We all know that marketers use a large amount of behavioral science and psychology to craft and deliver their messages which, they hope, will drive behavior (i.e.: make a purchase). Designers are now leveraging these findings in a design philosophy called “persuasive design” as a way of influencing consumer behavior. But could it be applied to […]Read more "Applying The Concepts of Persuasive Design"
Being a Salesforce Administrator is a hot position to be in right now! In most markets, there are more positions than there are people to fill them. So, you have the pick of the litter when it comes to jobs. Knowing when to make a switch can sometimes be a difficult decision. Hopefully these three […]Read more "Calling it Quits: When It’s Time to Find a New Job"
Large scale criminal hacking has grown at an exponential pace. Within the last few months, Target has been in the spotlight for the hacking of their payment systems where 70-90 million shoppers’ personal information, including credit card data, was stolen. Because we are living in a digital world, it is important to keep in mind […]Read more "Keeping Your Salesforce Data Safe: User Identity Confirmation Basics"
Picking your nose. Not washing your hands after using the restroom. Biting your nails. Failing to cover your mouth when you cough. The list of bad habits people engage in every day is a long one. Salesforce Administrators have a whole host of bad habits that need to be broken. While this isn’t an inclusive […]Read more "5 Horrible Habits You Need to Break Right Now"
A guest post by Colin Carson. Most of us spend many hours each work day reading and sending emails. How many times have you gone to bed with a clean inbox, and the next morning there were 50 emails waiting for you? Managers and employees in almost every industry have the same experience. Although we […]Read more "Becoming an Efficient Gmail User"
In Implementing State and Country Picklists Part 1, we looked at the setup process which should take place prior to activating the picklist functionality. Part 1 outlines some thoughts on how to evaluate your org to ensure that all bases are covered including how the change will impact users and how to minimize the impact. […]Read more "Implementing State and Country Picklists Part 2"
7 years, 362 comments and 53,300 points. This is what it took to get State and Country Picklists for standard address fields implemented in Salesforce! Winter ’14 brought this wonderful feature to us thanks to the wonderful Product Manager Shawna Wolverton and her team! Thank you! If you have been an administrator, developer, consultant or […]Read more "Implementing State and Country Picklists Part 1"
Salesforce is a hot product and has created quite a stir in the technology industry. New customers are signing contracts every single day, and that means that more and more Salesforce Administrators, Developer and Consultants are needed. Getting your Salesforce career started isn’t difficult, but it may take time. Salesforce has matured enough that companies […]Read more "5 Steps to Jump-Start Your Salesforce Career"
Creating new years resolutions seem to have become more of a ritual than a meaningful exercise in self-improvement. I firmly believe in creating goals but in the past, my goals were not thought out and produced little in the way of results. This year, I decided to take goal setting serious. Many of us make […]Read more "5 Keys to Creating Meaningful Goals"
Some starts burn brighter than others. The reason stars shine at all is because they are continually imploding on themselves causing high rates of friction which creates light. I guess society didn’t realize this when we began calling people stars. People imploding would be cause for concern and result in quite a mess! Either way, […]Read more "How to Clone Your Power Users"