Franchise Rising - The Show for Women in Franchising
By Erin Carpenter
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Franchise Rising is uniquely dedicated to empowering women along the journey to franchise ownership and investment. We offer honest perspectives from the women rocking it in franchising, those who exited, data, expert insights, and simple tips to help someone in this position make a sound decision.
||Clean#019 - How a Community Sales Event Became a Life-Changing Franchise ft. Shannon Wilburn from Just Between Friends||Shannon Wilburn is the co-founder and CEO of Just Between Friends, North America's leading children's and maternity consignment sales event franchise. Her business is so much more than a big sale - it’s changing lives for her franchisees, and for thos||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#018 - How to Build a Franchise Brand from the Ground Up ft. Jen Saxton from Tot Squad||Jen Saxton came up with the idea for her business, Tot Squad, while she a student in business school seeking solutions for women trying to achieve the seemingly impossible - work-life balance. Today, her business has grown into an emerging franchise, a||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#017 - Inside the Journey of Co-Owning a Fit4Mom Franchise ft. Michele Lewis and Sara Mooser||Have you ever considered buying or investing in a franchise, but don’t want to go at it alone? If so, you have to hear this week’s episode with Michele Lewis and Sara Mooser, co-owners of FIT4MOM SF Peninsula. Michele and Sara share their experienc||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#016 - Why You Need Franchise Sales Systems and Processes ft. Violet Rainwater||One of the greatest benefits to buying a franchise is the brand recognition, systems, and processes you inherit right off the bat. But, what happens if some of those systems aren’t fully functioning? What if the brand lacks a streamlined sales system?||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#015 - From Mortgage Broker to European Wax Center Franchisee ft. Emily Palmer||Do you ever feel like your plate is too full, and wonder if you can manage franchise ownership on top of everything you already have going on? Meet Emily Palmer, European Wax Center Franchisee, owner of a mortgage brokerage business, and mother to two y||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#014 - Exiting Corporate, Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs, and Juggling it All ft. Lisane Basquiat||Lisane Basquiat is the owner of Hera Hub Carlsbad, founder of Shaping Freedom, and the co-founder of Transition Haven. While running three businesses may make her sound like a serial entrepreneur, Lisane’s background is actually in corporate - she w||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#013 - DNA of a Single Unit Franchisee ft. Angela Coté||Erin and Angela Coté chat again this week, this time discussing “The DNA of a Franchisee”. In her years in the franchise space as a franchisor, franchisee, and now franchisor consultant, she’s noticed there are 10 qualities that every successful||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#012 - How to Buy a Franchise: An Exploration in the Paths to Franchise Ownership w/ Jane Stein||Jane Stein is a franchise consultant whose company, “Your Franchise is Waiting”, provides support and services for women looking to buy a franchise. Franchise ownership can take many forms, so this week Erin and Jane discuss different models of fran||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#011 - Social Media for Franchisees and Franchisors ft. Deb Evans||Deb Evans is the founder of Deb Evans Consulting, where she specializes in training franchise industry leaders in marketing, specifically focusing on ways they can use social media to grow their brands. She’s also the co-host of Social Geek Radio, a||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#010 Buying a Franchise, an Overview of the Sales Process ft. Dan Durney of FranMaster||Dan Durney is the owner of FranMaster, an outsourced franchise development and coaching company for emerging franchisors. Best known for his involvement in the launch of franchise behemoth Massage Envy, Dan‘s brings unique insights into the world of f||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#009 - New Career as a Cookie Cutters Franchisee ft. Katie Smith||Katie Smith had been a stay at home mom for 11 years when she decided to take the plunge into entrepreneurship, opening a Cookie Cutters franchise in the Boise, Idaho area. This week, Erin dives into her inspiring story, and Katie shares her fears befo||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#008 - The Importance of Values, Fit, and Networking in Franchising ft. Aubree Coderre||Aubree Coderre has spent about four years in the franchise space. While that makes her a relative newbie, her voracious appetite for education and networking has helped her learn the industry inside and out. This week, Erin sits down with Aubree to||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#007 - 5 Rockstar Questions to Ask When Becoming a Franchisee ft. Angela Coté||Erin connected with Angela Coté last Fall at during the FranTech conference, where they immediately connected over their passion for innovation and supporting women. Angela is an expert in the franchise space in every sense of the word - her family ow||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#006 - What is a Franchise? ft. Carmen Chavez de Hesse||Ever considered turning your business into a franchise? Thought about buying or investing in an already existing franchise? You’ll need to know exactly what a franchise is before doing either of these things. In this episode, Erin chats with Carme||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#005 - Career reinvention, Challenging ‘Follow Your Passion’ Advice, and Buying a College Nannies, Sitters, and Tutors franchise ft. Debbie Lou||In this episode, Erin chats with Debbie Lou, owner of College Nannies, Sitters, and Tutors Poway. Debbie shares her experience moving from the nonprofit world to franchise ownership, including details about the sales process, the role passion plays in b||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#004 - Why Do Women Buy Franchises? Ft. Carmen Chavez de Hesse||In this episode, Erin sits down with Carmen Chavez de Hesse from Echo Growth Strategies. Carmen has worked in the franchise space for 17 years, now working to help companies in the process of scaling from local to national through franchising or licensi||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#003 - A Better Solution in Home Care, Women in Home healthcare franchise, and more ft. Lia Smith||Powerful insights for women looking to transition into a home healthcare franchise.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#002 - From Assistant in Corporate to Club Pilates Franchisee ft. Bri Boos||Discover how Bri paves the way to franchise ownership following her passion.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#001 - Welcome to Franchise Rising||Welcome to the first episode of the Franchise Rising podcast. Our goal in this show is to help educate women who are interested in owning or investing in a franchise. In this episode, we explain the mission of Franchise Rising and set the stage for what||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Excellent content and great perspective for any woman loooking to buy a franchise. Knowledge is power ladies!
Great perspectives from women in all aspects of franchising. A must-listen for any woman (or even man!) thinking about owning or investing in a franchise concept.
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