Salesforce for Nonprofits Nonprofits may not be considering Salesforce as a technology solution often enough. It is not surprising that the commercial sounding “Salesforce” platform gets overlooked. Nonprofits and higher education institutions can gain access to this leading technology at a fraction of the typical cost through different avenues. Salesforce Foundation The Salesforce Foundation’s mission […]

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Got Trailhead Salesforce One of the most asked questions I get from customers, community members, and Demand Chain co-workers alike is:  “where can I go to learn [x]?” Normally, my responses would range from talking about certification study guides, official Salesforce classroom training, or even setting up personal one-on-one training.  These are all still very valid and […]

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Keys to Good Reporting Salesforce / CRM Reporting Reporting is one of those areas where everyone needs to see something different. Top-level executives love the idea of a dashboard to let them know how each business unit is performing; Sales managers need to see how their people are performing and what the pipeline looks like; […]

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Options for Pricing Flexibility Salesforce Pricing There are a number of tools that Salesforce offers regarding pricing flexibility that you can grant to (or rescind from) users when determining a price. Default price per product Master line item: Every product defined in your product master has a “Standard Price” defined that will default into new product line […]

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CRM: An Introspective What can it mean for your team? Success Derived from Data Quality Customer Relationship Management (CRM) focuses on the movement of customers through the pipeline, beginning with a marketing classification and culminating in a service experience. Anyone discussing CRM practices on a regular basis can appreciate the depth modern CRM platforms bring […]

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Chief Architect Interview Salesforce MVP Andy Boettcher Do you know Andy Boettcher, Chief Architect and Salesforce MVP? Listen to the “WizardCast” podcast interview to learn more about Andy and Demand Chain! Podcast: https://thewizardnews.com/2015/04/20/wizardcast-episode-iii-revenge-of-the-pithy-comment/ *There are so many different careers and jobs that involve Salesforce beyond being and administrator or a developer. Andy Boettcher is the […]

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Case Study: Buhrs Holding BV Solution: Salesforce Sales Cloud How to go beyond the basics and get maximum value from Salesforce Buhrs is a leading worldwide provider of mailing and fulfillment solutions. Its systems prepare media products, such as magazines, newspapers, direct mail, books, videos, compact discs and cards, for distribution. Based in Rotterdam, The […]

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Case Study: Innovative Global Manufacturing Company Solution: Salesforce Service Cloud How a Salesforce partner portal gets channel partners on board. This innovative global manufacturing firm headquartered in Minnesota has revenues of $27 billion and employs 80,000 people worldwide. One of its divisions sells literally thousands of tape and adhesive products and relies on a worldwide […]

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Case Study: Douglas Scientific Solution: Salesforce Service Cloud How to use Salesforce to lay the foundation for rapid growth Douglas Scientific sells a revolutionary fluid dispensing and array tape platform for genetic screening and discovery. A newly formed division of Minnesota-based Douglas Machine, the company has sold its groundbreaking technology to the world’s leading ag […]

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