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Secrets of becoming a successful franchise owner.


FranchiseVision – Helping you visualize your Future
Jun 3 • 59 min
Topic: FranchiseVision – Help you visualize your Future Broadcast Date: June 4th , 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST / 2:00p PST Call 323-580-5755 to ask questions during the show Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid…
FirstLight Home Care, are they {ready to help}?
May 23 • 52 min
Topic: FirstLight Home Care, are they {ready to help}? This the updated audio that is actually able to be listened too Broadcast Date: May 28, 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid…
Women in Business May 2020
May 18 • 57 min
Title: Women in Business May 2020 – Women Entrepreneurs making a difference in 2020 Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Rebecca Monet, CEO of Zorakle Profiles and co-host Elizabeth Denham, CEO of The Franchise Women as they…
How does FranchiseGrade.com help you make confident franchise investment decisions? How does FranchiseGrade.com help you to make confident franchise investment decisions.
May 11 • 55 min
Topic: How does FranchiseGrade.com help you to make confident franchise investment decisions. Broadcast Date: May 14, 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Kristin…
Emergency Advice for Your Business During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Apr 16 • 61 min
Topic: Emergency Advice for Your Business During the Coronavirus Pandemic: What to Say and Do With Your Landlords, Lenders, Franchisor, Taxes and Employees Broadcast Date: April 16, 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Join…
Simple Systems – Clear instructions for running your business easier.
Apr 9 • 79 min
Topic: Simple Systems - Clear instructions for running your business easier. & Franchise Audit & Finance tips you need to know! Broadcast Date: April 9, 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid…
How is Coronavirus affecting equipment financing for franchisees?
Mar 26 • 60 min
Topic: How is Coronavirus affecting equipment financing for franchisees? Update on the financing industry with RJ Grimshaw, CEO of UniFi Equipment Finance, Inc. Broadcast Date: March 26, 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST…
Women in Franchising March 2020
Mar 19 • 63 min
Topic: Women in Franchising - March 2020 Broadcast Date: March 19th , 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Elizabeth Denham, CEO of The Franchise Women and co-host…
MaidPro, FlyFoe, Men In Kilts Franchise
Mar 12 • 60 min
Topic: MaidPro, FlyFoe, Men In Kilts Franchise. How did Christopher Chapman pickup the nickname Chappy? Broadcast Date: March 12, 2020 5p EST Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Elizabeth Denham, CEO of The Franchise Women and…
Ctrl V – A Virtual Reality franchise
Mar 5 • 60 min
Topic: Ctrl V - A Virtual Reality franchise - Updated Audio for the full show Broadcast Date: March 5, 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Elizabeth Denham, CEO of…
Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ – A Tasty Franchising Story Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ - A Tasty Franchising Story
Feb 27 • 59 min
Topic: Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ - A Tasty Franchising Story Broadcast Date: February 27, 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Elizabeth Denham, CEO of The Franchise…
Birthday Pak, Celebrating Life’s Memorable Moments.
Feb 20 • 60 min
Topic: Birthday Pak, Celebrating Life’s Memorable Moments. Broadcast Date: February 20, 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Rebecca Monet, CEO of Zorakle Profiles…
STEM for Kids, making science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fun and real for children. The Moni Singh interview
Feb 13 • 59 min
Topic: STEM for Kids, making science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fun and real for children Broadcast Date: February 13, 2020 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid…
Hire Yourself – Helping executives who want to start a business.
Jan 30 • 60 min
Topic: Hire Yourself - Helping executives who want to start a business. Broadcast Date: January 30, 2020 Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and co-host Fred McMurray, CEO of Westvyne, as they discuss how to be successful at find a…
2 Byrds, 1 show – DCV Franchise Group 2020 update
Jan 23 • 61 min
Topic: 2 Byrds, 1 show - DCV Franchise Group 2020 update Broadcast Date: January 23, 2020 Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Elizabeth Denham, CEO of Franchise Woman and co-host Fred McMurray, CEO of Westvyne, as they discuss how…
Restoration 1 – The Water Damage Experts Gary Findley talks about Restoration 1 &
Jan 16 • 59 min
Topic: Restoration 1 - The Water Damage Experts Broadcast Date: January 16, 2020 at 5:00p Est/4:00p CST/3:00p MST/2:00p PST Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Carolyn Thurston, CEO of Senior Wisdom Care and co-host Fred McMurray,…
HeraHub.com, A Licensing case study in 2020. How licensing and franchising differ. How licensing and franchising differ.
