Speakers at a town hall meeting at the start of Macworld Expo in San Francisco gloated giddily about the company’s turnaround since last year’s event.

But members of the audience told the speakers they still have a lot of work ahead to push Apple Computer Inc. back in the forefront, particularly in the area of marketing. “I’m happy to open the first Macworld Expo that we didn’t think would be the last Macworld Expo,” said Macworld columnist David Pogue before entertaining the crowd with reworked tunes to popular songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me Cupertino” where he likened interim Apple chairman Steve Jobs to Evita Per