Social media marketing has reached widespread acceptance in the business world heading into 2014. You would be hard pressed to find a company that does not understand the value it can bring to their business success. To get a feel for the enormity of its acceptance, consider the following statistics: 86% of marketers indicate that social media is important for… read more →
Social media continues to grow in use and acceptance. Meanwhile, it is becoming more complicated. Let’s look at the rationale for rolling out a social media policy within your company. Social Media Complication Brands are especially impacted by growth. Once companies expand beyond 50 or 100 employees, new problems enter the picture. For example: Social Media for the brand becomes too much… read more →
It has been close to two months since I’ve shared anything via Return On News, so let’s take a break from the normal flow of posts to look at some interesting content I’ve curated to Twitter lately. If you like what you see below, please follow our two Twitter accounts: Tommy Landry and Return On Now! Return On News: October 26, 2012 Ex-Googler:… read more →
When it comes to promoting a business, more companies and small business owners are choosing to market their products and services on the Internet. One of the easiest ways to effectively market a real estate business is to use some of the popular social networking sites. If you are a real estate agent, you will want to find out some… read more →
When social media first became all the rage, it was touted as being a great free way to earn some buzz and the resultant awareness. While it is free to open up a social media account, set up a profile, and start networking and sharing links, that is not the whole story. A lot of marketers who have been in… 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 →
Many of us like to give back to charities, schools, and other organizations that help make the world and our locales a better place to live. A lot of businesses do this via philanthropy, donating funds to any of the thousands of good non-profit organizations who fight diseases, injustices, and poverty. While philanthropy is a huge benefit to our society,… read more →
I’ve been working on a new ebook that highlights 10 big mistakes businesses make when building out their online marketing programs. The book is now available, and I wanted to share a quick excerpt from the beginning of the book here. Before I get to it, I have to fess up… the book actually includes 11 mistakes. I decided to… read more →
Want to show customers you care? Don’t cut corners on your targeting or messaging. They’ll see right through it.
2010 has been quite a year so far, with its fair share of good developments, curve balls, and surprises. I’ve been a bit spotty on updating Return On Now, primarily because of a couple of nasty curve balls that have come my way. But onward and upward, and let’s get ready for 2011.
But first, let’s take a moment to reflect on some of the good things, those things which have been both fortunate and welcomed, over the recent months.