Join Ray Pillar, CEO of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and his co-host Fred McMurray in Shell Beach, California as they discuss the pillars of running a successful franchise. Ray has built one of the top Molly Maid franchises in the USA. He brings his knowledge of what it takes to grow a successful franchise. Fred brings his many years of asking annoying questions about marketing and business to franchise and business owners and his obsession for marketing.

Thursday, March 8th’s topic: How do I find the correct franchise for you!

Today’s guest is: Joel Libava, ♛The Franchise King® Author Of “Become A Franchise Owner!” 

The Franchise King® educates and advises people on the smart way to choose, research and buy a profitable franchise, become the boss, and live their dreams. 

He is a franchise advisor. He assists people who are interested in becoming franchise owners-exactly how to do so, successfully. For instance…

  • He provides GUARANTEED Private 1-on-1 franchise consultations
  • He provides the knowledge and resources that assist people looking to find, choose, research, and buy a profitable franchise
  • He provides educational content-which he communicates with his readers-and throughout all the major social media channels

His background includes:

  • Food and beverage management, including a stint as a Maitre’D for a Las Vegas hotel-casino showroom.
  • Sales/sales management for several automobile franchises
  • Radio personality

In 2011, an editor from Wiley Publishing contacted Joel. Research indicated the market was overdue for a book on how to buy a franchise. Joel agreed to write “Become A Franchise Owner!” 


In addition to his hardcover book, he’s written hundreds informational articles on franchising for :

  • The New York
  • The Huffington Post

He publishes a monthly column for The U.S. Small Business Administration’s blog and Franchise Direct

Find him on Twitter @FranchiseKing