Every Friday, we’re bringing you our favorite digital marketing, public relations case studies, small business marketing, influencer marketing and more news of the week. We feature our favorite blogs from brand consultants, business marketing, marketing agencies & small business branding firms that we’re loving this week.

Check out our top three Friday Favorites:

Start a Small Business by Monetizing Something You're Already Doing

Do you love to garden or knit or advise friends about growing their business? You can potentially make money off any of these.Who doesn’t love a good side hustle? Or even better, a start-up story? This story in Entrepreneur helps provides some excellent thoughts on how to start a small business from hobbies you already love. Check it out!

How Influencer Marketing Needs To Evolve By 2020

Why we love this article: The digital marketing landscape is changing almost daily, and marketers need to evolve and keep up with the changes or their efforts will quickly become ways of the past. So, it’s great to see perspective what may be happening in the world of influencer marketing, to ever improve our efforts.

Facebook gives autoplay video ads in Messenger a go

Sliding into your DMs…. Not quite, but Facebook Marketing is on its way.  It’s a bit early to tell you marketing tips on just how to build ideas for small business or  how to promote your business, but one thing we know is we’ll see (hopefully) cost-effective marketing tools roll into your inbox in the near future. Take a read for yourself.