Pillars of Franchising

Pillars of Franchising

www.pillarsoffranchising.com
Secrets of becoming a successful franchise owner.


How to deal with Franchise Equipment Financing Equipment financing for franchisees
May 16 • 69 min
Topic: How to deal with Franchise Equipment Financing Broadcast Date: May 16th, 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…
Networking and Data tools. Upping your business game.
May 9
Topic: Upping your business game. Networking and Data tools Broadcast Date: May 9th, 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…
SuperSlow Zone – Helping you Look & Feel Good at any Age
May 2 • 114 min
Topic: SuperSlow Zone – Helping you Look & Feel Good at any Age Broadcast Date: May 2nd, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Join co-hosts Ray Pillar, Fred McMurray and Holly A Ford as they discuss How SuperSlow Zone helping people be strong,…
A New Era of growth for Neighborly franchisees and beyond How is Neighborly improving franchisees growth?
Apr 25 • 119 min
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…
5 year Bucket Challenge anniversary. Giving back to the community The 5 year anniversary of the Ice Bucket Challenge. How it changed cause based marketing
Apr 18 • 94 min
Topic: 5 year Ice 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…
Wisdom Senior Care – Sustainable solutions for our seniors! Creating Sustainable solutions for our seniors!
Apr 11 • 107 min
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, co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford…
Rascal House Franchising a Cleveland favorite!
Apr 4 • 98 min
Topic: Rascal House - Franchising a Cleveland favorite! Broadcast Date: March 28st, 2019 at 5:00p Est 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…
Domestic violence awareness franchisee stories! Domestic violence awareness franchisee stories!
Mar 28 • 85 min
Topic: Franchisees domestic violence awareness stories! How Molly Maid franchisees are making a difference. Host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne, discuss franchisee development, financing, franchise…
Women in Franchising Women discuss their careers in the franchising industry
Mar 21 • 114 min
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 our male listeners what it is like being a woman…
Franchise law – What you need to know!
Mar 14
Topic: Franchise law - What you need to know! What you don’t know about franchise law can hurt you. Scheduled for 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…
Complementary Branding power – Inside the Ice Cream Box Inside the Ice Cream Box, The Power of Complimentary Branding
Mar 7 • 100 min
Topic: Inside the Ice Cream Box, The power of Complimentary Branding. Also, the story of Topper’s Craft Creamery 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…
SBA Franchise loans SCORE! Learn about SBA franchise loans
Feb 28 • 100 min
Topic: SBA Franchise loans SCORE! Learn about SBA franchise loans and how SCORE can help you grow 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,…
Navigating Franchisee Success with Franchise Navigator Determining if a franchisee will be successful
Feb 21 • 70 min
Topic: Navigating Franchisee Success with Franchise Navigator. Navigator Suite of Behavioral Assessments and Mapping Process. Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss…
A Very Franchise Valentine’s Day show A Very Franchise Valentine’s Day
Feb 14 • 83 min
Topic: A Very Franchise Valentine’s Day Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss how to be successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, expanding…
How to find a franchise financing solution.
Feb 7
Topic: How to find a franchise financing solution. How to arrive on a financing solution that delivers a platform of financial safety allowing your enterprise to grow Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray…
Recruiting franchise candidates who are right for your culture. Determine what is wrong with your recruiting process.
Jan 27 • 62 min
Topic: Recruiting franchise candidates who are right for your franchise culture. Determine what is wrong with your recruiting process. Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they…
Sign, Sign, Sign everywhere a Sign franchise? When is a sign franchise not a sign franchise?
Jan 24 • 62 min
Topic: Sign, Sign, Sign everywhere a Sign! When is a sign franchise not a sign franchise? Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss how to be successful at financing,…
Can a Home Equity Advance purchase a franchise? What do you mean a Home Equity Advances isn’t a loan?
