Over the past several years, The Educated Franchisee has been consistently ranked as Amazon's best-selling book on franchising. At the same time, our website has been increasingly recognized as an exceptional resource for franchise related information, reports, education, referrals, etc.


As a result, the press often looks to The Educated Franchisee for commentary on the state of franchising. Below you will find a number of links to articles and interviews from Inc Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, All Business, Franchise Gator, and others. Each of these articles quotes The Educated Franchisee and/or the authors.  Enjoy.





FSR Magazine -Succession Planning - How to Pass Your Business to the Next Generation - 2014

Franchise Gator -Can I trust the Financial Performance Representation in the Item 19 - 2014

Franchise Gator - Understanding the Item 19 - 2014

FSR Magazine - Best Buys in Restaurant Franchises - 2013

New York Times - Parent and Children Open Franchises Together - 2013

Entrepreneur - When Friends and Family Become Financiers - 2013

Intuit Small Business Blog - Why You Need To Redefine Failure - 2013 - Can I Get a Business Loan for a Franchise? - 2013



Bottom Line Personal - Want To Own a Restaurant? Pro and Cons of a Franchise - 2012

AmericanExpress Open Forum -Boost Sales with a Franchise or Partnership - 2012

Herald-Tribune - Franchise Buyers Need To Do Serious Research - 2012

SRQ Magazine - Working on the Chain - 2012

Bradenton Herald - Bradenton Beach Consultant links Companies with Entrepreneurs - 2011 

Inc. Magazine - Four Questions Every Franchisor Should Ask - 2011 (International Focus)

Fox News - How To Save a Faltering Franchise - 2011

Black Enterprise Magazine - How I Made $100,000 From Home - 2011

All Business - Making the Most of Discovery Day - 2011

Franchise Gator - Start a Business or Get a Job - 2011

Franchise Gator - The Perfect Franchise - 2011

Franchise Gator - What's Stopping You - 2011

Inc. Magazine - Keeping It Close to Home: Home-Based and Low-Cost Franchises - 2010

Inc. Magazine - Million Dollar Franchises - 2010

Wall Street Journal - The Franchise Decision - 2009

The BrinkTank - Deciding If You Should Buy a Franchise - 2008


Franchise Focus Podcasts

How the Educated Franchisee Process Works Part 1 - Interview with Rick Bisio

How the Educated Franchisee Process Works Part 2 - Interview with Laurie Davidson - An Educated Franchisee

How the Educated Franchisee Process Works Part 3 - Interview with David Savitsky - Founder of ATC Healthcare (Franchisor)

What to Look For In a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) with Nancy Lanard (Part 2) June 26th

What to Look For In a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) with Nancy Lanard (Part 1)

One-On-One with Tom Bernau - Valvoline Instant Oil Change

One-On-One with Bill Merriman - Synergy Homecare Regional Director

One-On-One with Sue Yannello - Tricks to Create Media Coverage

Best Practices In Franchising with Eric Stites - Founder of Franchise Business Review

One-On-One with Tony Conza - Co Founder of Blimpies

Spotlight on Family Run Businesses with Fish Window Cleaning

One-On-One with Dave Shula - President of Shula's Steak House

One-On-One with Larry Neal - Multi Unit Franchisee and Area Developer

One-On-One with Kelly Mitchek - Franchisee

Geoff Seiber and The Current State of Franchise Financing

One-On-One with Greg Cook of the IFA

One-On-One with Peter Tourian of Synergy Homecare

One-On-One with Matt DeBusk of Great Clips

The Story of the First Business Format Franchise - Harpers Salon

Recap of Franchising in 2013 and forecast for 2014

One-On-One with Sheryl Nance-Nash

One-On-One with Mercedes Cardona

Veterans and Franchising

One-On-One with Les Wilson

Healthcare and the Affordable Care Act

One-On-One with Bachir Mihoubi

One-On-One with Jay Perron

Public Affairs Conference

One-On-One with Deb Evans

One-On-One with Stan Friedman

Choosing a Franchise - Finding your fit

The Franchise Due Diligence Process

Buying a Franchise - All about the due diligence process

The Corporate Exile: Baby Boomers as Franchisees



National Public Radio - The Marty Nemko Show - Smart Franchising - 2012  - NEW

(The Radio show is 60 minutes long. The Interview with Rick Bisio starts approximately 20 minutes into the show) - A Guide to the Franchise Interview - 2011