Select Page

CEO, Westvyne. Co-Founder, Linked Local Network, Co-Host of Pillars of Franchising

Fred McMurray is a champion of social media for B2B companies, Co-host and Executive Producer of Pillars of Franchising, CEO of Linked Local Network – a source for content  to help professionals achieve work-life balance and CEO of Westvyne, a marketing company in Shell Beach, California with a global clientele.Westvyne

In 2013 .Inc magazine listed Fred McMurray has one of 54 social influencers. Fred’s mission is to provide a digital platform for online communities to connect via social media networks to the local offline community – leading to new relationships, increased support systems and shared resources. Inc Magazine listed Fred McMurray as a Twitter Social Media Influencer for 2013-2019.

Fred is an Entrepreneur, speaker and platform blogger on social media topics for small business. Fred has co-developed the Digital Dominance Index Methodology for measuring the growth of a digital/social media presence. In addition, he was an early adopter of LinkedIn in 2003 and has worked on developing models for the development and growth of social media groups.

In 2010, he co-founded the Linked Local Network which is a co-creator content network to help professionals achieve work-life balance. The network develops creative Community Voices and interesting internet radio show content to the Linked Local Network audience.  Linked Local Network - Become a Community Voice - Achieving Work-Life Balance

Fred continues to research the development of co-creator or syndication peer networks for individual, small/mid sized business and non-profits. Equally at home designing software solutions, trouble-shooting computer networks or building online community networks, Fred understands the technology needs of small to medium-sized organizations.

Pillars of FranchisingIn February 2018, Fred teamed up with his client, Ray Pillar to launch the Pillars of Franchising internet radio show.  In March 2019 Holly A Ford joined the co-host team to bring a womansplaining point of view. Pillars of Franchising broadcasts the Secrets of Success in Franchising every Thursday at 4p Central time.

Listeners can chat live at the Pillars of Franchising website or call 323-580-5755 to listen and ask questions.

 

The Changing Landscape of Franchising Technology in 2022 – Pillars of Franchising

​ The Changing Landscape of Franchising Technology in 2022 Broadcast Date: August 11th, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Kristin Selmeczy, Karen Kimsey-Sward and Laura Liss talk technology in franchising. Join host Ray Pillar, Owner...

How to become a Franchisor

Broadcast Date: July 28, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST How to become a Franchisor, our guests are  Anna Phillips, Lash Lounge, Shane Franson-Evans, Massage Heights and Stephanie Coffey, Frenchies are successful franchisors who...

Career Plug – Pillars of Franchising

​ Trying to Fill the Gaps in Your Staffing? CareerPlug Software Helps You Hire Like You Sell Broadcast Date: July 21, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Our guest is Eric Morales of CareerPlug.  CareerPlug Software Helps You Hire Like...

Seasoned Franchisers Share Their Secret for Success – Pillars of Franchising

​ Seasoned Franchisers Share Their Secret for Success Broadcast Date: July 28, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Our guests are Anna Phillips Lash Lounge,Shane Franson Massage Heights and Stephanie Coffey, Frenchies. Join host Kristin...

Trying to Fill the Gaps in Your Staffing? CareerPlug Software Helps You Hire Like You Sell

​ Trying to Fill the Gaps in Your Staffing? CareerPlug Software Helps You Hire Like You Sell Broadcast Date: July 21, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Our guest is Eric Morales Join host Kristin Selmeczy, CEO of Pillars of Franchising...

You Can’t Hide from GYMGUYZ – The Fitness Franchise That Brings the Workout to You!

​ You Can’t Hide from GYMGUYZ – The Fitness Franchise That Brings the Workout to You! Broadcast Date: July 14th, 2022 Join host Kristin Selmeczy, CEO of Pillars of Franchising and co-host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville  as they discuss how to be...

STEAM Up Your Kids’ Summer in a SNAP with the Snapology Franchise

​ STEAM Up Your Kids’ Summer in a SNAP with the Snapology Franchise Broadcast Date: July 7th, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Join host Kristin Selmeczy, CEO of Pillars of Franchising and co-host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid...

All Hail the Chief – Of the IFA, That Is – Matthew Haller – Pillars of Franchising

​ All Hail the Chief – Of the IFA, That Is – Matthew Haller Broadcast Date: June 30th, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST This week on Pillars, we will all hail the chief! IFA President and CEO Matthew Haller joins the crew to talk...

Austin Meek: A Righteous Dude in Franchising Shares Passion for Neighborly

​ Austin Meek: A Righteous Dude in Franchising Shares Passion for Neighborly Broadcast Date: June 23rd, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST With our producers on vacation this week, we are pre-recorded, but you will still want to tune in...

