Bloggers are an interesting bunch. Some of us do it just because we need an outlet for the millions of ideas and thoughts in our heads. Others are blogging to build relationships and have meaningful discussion. You will find those who are marketing a business product or services, and those who are simply looking to build a personal brand. All… read more →
The following guest post is provided courtesy of Chris Murphy from Eureka Search Engine Marketing, located in Newcastle Australia. When used correctly, Twitter is a powerful tool for boosting a blog’s following. When used incorrectly however, it’s a powerful tool for making you look stupid. If you are new to Twitter, it’s important that you learn the ropes before you… read more →
When I first started Return On Now back in 2009, social media was still on the upswing as a channel for marketing and lead generation. Since that time, it has evolved in many ways. Businesses are driving not only leads but sales from leading social networking services. But not all services are the same, and neither are the businesses. We… read more →
We cover a range of online marketing topics here on Return On Now, with SEO being one of our favorites to discuss and review. Today we offer you a guest post from Samantha Nicole Samonte of Singapore-based online marketing services provider Webcada. In this post, she covers some basic SEO gaffs that no one should be making these days. It’s a… read more →
Tommy Landry of Return on Now gives his recommendations of the top SEO Blogs on the web today.
With Google Panda approaching, our author kicked off an experiment to learn how extreme of an impact the new algorithm update would have on duplicate content. Unfortunately, it blew up in his face. Now, he’s under fire and picking up the pieces. See what you think here.
Are you considering the addition of a forum to your Wordpress blog? Forget about it; just go for a forum with full social networking / community features! This post outlines WP-Symposium, the best plugin I’ve found for appending social networking capabilities to a Worpress-based site.
This week, Return On Now has the privilege of sharing with you a guest post by Aaron Strout, CMO of Powered Inc. right here in Austin, TX. In addition to running marketing, he also serves as a key “social voice” for the company. In that capacity, Aaron continues with his speaking, blogging, podcasting, and social networking activities with an eye toward creating awareness and lead generation for the company. Aaron co-hosts the Quick-n-Dirty weekly podcast with Jennifer Leggio, he maintains a social media blog titled Citizen Marketer 2.1, and he is well-known as a thought leader in online and social media marketing.
Don’t ask me how I missed this, but I was just made aware that I have been nominated for a Texas Social Media Award! The Texas Social Media Awards kicked off last year under the guidance of the Austin American-Statesman, the largest newspaper in central Texas. Take a look at the whole list of nominees and you will find some impressive social media minds, so it is an honor to be included with such a reputable list of professionals.
Public Relations (PR) is one of the best ways to get some quick and potentially extensive exposure. But PR is much more than just crafting press releases and paying to post them to the business wire. Unless you are a larger company that can afford to keep dedicated PR resources in-house, you can do it yourself or bring in a PR vendor to manage it for you.