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:

From AdWeek: Move the bar and make yourself easiest to buy. This articles breaks down to simple concepts we can all apply when it comes to small business branding and building marketing strategies for our business.

From USA Today: Honestly, this one may be a bit cheesy but who doesn’t love an inspirational pick-me-up every here and there. Check out Rhonda Abrams’ round-up of quotes to get you stoked this Friday. Plus, there’s a solid quote from Michael Jordan – I do love a good shoutout from my hometown teams!

From Forbes: By next year, mobile will account for 72% of digital ad spend. Over the last year, 60% of people started using voice search. Social media is the most popular content marketing tactic for 90% of business-to-consumer (B2C) businesses, and 94% of business-to-business (B2B) marketers use LinkedIn as part of their content strategy.

How are you keeping up with digital marketing trends?

Well, there you have it. Another week another great round up of stories to help you push your small businesses forward. Have stories you love that you want to see next week? Let me know and we’ll be sure to include it!