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IFA2018 Recap

It’s impossible to attend every session and event during the annual International Franchise Association annual convention. Thankfully the Geeks attending have it covered using Twitter to share their notes and photos! Thomas Scott, Brand Journalists put together key takeaways on

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Social Geek Radio and #IFA2018 News

It is Season 9 of Social Geek Radio! So hard to believe the podcast that started in May 2010 featuring tech and social media news would still be around in 2018! Jack Monson will take the lead interviewing tech, media,

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All New Operations Summit, #IFA2018

Mary Ann O’Connell, Founder FranWise and host of Franchise Capital Exchange shares what attendees can expect when attending the new Operations Summit at the annual International Franchise Association Convention. Watch the short video below! Connect with us via the convention

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What is C Squared Social?

I had the pleasure meeting the C Squared Social team while attending Franchise Expo South. I also met with several of their clients that raved about C Squared Social services. I have to admit that I know very little about

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Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month. Like many, I have family and friends who have battled breast cancer. Some win the battle but too many have lost. On October 14th and 15th I will take part in my 3rd AVON39

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LinkedIn Native Video

Jack Monson’s blog post Tips for Using LinkedIn Video  shared a new video feature. “Many LinkedIn users can now post native video directly from the LinkedIn mobile app. Grab your phone and check it now. If the posting area now shows

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Mission Hydrate Houston

In January 2016, Catherine Monson, CEO at FastSigns International introduced me to  Shannon Truesdale-Curry, Regional Manager at The Learning Experience. Shannon and I met for lunch and have stayed in touch. It’s one of the things I love most about

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New Franchise In Town

Did you see the Shark Tank episode with Cousins Maine Lobster? Didn’t it make you hungry and wish their food truck was in your community like I did?! Fortunately for me Tomball Texas now has Cousins Maine Lobster at the

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Happy Anniversary Social Geek Radio

I love how LinkedIn notifications fly into my mailbox for a birthday and work anniversary! Thanks to everyone who wished me a happy birthday earlier this month and Social Geek Radio Happy 7th Anniversary.   Jack Monson, Director Digital Strategy

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Navigating #IFA2017

The annual International Franchise Association Convention #IFA2017 is just days away. This is the must attend event in franchising. It will be filled with education sessions to educate and inspire attendees. Over 300 IFA suppliers will be in the Exhibit

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