Insights from the expertsRand Fishkin co-founder of Moz, explains why a link’s location has is no longer important but its user engagement is crucial in 20 Attributes that Influence a Link's Value - Whiteboard Friday.
Lolly Spindler content marketing manager at Xoombi, analyzes some thought-provoking messages from this year’s Sales Stack conference in Best Sales Quotes from Sales Stack 2015.Kevin Meilinger, a sales development rep at EverString, passes on some helpful tips for sales development managers in Your SDR Team: Are You Cultivating a Team of Tom Bradys or Jay Cutlers?
Ginny Soskey of HubSpot shares how adding Google Hangouts and attachments to your Google Calendar events can save you time in 16 Google Calendar Hacks That Will Make You More Productive.
John Ternieden of InsideSales provides social selling advice from Lance Richards and Ashlie Boren in LinkedIn Social Selling Tips From Top Social Sellers.
Recent company milestones
Major hires and promotionsFederal Signal (Oak Brook, IL), announced the promotions of Samuel E. Miceli, former GM of Vactor/Guzzler, and Daniel A. DuPre, former deputy general counsel, to their new positions as SVP of the environmental solutions group, and VP, general counsel, and secretary (company press release).
Hanwha Q Cells (Seoul, South Korea), announced that the board of directors appointed VP of the Defense Acquisition Program Institute Seung Heon Kim, and managing partner of Saesidae Accounting Corporation Hyun Chul Chun as two independent board members (company press release).
Expansions and relocationsSTAHLS (Saint Clair Shores, MI), a manufacturer, distributor and direct supplier of garment decoration equipment, materials, adhesives and apparel, now has an office in Irving, TX (company press release).
Acquisitions and partnershipsPfizer (New York, NY), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company and Allergan (Irvine, CA), a multi-specialty healthcare company, announced an inversion deal that will merge the two powerhouses (Wall Street Journal).
EPAM Systems (Belarus), a software engineering outsourcing services provider acquired Alliance Global Services (Conshohocken, PA) a software development firm, to increase software expertise (GoalEurope).
DBB Worldwide, a division of Omnicom Group (New York, NY), an advertising and marketing agency, acquired Groupo ABC (Brazil), the largest independent advertising and marketing communications group in Brazil to strengthen their presence in the Brazilian marketplace (company press release).
SunExpress (Myrtle Beach, SC), a joint venture of one of the world’s leading airlines, Turkish Airlines (Amf, Ontario), and Lufthansa (Atlanta, GA), is partnering with EveryMundo (Miami, FL), a global provider of performance marketing solutions for the airline, hotel and travel sectors, to use the company's performance website infrastructure solution, airTRFX, to enhance its online and ecommerce strategies (company press release).