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Fred McMurray

Fred McMurray

Fred McMurray  – CEO of Linked Local Network

Fred McMurray is a champion of social media for B2B companies and the CEO of Westvyne, a marketing company in Chicagoland and California with a global clientele. Fred is also the co-founder of the Community Hub Network, whose 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. 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.  He continues advanced research in the development of syndication peer networks for 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.

 

Great Clips Makes a Difference Supporting ALS Awareness

Great Clips Makes a Difference Supporting ALS Awareness Broadcast Date: October 21st , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST On this episode during our “Franchising Makes a Difference” month, we highlight Great Clips support of the ALS...

The Petrowiches Make a Difference – Ronald McDonald House – Pillars of Franchising

The Petrowiches Make a Difference with Ronald McDonald House Broadcast Date: October 14 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Jim Petrowich believes that once you are able, you should give back to the community that supports you. As a...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month -Michelle Robles – Pillars of Franchising

Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Michelle Robles Broadcast Date: October 7th , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we are taking the whole month to feature people and businesses in...

Can Women Have it All? The Seasons of Success in Franchising – Pillars of Franchising

Women in Franchising – Can Women Have it All? The Seasons of Success in Franchising Broadcast Date: September 30 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST On this episode, we talk with some powerful women in franchising. And the age-old...

Cassidy Ford Talks Franchise Tools of the Trade

Cassidy Ford Talks Franchise Tools of the Trade Broadcast Date: September 23 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST On this episode of the Pillars of Franchising, our Million Dollar hosts talk to Cassidy Ford, Account Director for FRM...

Treat Yourself to Yogurtland – Fastest Growing Yogurt Franchise!

Treat Yourself to Yogurtland – Fastest Growing Yogurt Franchise! Broadcast Date: September 23 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST On this episode of the Pillars of Franchising, our Million Dollar hosts talk to Sam Yoon, President of...

Franchising on the Go with Smart Drinks’ Lorri Wyndham

​Franchising on the Go with Smart Drinks’ Lorri Wyndham Broadcast Date: September 16 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST On this episode, Lorri Wyndham, Director of Operations at Smart Drinks tells us the story of Smart Drinks. Since...

Franchise for Good: Growing and Scaling Nonprofits

​Topic: Franchise for Good: Growing and Scaling Nonprofits by Leveraging 450 Years of Experience Broadcast Date: September 9th , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Having had much success in the franchising arena, Dave Keil, President...

Discover Rising Tides with Brooke Haynes – Pillars of Franchising

Discover Rising Tides with Brooke Haynes How the Outside Makes the Inside Better      Through conversations with female business owners, we explore the benefits of time spent outside to maintain life balance. The time outside and activity may differ in each...

Disentangling Personal and Business Finances – Pillars of Franchising

Disentangling Personal and Business Finances with Lisa Rodino Broadcast Date: September 2nd , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST One of the most common mistakes people make when starting a business is blurring the lines between business...

A “Hit Man” on and Off the Field: How Doug Plank Found Success in Business and Franchising – Pillars of Franchising

A “Hit Man” on and Off the Field: How Doug Plank Found Success in Business and Franchising Broadcast Date:  August 26th , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Doug Plank, known as one of the hardest hitting safeties in the NFL during his...

Franchise Business Review-Importance of Data and Benchmarks – Pillars of Franchising

Franchise Business Review-Importance of Data and Benchmarks Broadcast Date: August 19 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST This week we have a dynamic duo in Cassidy Stillings and Emily George of Franchise Business Review. The discuss...

Carly Alyssa Thorne

Carly Alyssa Thorne

 

Carly Alyssa Thorne  –  VP of Marketing and Customer Service

Carly will be developing and implementing Marketing, Social Media, and Customer Service Programs. She will also be actively involved in the developing of the Social Media courses and training. She started her first business in 1985, and has been consulting ever since.   

To find out more about Carly Alyssa Thorne please visit her Community Voice page at Linked Local  Network at: Conscious Business Coaching

Carly Alyssa Thorne

Seeking Community Voice Bloggers

Linked Local Network is seeking Community Voices - People in the Non-Profit sector or Individuals who are willing to Blog at least once a week on subjects that are related to: Business, Humor, Entertainment, Women, Education, or Veterans or other worthy topics of...
Keys for Conscious Business Growth

Key To Conscious Business Growth

Imagine having 20 immediately-actionable tips to grow your business. Now imagine that these tips come from individuals who have your best interest at heart… And imagine that these tips will not only help you grow your business they will help you stay aligned with your...

South Loop- 233 E. 13th St., Two Bedroom +Den, Two bath condo in fully amenities building

Museum Park-Luxury hi-rise condo, 2 Bedroom w/enclosed Den,2 bath. Stainless Steel appliances, 42" Cherry cabs w/glass doors,granite countertops & backsplash. Master Bedroom has WIC. Master bath has double bowl vanity/marble tile,soaking tub/separate shower...

Condo for Sale- 208 W. Washington, Chicago, Two Bedroom, Two Bath Loft

For Sale-Chicago Loop-208 W. Washington, High-floor, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Loft,beautiful hardwood floors, granite countertops, black appliances, in-unit w/d, balcony, gas fireplace, exercise room, doorman, rooftop deck, storage. Call Kurt Hulsebus, Realtor (Managing...
Molly Maid - Mutual Ground Featured Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Community Voices with Carly Alyssa Thorne

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Today on Community Voices with Carly Alyssa Thorne we talk with Ray Pillar from Molly Maid Naperville - Aurora and Michelle Meyer from Mutual Ground about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Click below to listen to the Podcast: Direct link to Podcast in case embed...
JDogg-Jonathan-Lederman-The-Positive-Broadcaster

The Positive Broadcaster

Today on Straight Talk with Carly Alyssa Thorne I have Jonathan Lederman ~"JDogg" "The Positive Broadcaster" and we discuss all about positivity, spirituality, faith, walking our talk and more... Jonathan “JDOGG” Lederman is a dynamic speaker and coach who has...

