GaryVee was the one who inspired me to start a podcast back in November of 2017, thus it's an incredible honor to have him here today.
This episode was recorded before his keynote at IFA 2019 in Las Vegas. The episode features GaryVee in a round table chat with myself and two other franchise entrepreneurs: Scott Mortier of Dental Whale (parent co. of www.dentalfixrx.com) and Shane Evans, Co Founder & President of Massage Heights (https://www.massageheightsfranchise.com)
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Scott and Shane can be found at:
-firstname.lastname@example.org | https://www.facebook.com/scottvmortier
Sevans@massageheightsfranchising.com | https://www.facebook.com/ShaneEvansMassageHeights/
Topics in this episode include:
-Advice to franchise entrepreneurs on personal branding
-Advice and strategies for franchise development and targeting prospects with "entrepreneurial tendencies"
-The importance of an integrated LOCAL social strategy along with your NATIONAL strategy
-Gary's opinions on "entrepreneurship through franchising"
-Playing the "long game", branding vs. sales, and "macro patience / micro speed"
-How to coach your franchisees
-The importance of "being real" when recruiting franchisees
-Attracting and recruiting talent by having a focus on education and producing informative content
-An inside look at content development strategy
Thank you to our Show Sponsor Dental Fix RX: **Franchise Opportunities Available**
Founded in 2009, Dental Fix Rx is a fast-growing mobile dental equipment repair service franchise that is revolutionizing the dental service industry by delivering immediate, on-demand equipment service, hand-piece repairs and cost-effective consumable products through its network of highly-trained franchise professionals. With local franchise owners serving businesses within their market, Dental FixRx completes repairs on-site from mobile repair centers that are equipped to fix a wide range of equipment found in any practice – from compressors to chair upholstery. The company has awarded more than 200 franchise territories that service over 53,000 customers throughout North America.
Audio Engineer: Ben Kliever (Austin Tx email@example.com)
Video & media: SJ Kim and Jaren Higgins
Other resources mentioned:
https://thesashagroup.com/ - educational program and agency services
http://rallio.com/ - local social tools and services
https://solink.com/ - revolutionize the way you use video
https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryankorba/ - Start Speed book and entrepreneurial coaching. Also JDFIU Investments
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/franchisetoday - Weekly Franchise Podcast