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.
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.
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.
In 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.