This week I was honored to take part in the Austin edition of LocalU, a traveling series of training seminars that teaches small businesses how to market themselves online in their locale. If you are unfamiliar with LocalU, take time to review their website. They cover all of the key topics you might want to see, including: How to build… read more →
This week, I presented in front of the Austin Online Marketing Club about what the best business models are if your goal is making money online. The presentation was a different angle for me with this group. Previous presentations were focused heavily on execution, things like how to improve website traffic and lead flow. I really enjoyed the opportunity to… read more →
Last year, I finally bit the bullet and purchased a full access pass to the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference. As a local Austin resident, I had taken advantage of the SXSW Music Festival for years. Having made the leap from client side to Return On Now full time in early 2012, the time was right to check out… read more →
Our friends over at SCORE have been hard at work to provide quality, up-to-date trainings to business owners and managers in the Austin, TX area. As part of that ongoing effort, we collaborated with them to build out a basic class called “Internet Marketing 101″. The intent of this training is to glaze the surface of the most important areas… read more →
How often do you hear business and marketing pros refer to user experience and usability as the same concept? It’s true that usability is a key component of user experience design, without question. But they are absolutely different ideas. User Experience (UX) for Content Marketing On Friday September 27, 2013, I conducted a training for local Austin Content Marketing Meetup… read more →
Today I conducted a training session for the Austin SEO Meetup Group, at the Flying Saucer in Austin, TX. In preparing for this presentation, I did a lot of research to ensure I was fully up to speed on all of the latest ways to optimize WordPress. That was very fruitful, so much so that the presentation grew to over… read more →
Welcome to this week’s edition of Return On News, a curated list of the best blog posts, news, and articles I shared on Twitter over the past couple of weeks. If you like what you see below, please follow our two Twitter accounts: Tommy Landry and Return On Now! Return On News: August 31, 2012 Twitter Launches New Interest-Based Ad… read more →
So today you are looking at the first edition of “Return On News”. My goal is to share a similar set of recommended articles and blog posts at least once monthly. If there is enough volume, I might even do it more often.
Interview with Invodo Director of Marketing Russ Somers. Invodo has a cool business model, and Russ has a lot to say. Read more …
This week I offer you the first of a series of guest posts, this one focused on using social media to drive successful events IRL. Thanks to my good friend Francisco Garcia (no, not the one who plays for the Sacramento Kings) for taking time to share his experiences here on the blog.