About the Author

image1 (1)Paul Segreto is an entrepreneur, franchise & small business consultant and personal coach. His expertise includes business & franchise development, branding, social media & digital marketing and front-line sales & customer service.

Consulting with both startups and turnarounds Paul focuses on restaurant & foodservice and service-driven brands. As a personal coach, he helps individuals achieve their entrepreneurial goals. Whether consulting with brands or coaching individuals his objective is to architect & implement detailed action plans to accelerate success.

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. Trio AwardsSkilled 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 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.