Take a Stand Against Bullying

Today on Community Voices with Carly Alyssa Thorne we take a Stand against Bullying with Jessica Bayuk Miss Frederick's Outstanding Teen 2014. Jessica Bayuk is passionate about making a difference. A gifted and talented tenth grade student in a highly diversified...

The Money Coach Kathi Bridge

Today on Straight talk with Carly Alyssa Thorne we will be talking about Finances with The Money Coach - Kathi Bridge Kathi is a mentor with The Power of Mentorship to help people reach their full potential and fulfill their dreams. Programs include Millionaire...
Darren-Jacklin-Seminars

Angel Investing with Darren Jacklin

Today on Straight talk with Carly Alyssa Thorne we learn all about Angel Investing with Darren Jacklin. Darren Jacklin is a World-Class Professional Speaker, Corporate Trainer, Angel Investor For over 18 years, Darren Jacklin has traveled four continents and over 40...
Change Your Body Change Your Life

Change Your Body, Change Your Life

Benjamin Wechsler Company Knowledge Through Awareness & Creativity Benjamin Wechsler is a Chicago based consultant in Thought Leadership, Creative Problem Solving, and Strategy & Innovation. Over the past 25 years, Ben has provided leadership to many...
Edgy Conversations

Edgy Conversations with Dan Waldschmidt

Today on Straight talk with Carly Alyssa Thorne we are having "Edgy Conversations" with the Author of "Edgy Conversations" Dan Waldschmidt Dan Waldschmidt is an international business strategist, speaker, author, and extreme athlete. His consulting firm solves complex...

 

Miriam Slozberg

Miriam Slozberg

Miriam Slozberg – Social Media Consultant and Advisor

Miriam will be assisting and helping develop our Social Media programs along with Carly Alyssa Thorne. Also developing Vancouver and Seattle Linked Local Network Communities.  Miriam has been involved in SEO and Social Media Consulting for Years.

To find out more abot Miriam Slozberg please visit her Business Signature page at Linked Local  Network atEmpowering Entrepreneurs

7 Best Work At Home Jobs For People With Depression

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. According to WHO, at least 264 million people worldwide of all ages suffer from depression, and I am one of those people. The unfortunate thing is, despite what many in the so-called wellness industry say, you cannot cure...

What Is The Solution To Keep Dust From Accumulating In Your Closet? – Expressive Mom

Have you ever gone too long between cleaning days? Are the kids’ rooms getting a little too messy for comfort? Studies have shown that the average U.S. house accumulates more than 40 pounds of dust per year. Not only does this present a burden on your cleaning...

How Social Media Is Kryptonite For Anyone With Mental Illnesses During The Era Of COVID-19

The COVID-19 era has been a difficult and disastrous time for people. No one has to talk about the grief-stricken and devastating effects families endured from losses of loved ones, losses of their jobs, closing down businesses, children losing out on a stable...

Managing Your Chronic Disease And Your Job – Expressive Mom

Do you have a chronic disease? If so, you are not alone. The Centers for Disease Control define chronic diseases as those that limit the activities of daily living or require ongoing medical attention and last at least a year or more. When defined that way, it’s not...

What If The Chocolate Factory Was A Real Place? – Expressive Mom

It’s hard not to love the magical world that Roald Dahl created in his iconic children’s book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Most of us have daydreamed about what it would have been like to win a golden ticket and go on a tour of Willy Wonka’s factory. But how...
Miriam Slozberg - Linked Local Network

Can You Believe We Have Been In A Pandemic For A Year? And It Is Not Over Yet

We have been dealing with COVID-19 for over a year now, and on March 11th, 2020, the WHO declared the coronavirus pandemic. The last thing I did was go out to a birthday dinner right before the shutdown happened, and the dinner party happened on March 14th. Only three...

The Organization Diet: Cut The Clutter And Improve Your Life – Expressive Mom

Cutting clutter does more than help your home look more organized; it also improves your life! Think about it: Clear spaces encourage clear thinking. They make it easy to find what you need when you need it. They save you the unnecessary stress (and accompanying...

The Chore Of Keeping A Kitchen Clean – Expressive Mom

Home, sweet home. While many of us love being there, the fact is, keeping a house clean takes work. We’re not even referring to deep-level spring cleaning, but the day-to-day chores of picking up after yourself and others, keeping up with clutter, and staying on top...

Screw Gratitude Lists! Go And Write INGRATITUDE Lists Instead!

I hate New Year’s resolutions, but one of the resolutions I made for this year is to expose how fraudulent and damaging the positivity cult and wellness industry can be (Hello QAnon anti-vaxxer plandemic bullies, yes, I am talking about you!)! You know they are the...

Five Gruesome Origins Of Your Favorite Nursery Rhyme – Expressive Mom

Nursery rhymes. We have all heard them as children, and we liked them because they are so catchy. Though if our much-younger selves knew the meanings behind nursery rhymes, then they would have scared the living shit out of us. It is best that we were sheltered from...

Dog Medical Emergency Guide: Are You Prepared? – Expressive Mom

In times of a medical emergency, it’s critical to know how to respond. This applies to both humans and pets. Dogs can have allergic reactions, cardiac issues, get into poisonous materials, and much more. Giving your furry friend a forever home means you’ll be expected...

How To Make Caramel Dipping Sauce – Expressive Mom

If there’s anything your kids will love better than a big snack plate, it’s a big snack plate with homemade caramel dipping sauce on the side. Think about it: Dips are perfect kid food. They turn typical eats into fun activities. While children may usually enjoy...
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