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Social Media Marketing: Is It Really That Important?

November 14, 2017|Owned Media, Shared Media | 4 Min Read

All day long, I’m checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. It’s part of the job here at 919 Marketing. I wish I could say I had time to check in […]

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Why Your Franchisor Hates You

October 4, 2017|Earned Media, Owned Media, Paid Media, Shared Media | 1 Min Read

I recently wrote an article for Forbes, giving insight into some of the frustrations that many franchisees have with their franchisors. Well, there’s a flip side to that coin. Your […]

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Do Your Franchisees Hate You?

September 1, 2017|Earned Media, Owned Media, Paid Media, Shared Media | 1 Min Read

As a franchise marketing agency, working with more than 20,000 franchisees in the U.S. and worldwide, we often find ourselves in the position of being phone psychologists. In many instances, we hear franchisees speak […]

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How Public Relations Drives Franchise Sales

August 18, 2017|Earned Media | 3 Min Read

While there is no roadmap to creating a top-notch business, franchise marketing and franchise sales can drive visibility and profitability, putting your business on the road to success. A good PR firm […]

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Hook the Media: How to Tell Franchisee Stories

July 4, 2017|Earned Media | 2 Min Read

Your business is booming; revenues are up, employees are happy, but there’s still something missing. Or maybe things are a little slow right now and you’re struggling to get people […]

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Dear PR Graduate: It’s Not Your Fault

June 6, 2017|Earned Media, Owned Media, Shared Media | 7 Min Read

America’s institutions of higher learning are letting their public-relations graduates down. And as a result, you recent graduates have little choice but to let America’s marketing and PR agenciesdown. Big time. There’s no […]

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The Lost Art of the Business Relationship

May 22, 2017|Earned Media | 8 Min Read

Looking back, the good old days of marketing weren’t always so good. I got my start in advertising at one of the biggest firms in the country in 1986, hardly the Stone […]

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Check Out Beef Jerky Outlet Offering Franchise Advice During An Episode of ‘The Profit’ On CNBC

April 11, 2017|Earned Media | 1 Min Read

Beef Jerky Outlet, the nation’s fastest growing beef jerky retailer, talked with Marcus Lemonis during the recent IFE show while he was filming The Profit. They shared that communication is […]

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7 Content Marketing Tips to Supercharge Franchise Development

March 6, 2017|Earned Media, Owned Media, Shared Media | 5 Min Read

Last Saturday, I attended a CFE lunch meeting on behalf of our company, 919 Marketing – the nation’s most strategic franchise marketing agency. Immediately following lunch, Family Fare’s CEO Lee Barnes caught my attention with this quote – […]

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Looking Back at #IFA2017

February 15, 2017|Earned Media, Owned Media, Paid Media, Shared Media | 1 Min Read

The 919 Marketing team had a fantastic time at IFA 2017 this year. As always, we enjoyed meeting with some of our current clients and getting to know new people in the […]

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