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September 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 McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss how Kitchen Tuneup is remodeling expectations in the kitchen remodeling industry with Heidi Morrissey, President at Kitchen Tune-Up Franchise System.  We discuss the legal, cultural, family, operational, marketing, HR, governmental, support, training, mentoring and financing issues of owning a franchise with Heidi. Our Guests: Heidi Morrissey, President at Kitchen Tune-Up Franchise System Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Live video at https://www.youtube.com/user/LinkedLocalNetwork Listen to past episodes Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Sponsored by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
September 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 Our Guests: Ron Silberstein Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. We will be broadcasting live video on Youtube, Facebook, FC2 Live and hopefully Periscope Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA!
August 29, 2019
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 International as they discuss STOP Restoration in USA and Action in Canada, with David Mihalic, Franchise Development Dir - STOP Restoration , Franchising & Entrepreneurship Oracle. We also discuss ActionCOACH CANADA with Dale Monette, CPA, CA, MPAcc - Visionary Leader.  We discuss the legal, operational, marketing, HR, governmental, support, training, mentoring and financing issues of owning a franchise with David Mihalic and Dale Monette. Our Guests: David Mihalic, Franchise Development Dir - STOP Restoration Dale Monette, CPA, CA, MPAcc - Visionary Leader | ActionCOACH Canada Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
August 22, 2019
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 Aurora-Naperville, Fred McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss Why is the International Franchise Professional Group (IFPG) is seeing Red with the Red Boswell, CFE, CFC -  President of IFPG, Franchising & Entrepreneurship Oracle. We also discuss the best practices of writing franchisor manuals with Kit Vinson, President and Co-founder of FranMan Inc..  We discuss the legal, operational, marketing, HR, governmental, support, training, mentoring and financing issues of owning a franchise with Red Boswell and Kit Vinson. Our Guests: Red Boswell, CFE, CFC - President of IFPG, Franchising & Entrepreneurship Oracle Kit Vinson, President and Co-founder of FranMan Inc. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ We are hoping to improve on simulcasting video of this week's episode where we simulcast the live video feed to FC2 and YouTube. Watch the fun  Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Sponsored by: The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
August 15, 2019
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 of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Fred McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss the house painting franchising industry with the CEO of Color World House Painting. We also discuss Martinizing, ode to Martin or  top notch cleaning franchise? with Wayne Wudyka CEO of the Huntington Company.  We discuss the legal, operational, marketing, HR, governmental, support, mentoring and financing issues of owning a franchise with Tom Hodgson and Wayne Wudyka. Our Guests: Tom Hodgson, CEO - Color World House Painting Wayne Wudyka, CEO and Founder of The Huntington Company Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Message at the following sponsored pages The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
August 8, 2019
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 Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss the franchising industry with the publisher of Franchise Times. We will be discussing what franchisors are hot and those who are not. We also discuss the legal, operational, marketing, HR, governmental, support, mentoring and financing issues of owning a  franchise with  Mary Jo Larson. Our Guests: Mary Jo Larson, Publisher/VP - Franchise Times Peter Ortiz, VP Franchise Development for Potbelly Corporation Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Message at the following sponsored pages The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
August 1, 2019
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 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 All Pro Franchising International Inc., a full-service building maintenance franchise. We will be discussing the legal, operational, marketing, HR, governmental, support, mentoring and financing issues of owning a commercial cleaning franchise with Rick Robinson. Our Guests: Rick Robinson, President - All Pro Franchising Intl. Inc Listen to past episodes Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Message at the following sponsored pages The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.  
