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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
11
Jun

Salesforce Summer ’21 Release Highlights

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

The Salesforce Summer ’21 release is here and packs  great news for Admins and Developers alike. Not only are many important features and updates in line, most of them are included with your initial purchase. We have got it rounded up to save you the trouble of sifting through the full release notes for now. Source:https://thespotforpardot.com/2021/04/30/top-8-new-features-from-salesforces-summer-21-release-notes/ Notable Features/Updates from Salesforce Summer ’21 release 1. Sales Cloud The Pipeline Inspection is a new feature that enables sales managers to forecast revenue more accurately by getting a single view of their pipeline metrics and incoming opportunities. 2. Field Service Recommendation Templates The

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
10
Jun

Is your Business a Fit for Appexchange?

Posted by : Akshata Jaiswal

Did you know that 85 percent of Fortune 100 companies connect with their customers with at least one Salesforce AppExchange app 1 ? And why not! The AppExchange is the world’s first on-demand application-sharing service platform used for browsing, testing, and installing applications available in the directory. Though some of the apps are created by Salesforce developers, the majority of them are released by third-party independent software vendors (ISVs) who use the Salesforce Lightning platform. But before we look into the other benefits of publishing solutions on app exchange, let’s understand what the platform is all about. What is AppExchanage? Salesforce created

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
4
Jun

Managed vs Unmanaged Packages – An AppExchange Guide for Product Managers

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

Salesforce AppExchange is not just a marketplace for selling products and services. It is considered as the powerhouse of ideas transforming into innovative products. In fact,  89% of Salesforce’s Fortune 100 customers have at least one application installed from the AppExchange. If you are a growth driven product manager or a savvy CEO looking to launch your app into the Salesforce ecosystem, then you have come to the right place. Let’s get started on app packaging. This blog covers the two types of packages that every product manager should be aware of before launching AppExchange products.  Let’s have a quick

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
28
May

#JustSalesforceThings – Have You Exceeded Your Salesforce Storage Yet?

Posted by : Kishan Kishlay

Welcome to every Salesforce administrator’s nightmare – the dreaded Storage Limit Exceeded message. When an org runs out of storage, you need to either  Clean up your storage space by deleting old files  or Purchase additional storage.  In both instances, it helps to know what actions can be taken next. Many a time, Salesforce customers are not fully aware of the storage caps placed by Salesforce on their orgs. We recently came across the storage space issue with our client org and thought we’ll save you the trouble of digging up the solution.  But before that, let’s refresh our knowledge

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
28
May

Decoding AppExchange licenses

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

As a growing business/ Independent Software Vendor, do you have a business pitch which is so exquisite that no one has ever thought of it up until now? Then, the Salesforce AppExchange is all you need to move ahead. 71% of Salesforce customers actively use apps from the AppExchange. Being the world’s number one business marketplace, it is the only place where you will see an ecosystem breathing Salesforce and demonstrating innovative solutions.  While the first step for a business venturing in the Appexchange partnership ecosystem is to be a registered partner, our customers across several industry verticals in the

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
21
May

Top 3 Tools to Ace the AppExchange Security Review

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

If there is one thing you cannot overlook while gearing up to launch your first born app on the touted AppExchange, it’s the security review process. Your talented developers may shriek in fear on hearing the term, but let’s face it. The AppExchange security review is not a buzzword, but a necessary next-to-evil that every app must go through. Salesforce considers this as the epitome of trust they have with their customers and they will not compromise their security standards at any cost. Your only choice is to devise a security plan that’s airtight, conforms to Salesforce standards and will

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
14
May

Getting through Developers’ Hell: How to pass the AppExchange Security Review?

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

Salesforce is unforgiving when it comes to data security and for good reasons. They consider customer trust as pivotal for their enormous success created over the decades. Now with the growing popularity of AppExchange which recently marked 9 million installs and 5,000+ solutions  as of April 2021, there has not been  not an iota of doubt regarding Salesforce’s high standards when it comes to product quality and it continues to be so. No wonder developers dread the AppExchange security review! This blog covers all the necessary information you need to know about the Salesforce AppExchange Security Review process and how

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
8
May

A Quick Guide to Flawless Distribution of your App on AppExchange

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

AppExchange is every partner’s first choice to launch their product/solutions. But how armed are you when it comes to distributing your app? Many newbies struggle during the distribution phase due to limited exposure in the Salesforce ecosystem and the right knowledge. What’s Distribution? Distribution phase includes releasing an app to your target audience for promoting app engagement and utilization. Having a killer distribution strategy decides the future of your app on AppExchange. Here are some terminologies you should be familiar with before you get started: App Packaging To put in simple words, a package is like a box/container to incorporate

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
29
Apr

Top 4 Challenges for Salesforce ISVs

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

IDC predicts that Salesforce and its ecosystem of customers and partners will drive 3.3 million new jobs and more than $859 billion in new business revenues worldwide by 2022.  For Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Salesforce represents a thriving universe that helps them fast track their business growth. As more and more enterprises adopt Salesforce, ISVs have access to a larger playing field by building custom apps and extending Salesforce functionalities exclusively catering to their business requirement. But is it always an easy ride to get to and retain the Salesforce ISV Partner status? Many ISVs are apprehensive about launching on

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
6
Apr

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t launch your App on AppExchange

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

From our years of experience working and partnering with Independent Software Vendors better known as ISVs in Salesforce circles, here is what we’ve understood – they are willing to put themselves out there and explore their business idea, but not on AppExchange. The reasons they gave us were worth pondering about and made it a necessity  for us to respond.  So here are the reasons why we think you should steer clear of AppExchange: Explosive growth isn’t your game plan If you’re a newbie in the business who wishes to remain a ’start-over’ for the next 10 years, then the

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