At Fusion Franchising, we take the burden of vetting franchise brands off your shoulders. Our team spends countless hours analyzing brands only to bring you the best of the best franchise opportunities. Not only that, but we sit down via "The Franchise Life" podcast to bring you full in-depth features of the brands we love!

In this week’s edition of The Franchise Life, Stacie sits down with the Founder & CEO of Wallaby Windows, Scott Marr, and Director of Franchise Development, Ben Rickford, to dive into Marr’s latest franchise brand, Wallaby Windows, that is positioned for exponential growth in the home-service franchise category.

In this episode of The Franchise Life, Stacie sits down with Brent Dowling, Chairman of Voodoo Brewing Co., to discuss their unique franchising model. Voodoo Brewing Co. was established in 2005 and started franchising in 2018, offering a business model that allows individuals to share in the brewing industry without all the headaches. With a focus on efficiency,

Insulation can come in many different forms but the latest new trend is in the way of foam, and that’s exactly what iFOAM specializes in. Whit shares that this “need-based” service not only focuses on residential homes but also commercial properties, new construction and metal buildings, the list goes on! And what does that mean to the franchisee? Multiple-revenue streams!

In this episode of The Franchise Life, Stacie is joined by Patrick Kiessling, President & Franchisee of Temporary Wall Systems. Temporary Wall Systems is an exciting emerging brand that has already grown to 50+ territories sold since it began franchising in late 2022. So what is Temporary Wall Systems? Temporary Wall Systems is the first FULL-SERVICE rental modular wall containment solution! This home-based business offers the rental,

Welcome to the latest episode of The Franchise Life Podcast, where we talk to successful franchise owners about their experiences and insights. In this episode, Stacie Shannon is joined by Brittany Blackman, Director of Franchise Development and John McKeown, Franchise Owner of Spray-Net. Spray-Net is known for their innovative.

In this week’s episode of “The Franchise Life” podcast, Stacie sits down with John Erlandson, CEO & Co-Founder of Soccer Stars, and Jessica McLean, Director of Franchise Development, to discuss the Soccer Stars franchise. This unique opportunity offers potential franchisees the opportunity of a low initial investment of under $90k for a single territory in an industry that provides a high level of personal fulfillment and makes a significant difference in your community!

In episode 23 of The Franchise Life, Stacie is joined by Rick Mayo and Clay Allen of Alloy Personal Training. The team at Alloy Personal Training has spent three decades helping individuals realize their full potential and reach their fitness goals. After finding success in the licensing sector, Alloy founder Rick Mayo decided to pivot to franchising under the Alloy name. Stacie and Rick discuss his long history in the fitness industry and specifically with the Alloy model of small-group fitness training.

This episode of “The Franchise Life” highlights an incredible brand called Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers. Fyzical’s Vice President of Development, Chris Hincker, joins the podcast to provide listeners with insight into what has contributed to Fyzical’s massive growth over the past ten years

Ep. 21 Toastique – A Rapidly Growing Fast-

In this episode of The Franchise Life Podcast podcast, Stacie sits down with Brianna Keefe, Founder & CEO of Toastique. At 28 years old, Brianna was recognized as a Forbes “30 under 30” entrepreneur in 2022, along with many other recognitions. What an accomplishment!

Ep. 20 – How to Fund Your Franchise

n the 20th Episode of The Franchise Life Podcast, I sit down with Kristen Gordon, National Accounts Manager for Benetrends Financial. We outline financing options for individuals looking to purchase a franchise. Franchise ownership can be an excellent way to achieve your business goals,

Ep. 19 – Top 5 Trending Franchise Segments of

In this episode, we dive into the top 5 “Trending Franchise Segments of 2023”!

Ep. 18 – DonutNV. A “Sweet” Mobile Franchise

DonutNV is an interactive, mobile franchise opportunity that is fun to operate and highly profitable! Their offering includes hot mini donuts, fresh squeezed lemonade, other juices, and hot and iced coffee, including their signature NVous iced coffee! The ongoing vision at DonutNV is to build a brand that makes guests say,

Ep. 17 – Grand Welcome. Recognized by

Today, Grand Welcome is one of the fastest-growing franchise systems leveraging the highly fractured, $81 billion-dollar short-term vacation rental market. Brandon Ezra, Founder and CEO of Grand Welcome, joins me in this episode to share his entrepreneurial story and give us an inside look at why this brand,

Ep. 16 Bloomin’ Blinds! A Recession-Resistant

Bloomin’ Blinds has over 100 territories sold nationwide and continues to draw the attention of new investors, given its differentiating attributes. Bloomin’ Blinds is a zero-inventory, high-margin, home-based, truly mobile service that requires minimal employees to be successful

Ep. 15 – Brian Marketing Group. Insights &

oday’s episode focuses on the importance of marketing, specifically digital marketing, and how implementing an integrated marketing plan can take your small business to the next level. Jason Brian (Owner) and Michel Picard (Sales Director) of Brian Marketing Group,

Ep. 14 – Groovy Hues Painting! A brand that is

Groovy Hues Painting is a brand differentiating itself with its sophisticated communication tools and on-the-spot financing, making every project easy and affordable for its customers. Josh Hoffman (Director of Franchise Development) and John Pleiss (Brand President) join me in this episode to share more about the Groovy Hues brand.

