Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly posts where we share the best marketing hints and tips from across the blogosphere.

These are recent posts from some of the world’s most popular social media and marketing sites that we think you guys will find helpful.

Just click on the blog titles below to read each post.

Weekly Round Up

Social Media:

3 Big Social Media Trends That Are About to Blow Up – Simply Measured

Tweets Without Hashtags or Mentions Get More Click-Throughs [STUDY] – Search Engine Journal

How to Recover From a Negative Social Media Update – Social Media Examiner

How to Use Video Storytelling in Your Social Media Marketing – Social Media Examiner

10 Proven Tactics To Grow Instagram Followers and Engagement – Buffer

 

SEO:

4 Steps to Optimizing Local Search With Google – Search Engine Watch

What To Do When Your Link Building Campaign Fails – Search Engine Land

3 SEO Predictions You Need to Know for 2016 – Jeff Bullas

10 essentials for local SEO success – Econsultancy

 

Blogging:

6 Actionable Strategies To Find Your Blogging Niche – Twelveskip

Category vs. Tags in WordPress: Which Is the Better Way to Sort Your Content for SEO? – HigherVisibility

Here’s Why Nobody Reads Your Content – Dejan SEO

How to Make Custom Images for Your Blog Posts Without Hiring a Designer – QuickSprout

18 Ways To Grow Your Traffic Through Blogging – Express Writers

 

Other:

5 Email Marketing Metrics You Should Be Tracking (But Probably Aren’t) – HubSpot

5 Strategies to Improve Your Website Conversions – Convince & Convert

How to Use Slideshare for Personal Branding – Maximize Social Business

5 Ways to Decrease Your Bounce Rates – Kim Garst