AppExchange Featured Product: Open SMS Pro

By | 2017-04-05T15:32:30+00:00 August 31st, 2015|AppExchange Featured Products|

Editor’s note: This is the first article filed under our new series, AppExchange Featured Products, highlighting innovative apps that will save you time and money while pushing your organization to greater adoption and value with Salesforce. OpenSMS Pro is developed by Nuvem’s close partner, AppShark. One of the reasons why Salesforce offers more value for [...]

ICYMI: 5 Things You Need to Know About the New Salesforce Lightning Experience

By | 2017-04-05T15:34:10+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

In case you missed it, Salesforce made a BIG announcement Tuesday. In fact, Salesforce executives said repeatedly that introducing the new “Lightning” Customer Experience was the biggest announcement in the company’s history! Lightning is the product of a multi-year project to redesign the user interface customers have long complained about. But Lightning goes so much [...]

How to Streamline Channel Partner Sales with Salesforce Communities

By | 2017-04-05T15:36:01+00:00 August 25th, 2015|Is Salesforce Right for My Business?, Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

If your company has an indirect sales channel such as a dealer network or agents who resell your products and services, Salesforce Partner Communities is a compelling tool to collaborate with partners on opportunities and share resources. Communities, along with Sales Cloud CRM and Pardot, enable sales and marketing activities at your company to sync [...]

6 Undeniable Benefits of Salesforce “Communities” Web Portals

By | 2017-04-05T15:38:23+00:00 August 21st, 2015|Is Salesforce Right for My Business?, Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

The creation of a customer and / or partner community portal extends the rich insights provided by a CRM database to external users, and it's a key way to run a better business with Salesforce. Employee Communities are also a growing way businesses are providing more effective channels for their employees to communicate with each other. [...]

8 Marketing Reports Every Business Needs

By | 2017-04-05T15:20:50+00:00 August 19th, 2015|Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

How do you measure marketing success? The short answer is "reporting." Good marketing reports allow you to digest complex analytics to give you actionable snapshots of your campaigns and marketing ROI as a whole. There's two categories of reports you'll need to effectively report on marketing: those for your boss and those for your marketing team. [...]

You implemented Salesforce. Now what?

By | 2017-04-05T15:21:51+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

One of the biggest misconceptions surrounding Salesforce (or any major new technology investment) is that once it's implemented, it will simply take off on its own. However, this is typically not the case. Salesforce is a journey, and the success of that journey is largely dependent on how you support your team during post implementation. [...]

How to Develop a Winning Pardot Implementation Strategy

By | 2017-04-05T15:22:49+00:00 August 14th, 2015|Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

If you’re planning to implement Pardot, make sure you develop an implementation strategy. Sure, you can configure Pardot quickly and start launching marketing campaigns right away. But a shotgun style approach with no strategy can often cause frustrating results. You will want to carefully consider your goals, plans, challenges and timelines to truly be successful. [...]

Top 5 Dreamforce 2015 Tips

By | 2017-04-05T15:24:20+00:00 August 12th, 2015|Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

We're using the hashtag #powerofdo to talk about specific ways to take great ideas from Dreamforce and make them a reality. What will you DO about it?! Dreamforce is once again upon us and the event promises to deliver on yet more exictement and innovation from Salesforce. We want to make sure you go home [...]

Six Clear Signs Your Business Needs Marketing Automation

By | 2017-04-05T15:27:33+00:00 August 12th, 2015|Is Salesforce Right for My Business?|

Marketing automation has become a marketing mega trend in the past 3-5 years. Marketing automation powerhouses such as Pardot, Eloqua, Marketo, HubSpot and ActOn have all grown substantially in a short period of time. Why? It’s all about the data. Big data that is. Marketing automation powers your sales and marketing teams with intelligence about [...]

A Dream Come True Tech Convention: Dreamforce 2015

By | 2017-04-05T15:44:23+00:00 August 7th, 2015|Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

If you've been on the fence about whether Salesforce is right for your company, then plan a trip to San Francisco Sept. 15-18 for Dreamforce 2015, and let the world of innovation and possibilities help you decide. Dreamforce will give prospective users a glimpse into the vast capabilities of the Salesforce platform and allow you to see [...]