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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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We are meeting with Prakash Karamchandani (PK), the Co-founder of Balance Grille. Balance Grille, the Asian Fast Casual concept that is redefining the franchising and restaurant industries. The brand is focused on clean eating,... more

This podcast was one of our first historic shows, with Bob Goggins, VP of Franchise Development for Service Brands International, talking about the company and the particular franchise opportunities offered. Discover if this is an... more

We are meeting with Michael Kraner, founder of My Backyard Sports. Founded in 2017, My Backyard Sports has been committed to providing its clients with high-end products and services that create unmatched sports experiences at... more

Marty and Don have suggested Street Smart Franchising is a must read for anyone looking to buy a franchise. It is now a must listen to interview! Understand How to Run a Profitable Franchise from ?Street Smart Franchising? Author Joe... more

Over a decade ago, we met with Sam Ballas, the founder of East Coast Wings + Grill. Today we are meeting with Mark Lyso, CFE, Chief Development Officer at East Coast Wings + Grill. East Coast Wings + Grill is a full-service,... more

On this date (2/13/2009), Franchise Interviews met with the Jersey Mike's franchise opportunity. While the brand has grown significantly, Jersey Mike's still makes sub sandwiches the same way they have been since 1956. Here is our... more

We are meeting with Charlie Graves, Chief Executive Officer of Athletic Republic, the pioneers in the sports training industry. Athletic Republic offers state-of-the-art training that unlocks the potential of any athlete, helping them perform at their... more

Many years ago, we created a spinoff podcast called Great Quotes in Franchising. Great Quotes in Franchising features some ?aha? moments from our weekly podcast. Today's Great Quote in Franchising comes from Tom Scarda. Tom is a... more

We are meeting with Joshua Malik- CEO of the Joshua Tree franchise opportunity. Since 2005, Joshua Tree has built a reputation in the Lehigh Valley & Buxmont areas as one of the most trusted names in tree services, lawn care,... more

According to Parys et al (2023), "the deadline for filing a federal tax return is April 18, 2023. If you request a tax extension by April 18, 2023, your tax return will be due on October 16, 2023. But there's a catch — your tax bill will still... more
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