Category: Growing a Profitable Business

Pillars of Franchising - Neighborly
Molly Maid – A New Era of growth for franchisees of Neighborly and beyond.

Topic: Molly Maid – A New Era of growth for franchisees of Neighborly and beyond.  Broadcast Date: April 25th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Join co-hosts Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Fred McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss a new Era of growth…

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5 year Bucket Challenge anniversary. Giving back to the community

Topic: 5 year Bucket Challenge Anniversary – Giving back to the community Broadcast Date: April 18th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss the 5 year bucket challenge anniversary, ongoing…

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Pillars of Franchising - Wisdom Senior Care - Carolyn Thurston
Wisdom Senior Care – Sustainable solutions for our seniors! 

Topic: Wisdom Senior Care – Sustainable solutions for our seniors!  Broadcast Date: April 11th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne, discuss How Wisdom Senior Care create sustainable solutions for our seniors, ongoing franchisee development,  financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing…

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Rascal House Franchising a Cleveland favorite!

Topic: Rascal House – Franchising a Cleveland favorite!  Broadcast Date: April 4th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne, discuss was the 1980 Cleveland hair spray and spandex manufacturer sales rise in 1980 partially caused by the founding of Rascal…

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Five Ways to Sabotage Your Franchise Customer

By Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor®    These 5 issues that can sabotage your business with your customer without even knowing it. Getting rid of only a few will be a winner. I was a Franchisor – We had 5 Franchisees.  Four we let go very quickly and one we kept too long.  Along the…

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Pillars of Franchising - Franchising women - women in franchising
Women in Franchising

Topic: Women in Franchising! Franchising from the female point of view. Broadcast Date: March 21st, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Join special co-host, Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International, as she discusses with our special panel of women in franchising their experiences in franchising. Holly will womansplain to Ray and Fred and…

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Franchise law – What you need to know!

Topic: Franchise law – What you need to know! What you don’t know can hurt you. Original Broadcast – March 14, 2019 Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne, as they discuss  how to be successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, franchise law issues, marketing, expanding…

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Determining Business Multipliers
New Math – Determining Business Multipliers

New Math – Determining Business Multipliers “As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality”. – Albert Einstein So how do we lay relative certainty to the mystic multiplier when sellers, buyers, valuation experts, industry leaders and…

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Pillars of Franchising-SBA Franchise loans
SBA Franchise loans SCORE!

Topic:  SBA Franchise loans SCORE! Learn about SBA franchise loans and how SCORE can help you grow Host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne, discuss  franchise development, financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, brand positioning, expanding your franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, legal issues, SCORE mentoring, franchisor marketing, complementary…

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Hey, You, Get off of My Cloud – Protected Territories and Why they matter

Hey, You, Get off of My Cloud – Protected Territories and Why they matter by Holly A Ford “Move not unless you see an advantage; use not your troops unless there is something to be gained; fight not unless the position is critical.” Sun Tzu, The Art of War Territory protection is critical when buying…

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