Category: Cloud

Next Level: Gamification in the C-Suite

Next Level: Gamification in the C-Suite

Gamification is nothing new. From digging for prizes buried deep inside Cracker Jack boxes to accruing frequent-flyer miles to earning mayoral status on the mobile app Foursquare, the concept of applying gaming techniques to engage and motivate people to participate in everyday tasks has been a marketing tactic in companies’... Read More»

Salesforce on the Go: 7 Mobile-Ready Apps Customers Love

Salesforce on the Go: 7 Mobile-Ready Apps Customers Love

The AppExchange has hundreds of apps that help you run your business from your phone and get more done. But evaluating which apps are right for your business can be overwhelming, so we asked customers to share their favorites. During a Dreamforce ’14 session, we featured 7 mobile apps recommended... Read More»

Four Reasons to Treat Your Seasonal Staff Like Full-Time Employees

Four Reasons to Treat Your Seasonal Staff Like Full-Time Employees

We’ve officially entered the holiday season, and with it comes a glut of temporary employment opportunities. But a lot of companies still aren’t sure how to treat their seasonal employees. Every year we hear horror stories of long hours, broken promises, and a general mistreatment of temporary staff. And that’s... Read More»

5 Ways to Be More Grateful

5 Ways to Be More Grateful

Around this time of year there's one word on everyone's mind: gratitude. Thanksgiving time brings the ideas of thankfulness and gratitude into focus. No matter how demanding your job is, your biggest hindrance to enjoying life may be an attitude of ingratitude. If you allow yourself to be unhappy, everything... Read More»

How a Desk Job Can Kill You

How a Desk Job Can Kill You

In business, spending extended time sitting is generally unavoidable, but doctors are becoming increasingly aware of the dangerous health effects associated with constant sitting. Standing all day may not be possible, but there are some tips and tricks to try to combat some of the negative side effects of being... Read More»

4 Steps to Make Thanking Your Employees a Regular Habit

4 Steps to Make Thanking Your Employees a Regular Habit

Thanking your employees this week is at best a cliché, and at worst hollow and counterproductive. The litany of emails, blog posts and other messages expressing thanks to your team and employees has been in full effect all week. Many of these messages are indeed heartfelt and genuine. But the... Read More»

B2B Sales Benchmark Research Finds Some Pipeline Surprises [INFOGRAPHIC]

B2B Sales Benchmark Research Finds Some Pipeline Surprises [INFOGRAPHIC]

Implisit analyzed the pipelines of hundreds of companies to discover the channels that deliver the highest conversion rate. Are you focusing on the right channels? B2B sales processes are complex, with myriad stakeholders and prolonged decision cycles. That’s why it’s hard to know from the top of your head what’s... Read More»

Are You Missing a Critical Component of Your Lead Scoring Model?

Are You Missing a Critical Component of Your Lead Scoring Model?

Effective lead scoring means sales teams receive higher-quality leads and can focus on those with the greatest potential to convert. Implementing a great lead scoring model can put you on the fast track for increased productivity from your sales team, higher conversion rates, and a larger bottom line — all... Read More»

These NEW Winter '15 MVPs Warm Our Hearts!

These NEW Winter '15 MVPs Warm Our Hearts!

It's that time again! Today, we recognize a fresh new crop of Salesforce MVPs. This marks our 13th class of MVPs, and the talent just keeps getting stronger and stronger. In addition to seven brand-new additions, we're excited to announce another 42 re-rewarded MVPs who will be serving another year... Read More»

6 Apps that Make the Whole Team Shine

6 Apps that Make the Whole Team Shine

Give your team the gift of time this holiday season. With more than 2,600 business apps on the AppExchange, there’s something for every department to streamline processes, work faster, focus on the bottom line to close out the year—and spend more time at home with loved ones. Get ready to... Read More»