Category: Cloud

Why—And How—You Should Build Your Personal Brand

Why—And How—You Should Build Your Personal Brand

“Life isn’t about finding yourself; it is about creating yourself” – George Bernard Shaw Whether we like it or not, we are the managers of our own personal brand. Here are the three things I have done to build my personal brand—and you can too! 1. Shine Bright Like A... Read More»

What You Say on Social Media Influences How People Invest

What You Say on Social Media Influences How People Invest

Investors are influenced by research they find in social media—and companies that reach out can create relationships and a competitive advantage. Moreover, this strategy is likely to become more, not less, important as younger digital natives become wealthier, because they rely on and are influenced by social media more. Having... Read More»

Getting the Unsaid Said: The Key to Collaboration, Innovation, and Growth

Getting the Unsaid Said: The Key to Collaboration, Innovation, and Growth

Have you ever thought, “If only they had told me what was really going on and what they wanted, I could have done something about it”? Or, perhaps at times you have withheld opinions and ideas and thought to yourself, “Why bother sharing my opinion? What difference will it make?”... Read More»

Salesforce Community Cloud: The Next Big Enabler of Customer Engagement

Salesforce Community Cloud: The Next Big Enabler of Customer Engagement

Investments in digital experiences and communities are expected to skyrocket to more than 230 percent. Rapid growth like this rarely goes unnoticed, as is the case with salesforce.com’s newest Community Cloud. Community Cloud marks a significant shift in the way companies interact with customers, providing a powerful platform that combines... Read More»

The Time Has Come: Making the Move Off Legacy Software

The Time Has Come: Making the Move Off Legacy Software

There’s no getting around it: the enterprise technology landscape is in a period of transition right now. As more and more companies move to the cloud, we see an increasing number of legacy software solutions falling by the wayside. But despite all the noise surrounding these cloud migrations, there’s still... Read More»

What a Hot Lot These New Summer '14 Salesforce MVPs Are!

What a Hot Lot These New Summer '14 Salesforce MVPs Are!

It's that time again to recognize a fresh new crop of Salesforce MVPs. This marks our 12th class of MVPs, and the talent just keeps getting stronger and stronger. Not only do we have 15 brand-new additions; we also have 22 re-rewarded MVPs who will be serving another year with... Read More»

Collaborating in the Cloud: Connecting Your Virtual Team

Collaborating in the Cloud: Connecting Your Virtual Team

Salespeople have great combined power and energy when they gather in person and share successes, sales techniques, ideas, and information. At conferences we learn as much through conversations with peers in the hallways as we do in our sessions. But there’s no “hallway” on the World Wide Web. And there’s... Read More»

3 Things Your Sales Team Never Has to Do Again

3 Things Your Sales Team Never Has to Do Again

Ask any salesperson what his or her favorite part of the job is and you’ll probably never hear the answer “fighting for leads” or “creating proposals.” Salespeople like to sell. They love being face-to-face with potential customers, helping them find solutions, and—most importantly—closing deals. We’ve identified some smart solutions to... Read More»

"10 Ways Community Cloud Transforms Business": A New Salesforce E-Book

"10 Ways Community Cloud Transforms Business": A New Salesforce E-Book

In business today, constant communication is not only the norm, but expected; customers, employees and partners are more connected than ever before. This connectivity is an important tool for your business to leverage, but how do you centralize all of these individuals into one community to benefit your business? What... Read More»

Mythbusting for Sales: Why Decision-Makers Should Take Social Media Seriously

Mythbusting for Sales: Why Decision-Makers Should Take Social Media Seriously

Nearly 2 billion people use social media; evidence shows online engagement converts to sales; yet up at the top, leaders are still lagging when it comes to using or resourcing it. Only 15-30 percent of CEOs have a presence, but most just sign up and don’t use it, a bit... Read More»