Franchising in Review is a show about franchising, entrepreneurship, and an exploration of today’s top business opportunities. If you’ve ever thought about owning your own business, but haven’t quite figured out how to make that happen, this is the show for you. We’ll explore the ins and outs of franchise ownership, hear tips and advice from some of the most successful people in franchising, and help you turn your dreams of business ownership into reality through franchising. This show is made by Franchise Business Review.
Episode 6 - The Keys to Owning a Successful Franchise Business: Propelled Brands
Moderated by Franchise Business Review President & COO Michelle Rowan
Navid Ravi, FASTSIGNS franchise owner in Garland & Mesquite, TX
John & Melanie Ludden, MY SALON Suite franchise owners in Charlotte, NC
Chuck Bailey, NerdsToGo franchise owner in Pittsburgh, PA
Hear from our expert panel of franchise owners from Propelled Brands on the steps they took to grow a successful franchise business. Learn the keys that helped their business thrive, the challenges and pitfalls they faced along the way – and how to avoid them. What were they doing before buying a franchise and how did those experiences and skillsets help them in their new business venture? What one thing really made the difference to these top performers? And what advice would they give to new franchisees?
Episode 4 - How Neighborly is Becoming the 'Amazon of Home Services'
When is the right time to start your own company?
Eric Stites sits down with Brad Stevenson, Chief Development Officer with Neighborly Brands, the world's largest parent franchise company in the home services segment. Neighborly is the parent company to 25 franchise brands including Mosquito Joe, Mr. Electric, and Five Star Painting with nearly 4000 franchise owners serving over 10,000 customers in over 9 countries. We also chat with franchisees Sarah Weber from Window Genie in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Chrishelle Eugene from Molly Maid in Stafford/Frederick, Virginia, and Dennis Stein from Mosquito Joe in Long Island, New York.
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Episode 5 - A conversation with Rock Star Franchises
Franchise Business Review CEO Eric Stites sits down with franchise owners from FirstLight Home Care, Wild Birds Unlimited, and FastSigns International to learn their stories of how they got started in franchising, what it is like to be part of an award-winning top franchise brand, and the secrets to their franchise business success.
Hear from rockstar franchise owners Ben and Angela Crawley from FirstLight HomeCare, Shane Beard from FASTSIGNS, and Kathy Haigh of Wild Birds Unlimited.
Episode 3 - Fibrenew Once Again Demonstrates its Resiliency
In this episode, it was our pleasure to speak with Jesse Johnstone, the President of Fibrenew. He explains to FBR's CEO, Eric Stites, how Fibrenew is designed to succeed in both good times and bad and discusses the way they're supporting their franchisees in the midst of the COVID pandemic. The two also give advice to potential franchisees and emphasis the importance of understanding the demands of business ownership.
Fibrenew was just recently named as one of 2020's Franchisee Satisfaction Award winners and has regularly been recognized by Franchise Business Review for their outstanding franchise satisfaction.
To learn more about Fibrenew as a franchise opportunity, visit this link: https://franchisebusinessreview.com/top-franchises/fibrenew/
Episode 2 - Les DeFelice On Growing a Happy & Healthy Business with Visiting Angels
On this week’s episode, we had the pleasure of speaking with Les DeFelice, a standout franchisee from top-rated senior care and home care services franchise, Visiting Angels. Les describes his professional journey through a multitude of successful entrepreneurial endeavors and explains how he first got started with Visiting Angels. In this conversation with FBR's own founder and CEO, Eric Stites, Les shares some of his keys to success and gives advice to prospective franchisees.
Visiting Angels was just recently named as one of 2020's Franchisee Satisfaction Award winners and has regularly been recognized by Franchise Business Review for their outstanding franchise satisfaction. Les and Eric discuss how Visiting Angels leadership and company culture has contributed to that success.
To learn more about Visiting Angels as a franchise opportunity, visit this link: https://franchisebusinessreview.com/top-franchises/visiting-angels/
Episode 1 - Veterans in Franchising
On this special Veteran's Day episode, we explore the important role military veterans play in the success of franchising.
Franchise Business Review founder Eric Stites is joined by two friends, Steve White and Jeff Bevis. Steve White is the President & COO of PuroClean, a professional property restoration company. He is also a military veteran and Vice Chair of the International Franchise Association’s VetFran committee. Jeff Bevis is the President & CEO of FirstLight Home Care, a fast-growing senior/home care franchise. Jeff aslo serves as Chairman on the International Franchise Association’s VetFran committee.
To see FBR's 2019 list of the top franchise opportunities for veteran's, visit this link: https://franchisebusinessreview.com/page/top/top-franchises-veterans/
To learn more about PuroClean as a franchise opportunity, visit this link: https://franchisebusinessreview.com/top-franchises/puroclean/
To learn more about FirstLight Home Care as a franchise opportunity, visit this link: https://franchisebusinessreview.com/top-franchises/firstlight-homecare/