requests.


    http://theappearance.com


    http://larrywtaylor.org


    http://the-portal.proboards.com/board/2/appearance-portal


    http://sage.websavers.ca:2199/start/dcrother/


    Nearby Hotels:  https://www.mediafire.com/?y24bw2v8ol7voi4


    1. My Soul Longs For You – Misty Edwards (Beginning)


    2. You Are My Hiding Place – Selah (Top of the Hour)


    3. Personal Jesus - Johnny Cash (End)

  • 00:46

    Franchise Interviews Meets with Hireology

    in Business

    We have a great show  today.   We are meeting  with Adam Robinson, Chief Hireologist at Hireology.


    The Hireology selection management platform simplifies the hiring process for franchisees. The company’s award-winning Selection Manager™ includes everything an operator needs to manage their hiring process, including a fully-hosted career site, integrated job postings, compensation analysis, pre-hire assessments, interview guides, background checks, skills verification and more. Franchise systems, use Hireology’s web-based platform to deliver consistent and repeatable hiring decisions in the field - leading to lower turnover and increased profitability per location.

  • 00:37

    Franchise Interviews Meets with the Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Franchise

    in Business

    We are meeting with Scott Nichols, Director of Franchise Business Development for Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores. 



    The Outlet stores (Sears Outlet) are designed to provide customers with in-store and online access to purchase new, one-of-a-kind, out-of-carton, discontinued, obsolete, used, reconditioned, overstocked and scratched and dented products across a broad assortment of merchandise categories, including home appliances, apparel, mattresses, sporting goods, tools and lawn and garden equipment at prices that are significantly lower than manufacturers’ suggested list prices.


     



    Sears Outlet is the oldest of the four store formats and was established in 1968. The newest format, Sears Home Appliance Showroom, was introduced in late 2007. The majority of its stores are Sears Hometown Stores, a format which grew from the legacy Sears catalog stores and celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2013.


     

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