[:36] Matt Miller is welcomed to the show.
[1:57] Matt recaps what School Spirit Vending is.
[3:00] In the beginning, School Spirit Vending often starts as a side hustle for franchisees.
[5:41] School Spirit Vending is a system where proprietary vending machines are set up in schools. They provide students the opportunity to buy school spirit items.
[6:06] Focus shifts to the process Matt went through to transition his business to a franchise system.
[8:15] Transitioning from a distributorship model to a franchise model.
[15:15] Building a team to help the operational aspect of franchising; bringing in expertise when needed.
[18:10] Matt spends the majority of his time working with franchisees, focusing on maintaining culture, leadership, and training.
[20:40] A private podcast for people inside the business is a great way to communicate and educate team members. It also allows a way to share the success of individuals.
[23:23] The podcast is a win-win for everyone and is an excellent resource.
[25:45] Challenges of being a franchisor include having a steady stream of prospective franchisees, reaching new areas, and keeping up with the legal ramifications of being a franchise.
[30:50] Thanks again for listening, and please, reach out to Josh anytime through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you enjoyed this interview, please leave us a review on iTunes.
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