Marketing, Technology, Franchising

Mark Montini of Naranga,  a leading provider of franchise sales & marketing solutions, including operation management software for Franchise, Retail, and Hospitality joins Social Geek Radio hosts Deb Evans and Jack Monson.

Mark is a franchise and small business marketing thought leader, keynote speaker, entrepreneur and startup CEO.

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Tech Trends with Mitch Joel

Social Geek Radio welcomes guest Mitch Joel, President of Mirum. Joel is a marketer, speaker, author, and media hacker.  His books: Six Pixels of Separation & CTRL ALT Delete are best sellers.

Mirum is a global digital agency that creates experiences that people want and businesses need. Named a Visionary in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant, Mirum helps guide brands in business transformation, experience development, and commerce and activation. The agency operates in 20 countries, with more than 46 offices and 2,200 professionals. Mirum is part of the J. Walter Thompson Company and WPP Network. For more information, visit mirumagency.com

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Brand Strategy with Laura Ries

Laura Ries is a leading marketing strategist, bestselling author, and television personality.

In 1994, Laura founded Ries & Ries, a consulting firm with her father and partner Al Ries, the legendary Positioning-pioneer. Together they consult with companies around the world on brand strategy. In addition, they have traveled to over 60 countries from Chile to China and India to Indonesia teaching the fundamental principles of marketing. With Al, Laura is the co-author of five books on branding that have been worldwide bestsellers. Her first solo book was Visual Hammer. Her latest book Battlecry was published in September 2015.

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Grass Roots Digital Marketing Strategies

Jennifer Beall Saxton is the Founder & CEO of Tot Squad, a baby gear service company whose vision is to become the “Geek Squad” of the baby world. Tot Squad provides car seat installations, baby gear cleaning, and stroller repairs in partnership with retailers. Credited by The New York Times as having created a new industry, Tot Squad has raised close to $2MM with its “juggernaut aspirations” to transform the baby world. Based in LA and with operations in San Diego, New York City and Washington DC, Tot Squad also has a national network of car seat technicians to service growing B2B partnerships and is scaling via franchising.

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