Jan 17 • 50 min
Topic: Can a Home Equity Advance assist in purchasing a franchise? What do you mean a Home Equity Advances isn’t a loan? Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss show to…
Franchise accounting trends in 2019 2019 franchise accounting trends from a franchise accountant
Jan 10 • 69 min
Topic: 2019 franchising accounting trends from a franchise accountant. What accounting trends do franchisees need to be aware of in 2019? Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as…
2019 franchising legal trends from a franchise lawyer 2019 franchising legal trends with FRANLAW
Jan 3 • 75 min
Topic: 2019 franchising legal trends from a franchise lawyer. What legal trends do franchisees need to be aware of in 2019? Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discusshow…
Understanding franchise growth Understanding franchise growth
Dec 20, 2018 • 64 min
Topic:Understanding franchise growth, a disscussion on how to develop, brand position and expand your franchise concepts market. Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they…
Franchise Ownership Adventures Learn what successful franchisees do to be successful
Dec 13, 2018 • 70 min
Topic: Adventures in Franchise Ownership. Learn what successful franchisees do to be successful Guest: Christ Wlson-Delk Join Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne every Thursday as they discuss how to be…
Women in Business. What has been the biggest surprise of your professional career? What has been the biggest surprise of your professional career?
Dec 6, 2018 • 71 min
Topic: Women in Business, What has been the biggest surprise of your professional career? Join special co-hosts, Kristen Selmeczy of Molly Maid Bloomindage and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International, as they discuss the surprises woman in business have…
Understanding franchise buyer big data Understanding franchise buyer big data, and Future Bet - Deconstruction of the ROI.
Nov 29, 2018 • 62 min
Topic: Who buys in a franchisees geographic area? Understanding franchise buyer big data and Future Bet, deconstruction of the ROI. Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they…
A Thanksgiving Franchise show A Thanksgiving Franchise show
Nov 22, 2018 • 53 min
Topic: Thanksgiving Franchise show., a cornucopia of franchise news with special co-host Holly A Ford. The first part of our Thanksgiving 2018 show Fred McMurray discusses franchise news with Holly A Ford.. Next Ray Pillar and co-host Fred McMurray…
What Franchise private equity solutions are available? Private equity options for buying, funding, selling franchises
Nov 15, 2018 • 68 min
Topic: What Franchise private equity solutions are available? Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss what franchise private equity financing options are available with…
Profiling Franchisee Success with Zoracle Profiles
Nov 1, 2018
Topic: Pillars of Franchising: Profiling Franchisee Success. Guests: Rebecca Monet of Zoracle Profiles Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a…
Pillars of Franchising: Listener franchise questions Listener franchise questions
Oct 25, 2018 • 59 min
Topic: Listener questions on Selecting the right Opportunity Guests: Listener questions Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a successful…
Pillars of Franchising: The Patch Boys – Selecting the right Opportunity The Patch Boys
Oct 18, 2018 • 69 min
Topic: Selecting the right Opportunity - The Patch Boys Guests: Leo Goldberger , Mariel Miller Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a…
Pillars of Franchising: Women Franchise Ownership. 30.6% of franchises are owned by women.
Oct 11, 2018 • 60 min
Topic: 30.6% of franchises are owned by women. Why are women embracing franchise ownership? Guests: Kristin Selmeczy, Holly A Ford Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they…
Pillars of Franchising: Franchising past present future. Pillars of Franchising: Franchising past present future.
Oct 4, 2018 • 105 min
Topic: Pillars of Franchising: Franchising past present future. What is the future of franchising? Guests: Rick Morgin, Chris Mangum, Tom Scarda Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing,…
Pillars of Franchising: Real estate practices for the Successful franchise owner
Sep 20, 2018 • 73 min
Topic: Real estate practices for the Successful franchise. Guests: Elaine Vakalopoulos, Artemis Property & Business Advisors, Inc. Rich Lebrun, LeBrun Advisory Group Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of…
Spelling Success with the Franchise Dictionary magazine Learn the ABC’s of franchising from the Franchise Dictionary magazine
Sep 13, 2018 • 60 min
Topic: Spelling Success with the Franchise Dictionary Guest: Jill Abrahamsen, Editor-in-Chief, Franchise Dictionary Magazine. Join Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne every Thursday as they discuss how…
Canadian franchising vs USA franchising – How are they different? Canadian franchising vs USA franchising
Sep 6, 2018 • 74 min
Topic: Canada vs USA - How is franchising different? Guests: Marisa Allen, The Franchise Concierge and Faizun Kamal, UNCOMMON Franchise Consultant at The Franchise Consulting Company Join Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred…
Pillars of Franchising: What are the steps to buying a franchise? What are the steps to buy a franchise?
