Category: Dreamforce

The Dreamforce App Moves to the Salesforce Success Community

The Dreamforce App Moves to the Salesforce Success Community

With Dreamforce six months away, we wanted to share some exciting news about the Dreamforce app. We are moving the Dreamforce app over to the Success Community to create one cohesive community experience for all of our users. The Success Community is an online portal where you can access help,... Read More»

3 Award-Winning Brands On How to Get Started with Salesforce

3 Award-Winning Brands On How to Get Started with Salesforce

At Dreamforce ‘13, we launched the first annual Sales Surfboard Awards program, recognizing 18 customers who had the most outstanding stories of innovation and sales success. Our three overall award winners were: Best Overall Enterprise Business: Netapp Jane Vaillancourt, VP WW Sales Best Overall Commercial Business: Standard Register, Joe Morgan,... Read More»

Take the Sales Challenge: Do You Fit the Winning Profile?

Take the Sales Challenge: Do You Fit the Winning Profile?

We all want to crush sales goals and succeed as salespeople. But did you know there is one persona that stands far above the rest when it comes to winning more sales? Deep research by CEB shows that people with a Challenger™ mentality are ten-times more likely to be high... Read More»

The Most Compelling Marketing Topics of Dreamforce 2013

The Most Compelling Marketing Topics of Dreamforce 2013

Today's back to work essay is, What I Did on My Dreamforce 2013 Vacation. OK, Dreamforce wasn't really a vacation. I was writing, working and walking over 30 miles in four days, but it was more fun than some family vacations I can remember. Even if you didn't make it... Read More»

Sheryl Sandberg: 8 Successful Ways to Lean In

Sheryl Sandberg: 8 Successful Ways to Lean In

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In approach encourages women to chase their ambitions. Here are eight ways this can be done, shared in Sandberg's best-selling book and during her conversation with salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff at Dreamforce ’13.. 1. Talk about your needs: Always take the step to have an... Read More»

What the Salesforce1 Platform Means For Developers

What the Salesforce1 Platform Means For Developers

More than four million apps have now been built on the salesforce.com. “The buzz is there,” shared company VP of Development, Adam Seligman during the Dreamforce ‘13 Developer Keynote. “The community has picked up that Salesforce is a platform company.” Here are three major developments when it comes to the... Read More»

3 Ways Dreamforce 2013 Will Affect Your Marketing Data

3 Ways Dreamforce 2013 Will Affect Your Marketing Data

Athough Dreamforce is all about the human, face-to-face experience, there was still plenty of news on the data front, especially for marketers. Here are three insights. 1. It's still all about the data Data.com's Andy MacMillan discussed increasing data quality during the Data.com keynote. The concept of a CRM system... Read More»

4 Ways to Create a Collaborative Company Intranet

4 Ways to Create a Collaborative Company Intranet

The right corporate intranet can dramatically improve employee engagement and productivity. The wrong one does the opposite. Legacy solutions can be difficult for users to access and navigate. In addition, they are often challenging for an IT department to maintain. If your company is facing issues like this, it may... Read More»

Learn These Sales Lessons from Attending Conferences

Learn These Sales Lessons from Attending Conferences

Why did droves of sales pros attend this year’s Dreamforce? To sell? Maybe, but that wasn’t everyone’s primary objective. As an event blogger, I asked many attendees what brought them out. I was surprised (and delighted) by the consistent answers—from techies and marketers, as well as salespeople. They told me... Read More»

Dreamforce 2013 Breaks Social Media Records

Dreamforce 2013 Breaks Social Media Records

Dreamforce 2013 has come and gone, but the event is one we won't soon forget. This year we tracked over 136,000 mentions at the Dreamforce Social Media Command Center during the 4 day event and over 200,000 in the month of November. That's a 45% increase in conversations over Dreamforce... Read More»