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Get in touch with your inner geek with Deb Evans and AK Stout! Listen in each week as we discuss the use of social technologies on today's Web. Join us along with special guests as we talk about utilizing the various social technology platforms to connect with others. If you think you enjoy technology just as much as you do relationships, this show is for you.

Get in touch with your inner geek with Deb Evans and AK Stout! Listen in each week as we discuss the use of social technologies on today's Web. Join us along with special guests as we talk about utilizing the various social technology platforms to connect with others. If you think you enjoy technology just as much as you do relationships, this show is for you.

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Get in touch with your inner geek with Deb Evans and AK Stout! Listen in each week as we discuss the use of social technologies on today's Web. Join us along with special guests as we talk about utilizing the various social technology platforms to connect with others. If you think you enjoy technology just as much as you do relationships, this show is for you.

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@DebCE

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English

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347-994-1407


Episodes

Franchise Spotlight: Tammy Dunakin

2/22/2020
This week's Franchise Spotlight is on Tammy Dunakin, owner and franchisor of Rent-A-Ruminant. Tammy's franchise provides a valuable service for business owners, land owners, and municipalities in the form of goats! Join us for a fun and enlightening conversation about this truly unique franchise! Thanks to Social Joey, Franchise Expo Nashville, and VetFran!

Duration:00:20:09

Franchise News Podcast 2.21.2020

2/21/2020
The Franchise News Podcast for the week ending February 21, 2020. In the news this week: The International Franchise Association #AB5 Neighborly, Mike Bidwell Global Franchise Magazine Self Esteem Brands, Chuck Runyon, Dave Mortensen Wild Birds Unlimited, Paul Pickett Sport Clips, Gordon Logan Bloomin' Brands, Outback Steakhouse, Brett Patterson, Gregg Scarlett Papa John's, Amanda Clark C3, Bradford, Reynolds Checkers & Rally's, Frances Allen Marriott International, Jim Scholefield Inspire...

Duration:00:04:43

Digital Marketing Trends with Michelle Killebrew and Jack Monson

2/19/2020
We're LIVE at The International Franchise Association 2020 Convention! Michelle Killebrew of PwC / FranSuite joins Social Geek to discuss trends she's spotting in digital marketing for 2020. Michelle shares her best practices on experimenting to find new audiences, developing personas, and engaging with customers in an active dialogue. Thanks much to The IFA, Social Joey, Brand Journalists, and Franchise Expo Nashville!

Duration:00:14:48

Angela Coté: Franchise Growth Catalyst Episode 4

2/18/2020
Howdy Folks, One of the requests I get the most by franchisors is "Help me find more franchisees!". In this episode, I share the 4 steps you need to take RIGHT NOW if you are having trouble finding qualified franchisees. Have a listen and let me know if you need any help with any of the steps. In the meantime, GO BE AWESOME!

Duration:00:25:35

Franchise Spotlight: Bob Fish and Mike McFall

2/15/2020
Bob Fish and Mike McFall of BIGGY COFFEE join the show recorded live at IFA2020 with special guest Angela Coté of the Franchise Growth Catalyst podcast. Bob and Mike describe their unique partnership as Co-CEOs which is a rare success story for any brand! They share the story of how they nearly broke up the band a just a few years ago before rebooting the company’s culture and building a great team of leaders. We’ll also chat about Mike’s new book GRIND! Thanks to Social Joey, Brand...

Duration:00:25:20

Franchise News Podcast 2.14.2020

2/14/2020
The Franchise News Podcast for the week ending February 14, 2020. In the news this week: Simon Sinek Trent Shelton International Franchise Association, Matt Haller Global Franchise Magazine Little Kickers Famous Dave's, Dave Anderson Walk-On's, Brandon Landry Mooyah Burgers CertaPro Painters, Mike Stone Hard Rock International School of Rock, Rob Price Franworth Madison Reed Color Bar skoah Live Well Excercise Clinic Springwell Excercise Clinic Drew Brees Amazing Lash Studio, Heather Elrod...

Duration:00:06:17

Episode 500! Catherine Monson with Jack Monson

2/10/2020
The new Chair of the International Franchise Association and CEO of FASTSIGNS, Catherine Monson is our special guest on Episode 500! Catherine shares her ideas on opportunities for (and threats to) franchising and small business in 2020. We also dive deep into her leadership principles, her dream job (listen up Fox News), and the leader with whom she would most like to have a glass of wine. Thanks to Social Joey, Better, and VetFran!

Duration:00:20:23

Franchise News Podcast 2.7.2020

2/7/2020
The Franchise News Podcast for the week ending February 7, 2020. In the news this week: Orangetheory Fitness, Dave Long The American Heart Association Express Employment Professionals East Coast Wings + Grill Always Best Senior Care FranConnect, Gabby Wong Baguette USA, Pete Bell, Darren Tipton Tough MUdder Boot Camp, Britt Canady Celebree School, Jim DiRugeris Boston's Pizza, Katie Borger Home Helpers, Kimberly Demaree Zorakle Profiles, Rebecca Monet The International Franchise Association...

Duration:00:05:15

Marketing for Small Business with John Jantsch and Jack Monson

2/4/2020
John Jantsch is a marketing consultant, speaker, author, and leader of Duct Tape Marketing. We discuss marketing for small businesses, the challenges small biz owners face today, and what it takes to stay ahead of the competition. His latest book is The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur, which is structured as a daily challenge and inspiration. David Meerman Scott calls it “a love letter to entrepreneurs.” Thanks to Social Joey, Answer Connect, and Better.

