Rick Grossmann

Rick Grossmann

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Franchise Bible Author, Speaker and Coach
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Rick has been helping franchise organizations launch, grow and thrive for over 20 years. He is the co-author of Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise Bible, Speaker and CEO of Franchise Bible Coach. He is the co-host of the Franchise Bible Coach Radio Podcast with Rick and Rob and serves as the executive coach to several franchise brands around the world.


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About Rick Grossmann

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.

Areas of Expertise

Franchising a Business
Franchising a Business
Buying Franchises
Buying Franchises
Business Marketing and Expanding
Business Marketing and Expanding
Executive Coaching
Executive Coaching

Books By Rick Grossmann

Franchise Bible
Franchise Bible Ninth Edition

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Am I a Good Franchise Candidate?

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The Marketing Challenges of Finding New Franchises

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The Franchisor's 10 Commandments

Apply the following to make your franchise organization thrive.
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Franchising Your Business, Part 2: Building Your Franchise

You've made the commitment. Now pave the road to success.
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The 10 Commandments of Franchise Ownership

Take advantage of all of the opportunities that are available to you.
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So you're ready to expand your business, but where and how do you get started? Franchising is one of the fastest ways to grow, but it's not for everyone.
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Franchising Your Business, Part 1: Making the Decision to Franchise

A bird's-eye view into what it really takes to become a franchisor.
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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?
Training

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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Leadership-development tips and strategies from your 'Franchise Bible' coach.
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Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 9: Money-Saving Efficiency Strategies

Operational strategy tips from your 'Franchise Bible' coach.
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Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 8: No-Nonsense Techniques to Improve Your Cashflow

Take advantage of these financial mastery tips from your 'Franchise Bible' coach.