July 25, 2019
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 McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they The Molly Chronicles - The Jim Long story. We also discuss topics of interest to people who are interested in buying a Molly Maid franchise as well as delve into the legal, operational, marketing, HR, governmental, support, mentoring and finance issues  with Jim Long. Our Guest: Jim Long, Owner, Molly Maid Southwest Cook County Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Message at the following sponsored pages  The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
July 18, 2019
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 of Westvyne and  Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International, they discuss  the surprises  woman in business have had during their professional career. Holly will womansplain to Ray and Fred and our male listeners what it is like being a woman in business. Our Women in Business July 2019 guests: Rebecca Monet - Zoracles Profiles Kristin Selmeczy - Owner, Molly Maid of Bloomingdale Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
July 11, 2019
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, Fred McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss Chicago Residential Cleaning industry, New movers in the cannabis franchising industry, ongoing franchisee development,  financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, improving your franchisee performance, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, legal issues, franchisor marketing and selling your franchise and with Arnie Mayster , President Molly Maid of the Gold Coast and Near North and Jason Tropf, ranchise Consultant, Cannabis10x.com about New movers in the cannabis franchising industry Our Guests: Arnie Mayster , President Molly Maid of the Gold Coast and Near North on the Chicago Residential Cleaning industry Jason Tropf, Franchise Consultant, Cannabis10x.com on New movers in the cannabis franchising industry Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Message at the following sponsored pages The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
July 4, 2019
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 Independence Day. Have a great & safe Independence Day 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 home health care franchising, ongoing franchisee development,  financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, improving your franchisee performance, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, legal issues, franchisor marketing and selling your franchise and with  Ryan Lebrun,  Millennial Franchise Consultant at FCC. Our Guest: Ryan Lebrun , Millennial Franchise Consultant at FCC. Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Listen to past episodes Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Message at the following sponsored pages The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
June 24, 2019
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 they discuss home health care franchising, ongoing franchisee development,  financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, improving your franchisee performance, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, legal issues, franchisor marketing and selling your franchise and with  Mike Magid , COO of  Griswold Home Care. Our Guest: Mike Magid , COO of  Griswold Home Care. Co-hosts, Ray and Fred. Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Message at the following sponsored pages The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
June 20, 2019
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 of Zarian Firm International as they discuss the health/wellness industry and what its like becoming a franchisor and all of the associated opportunities, problems and people with Ken Fisk Our Guest: Ken Fisk,  Vice President of Business Development at Window Genie Corporate Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray Pillar and Fred McMurray. Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
June 13, 2019
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 McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss becoming a franchisor and all of the associated opportunities, problems and people with Robby Marlow , Co-Founder and President of Delta Life Fitness. Our Guest: Robby Marlow , Co-Founder and President of Delta Life Fitness Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray Pillar and Fred McMurray. Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
June 6, 2019
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 Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, Fred McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss becoming a franchisor and all of the associated opportunities, problems and people with Super Joe Pardo Business Coach, Award Winning Podcastor, Startup Franchisor Our Guest: Super Joe Pardo, Business Coach, Award Winning Podcastor, Startup Franchisor. Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
May 30, 2019
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, Fred McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss iLoveKickBoxing your way into franchise ownership, ongoing franchisee development, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, improving your franchisee performance, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, franchisor marketing and selling your franchise and with Rachel Sivapatham, Owner iLoveKickBoxing franchise. Our Guest: Rachel Sivapatham, Owner iLoveKickBoxing franchise. We will also discuss Alabama's latest franchise legislation HB352. Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray Pillar and Fred McMurray. Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Message at the following sponsored pages The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
May 23, 2019
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 McMurray of Westvyne and Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss How Honor Yoga is rocking the fitness world & transitioning from franchisee to franchise professional , ongoing franchisee development, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, improving your franchisee performance, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, franchisor marketing and selling your franchise and with Maria Parrella-Turco, Chief Yogini and CEO of Honor Yoga and Amanda Tokos, Multi-Unit Franchisee & Franchise Consulting Company Consultant Our Guests: Maria Parrella-Turco, Chief Yogini - Honor Yoga Amanda Tokes, Multi-Unit Franchisee & Franchise Consulting Company Consultant Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray Pillar and Fred McMurray. Chat live on new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
May 16, 2019
