Rick Grossmann

Rick Grossmann

Entrepreneur Leadership Network VIP
Franchise Bible Author, Speaker and Coach

Rick has been involved in the franchise industry since 1994. He franchised his first company and grew it to 49 locations in 19 states during the mid to late 1990s. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and primary trainer focusing on franchise owner relations and creating tools and technologies to increase franchisee success.

Rick developed and launched his second franchise organization in 2003. He led this company as the CEO and CMO growing to over 150 locations in less than three years. He developed the high tech/high touch franchise recruiting and sales system.

Both companies achieved ranking on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 List. During this period Rick served as a business and marketing consultant to small business and multimillion dollar enterprises. He also consulted with franchise owners and prospective franchisees, franchisors, and companies seeking to franchise around the world.

Rick is the Author of Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise Bible series and his 9th Edition was released worldwide in April of 2021.  He also is a contributing author to Entrepreneur Magazine and other industry publications on the subject of franchising and business.

He currently heads up the Entrepreneur Franchise Advisors program, serves as an executive coach and strategist for multiple franchise clients and is the co-host of the Franchise Bible Coach Radio Podcast with Rick and Rob.

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Books

Franchise Bible Ninth Edition

The Insider's Guide to Buying a Franchise or Franchising Your Business

Latest

How to Stop Getting Ghosted By Sales Prospects

If you think your sale is in the bag, and then your prospect goes dark, you may need to check your process.

Children's-Education Franchises Are Going Hi-Tech

New technologies have created innovative ways to teach and communicate with customers. 

The Marketing Challenges of Finding New Franchises

Many young brands make the mistake of taking the approach that more is better.

The Franchisor's 10 Commandments

Apply the following to make your franchise organization thrive.

The 10 Commandments of Franchise Ownership

Take advantage of all of the opportunities that are available to you.

How Franchises Can (and Should) Attract Millennial and Gen Z Franchisees

Young franchisees keep brands relevant with millennial and Gen Z customers, and with decades of career growth ahead of them, they can help bring long-term growth and continuity to franchise companies. So why don't we spend more time courting them?

How to Scale Your Training with Video and Learning Management Systems

Delivering the same content to every new employee increases efficiency, quality and safety.

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