Duration:00:22:20

Franchise Spotlight: Liberty Bernal

2/1/2020
Liberty Bernal is a coach / author / speaker and is the author of Let’s Do This! Liberty shares her story starting as a fitness coach and franchisor at a very young age. We’ll explore the connection between franchising & business ownership and health & fitness. Check out Liberty’s new podcast and fitness ideas and stories on her website. Thanks to Social Joey, Franchise Dictionary Magazine, and Better.

Duration:00:22:30

Franchise News Podcast 1.31.2020

1/31/2020
The Franchise News Podcast for the week ending January 31, 2020. In the news this week: US Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia Catherine Monson, FASTSIGNS Kristen Pechacek, Anytime Fitness Chuck Runyon, Self Esteem Brands Stacey Pool, Noodles & Company Dave McDougal, Lisa Dimson, Your Pie Gary Vaynerchuk, Vayner Media, Bojangles' Tough Mudder, Chill-N, Thrillz Social Joey Liberty Bernal VetFran, MFV, Franchise Update Media, The Canadian Franchise Association #IFA2020 #MUFCon

Duration:00:03:56

Angela Coté: Franchise Growth Catalyst Episode 3

1/29/2020
Hey there - Angela Coté here! And this is Episode #3 of the Franchise Growth Catalyst podcast! I often find myself trying to explain to people the common challenges of franchising a business. For this episode I couldn't resist inviting a dynamic and authentic brother-sister duo, Candace and Dave Combs, to join me in sharing the challenges and myths they faced in the early stages of franchising their California based spa business. For anyone thinking that franchising a business is pretty...

Duration:00:41:36

IFA2020 Marketing Presentation with Jay Baer and Jack Monson

1/28/2020
Jay Baer is a best-selling author and marketing strategist who will be speaking in 2 weeks at The International Franchise Association Convention 2020. Jay gives us a preview of his #IFA2020 presentation on Coveted Customer Experiences: how brands can exceed expectations. Jay says that our customers’ three most important needs are for our brands to be quick, clear, kind. We discuss advice for franchise brands on new social media platforms, word of mouth marketing, and “talk triggers.” For...

Duration:00:30:05

Franchise Spotlight: James Williams

1/25/2020
James Williams has developed brands and businesses partnering with some big names in entertainment and sports including Beyoncé and Gabrielle Reece. He shares his story in launching and franchising his newest venture, Mayweather Boxing + Fitness with Floyd Mayweather, as well as trends and advice on supporting franchisees in the fitness space. Thanks to Social Joey, FranSuite, and MFV Expositions.

Duration:00:23:43

Franchise News Podcast 1.24.2020

1/24/2020
The Franchise News Podcast for the week ending January 24, 2020. Thanks for tuning in to our first episode! In the news this week: Robert Cresanti, International Franchise Association Jason Anderson, Venture X Charles Watson, Tropical Smoothie Café Edible Brands, Wingstop, Children's Lighthouse Mike Rotondo, Altitude Trampoline Park Chad Jordan, Soci Matthew Job, AdCritters Smoothie King, Dunkin School of Rock, Rob Price VetFran, MFV, Franchise Update Media, The Canadian Franchise...

Duration:00:04:00

Angela Coté: Franchise Growth Catalyst Episode 2

1/23/2020
Hi, I'm Angela Coté. The content of this podcast is intended to educate and inspire franchisors looking to grow (who isn't??). I share my insights from having helped grow the franchise company my family founded, M&M Food Market, to almost 500 locations. What sets me apart is my F3 approach, which incorporates my: background on the FRANCHISOR side of the relationshiptime in the FIELD supporting franchiseesperspective as a multi-unit FRANCHISEE (Get it, 3 F's :) The content ranges from how to...

Duration:00:39:18

Brand Development with Clay Langdon and Jack Monson

1/21/2020
Clay Langdon is the founder of TUNER. He joins the show to share his ideas on brand development, best practices for brand positioning in 2020, and what to do when your content strategy is broken. Thanks to Social Joey, AnswerConnect, and Better.

Duration:00:30:08

Franchise Spotlight: Tara Gilad

1/18/2020
Tara Gilad is the founder of Vitality Bowls and she joins Social Geek to share the story of this rapidly-growing franchise. Tara shares some great advice for other franchisors looking to stand out in a growing but crowded market. Thanks Social Joey, FranSuite, and VetFran.

Duration:00:18:46

Rising Above Email Noise with Jan Spence and Jack Monson

1/14/2020
Jan Spence is an international keynote speaker, author, and consultant. She joins the show today to speak about … speaking! We’ll discuss how to use phone calls to rise above the noise of sales & marketing emails in 2020. And don’t get us going about bad salesy LinkedIn messages. Plus, Jan shares tips to get someone LIVE on the phone and what to say when they actually answer. (Tip: don’t say, “how are you?”) Connect with Jan at janspence.com! Thanks to Social Joey, Brand Journalists, and...

Duration:00:30:48

IFA 2020 Preview: Beth Dailey and Jack Monson

1/11/2020
Beth Dailey, the VP of Marketing of The International Franchise Association returns to Social Geek with an update on what’s happening at IFA’s 2020 Convention. Beth gives us a preview of this year’s A-List speakers including Simon Sinek, Trent Shelton, Jay Baer, and many more. Register now before rates increase after January 17. Beth also reviews some trends and new ideas discussed the recent technology issue of IFA’s Franchising World Magazine. Thanks to Social Joey, AnswerConnect, and...

Duration:00:15:28