Jan 9 • 59 min
Topic: HeraHub.com, A Licensing case study in 2020 story. How licensing and franchising differ. Broadcast Date: January, 9 2020 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Each week host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Kane Kostiw, CEO…
The Franchise Woman – Franchising for the Female Entrepreneur What is The Franchise Woman perspective on franchising in 2020
Dec 19, 2019 • 61 min
Topic: The Franchise Woman - Franchising for the Female Entrepreneur Broadcast Date: December 19th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Each week host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Jill Abrahamsen, CEO of Jobsite Image and…
The Franchise Consulting Company 2020 Update Nick Neonakis offers free Virtual Reality headsets
Dec 12, 2019 • 61 min
Topic: The Franchise Consulting Company 2020 Update with Nick Neonakis Broadcast Date: December 12th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Each week host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Kristin Selmeczy, CEO of Molly Maid…
Teriyaki Madness – Explosive Growth & Tasty Food Teriyaki Madness - Explosive Growth & Tasty Food
Dec 5, 2019 • 57 min
Topic: Teriyaki Madness - Explosive Growth & Tasty Food Broadcast Date: December 5th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Each week host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne discuss franchise…
Vitality Bowls – Healthy ingredients in an allergy-friendly environment Feed your Body the Food of Life - The Vitality Bowls story
Nov 28, 2019 • 62 min
Happy Thanksgiving from Ray & Fred and the Pillars of Franchising team. Topic: Vitality Bowls - Healthy ingredients in an allergy-friendly environment Broadcast Date: November 28th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Each week host Ray…
Hotel industry update from Larry Broughton, CEO of Broughton Hotels and AI Hotels, AI and the state of the economy with Larry Broughton
Nov 21, 2019 • 59 min
Topic: Hotel industry update from the CEO of Broughton Hotels. and AI Broadcast Date: November 21st, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Each week host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne…
Women in Business November 2019! What is the strangest lesson you learned in your professional career?
Nov 14, 2019
Topic: Women in Business November 2019! What is the strangest lesson you learned in your professional career? Broadcast Date: November 14th, 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,…
Gold mine management with Scott Hillis
Nov 7, 2019
Topic: Gold mine Management Broadcast Date: November 7th, 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 Rebecca Monet of Zoracle Profiles as they discuss…
Buds Place cannabis social consumption lounge coming to a location near you.
Oct 31, 2019 • 68 min
Topic: Buds Place Cannabis enjoyment centers coming to a location near you. Where you meet friends to enjoy cannabis. Broadcast Date: October 31st, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac. Join co-hosts Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid…
Philly Pretzel Factory, the go-to snack franchise you want to own & eat. Philly Pretzel Factory, the go-to snack franchise you want to own and eat.
Oct 24, 2019 • 55 min
Topic: Philly Pretzel Factory, the go-to snack franchise you want to own and eat. Broadcast Date: October 24th, 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…
Domestic Violence Awareness 2019
Oct 17, 2019
Topic: Domestic Violence Awareness month Broadcast Date: October 3rd 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, and Fred McMurray of Westvyne as they discuss Domestic Violence…
Place at Home – Compassionate Care Solutions
Oct 10, 2019
Topic: A Place at Home - Compassionate Care Solutions & Vitality Bowls - Healthy ingredients in an allergy-friendly environment Broadcast Date: Oct 10th 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn. Join co-hosts Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid…
Job site Image, a new home-based franchise opportunity that provides a niche service for folks building or renovating homes.
Oct 3, 2019
Topic: Job site Image, a new home-based franchise opportunity that provides a niche service for folks building or renovating homes. Broadcast Date: October 3rd 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac. Join co-hosts Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid…
Kitchen Tune-up, Is this a trend toward kitchen mechanics or remodeling your expectations?
Sep 19, 2019
Topic: Kitchen Tune-up, Is this a trend toward kitchen mechanics or remodeling your expectations? Broadcast Date: September 18th, 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…
Pillars of Franchising – Weekly Franchise News Update – Buds place news
Sep 12, 2019
Topic: Weekly News Update Broadcast Date: Sepetmber 12th, 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 and Fred McMurray of Westvyne as they discuss franchise news with Ron Silberstein…
STOP Restoration in USA and Action in Canada STOP Restoration in USA and Action in Canada
Aug 29, 2019 • 86 min
Topic: STOP Restoration in USA and Action in Canada Broadcast Date: August 29th, 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…
Why is the International Franchise Professional Group (IFPG) seeing Red & Best practices on writing franchise manuals The IFPG braces for a Red takeover.
