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If You Do This...Then You Might be a Franchisor

I had a little fun this morning on Twitter with a variation of "If you do this... then you might be a redneck" theme of comedienne Jeff Foxworthy fame.

Google+ to Pass Facebook by 2016, Hoteliers Urged to Get in the Game

Holiday Inn DC-Central/White House Google Plus page
Holiday Inn Washington DC-Central/White House Google Plus page as seen on an iPad app

PARSIPPANY, N.J.—Google Plus has taken over the number two social media position, passing Twitter and battling it out with YouTube.

Mashed Potato and Bacon Danish, Need I Say More?

I get around quite a bit.  Wherever I go I really enjoy going to local restaurants for local food.

Using Social Media the Right Way

Chipotle's Back to the Start YouTube video
Chipotle contemplates problems of the modern world in YouTube video

Social media is being touted as important in promoting a business, but a lot of people can't quite fathom how it works. How is Facebook or Twitter going to help their business, and is it worth the time that they will have to take away from focusing on other essentials?

Be Likeable Says Red Mango Founder

Red Mango's David Kim (center)
Franchisees Dave and Jen Rothberg with founder Dan Kim (center)

DALLAS – How do you bring an international brand to the U.S., open more than 170 franchised stores in a credit crisis, win loyal customers for repeat business across North America, and earn the #1 Zagat rating in today's economy? "Be likeable," answers Dan Kim, founder and chief concept officer of Red Mango Inc.

NLRB Moderating Stance On Social Media?

What if a Tweet fell in the forest and nobody heard it?

Chefs Gain Following through Twitter

Chefs are giving diners access to their kitchens through Twitter, tweeting about that evening's specials (sometimes with photos), talking shop or fielding questions.

McD Employee Sends Twitter Invite To Nation of Sweden

The son of Sweden's prime minister got a job at McDonalds, and invited the country to stop by for a party.

'Tweets' on the menu are a sweet deal

Restaurants are using social media for cheap, effective marketing.

Is twitter a waste of time or a real marketing tool for franchise organizations?

Many of us spend time following and hoping to be followed on twitter. Many businesses who are on twitter are saying they spend so much time on twitter with no real impact.