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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.

 

Authority Brands: Home Services Franchising Across the Western Hemisphere.

Authority Brands: Home Services Franchising Across the Western HemisphereOur topic on this week’s episode is Authority Brands on January 26th, 2023 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTChad Harrison and Michael Hutchins of Authority Brands  join the Pillars...

SpeedPro: Your Source For Graphics – Pillars of Franchising

SpeedPro: Your Source For GraphicsOur topic on this week’s episode is SpeedPro : Your Source for Graphics on January 19th, 2023 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTEric Lazar, Partner and President of SpeedPro,  joins the Pillars of Franchising team...

Avoid Ghosting by Hiring Better People Faster in Your Business

Avoid Ghosting by Hiring Better People Faster in Your FranchiseBroadcast Date: January 5th, 2023 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTRyan Englin, Founder of Core Matters, joins the Pillars of Franchising team today to talk hiring. As the topic continues to...

The Wealthy Franchisee 2023 review

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United Franchise Group AJ Titus on Pillars of Franchising

United Franchise Group – Empowering the Next Generation of Franchising with AJ TitusUnited Franchise Group – Empowering the Next Generation of Franchising with AJ Titus is the topic on Pillars of Franchising on December 15th, 2022 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST...

Shelf Genie Brings the Magic of Home Storage to Franchising

Shelf Genie Brings the Magic of Home Storage to FranchisingShelf Genie Brings the Magic of Home Storage to Franchising is the topic for the December 8th, 2022 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Pillars of Franchising show.Serena Close, Regional Sales...

Titus Center for Franchising John Hayes Pillars of Franchising

Titus Center for Franchising – Introducing the Next Generation of Franchise Leaders with John HayesBroadcast Date: December 1st, 2022 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTTitus Center for Franchising Founder and CEO, John Hayes is our guest today on Pillars...

Junk King – An eco-friendly franchise for those without previous business experience – Pillars of Franchising

Junk King – An eco-friendly franchise for those without previous business experience!Broadcast Date: January 12, 2023 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTOur guest this week is Lisa Merry, President, Junk King.Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid...

Lisa Merry, Junk King – Pillars of Franchising

Lisa Merry, President, Junk KingBroadcast Date: January 12, 2023 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTOur guest this week is Lisa Merry, President, Junk King.Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and co-host Kristin Selmeczy, CEO of...

Ryan Englin, Core Matters – Pillars of Franchising

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AJ Titus, President, Signarama and United Franchise Group –

AJ Titus, President, Signarama and United Franchise GroupBroadcast Date: December 15th, 2022 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PSTOur guest is AJ Titus, President, Signarama and United Franchise GroupJoin host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid...

Shelf Genie Brings the Magic of Home Storage to Franchising

Shelf Genie Brings the Magic of Home Storage to FranchisingShelf Genie Brings the Magic of Home Storage to Franchising is the topic for the December 8th, 2022 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST Pillars of Franchising show.Serena Close, Regional Sales...

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

A Beginner’s Guide To Setting Up a Home Office

Working from home has been a popular option for many employees in recent years. Suppose you’ve recently made the switch to working remotely. In that case, you’ll want to set up a productive home office environment. Look below to explore a beginner’s guide to setting...

Book Review: The Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes – Expressive Mom

The Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes is the latest book from Joi Mahon. The book is composed of all the skills a new or experienced sewer would benefit from learning or improving so that they can create a wardrobe of fashionable garments with an expertly...

How To Make The Most Out Of A Short Trip To Disney – Expressive Mom

Taking the family on a trip to Disney World in Orlando can be an enchanting experience. However, to get the most out of it, ample planning and prep work is often required. Knowing ahead of time which rides to ride, which places to eat, and which attractions can’t be...

How To Advocate for Yourself in the Workplace

To feel empowered and confident at your job, you must learn the importance of self-advocacy. You’re an essential cog in your company’s machine, and you deserve a healthy work environment. Learn how to advocate for yourself in the workplace and you’ll set yourself up...

Tips To Handle a Change in the Workplace

Change doesn’t always come easy to everyone. While some people remain enthusiastic, it’s nothing new when for some people to experience a bit of resistance. This is especially true in the workplace, as workers grow accustomed to the flow and speed of the environment....

10 Life Hacks Every Dog Owner Should Know – Expressive Mom

Fido is your pet, and you know that you want to give them the best possible life. However, the responsibility of caring for your dog is a big one, and dog owners would benefit from knowing about some important life hacks, especially when caring for their pets. That’s...

Smart Tips for Managing Time Better Through the Workday

Do you find yourself struggling to get through the workday? Does it seem like everyone else has time management down, but you can’t get it? We’re here to help you learn some vital time management skills so you can get back on track. Here are some smart tips for...

5 Tips For Taking A Mental Health Detox

Have you ever found yourself thinking about how stressful your life is? Maybe it’s due to all of the work that has piled up, or perhaps something else altogether. Our minds are constantly confronted with information and stressors from our external environment–it can...

Great Ways To Recognize Your Remote Team Members

Just because you’re working remotely doesn’t mean that you can’t recognize your teammates for doing a good job. It’s always important to deliver some much-needed positive reinforcement. Working remotely can be lonely, and a nice gesture can do a lot to boost someone’s...

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...
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