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 International as they discuss Franchise Equipment Financing , ongoing franchisee development,  financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, improving your franchisee performance, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, equipment financing, franchisor marketing and selling your franchise and with our guests: RJ Grimshaw, CEO of UniFi Equipment Finance, Inc. Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray Pillar and Fred McMurray. Chat live on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, Molly Maid of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
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 International as they discuss Upping your business game. Networking and Data tools , ongoing franchisee development,  financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, improving your franchisee performance, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, legal issues, franchisor marketing and selling your franchise and with David Alexander, CEO of High Achievers, LLC. Our 2nd guest is Alison Alvarez, CEO of Blaspoint.co   Our Guests: David Alexander, CEO of High Achievers Alison Alvarez, CEO of Blaspoint.co Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Message at the following sponsored pages The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
May 2, 2019
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, healthy, look and feel good at any age, purchasing,  improving your franchisee performance, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, franchisor marketing and selling your franchise and with Madeline Ross, Founder/CEO – SuperSlow Zone, LLC. Our 2nd guest is Erika Feinberg, President of RevuKangaroo, Service Excellence Specialist Our Guests: Madeline Ross, Founder/CEO – SuperSlow Zone, LLC Erika Feinberg, President of RevuKangaroo, Service Excellence Specialist Co-hosts, Holly A Ford womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Chat live on Thursdays at 4p central at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com . Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored by: The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo
April 25, 2019
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 for franchisees of Neighborly , ongoing franchisee development,  financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, improving your franchisee performance, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, legal issues, franchisor marketing and selling your franchise and with Mary Kay Liston, CFE, President of Molly Maid® and Mitch Cohen, CEO of  Performax Franchisee Advisors & a Jersey Mike's Subs franchisee. Our Guests: Mary Kay Liston, CFE, President of Molly Maid® Mitch Cohen, CEO of  Performax Franchisee Advisors & a Jersey Mike's Subs franchisee. Co-host, Holly A Ford, womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Learn more and Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central on https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo. Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
April 18, 2019
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 Holly A Ford of Zarian Firm International as they discuss the 5 year bucket challenge anniversary, ongoing franchisee development,  financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, legal issues, franchisor marketing, cause based marketing, giving back to the community , expanding and selling your franchise with Jerry Akers - Owner at Sharpness, Inc DBA Great Clips and Josh Nuss - Executive Director of The ALS Association Iowa Chapter Our Guests: Jerry Akers, Owner at Sharpness, Inc DBA Great Clips Josh Nuss, Executive Director of The ALS Association Iowa Chapter Co-host, Holly A Ford, womansplainer to Ray and Fred. Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored in part by: The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
April 11, 2019
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 of Zarian Firm International, discuss How Wisdom Senior Care create sustainable solutions for our seniors, ongoing franchisee development,  financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, legal issues, franchisor marketing, , expanding and selling your franchise with Carolyn Thurston CEO of Wisdom Senior Care.. Our 2nd guest is Kelly Krieger, Funding and Financing for franchises. Be prepared for Ray's Rules on the topic of how much capital is needed to get started with a franchise. Our Guests: Carolyn Thurston, CEO Wisdom Senior Care  Co-host, Holly A Ford, womansplains franchising  experiences to Ray and Fred. Chat live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba Sponsored by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
April 4, 2019
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 manufacturer sales rise in 1980 partially caused by the founding of Rascal House by Mike & Fouly Frangos, ongoing franchisee development,  financing, franchise accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, brand positioning, expanding franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, legal issues, franchisor marketing, , expanding and selling your franchise with Niko Frangos. Our 2nd guest is Harold Kestenbaum, Franchise Attorney. Be prepared for the topic of Top 3 items to read before you go to sleep. Our Guests: Niko Frangos  Rascal House President of  Rascal House Franchising Harold Kestenaum, Harold L. Kestenbaum PC, Franchise Attorney Special co-host, Holly A Ford, womansplains women franchising  experiences to Ray and Fred. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755 or Live Chat at https://www.pillarsffranchising.com Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored pages The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
March 28, 2019
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 accounting, purchasing, growing your franchise, brand positioning, expanding your franchise concepts, franchisee marketing, legal issues, franchisor marketing, , expanding and selling your franchise. Special co-host, Holly A Ford, womansplains women in franchising domestic violence awareness experiences in franchising topics with Ray and Fred as they interview Kristin Selmeczy . Holly will womansplain to Ray and Fred and our male listeners what it is like being a woman in business. Our Guests: Jim Hindert, President/Owner at Molly Maid of Ft. Collins, Greeley and Loveland Kristin Selmeczy, Owner of Molly Maid Bloomingdale, Ice hockey mom, PTA President Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored by: The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
March 21, 2019
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 in business. Join Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville, and co-host Fred McMurray of Westvyne every Thursday as they discuss  how to be successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, complementary branding, expanding and selling your franchise. Guests: Carolyn Thurston - CEO - Wisdom Senior Care . Cassie Zimmerman, Maria Parrella-Turco, Amanda Tokos - Multi-unit Massage Envy franchisee, Leslie Kuban, Peggy Niles, Phyllis Pieri Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Est at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to 323-580-5755 Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.  