Aug 22, 2019 • 92 min
Topic: Why is the International Franchise Professional Group (IFPG) seeing Red & Best practices on writing franchise manuals Broadcast Date: August 22nd, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac. Join co-hosts Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid…
Color World House Painting, coloring the world, painting one house at a time. Martinizing ode to Martin or top notch cleaning franchise? Color World House Painting, coloring the world, painting one house at a time
Aug 15, 2019 • 104 min
Topic: Color World House Painting, coloring the world, painting one house at a time. Martinizing ode to Martin or top notch cleaning franchise? Broadcast Date: August 15th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac. Join co-hosts Ray Pillar, Owner…
Which franchisors are hot and which are not? Talking with Mary Jo Larson, Publisher – Franchise Times. Which franchisors are hot and which are not?
Aug 8, 2019 • 111 min
Topic: Which franchisors are hot and which are not, with the Publisher of Franchise Times. Broadcast Date: August 8th, 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…
All Pro Cleaning Systems, full-service building maintenance franchise How to make a million dollars with a maintenance franchise.
Aug 1, 2019 • 56 min
Topic: All Pro Cleaning Systems is a full-service building maintenance franchise. Do you need to be an expert in the cleaning industry to own and operate an All Pro Cleaning Systems franchise? Broadcast Date: August 1st, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p…
The Molly Chronicles – Moving from state employee to owner of Molly Maid of Southwest Cook County The Molly Chronicles - Moving from state employee to owner of Molly Maid owner
Jul 25, 2019 • 62 min
Topic: The Molly Chronicles - Moving from state employee to owner of Molly Maid Southwest Cook County. Broadcast Date: July 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…
Women in Business July 2019! What has been the biggest surprise of your professional career? Women in Business July 2019!
Jul 18, 2019 • 110 min
Topic: Women in Business July 2019! What has been the biggest surprise of your professional career? Broadcast Date: July 18th, 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…
Flying high over the Chicago Residential Cleaning industry & New movers in the cannabis franchising industry Flying high over the Chicago Residential Cleaning industry - The Molly Chronicles Continued
Jul 11, 2019 • 112 min
Topic: Flying high over the Chicago Residential Cleaning industry, New movers in the cannabis franchising industry Broadcast Date: July 11th, 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,…
Millennials and Franchising from a Millennial franchising consultant perspective How do Millennials feel about Franchising?
Jul 4, 2019 • 45 min
Topic: Millennials and Franchising from a Millennial franchising consultant perspective. How do Millennials feel about Franchising? Broadcast Date: July 4th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac. We aren’t live today as we are all celebrating…
Home Care franchising in review. Griswold Home Care Home Care franchising in review
Jun 24, 2019 • 71 min
Topic: Home Care franchising in review Broadcast Date: June 27th, 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…
Window Genie, Cleaning America’s Windows for a Neighborly future. Window Genie, Cleaning America’s Windows for a Neighborly future
Jun 20, 2019 • 56 min
Topic: Window Genie, Cleaning America’s Windows for a Neighborly future. Broadcast Date: June 20th, 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…
Delta Life Fitness, a female centric health/wellness franchise. Delta Life Fitness, a female centric health/wellness franchise focused on providing a women-only gym.
Jun 13, 2019 • 60 min
Topic: Delta Life Fitness, a female centric health/wellness franchise focused on providing a women-only gym. Broadcast Date: June 13th, 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…
Startup franchisor, Discussing the franchising process with Super Joe Pardo Startup franchisor, Discussing the franchising process with Super Joe Pard
Jun 6, 2019 • 84 min
Topic: Startup franchisor, Discussing the franchising process with Super Joe Pardo. What are the Issues & Opportunities of becoming a Franchisor? Broadcast Date: June 6th, 2019 at 5:00p Est/4:00P Cen/3:00p Mtn/2:00p Pac Join co-hosts Ray Pillar, Owner of…
iLoveKickBoxing your way into franchise ownership iLoveKickBoxing your way into franchise ownership
May 30, 2019 • 72 min
Topic: iLoveKickBoxing your way into franchise ownership. Discussing the growing health/fitness franchise vertical Broadcast Date: May 30th, 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,…
How Honor Yoga is rocking the fitness world Honor Yogo, a different type of Yoga franchise
May 23, 2019 • 119 min
Topic: How Honor Yoga is rocking the fitness world & transitioning from franchisee to franchise professional Broadcast Date: May 23rd, 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…
How to deal with Franchise Equipment Financing Equipment financing for franchisees
May 16, 2019 • 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, 2019
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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019
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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019
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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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…
The Fastest Labs story – A Chicago franchise success – The Fastest Labs story
Dec 23, 2018 • 61 min
Topic: A Chicago franchise success – The Fastest Labs story Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss how to be success with a Chicago franchise dedicated to promoting a…
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…
What type of individual will be a successful Molly Maid franchise? Meg Roberts, President Molly Maid
Feb 8, 2018 • 45 min
Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne 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…
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…