Ep. 13 – HorsePower Brands. A Portfolio of

Have you ever heard the sentiment that “Failure can be the greatest teacher?” For my guest, Zach Beutler, Co-Founder of HorsePower Brands, failure is what fueled his success in building some of the most desired franchise brands/opportunities in the home services industry today.

Ep. 12 – Blingle! Premier Lighting. A HorsePower

Blingle! Premier Lighting is a B2B and B2C franchise model that attracts investors nationwide, given its first-to-market as a national lighting franchise brand and the unparalleled support that the HorsePower Brands umbrella provides. Joining me in this episode are Josh Skolnick, Chairman & Co-Founder of Horsepower Brands, and Travis Miller, Brand President of Blingle

Jeff Ono, Co-Founder/President of Pause Wellness Studio, is joining me in this episode. Jeff Ono and his partner, John Klein, founded Pause in 2016 and have since grown to 3 Pause studios in the LA area, with a 4th and 5th under construction. Pause provides an environment where clients can take a “pause” from their busy lives.

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Ep. 10 – Rhino 7 “Managed Model”

A “managed model” means that the corporate franchisor will manage the entire business for the franchisee, only requiring 2 hours per month of the franchisee’s time once the business is up and running. Each franchisor has a corporate management team that will do everything

Jen Olson, VP of Franchise Development for The NOW Massage, joins me in this episode to provide a peek into this LA-based franchise brand, founded on the principle that self-care is a necessity, not a luxury. That is why they have developed a menu of treatments that allow for a luxury experience at an affordable price.

Ep. 8 – Up Close & Personal with Serial

In this episode, Mark Sturman, serial entrepreneur and multi-unit franchise owner shares his story of success in transitioning from life as a lawyer to investing in multiple franchise brands and becoming a serial entrepreneur. Mark has owned five Massage Envy’s in south Florida, a European Wax franchise, and an Amazing Lash franchise studio.

Ep. 7 – Nautical Bowls – A Concept Where 90% of

This episode highlights a franchise brand called “Nautical Bowls,” which has awarded over 100 franchises throughout the United States and has drawn strong multi-unit, semi-passive investors. Stacie’s featured guest is Peter Taunton, CEO & Co-Founder of Nautical Bowls

Ep. 6 – 4Ever Young Anti-Aging. A

4Ever Young Anti-Aging co-founders Carlton Washington and Deniz Duygulu share their story on collectively building the 4Ever Young Anti-Aging brand from a conceptual idea to now having awarded 78 franchise licenses nationwide. What an empowering journey these two have had

Ep. 5 – With A Twist Event Services: A

In this episode, Stacie introduces With A Twist Event Services, which provides expert bartenders, event staff, and planning for parties of any size. With A Twist’s team is fully trained and insured with liquor liability and general liability policies. They handle everything needed for full bar service

Ep. 4 – HealthyYou Vending: A Scalable

In this episode, Stacie introduces a vending business opportunity called “HealthyYou Vending.” Joining her is Andre Barrett, who launched his vending business in 2013 with five machines and has since scaled it to 110 machines across southern Florida. What a fantastic success story!

Ep. 3 – A “Paws”itively Upscale Business

In this episode, Stacie introduces an emerging brand positioned to make waves in the franchise pet industry called “Woofie’s Pet Ventures!” She welcomes guests Jamie Lavigne, Franchise Development Manager for Woofie’s Pet Ventures, and new franchisee Randy Griffin

Ep. 2 – A “Feel Good” Investment That Is A

If you desire to make a difference in your community and have strong leadership and sales skills, then today’s episode is for you. Today we dive deeply into a franchise concept called “Fundraising University” with our special guest, Steve Schick, who oversees franchise development.

Ep..1 – Leaving the ‘Ole 9-5 Job Behind for

9 to 5, yeah, yes, they got you where they want you There’s a better life And you think about it don’t you It’s a rich man’s game No matter what they call it And you spend your life Putting money in his wallet Remember that catchy ‘ole Dolly Parton song “9 to 5” from the ’80s? Our guest today,