March 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 successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, expanding and selling your franchise. Our guests: Adam Walsh , Partner at Wasch Raines LLP Michael Ciccarelli, Franchise Executive-Helping People Achieve Their Goals Through Franchise Ownership Also, a new segment from Holly A Ford - Fatten the Calf  Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, The Great American Franchise Expo, Westvyne, Zarian Firm International, Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville  
March 7, 2019
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 financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, expanding and selling your franchise. We are PROUD to announce the addition of a new sponsor: Blast Point - Instant Geographic Insights For Increased Revenue Generation Our guests: Greg Sausaman, CFE. CEO/CDO at Topper's Craft Creamery; author of  Inside the Box , speaker Phyllis (Lovegren) Pieri, CFE, CCP,  Your Franchise Coach Also, a new segment from Holly A Ford - New Math - Determining Business Multipliers Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form on https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com. and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central on Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International
February 28, 2019
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, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, expanding and selling your franchise. Our guests: Andrew Gartshore, VP with Bank of America, Regional Business Development Officer of Franchising Carol Kerwin, SCORE mentor at SCORE San Luis Obispo Bob Kerwin, SCORE mentor at SCORE San Luis Obispo Also, a new segment from Holly A Ford: - Penny Lane - Dissecting Royalties Interested in buying a franchise. Fill out the form on the Pillars of Franchising website and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA by Nick Neonakis. Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International
February 21, 2019
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  how to be successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, expanding and selling your franchise. Our guest: Craig Slaven, President of Navigator Systems Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com . Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International
February 14, 2019
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 and selling your franchise. Our guests: Cynthia Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO at Bell + Ivy, Speaker, Columnist and Author of Platform: The Art and Science of Personal Branding Leslie Kuban, Franchise Consultant | Franchise Owner | Speaker | Best Selling Author Speaker of  More Than Just French Fries: 15 Business Thought Leaders Share Insights on Franchising Success Also, a new segment from Holly A Ford  Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International
February 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 of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss  how to be successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, expanding and selling your franchise. Our guest: Reg Byrd, DCV Franchise Group Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755. Listen to past episodes
January 27, 2019
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 discuss  how to be successful at recruiting franchise candidates, financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, expanding and selling your franchise. Our guest: Ron Bender, CFE, Future Focus Franchise Performance Consulting Also, Holly A Ford discusses her latest topic - Through the looking glass - The 5 Factors to Investigate in a Franchise Resale Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755.
January 24, 2019
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, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, expanding and selling your franchise. Our guest: Mike Sobel, CEO of Mark Your Space. Also, Holly A Ford discusses her latest topic - Add the Lip-gloss - Preparing your Business for Resale Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755.
January 17, 2019
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 develop, brand position and expand your franchise concepts market. Our guest: Terry Davis of Silver Door Financial  Services. Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com .Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755.
