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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.








Franchise Sales Trends with Keith Gerson and Jack Monson

Keith Gerson, President of Franchise Operations and CMO of FranConnect joins the show to share Franchise Sales trends. FranConnect's industry-leading Franchise Sales Index Report will be published in November and we've got a preview! Many of the findings show why today's top sales organizations are getting better, and what you can do to replicate their success. Keith states, "If you're not connecting with your leads in the first 4 hours, then chances are you're lsoing out to the...


Top 3 Networking Hacks with Angela Cote and Jack Monson

Franchise industry networking rockstar Angela Coté of Cultivate Advisors returns to Social Geek Radio with her Top 3 Networking Hacks at conferences and conventions. Conferences are all about growing relationships and Angela shares her best tips on building trust and providing value. We'll also share the latest details on IFA's #MITCon event in Austin next week! Thanks to this week's sponsors, Social Joey, FranchiseSoft, and Franchise Dictionary Magazine!


Global Brands with Local Marketing - Justin Mink and Jack Monson

Justin Mink of Scorpion Internet Marketing joins Jack Monson to discuss Branding on a Global level, while Marketing on a Local level. This is how franchise brands grow! We dive in to these areas: how digitial marketing tactics can support this at scaleis Branding taking a back seat to Lead Generation?upcoming trends all marketers need to watch, including voice search And, we'll share the latest details on upcoming franchise marketing events including #FLDC in Atlanta and #MITCon in Austin!


The Customer Journey with Stefania Sigurdson Forbes and Jack Monson

Stefania Sigurdson-Forbes returns to share best practices in mapping out your customer's journey. She includes tips on building personas, walking through the map, and using the process as a team-building process that should mirror the customer, not the brand! Check out Stefania's brand, FranchiseBlast and her awesome video series on marketing principles: Stefania at the Gravity Hub! This episode is sponsored by Franchise Dictionary Magazine and ClickTecs!


Franchise Industry Updates for Marketers

We'll talk about the October #MITCon event and the awesome news that Gary Vaynerchuk will keynote #IFA2019. It's Gary freakin' Vee, people!! Get more info on both events and register today at IFA! VP of Marketing from The International Franchise Association, Beth Dailey, has big news from The IFA!


The Spirit of Sharing Knowledge with Jamie Izaks and Jack Monson

Jamie Izaks, President of All Points Public Realtions returns to the show to discuss 3 reasons why you should share knowledge with others in your industry! Connect today with Jamie on LinkedIn or on the Alll Points PR website! We also share some details on these upcoming events in the franchise space where Jamie and I look forward to seeing you: Northern Illinois Franchise Association luncheon in Chicago on September 13 featuring special guest, IFA CEO Robert Cresanti. IFA's Marketing...


Email Marketing Trends

Is Email Marketing dead? Mostly dead? Or alive and kicking? Email marketing pro David Kellyof KingSumo joins the podcast to show us that email marketing is alive and thriving! David points out trends, shares best practices to fire up your email campaigns, and tips on timing and content that works. Connect with David at KingSumo and on his blog. Thanks to ClickTecsand Social Joeyfor your support of Social Geek Radio!


The AHA Moment for Marketers with Mitchell Levy and Jack Monson

Mitchell Levy joins Social Geek Radio to discuss having your AHA Moment! Thanks for your ongoing support, Franchise Dictionary Magazine.


The Things You Used to Do Don't Work Now! Gini Dietrich and Jack Monson

Gini Dietrich, founder of Spin Sucks, joins Social Geek Radio to discuss how all the things marketers used to do no longer work. Gini shares some ideas on getting ahead of these industry disruptions, how you can plan for scaling your business up, and where to spend your critical thinking time! Check out Spin Sucks for more development ideas for PR and Marketing Executives! And thanks to Social Joey and ClickTecs for their support of this podcast!


The Podcast About Podcasting with Kerry O'Shea Gorgone and Jack Monson

Kerry O'Shea Gorgone, host of the Marketing Smarts podcast, joins the show to discuss the recent history of podcasting, the current spike in podcast popularity, and the possible future of podcasting (or whatever we're going to call it). We'll also share our favorite current shows including podcasts hosted by Alan Alda, Dennis Miller, Chris Brogan, and more. Check out Kerry's show, Marketing Smarts from MarketingProfs. And, if you want to see Kerry at the upcoming B2B Marketing Forum, learn...


