About This Show
Welcome to Franchise Interviews weekly podcast and radio show. If you ever dreamed of one day owning your own business, then you have come to the right place. Listen to detailed interviews/podcasts with some of the most informative sources on the topics of franchising and entrepreneurship.
People are hungry for good vital content (Keyes, 2009). To date, we have recorded over 552 interviews on our weekly franchise radio show with some of the top franchisors, franchise experts, franchise attorneys, franchisees, and franchise authors. You can even listen to our shows based on category of interest on our website at http://www.franchiseinterviews.com/id130.html
We have met with some exciting new franchise concepts as well as some of the biggest names in franchising. As a visitor to our website, all you have to do is click and listen. So grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy. Live shows can be heard on Blog Talk Radio every Thursday at 10AM EST, 7AM PST. It's no problem if you can't listen to the live show. Each show is recorded and immediately placed in our library of audio archives.
To date, we have had over a quarter of a million listeners! Franchise Interviews is hosted by Dr. Martin J. McDermott.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Franchise Interviews Meets with the Poolwerx Franchise Opportunity
We are meeting with John O' Brien of Poolwerx. Founded in 1992, Poolwerx is one of the world’s largest pool and hot tub / spa maintenance providers. Their United States operations are headquartered in their 10,000 sf, state-of-the-art training facility and support center in Dallas, TX. From here, the corporate team supports our dedicated Franchise Partners and thousands of satisfied clients throughout the Sunbelt Region. Ranked #183 on Entrepreneur magazine’s 2018 Annual Franchise 500 List, our goal is to continue our growth and further expand our operational footprint.
Up until the age of 25, John O’Brien had no clue that franchising existed. Then when a colleague told him about the industry – his entire life changed. O’Brien began traveling the world learning more about the franchise industry, and eventually returned home to Australia to begin his own franchise, Poolwerx. The brand quickly expanded from a 10 truck fleet to a booming international business with locations in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
In just its third year in the States, Poolwerx has already opened 66 locations across seven states and won numerous industry awards, recognizing Poolwerx efforts to structure the very disorganized pool service industry. In Part Two, we play a clip from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising podcast.Read more »