January 10, 2019
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 they discuss show to develop, brand position and expand your franchise concepts market. Our guests are: Ron Silberstein, CPA, CFE Alron Group, LLC Tom Porterfield, CEO Porterfield & Company CPA, PLLC Call in to ask questions or listen at 323-580-5755 at 4p Central. Learn more at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com
January 3, 2019
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 to develop, brand position and expand your franchise concepts market.. Our guest is Michael R Liss, Franchise, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Real Estate Attorney, FRANLAW:  Liss & Lamar, P.C Holly A Ford discusses her latest topic - Go Tell it to the Mountains Listen live on Thursdays at 4p central at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com Call in with questions at 323-580-5755.
December 23, 2018
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 safe and secure drug-free workplace with Zeshan Tejani President – Managing Partner at Fastest Labs of NW Chicago Our guest is  Zeeshan (Shan) Tejani of  President – Managing Partner at Fastest Labs of NW Chicago Call in with questions at 323-580-5755. Listen live on Thursdays at 4p central Listen to past episodes
December 20, 2018
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 discusshow to develop, brand position and expand your franchise concepts market.. Our guest is Gary Occhiogrosso, Founder and Manager of Franchise Growth Solutions, LLC. Call in with questions at 323-589-5755. Listen live on Thursdays at 4p Central at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com
December 13, 2018
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 successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, complementary branding, expanding and selling your franchise. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Est at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to 323-580-5755 Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
December 6, 2018
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 had. Kristen and Holly will womansplain to Ray and Fred and our male listeners what it is like being a woman in business.  Listen live on Thursdays and call in with your questions  at 323-589-5755.  Listen at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com
November 29, 2018
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 discuss  Understanding franchise buyer big data with Tomer Borenstein, co-founder and CTO of Blastpoint. Holly A Ford discusses Future Bet - Deconstruction of the The ROI.  Live Thursdays at 5p Est. Listen live at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com Call in with questions at 323-589-5755. 
November 22, 2018
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 discuss building a successful multi-generation franchise with Michael Silva-Nash .   Thank you to our sponsors, The Franchise Consulting Company, Mediavine Marketing, Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and our newest sponsor, Zarian Firm International. "God is my witness I thought turkeys could fly." - Arthur Carlson.  Call in with franchise news at 323-589-5755. Listen live on Thursdays at 4p central https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com December 6th topic - Women in Business
November 15, 2018
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 guest Robert Blanks of Blanks Financial Solutions .inc   Listen to new episodes live on Thursdays at 4p Central. https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com We miss you Mike Boehler
November 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 successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Listen live on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time.
October 25, 2018
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 franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Listen live on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to comment. (323) 580-5755.
October 18, 2018
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 successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Listen live on Thursdays at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com 4:00pm Central time. Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755.
October 11, 2018
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 discuss the Pillars of running a successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Listen live on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com. Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755.
October 4, 2018
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, as they discuss the Pillars of running a successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Listen live on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time. Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755. Listen at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com
September 20, 2018
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 Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Listen live on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time.  Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755. https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com
September 13, 2018
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 to be successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, complementary branding, expanding and selling your franchise. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Est at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to 323-580-5755 Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.    
September 6, 2018
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 McMurray of Westvyne every Thursday as they discuss  how to be successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, complementary branding, expanding and selling your franchise. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Est at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to 323-580-5755 Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.    
August 23, 2018
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 of Mediavine Marketing, as they discuss the Pillars of running a successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Listen live on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755.
August 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 successful franchise and interview franchise owners and experts. Listen live on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time. Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755. Learn More
August 7, 2018
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 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. Past Guests Past Episodes Listen to new episodes live on Thursdays at 4p Central
August 2, 2018
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 Rolling Meadows.  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 with JL Moore, Michele Rempel, Ron Silberstein and Kristin Selmeczy Listen live on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com Check website for live comments.
July 26, 2018
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 of business psychology at  The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Topic: Franchise leadership development.  How can you transition from being an everyday manager to a phenomenal leader? Listen live on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755.
July 19, 2018
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 Inc. – Molly Chronicles: Woman Owned Franchise Owner giving back to the brand her way. 2nd Guest –  Holly Ford Founder of Zarian International – Does a franchise owner really have a viable exit strategy? Listen to the on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time. Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755. Learn More
July 12, 2018
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 franchise owners and experts. Guest: Todd Weiss, Franchise Consultant & Franchise Advisor Career Transition Specialist | The Franchise Consulting Company Listen to new shows on Thur at 4:00pm Central time at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755. 
