Paul Segreto is an entrepreneur, franchise & small business consultant and growth strategist. His expertise includes business & franchise development, branding, social media & digital marketing and front-line sales & customer service. Working on both startups and turnarounds his primary focus is on restaurant & foodservice and service-driven brands.
Paul was recognized in 2019 as a Top Small Business Influencer by Fit Small Business, in 2018 as a Top 100 Global Franchise Influencer by SEO Samba and in both 2014 & 2015 as a Top 100 Champion Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends and Small Biz Technology. Skilled in content, attraction & influencer marketing, he is frequently called upon to develop or share content for blogs, publications & podcasts for franchise brands and independent restaurants & businesses.
An early adopter of podcasting, Paul founded and hosted a number of franchise and small business podcasts including the increasingly popular Franchise Today podcast launched in 2009, What Keeps You Up at Night in 2015, Franchising & You in 2018 and Acceler8Success Cafe in 2019. Known for a story-telling style, he is frequently asked to serve as a guest speaker or presenter for seminars & webinars, strategy & business development meetings, training sessions and conference panels.