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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 850 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 the category of interest on our website at https://www.franchiseinterview.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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Have you ever thought about running your own vacation rental business? We are meeting with Lukas Krause, the CEO of SkyRun Vacation Rentals, a leading vacation rental management company that's been around for over 20 years,... more

We are meeting with Atomic Wings CEO Zak Omar. Atomic Wings was created in 1989 to share authentic New York-style Buffalo wings. Now, with dozens of restaurants open in the U.S., Atomic Wings is setting its sights on nationwide... more

Have you ever wanted to open a bar? We have a great show. We are meeting with Roman Maliszewski, founder of Tapster, the groundbreaking self-serve taproom concept. Their tasting room franchise opportunity eliminates much of... more

Do you recall the days when people relied on maps to reach their destinations? Thankfully, we now have GPS technology. This insightful comparison comes from Chad Harrison, Franchise Development Representative at Authority Brands, and... more

We have a great show. We are meeting with Bennett Maxwell, the Chairman of Dirty Dough. Dirty Dough uses centralized production with special machines to produce the world's first 3-layer cookie. This technology also allows a franchise... more

Great Quotes in Franchising Podcast - Follow the System! - Julie Bennett is the author of the Franchise Times Guide to Selecting, Buying and Owning a Franchise. Julie appeared as a guest on our weekly radio show Franchise... more

Ford's Garage is a restaurant franchise that takes inspiration from 1920s garages, boasting licensing rights from Ford Motor Company. It has garnered a reputation as a popular dining spot nationwide, attracting patrons with its... more

Great Quotes in Franchising Podcast - People don't buy drills because they need drills. - Franchising is not rocket science by in Dr. Robert Needham's case it is. Dr. Needham was a former rocket scientists who became an expert... more

We are meeting with Dianne & Gabrielle Melillo, owners of Season 2 Consign in Colts Neck, NJ, and recent IFA 2023 Franchisees of the Year. Founded in 2020, Season 2 Consign is a 100% female-owned non-traditional retailer, offering... more

We are meeting with Jeff Oslund, a Re-Bath multi-unit franchisee who operates in Detroit, Traverse City, Michigan, and Toledo, Ohio. With 30 years of experience in the industry, he has accumulated several valuable tips for... more
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