Influencer Marketing Trends

We're diving into the world of INFLUENCER MARKETING this week. How are marketers best using influencers? How are the social networks handling influencers? How is the marketing industry going to handle Influencer Fraud? AND we've got some excited changes at Social Geek Radio: Co-host Jim Buckley is now The Director of Marketing at Priatek! Plus, the all new site is up. Thanks to Jam Hashmi and the team at ClickTecs for an outstanding job on the website.


Tech Trends for Restaurants

"Yummy Margaritas mean Yummy Profits" Patrick Bobrukiewicz, Director of Business Development at ROSnet, discusses how technology for the restaurant industry is constantly changing every part of the dining experience. Patrick shares the latest trends affecting ordering, staffing, serving, and delivery. Thanks to Franchise Dictionary Magazine for supporting Social Geek Radio!


Bullseye Marketing with Louis Gudema and Jack Monson

"It doesn't cost a dime to listen to a customer," says Louis Gudema, author of the new book, Bullseye Marketing and President of Revenue + Associates. Customer feedback is just a part of his approach for brand marketers. Louis shares the 3 pillars of his Bullseye Marketing plan and some backgound on how he turned the typical marketing funnel upside down for SMBs. Check out Bullseye Marketing and also Louis' upcoming speaking engagments and projects!


Digital Disruption for Franchises with Dan Monaghan and Jack Monson

Dan Monaghan, founder of Clear Summit Group and co-founder of WSI, discusses advanced ways for franchise brands to step up and beat the competition with new technologies and digital marketing strategies. The areas where Dan shares ideas include: Machine LearningA.I.Virtual RealityAugmented Reality We also share details of The International Franchise Association's Marketing Innovation Technology Conference - #MITCon - happening in Austin this October!


The Role of Video for Marketers with Stefania Sigurdson Forbes and Jack Monson

Stefania Sigurdson Forbes, Senior Director of Marketing at Franchise Blast, returns with more ideas on using video for your brand. Including: Long and short form content for consumersLivestreaming1:1 video messaging And check out Stefania's own popular video series with new videos each Wednesday!


Innovative Tech and Social Good with Ludwina Dautovic and Jack Monson

Ludwina Dautovic, CEO and Founder of The Room Xchange returns to Social Geek Radio to discuss how innovative technology and social good can work together! #ChangingTheWayWeLive Find The Room Xchange on Facebook, Facebook Groups, and get more information on The Room Xchange's expansion across the globe!


Storytelling-Based Marketing with Jon Morrison and Jack Monson

Storytelling for many marketers means spending resources and time publishing their brand's history, sharing details about the founding, and droning endlessly about the internal structure of their organization. But guess what? Your customers DON'T CARE! Jon Morrison, founder of Get Clear Consulting joins the show to turn storytelling-based marketing upside down! Jon shares insights on better story-telling for marketers including: Who is the hero of the story? You or your customer? What role...


Standing Out to Captivate Your Customers

Stan Phelps and Evan Carroll return to Social Geek Radio! The authors give us some background on the Goldfish series of books, the latest of which is Pink Goldfish: Defy Normal, Exploit Imperfection and Captivate Your Customers by Stan Phelps and David Rendall. This edition compells brands to no longer hide their flaws & weirdness and make them differentiators in a "sea of sameness." We also get a preview of the next book in the series, The Yellow Goldfish... Evan and Stan will be on the...


IGTV: Instagram TV to Grow Your Brand with Jim Buckley and Jack Monson

Instagram has lauched IGTV allowing video content creators a new channel for sharing long(er) form video. Jack and Jim dive into IGTV and discuss what this potential game-changer means for your brand. Is this channel and format right for your brand? Are you jumping in early or waiting to see what other brands do? What will the success or failure of IGTVl mean for parent company Facebook? For competitive channels? Get vertical and join us for a lively chat about what could be considered the...


Digital Marketing Trends with Ted Rubin, John Andrews, Jack Monson

Social Geek Radio welcomes Digital Marketing Rock StarsTed Rubin and John Andrews! Ted and John give us an update on what topics they're discussing with audiences and influencers across the globe, building relationships with customers, and their latest venture: Photofy!