Aug 23, 2018 • 71 min
Topic: What are the steps to buying a franchise? Guests: Janice Charles, Franchise Veteran raised in McDonald’s. and Stephen Winterrowd Resource for franchise buyers. Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray…
What does it take to be the largest residential cleaning service in the U.S.?
Aug 16, 2018
Topic: What does it take to get to #1. Guest: Harrison Young, CEO of Omni Business Systems, Inc. Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a…
Pillars of Franchising: Ways to Improve Customer Service Pillars of Franchising: Ways to Improve Customer Service
Aug 6, 2018 • 45 min
Topic: Ways to Improve Customer Service focusing on Customer Service Training, Leadership, Communications, Telephone Skills Training, Sales, and Attitude. Guest: Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid…
Pillars of Franchising: 6 months of Secrets of Franchising Success Mid 2018 review of trends of success in franchising
Aug 2, 2018 • 48 min
The Pillars of Franchising is celebrating our 6th month anniversary. It has been an incredible first 6 months with great guests, new sponsors and the live broadcast from the Molly Maid Convention. This week we will be broadcasting from Molly Maid of…
Pillars of Franchising: Franchise leadership development. How can you transition from being an everyday manager to a phenomenal leader?
Jul 26, 2018 • 55 min
Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Guest: Dr. Maria Malayter, professor…
Pillars of Franchising: JL Moore Clean Heart Inc & Holly Ford, Founder of Zarian Firm International Business Brokers
Jul 19, 2018 • 63 min
Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Guest: JL Moore, Owner Clean Heart…
Pillars of Franchising: New York franchise news Todd Weiss FACT Specialist
Jul 12, 2018 • 46 min
Topic: New York franchise news with Todd Weiss FACT Specialist Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a successful franchise and interview…
Pillars of Franchising: How to franchise your business, Franchise Beacon How to franchise your business
Jul 5, 2018 • 46 min
Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Topic: How to franchise your business.…
Pillars of Franchising: Your franchise financing is critical Your franchise financing is critical.
Jun 28, 2018 • 65 min
Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Topic: Ways to finance your franchise…
Pillars of Franchising: How to grow your franchise while improving your risk management How to grow your franchise while minimizing your risk with Jesse Parenti of Pizzasource
Jun 21, 2018 • 58 min
Risk management issue/opportunities for the franchisee. How to grow your franchise while minimizing your risk with Jesse Parenti of the Stratton Agency Our guest is Jesse Parenti As a proud partner at Stratton Agency, Jesse Parenti offers over 25 of years…
Pillars of Franchising: Franchise financing for a growing business: Is Ascentium Capital franchise financing a good choice?
Jun 14, 2018 • 39 min
Ray Pillar and his co-host Fred McMurray discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. This week topic: Franchise financing for a growing business. Is Ascentium Capital franchise financing is it a good choice? Guest: Dennis Pratte, Vice President…
How does Entrepreneur’s Source assist buyers of franchises with Robert Hyde? How can Entrepreneurs Source helps you be a Successful franchise?
Jun 7, 2018 • 44 min
Topic: How does Entrepreneur’s Source assist buyers of franchises? Guest: Robert Hyde, Regional Developer, The Entrepreneur’s Source. Join Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne every Thursday as they…
Pillars of Franchising: Location, Location, Location – Picking the right location is critical for long term franchise success.