Pillars, PRIDE and the Preeminent IFA Pride Council – Pillars of Franchising

​ Pillars, PRIDE and the Preeminent IFA Pride Council with Paul Pickett, Mark Jameson and Cassidy Ford Broadcast Date:  June 16th, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST On this episode, we celebrate Pride Month with Paul Pickett of Wild...

Adaptive and Inclusive Fitness Makes for a Special Strong Franchise Redo

​ Adaptive and Inclusive Fitness Makes for a Special Strong Franchise Redo Broadcast Date: June 9th, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Our guest is Daniel Stein, CEO and Founder, Special Strong. Through his adaptive and inclusive...

Ruth Agbaji is a Wiz at Franchise Growth During a Season of Change – Pillars of Franchising

Ruth Agbaji is a Wiz at Franchise Growth During a Season of Change Broadcast Date: June 2nd, 2022 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Our guest is Ruth Agbaji who has recently experienced a big season of change. Her franchise system,...

Adaptive and Inclusive Fitness Makes for a Special Strong Franchise

​ Adaptive and Inclusive Fitness Makes for a Special Strong Franchise Broadcast Date: May 26th, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Our guest is Daniel Stein, CEO and Founder, Special Strong. Through his adaptive and inclusive fitness...

Ellie Mental Health – HUMANS ‍helping HUMANS – Pillars of Franchising

Ellie Mental Health – HUMANS ‍helping HUMANS Broadcast Date: May 18th, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Our guest is Erin Pash – CEO of Ellie Mental Health Join host Kristin Selmeczy, CEO of Pillars of Franchising and co-host...

Imagine How Colorful the World Could Be With a Creatif Franchise

​Imagine How Colorful the World Could Be With a Creatif Franchise Broadcast Date: May 12th, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Creatif Franchising founder and CEO  Jaya Aiyar is this week’s Pillars of Franchising guest. Join host Ray...

Franchising successs from Franchising Women May 2022

​ Women in Franchising May 2022 – Pivotal Moments in the Franchise Journey Broadcast Date: May 5th, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST On this week’s show, we are joined by some amazing women in franchising. Pillars team members Kristin...

Franchising HUNKS Who Love Your Junk – Pillars of Franchising

​Franchising HUNKS Who Love Your JunkBroadcast Date: April 28, 2022Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTOn this week’s show, we meet Kelsie Ackman of College Hunks Hauling Junk. Kelsie is their legal counsel and Senior Vice President of...

Grow a Business Organically with this GLO-ing Franchise –

Grow a Business Organically with this GLO-ing FranchiseBroadcast Date: April 21st, 2022Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTThis week on the show, we welcome Eric Meyers, CEO of Good Life Organic Kitchen. Making an impact on the health of the...

Matt Wampler Jimmy Johns franchisee

​Broadcast Date: April 14th, 2022Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTAre you a restaurant franchise? Then you are probably throwing money away, and you don’t even realize it. Matt Wampler’s new business helps restaurant franchises stop food...

Plant a STEM and Engineer Success in Franchising – Pillars of Franchising

​Plant a STEM and Engineer Success in Franchising with Dori Roberts StewartBroadcast Date: April 7th, 2022Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTThis week we are excited to interview Dori Roberts Stewart. From teaching high school STEM classes to...

Eric Meyer – Pillars of Franchising

Eric Meyer, CEO, Good Life Organic Kitchen FranchisingBroadcast Date: April 21st, 2022Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTJoin host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and co-host Kristin Selmeczy, Chief Business Warrior of...

Transferring the franchise opportunity – A Jimmy John’s Story by Matt Wampler – Pillars of Franchising

​Broadcast Date: April 14th, 2022Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTAre you a restaurant franchise? Then you are probably throwing money away, and you don’t even realize it. Matt Wampler’s new business helps restaurant franchises stop food...

Plant a STEM and Engineer Success in Franchising – Pillars of Franchising

​ Plant a STEM and Engineer Success in Franchising with Dori Roberts Stewart Broadcast Date: April 7th, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST This week we are excited to interview Dori Roberts Stewart. From teaching high school STEM...

From Flush to Plush – How Many Hats Does John Cohen Wear in Franchising?

​ From Flush to Plush – How Many Hats Does John Cohen Wear in Franchising? Broadcast Date: March 31, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST John Cohen grew up around franchising, but forged his own, unique path. As a Molly Maid franchisee,...

Every Kid Needs Their Blind Side Protected. How Franchising Affords Leigh Anne Tuohy a Platform to Help.

​ Every Kid Needs Their Blind Side Protected. How Franchising Affords Leigh Anne Tuohy a Platform to Help. Broadcast Date: March 24, 2022 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST This week our guest is The Blind Side’s Leigh Anne Tuohy. Over the...
Share This