2017 Social Media Outlook & Predictions

Liane Caruso, Marketing Communications Specialist joined Deb Evans and Jack Monson as the first Social Geek Radio guest in 2017.

Liane works with franchise brands with an emphasis on social media marketing and management, workshops and presentations, training and consulting. She is passionate about creating brand identities, developing content for all marketing initiatives, and internet marketing through a collaborative effort.

Liane, Deb and Jack share their 2017 predictions for 2017.

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Data First, Act Second

Jeff Dudan, CEO, AdvantaClean joins Social Geek Radio to share digital marketing best practices and AdvantaClean’s culture and community values.

AdvantaClean perpetuates a value based culture where respect, resolution, growth, learning, and servant leadership which are fundamental to the way they interact with one another, and their customers.

In January of 2016, AdvantaClean signed a national strategic partnership with St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in an effort support their cause, and expand their impact to more families in need, when they need it the most.

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Small Business Social Media Tips

Long time franchise friend, Lisa Oak, Founder Oak Advisory Services was a guest on Social Geek Radio.

Oak Advisory Services, LLC was created by Lisa Oak in 2015. Capitalizing on the experience Lisa gained during the twenty nine years she worked directly with Fred DeLuca, the Founder and CEO of Subway® Restaurants, Lisa assists franchisors with their development strategies and systems to maximize the growth potential of their organizations. Lisa also consults on mergers and acquisitions and other matters related to business growth.

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Social Media and Franchise Sales

Jack Monson, Director of Digital Strategy at Qiigo and Social Geek Radio co-host shares key takeaways from recent franchise conferences.


Jack moderated a panel of top franchise rock stars at the Franchise Leadership and Development Conference (#FranLD):
Aaron Goldberg, VP, Franchise Development, ZIPS Franchising
Philip Schram, Chief Development Officer Buffalo Wings & Rings
Paul Pickett, Chief Development Officer Wild Birds Unlimited

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What is Pokemon Go and What Franchises Should Know

Susan King, VP Becoming Mom Spa franchise is a long time friend of Social Geek Radio hosts Deb Evans and Jack Monson. Susan joins Social Geek Radio to talk about the new social platform Pokemon Go.

Pokemon Go, a location-based mobile game was released early July and TechCrunch reports that “it is the biggest US mobile game ever” Users spend more minutes per day on Pokemon Go than Facebook.”  link to article  Continue reading “What is Pokemon Go and What Franchises Should Know”