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 →
Enjoy this guest post by SEO professional Ben Sawyer. In it, he covers off how to improve rankings and traffic for Real Estate focused websites. When running a real estate business, there are a lot of different tactics that you could use to try to generate new customers. While many real estate professionals use traditional methods of marketing like TV… 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 →
Last month, Digg announced that they were combining forces with a company called Betaworks. The vision was to combine Digg with Betaworks’ existing product, news.me. News.me is essentially a simple aggregator that shows the top stories your connections share on Facebook and Twitter. Their delivery vehicles to date had been a daily email service and apps on both the iPad… read more →
As I mentioned in my previous post, Search Engine Market Share by Country, I am following up with a similar analysis for Social Media / Social Networking. If you follow SEO and Social, you already realize that social is becoming a major factor in search. Both Google and Bing have emphasized it. Research continues to surface that further proves this… read more →
Top content curated and shared on my Twitter stream (@tommy_landry) in the past month. Content about anchor text for SEO, trackbacks, what to tweet, and how linking to other content can help you get links to your own materials.
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.
Commentary on why you MUST be yourself on Social Media, inspired by a conversation with Wesley Faulkner of Austin, TX.
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Everyone out there is talking about social media, the new opportunities and risks, and how to best use it. In response, your peers have begun an aggressive push to figure out what the various tools, sites, and techniques can offer their business. This is a great thing, one that I’ve been cheering on since the start.
In reality, we’ve only taken baby steps toward really getting this all figured out in both a personal and business context. With so much left to learn and so many different opinions about this fast-changing area, it’s easy to get carried away with the excitement of mastering some new tricks.