Author Archives: Paul Segreto

About Paul Segreto

Entrepreneur, Franchising & Small Business Professional, Top 100 Champion Small Business Influencer Awards 2014 & 2015, Popular Blogger & Podcaster

Four Steps to Social Media Success

Updated January 11, 2017 A year or so ago, there was a great article shared with me about things we can learn from teens about about social media. To me, the article was spot-on. Point blank, the reason teens are better … Continue reading

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What is FranchisEssentials?

My name is Paul Segreto and FranchisEssentials is a personal blog of mine focused on franchising and what’s happening in franchising today. I am a 34-year franchise & small business professional and entrepreneur. Currently, I hold the positions of president … Continue reading

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Eight Years on the Air… But Who’s Counting?

It’s hard to believe we’re celebrating 8 years on Franchise Today. I’d like to thank all that have made this show, not only possible but what it is today as one the leading podcasts dedicated specifically to sensible, sustainable franchising. … Continue reading

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Change… Because Failure is not an Option

Like a ship at sea, a business should make directional changes in a long, sweeping manner. Conversely, although abrupt change in direction may create havoc, it may be deemed necessary by the captain and navigation team to avoid what may … Continue reading

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Do Transitioning Corporate Executives [Really] Make Good Franchisees?

This question was discussed on Linkedin approximately a year and a half ago, and the following is a comment from a franchise professional that I believe raises some very important additional questions about transitioning executives as franchisees.

Maybe we could ask the question another way. How have franchisors succeeded when they awarded franchises to transitioning executives? . . . Puts a little different emphasis on it. Continue reading

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