Franchise Gator’s Eric Bell Featured by Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus Podcast

Industry: Franchise

Bell, Bisio Join Forces to Share Franchising Knowledge, Benefits of Franchise Portals

Roswell, GA (PRUnderground) September 10th, 2014

On Thursday August 28, Eric Bell, General Manager at, joined Rick Bisio, the Amazon-best selling author of the Educated Franchisee and a leading consultant for Franchoice, on his latest Franchise Focus podcast.  Within the hour-long conversation, Bell and Bisio discussed franchise portals and how aspiring entrepreneurs can use them to uncover important information on franchise systems.  The podcast can be found on the Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus homepage.

By joining Bisio on the Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus podcast, Bell joins the list of highly reputable franchise executives who sit down with Bisio and co-host Graham Chapman each week to discuss trending topics and share their unique expertise.   Since the podcast was launched in January 2013, Bisio and Chapman have created more than forty podcasts featuring guests ranging from successful franchisees to franchise lawyers to major national business reporters.

According to Bisio, this wide range of topics and guests has quickly made the podcast a one-stop-shop for prospective franchisees seeking assistance with the due diligence process.

“Our goal with the Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus podcast is to provide our listeners with valuable information that can help them with their franchise exploration process,” said Bisio.   “Each week, we discuss an important topic related to the due diligence process and bring on smart people who are willing to share their franchising knowledge.

In this episode, specifically, we brought on Eric Bell, the best in the business when it comes to franchise portals, to help our listeners better utilize the online tools at their disposal.   Anyone seeking out franchise opportunities can benefit from Bell’s appearance on the podcast and the services that his company, Franchise Gator, offers.”

According to Bell, the Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus podcast is a valuable tool that any aspiring owner should reference in their search for the perfect franchise.

“I enjoy any chance I get to discuss the search for a perfect franchise opportunity,” said Bell.  “What Rick is doing to assist future franchisees with his podcast sessions is extremely valuable.  He’s certainly covering all the angles, and I appreciate that he included me in his series.   I am thrilled to continue working with him in order to provide Franchise Gator users with excellent advice on the best available franchise opportunities.”

This podcast is just one way Bell and Bisio work together to share their knowledge with potential franchise owners.   During their conversation, Bell and Bisio talked about Franchise Gator’s Top 100 list, a ranking of the top 100 franchises that Bell and his team create through the help of franchising experts like Bisio.   Bell noted that Franchise Gator is currently accepting submissions for the 2015 Top 100 listing and franchise companies can enter at

For more information on the Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus podcast, please visit

About Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus

Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus is a weekly podcast devoted to exploring key issues in franchising.   Co-hosts Rick Bisio and Graham Chapman interview industry leaders (franchisees, franchisors, service providers, media members, etc.) who share powerful advice related to successful franchise ownership.

Bisio, the Amazon-best selling author of The Educated Franchisee and a leading consultant for FranChoice, is dedicated to helping Franchise Focus listeners realize their dreams of business ownership.   Listeners are encouraged to take advantage of Bisio’s stable of resources, found on The Educated Franchisee website

About Franchise Gator

Franchise Gator, a unit of Landmark Interactive, a division of Dominion Enterprises, is the leading destination for those seeking to invest in a franchise opportunity. Since 2002 Franchise Gator and its network of sites have offered information on hundreds of business and franchise opportunities available in more than 100 industries. Franchise Gator provides franchisors with a quality, cost-effective mode of franchise marketing. For more information, please visit

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