July 5, 2018
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. Guest:Michael Peterson, of  President of Franchise Beacon and Global Franchise Services Corp Listen to the show on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time. Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755 https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com  
June 28, 2018
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 growth. Guests: Bill Allen & Turp Ricketts Listen to the show on Thursdays at 4:00pm Central time. Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755 Learn more
June 21, 2018
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 of hands on experience in the restaurant industry and 14 years of commercial lines risk management, specializing in protecting restaurant groups nationally. The Stratton Agency in currently licensed in 48/50 states, managing 2500 restaurant locations and growing. Mr. Parenti’s key client base includes fast casual, fine dining and pizza with delivery. He helps create custom solutions as a risk advisor using safety, consulting, HR and insurance placement. As program director of PizzaSurance, a specialty division of Stratton Agency, he dominates a very specific niche that less than a handful of agents can write nationally.  Jesse is also the program for the Stratton specialty division, Nine Point Strategies which provides risk management services for the cannabis industry. Listen Live on Thursday, 5pm Eastern at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755
June 14, 2018
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 Sales at Ascentium Capital Franchise Financing Listen live at 4p central at www.pillarsoffranchising.com Call in to comment. (323) 580-5755
June 7, 2018
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 discuss how to be successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, complementary branding, expanding and selling your franchise. Robert Hyde took on a much larger franchising opportunity and invested in The Entrepreneur's Source as the Regional Developer in 2007. He had a strong belief in small business and wanted to pay forward some of the lessons/expertise he learned in the corporate world. He has coached/mentored over 20 Entrepreneur’s Source unit franchisees to grow their businesses and achieve their Income, Lifestyle, Wealth and Equity goals.  Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Est at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to 323-580-5755 Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.  
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 Selmeczy Read more
May 24, 2018
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 Chambers Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 4pm Central time. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
May 17, 2018
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, May 15th, 2018 - Different ways to grow your franchise. Guests: Steven P. Eschbach of Tranword Business Advisors & Lonnie Helgeron author of the bestselling book in franchising Five Pennies: Ten Rules to Successfully Build a Franchise Mega-Brand and Maximize System Profits.   Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Est at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to 323-580-5755 Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
May 10, 2018
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 right Opportunity" Guest: Nick Neonakis, CEO of The Franchise Consulting company Nick will be getting HOT in HOUSTON with the BIGGEST & BEST FRANCHISE Specific EXPO coming to town this weekend only! May 12-13th at The George Brown Center! You can Check out a TON of great FRANCHISE concepts backed by industry leading speakers from finance, legal, strategy, construction and real estate on hand to help you learn, launch and grow your business! Read more
May 3, 2018
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 knowledge of what it takes to grow a successful franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions about marketing and business to franchise and business owners and his obsession for marketing. Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 - How does The Franchise Brokers Association help people become franchise owners. Guest: Joe Spry, Franchise Consultant, Spry Consulting Inc. Read More
April 26, 2018
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 successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, complementary branding, expanding and selling your franchise. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Est at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to 323-580-5755 Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.  
April 19, 2018
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 for franchisors, franchisees and franchise professionals. As part of the event, we will be broadcasting the Pillars of Franchising: Web launch live from the Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville office from 3:00 to 5:00p central. All franchisors, franchisees and franchise professionals are invited to attend in person.
