Each week, we scour the web to uncover valuable articles and blog posts for our readers on the topics of inbound marketing, local optimization, search optimization, social media, and much more.

It’s been a terrific week for inbound marketing. Get ready for out top posts for the week! But first, here are some few notable mentions in marketing news:

Enjoy these top posts in our roundup!

Search Optimization

Nothing lasts forever, especially when talking about SEO. Peter Da Vanzo elaborates on the landscape of search, strategy, and the things to come.

The future of search is here! How does Google Voice Search compare to Google desktop and mobile search? Brandon Doyle has the full story.

We’re not going to lie; SEO seems like an initially intimidating concept to grasp. However, you are smarter and search is a lot simpler than you think. Jeremy Rivera gives detail on techno-phobia.

Is your paid search campaign on its last legs? Kieran Wilson provides four smart steps for reinvigorating your tired paid search marketing.

Social Optimization

Everyone wants more Twitter followers, but how do you get them? NukeSuite presents the definitive guide to acquiring more followers!

In order to get the returns you seek, you have to make your social media productive! Reginald Chan lists five actionable steps to increase your rate of social return in this post.

Managing your social profiles as a small business doesn’t have to be difficult. Andrea Johb shares five useful social media management tips to use.

A lot of us have trouble posting on social media. How do we make our posts memorable and shareworthy? Francisco Rosales presents 10 writing tips for standout social media posting.

Local Optimization

You can now use local numbers for call extensions through Google Adwords! Jennifer Slegg has the update.

Wesley Young presents 10 local trends that every marketer must know in a post!

The top local search ranking factors are in! Were there any extreme changes for you to watch out for? Find out in Moz’s 2014 local search ranking factors feature.

Email Marketing

You’ll never have to wonder about building your list again! Giles Thomas posts the definitive guide to list building. Check it out, it’s worth the read!

There are always basic guidelines you can follow if you send email campaigns. Karen shares four useful small business marketing tips on avoiding spam filters with your email.

The holidays are well on their way, and marketing is about to get a little more cheer! Ryan Pinkham sends us 30 creative holiday email marketing ideas.

Email is about to reach 30 years old! Lauren Smalley is about to show us what’s hot (and what’s not) in the email marketing space right now.

Mobile Optimization

The Google Mobile Voice survey results are in! Scott Huffman, VP of Conversational Search reveals the latest insights in this post.

You may not get it yet (despite our pleas!), but mobile is a lot bigger market than you might think. Olivia Cole reveals 10 mobile statistics that make you think twice about the industry.

Content Marketing

You can never have too much traffic. One of the best ways to grow it is to use visual content on your website or blog. Neil Patel tells us how to double our traffic through infographics.

As far as we’re concerned, your content is king. In order for your business to flourish, it has to spread effectively. Kyle Kirkland explains the significance of content distribution.

If you’re an aspiring content marketer, chances are you’re going to look for role models to learn from. Pat Parkinson highlights 72 of the best Facebook pages for you to follow.

Are you struggling without a proper content marketing strategy? Nils Evensen lays out a proper strategy to help you gain traction online.

Conversion Optimization

You can always increase your chances of converting readers into buyers using action keywords within your content. Greg Ahern presents a list of persuasive words to convert potential buyers.

Before you start increasing conversions to your landing pages, there are certain aspects you have to understand about your website. Lemuel Galpo lays out what you should know about CRO in an article.

Reputation Management

What goes around, comes around again in the inbound marketing world! Nicole Fallon shares how to acquire great B2B reviews for your company.

Manage your business’s reputation the right way! Mark Potter writes a smart article on managing your online persona effectively.

The list above includes some of the most interesting articles we caught in our streams this week. If you want to share other great inbound marketing news, please let us know below in the comments.

We really hope you’ve enjoyed this week’s posts. We always try to provide some of the best content out there on the web. Keep us posted if there’s anything you want to read more of on the blog!