Smart Content Marketing Strategies for Bloggers

Some people think that all it takes to have an effective content marketing campaign is writing and publishing blog posts, telling their family about it and then going do other things. If that’s your strategy, then boy are you missing out! Content marketing is so much more than that. So how do you effectively content market…

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6 Excellent Platforms for Building Mobile Apps

Mobile apps are the way to go. Everybody is using them. In fact, in many countries, people are skipping the desk and laptop entirely and moving straight on to mobile telephony. Mobile use is growing globally, which means that your chances to sell your app are growing along with it. Of course, if you want…

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Tips for Choosing a Catchy Domain Name

How easy was it for you to come up with a name for your business? If you’re lucky, a great name popped into your head before you were even sure you were going to start a new business at all. From there, everything was smooth sailing and you didn’t have to think twice about what…

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Five Ways to Pinpoint a Negative SEO Attack

We work with a range of client types here at Return On Now. At least once per quarter, we run across a situation where there is almost certainly a Negative SEO attack either underway or already completed. Just this month, I was working on an Online Reputation Audit for a new client. Their main concern…

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Politics and Marketing Simply Don’t Mix

With a major election occurring in a few short days here in the United States, we are seeing an amazing amount of coverage in the media and commentary on social media. It’s simply astounding to see the dialogue playing out right before our eyes. Given the current environment in this country, I felt it was…

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The Anti-Social-Media-Marketing Manifesto 2016

I don’t know about your world, but in my personal experience, the use of social media as a marketing gimmick seems to be on the wane. That is, as a private user of various social channels, I’m seeing fewer come-ons, fewer automatic direct messages to new followers, fewer follow-back promises, fewer reciprocal follow rings, and…

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Which 3 Social Media Platforms Will Be Around in 3 Years?

Tommy Landry, the show runner here, suggested many moons ago that I draw up a quick post to predict the social media platforms of the future. We both agreed it would be a no-brainer and, therefore, easy-to-write. And, yet… The answer was so obvious that I didn’t reckon I could find 600 words to put…

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Why to Integrate Social Media Channels With Email Marketing

Some may call email marketing outdated, that it has already been surpassed by better online channels, specifically, social media. Fortunately, that’s simply untrue. Email marketing continues to serve as one of the strongest assets in an online campaign, even if the best approaches and rules evolve as the world around us progresses. Any business owner, no matter if…

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Inbound Marketing Prerequisites to a Successful Program

For several years now, Inbound Marketing has taken the helm as our most “talked about” strategy for driving interest and leads. Why? Because it works! This is how we built up our own demand and lead gen efforts. Content driven Inbound is a proven way to accomplish these things, and my agency has witnessed firsthand…

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