Public Relations

Content Marketing Playbook: Why It’s Important and How to Create One

Many organizations both small and large have their own Content Marketing Playbook. They may also have several different forms or names for the playbook, such as a Content Marketing Strategy, Style and Messaging Guide, or simply a Marketing and Communications Strategy. Regardless of what each individual organization calls their document, it is integral for their…

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5 Ways to Promote Your Brand Message

Even if you’ve done the hard work of developing or improving your brand message, it’s not enough to simply paste a mission statement onto your About page and call it a day.  Marketing research has given us “The Rule of Seven.” This rule asserts that a prospect needs to see or hear your message at…

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2019: Year of Accolades for Return On Now

Our primary focus on the blog is to educate, assist, offer new ideas and tips, analyze industry trends, etc. Today, I want to take a time out to highlight some great news in our world. Return On Now was originally founded in 2009. Yes, this means our 10th anniversary is later this year. We’re almost…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Influencer Marketing

Focusing your marketing strategy around influencers can be an effective way of quickly gaining exposure for your brand. But what exactly is an “influencer?” An influencer can be considered anyone who has an impact on the way people think or feel about things. When they have this characteristic coupled with a loyal online following, the…

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5 Secrets to Build Your Online Reputation through Social Media

For a business to thrive, it must have a great reputation. The number of new clients you get is entirely dependent on that. Even moreso, the volume of repeat customers heavily relies on the overall reputation of your business / brand. In a society driven by social media and other online platforms, your online reputation…

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Internet Marketing Spring Cleaning and Refresh

Spring break is upon us here in Texas, and it is a beautiful week for a South By Southwest Festival. For those of us who took part in all or some of the SXSW Interactive Conference, we are coming out of it with new ideas and a charge of energy. Even if you didn’t make…

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How to Protect Your Online Reputation

Enjoy the following guest post, courtesy of professional Online Reputation Manager Gavin Carter. The views expressed in this post are those of the author and not necessarily that of Return On Now. Your company’s online reputation is very important. Most people check online to see what reviews have been left about a company before making…

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How to Promote a Blog For Free: 25 Ideas

Although many of us blog for business purposes, not all bloggers are getting paid for their work. On the other hand, most smaller businesses need to keep expenses in check when promoting their wares. We often get questions from clients and colleagues about our recommendations for low cost or free answers to how to promote…

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DIY Link Building: Easy Ways to Do It Yourself

Even with all of the hype about changes in algorithms and how social media has become important for overall rankings, link building remains one of the most important activities in driving a successful SEO campaign. If you have budget to support such a campaign, we highly recommend you hire an external agency or resource to…

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