April 12, 2018
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 successful at financing, purchasing, developing, brand positioning, complementary branding, expanding and selling your franchise. Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Est at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to 323-580-5755 Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
April 5, 2018
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 knowledge of what it takes to grow a successful franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions about marketing and business to franchise and business owners and his obsession for marketing. Thursday, April 5th -  The Molly Chronicles: Live from Molly Maid 2018 in Phoenix Thursday Topic: Selecting the right opportunity - What made Molly Maid the right choice? Read more
March 29, 2018
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 successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his knowledge of what it takes to grow a successful franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions about marketing and business to franchise and business owners and his obsession for marketing. Guest: Kathy Doering, President and CEO, Ann Michaels & Associates, Ltd Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Est at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to 323-580-5755 Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
March 22, 2018
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 knowledge of what it takes to grow a successful franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions about marketing and business to franchise and business owners and his obsession for marketing. Thursday, March 22nd’s topic: Pillars of Franchising:  What are  the secrets to successful digital advertising? Today’s guest is: Stephani Kyle, CFE  , Founder of the Skylark Agency  Read more
March 15, 2018
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 knowledge of what it takes to grow a successful franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions about marketing and business to franchise and business owners and his obsession for marketing.  Thursday, March 8th’s topic: How do I find the correct franchise for you! Today’s guest is: Joel Libava, ?The Franchise King® Author Of "Become A Franchise Owner!"  Interested in buying a franchise? Complete the form at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com/buying-franchise-mba/ and receive a free copy of the Franchise MBA! Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Est at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com or call in to 323-580-5755 Sponsored in part by The Franchise Consulting Company, Westvyne LLC, Zarian Firm International, MOLLY MAID of Aurora-Naperville Area, Blastpoint, The Great American Franchise Expo Thanks to Nick Neonakis and Mike Boehler for making this show possible.
March 8, 2018
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 grow a successful franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking franchisees annoying questions and his obsession for marketing. Topic: Balancing work and life as a successful franchise owner and Ice hockey Mom Guest: Kristin Selmeczy,  Owner of Molly Maid Bloomingdale, Ice hockey mom  Read more  
March 1, 2018
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 grow a successful franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions about marketing and business to franchise and business owners and his obsession for marketing. >>> Read more here. Please call in to show (323) 580-5755. Today's topic: What does a financial audit reveal to a successful franchise? Today's guest is: Ronald Silberstein CPA CFE, Chief Value-adder/Consultant at Alron Group, LLC, Founder of FranCPA, PLLC  Ron is a CPA and a Certified Franchise Executive. He works with clients that need a consultant that has expertise in operations and/or finance/accounting/auditing. His professional experience includes managing partner of a high-growth CPA firm t
February 22, 2018
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 grow a successful franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions about marketing and business to franchise and business owners and his obsession for marketing. Today's topic: Dealing with difficult customers. Today's guest is Robert Dillon , Owner, Molly Maid Highland Park Listen live on Thursdays at 5p Eastern at https://www.pillarsoffranchising.com
February 15, 2018
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 grow a suiccesfull franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions to the show. Today's topic: What legal issues exist when buying or selling a franchise? Today's guest is Michael R. Liss, FRANLAW: Liss & Lamar, P.C. Michael Liss is a Franchise, Business and Real Estate Attorney. He advises business owners and those individuals who want to own their own businesses. Michael has represented over a thousand franchisees, franchisors and other clients. He has served as in-house General Counsel for nationally known franchisors and is a member of the State of Illinois Attorney General’s Franchise Advisory Board. Sponsored in part by Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and Mediavine Marketing
February 8, 2018
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 takes to grow a successful franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions about marketing and business to franchise and business owners Today's topic: What type of individual will be a successful franchise owner? Today's guest is Ms. Meg Roberts has been the President of Molly Maid, Inc. since September 12, 2012.  Included among many her achievements are include the introduction of several strategic partners to boost the brand's presence online, the creation of a mobile website and embracing social media and PR as vehicles to capture the interests of future customers & franchise owners.  In late 2012, She was featured on an episode of the A&E series “Be the Boss” where two Molly Maid employees were given the opportunity to compete for a franchise. She was also recognized in the 2012 edition of the Crain’s Detroit Business 40 under 40 list.
February 2, 2018
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 grow a suiccesfull franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions to the show. Today's topic: Marketing your franchise isn't easy Today's guest is Michele Rempel, Founder and Managing Partner of Mediavine Marketing. Mediavine Marketing has been personalizing and localizing marketing campaigns for successful franchisees since 2010.  
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