May 31, 2018
Ray Pillar and his co-host Fred McMurray discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. This week topic:Location, Location, Location – Picking the right location is critical for long term franchise success. Guests: 1.) Judd Lofchie 2.) Kristin…
Selecting the Right Opportunity with Premier Franchise Solutions & Marketing for franchise growth, a Human Beings Guide Selecting the Right Opportunity with Premier Franchise Solutions & Marketing for franchise growth, a Human Beings Guide
May 24, 2018 • 65 min
Topics: Selecting the Right Opportunity with Premier Franchise Solutions and Marketing for franchise growth, a human beings guide Ray Pillar and his co-host Fred McMurray discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise with Tom Parks and Greg…
Different ways to grow and sell your franchise Different ways to grow & eventually sell your franchise
May 17, 2018 • 67 min
Ray Pillar and his co-host Fred McMurray discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. This week topics: 1.) Growing your franchise. 2.) Selling your franchise. Today we have expanded the show to an hour to accommodate 2 great guests. Thursday,…
Pillars of Franchising: “Selecting the right Opportunity”
May 10, 2018 • 49 min
Ray Pillar and his co-host Fred McMurray discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. This week they discuss the 1st pillar of Choosing the right opportunity. Thursday, May 8th, 2018 - How does The Franchise Consulting company help “Choose the…
Pillars of Franchising: How does The Franchise Brokers Association help people become franchise owners
May 3, 2018 • 46 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray in Shell Beach, California as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his…
Growing your husband-wife franchise. A UPS Story Growing your husband-wife franchise.
Apr 26, 2018 • 45 min
Growing your husband-wife franchise. . The Jane & Brent Kostiw UPS Platinum store story. Guest: Jane and Brent Kostiw, Join Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne every Thursday as they discuss how to be…
Pillars of Franchising: Website launch event
Apr 19, 2018 • 121 min
The Pillars of Franchising is proud to announce the launch of our website at pillarsoffranchising.com on April 19, 2018. We have been blown away by the growth and reception of the show. We hope to improve the show, invite feedback and provide a resource…
The Molly Maid Chronicles follow up What made Molly Maid the right choice?
Apr 12, 2018 • 45 min
Topic The Molly Chronicles follow up. Selecting the right opportunity – What made Molly Maid the right choice? Join Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne every Thursday as they discuss how to be…
Pillars of Franchising: The Molly Chronicles live from Molly Maid 2018
Apr 5, 2018 • 73 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray in Shell Beach, California as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his…
How does Customer experience affect your business? How do Customer experience your business?
Mar 29, 2018 • 42 min
Topic: How do Customer experience your business? Seeing your franchise through your customers’ eyes. Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray in Shell Beach, California as they discuss the pillars of running a…
Pillars of Franchising: What are the secrets to successful digital advertising
Mar 22, 2018 • 46 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray in Shell Beach, California as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his…
Franchise King, How do I determine the correct franchise for you! Determining the correct franchise for you!
Mar 15, 2018 • 45 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray in Shell Beach, California as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his…
Pillars of Franchising: Balancing work life as a successful franchise owner and Ice hockey Mom
Mar 8, 2018 • 46 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his knowledge of what it takes to…
Pillars of Franchising: What does a financial audit reveal about a successful franchise?
Mar 1, 2018 • 47 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his knowledge of what it takes to…
Pillars of Franchising: Dealing with difficult customers.
Feb 22, 2018 • 41 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his knowledge of what it takes to…
Pillars of Franchising: What legal issues exist when buying or selling a franchise?
Feb 15, 2018 • 47 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his knowledge of what it takes to…
Pillars of Franchising: What type of individual will be a successful franchisee? Meg Roberts, President Molly Maid
Feb 8, 2018 • 46 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his knowledge…
Marketing your franchise isn’t easy! Franchisee marketing help is here
Feb 1, 2018 • 30 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his knowledge of what it takes to…