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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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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
23
Mar

Dazeworks Receives 2021 Clutch Award for Best Salesforce Consulting Firm

Posted by : Dazeworks Team

Established in 2015, Dazeworks has been providing expert Salesforce solutions and consulting services to companies all over the world. Salesforce runs at our company’s core, and that is evident in the countless successful engagements that we’ve had the pleasure of working with over the years. That said, it’s a great pleasure for us to announce that we have been recently recognized on the Clutch 2021 awards. As a Salesforce Platinum Partner with 120+ developers and 9 offices in India, Sri Lanka, US, UK, Canada and Middle East, we have pioneered the digital transformation journeys of Fortune 50s. Our areas of

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
3
Mar

A Note from our CEO – We are joining iLink Digital

Posted by : Shiv Devinarayanan

If you are reading this, then you’ve heard the BIG NEWS already and you’re curious to know more. You heard it right, Dazeworks is now an iLink Digital company and I can’t wait to tell you all about it!  I’ll try my best to put into words our incredible journey of the past few months towards this exciting milestone today. Before I begin, I want to give a shoutout to you – our customers, team members, partners, the Salesforce community, my MVP family, and all other well-wishers. This moment is proof of your love, support, and feedback. I am deeply

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
20
Feb

What is Salesforce Sandbox seeding?

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

The last thing you want before a big release is a bad-code situation that creeps its way into production which in turn delays the go-live process. As a Salesforce admin or Salesforce developer or even a business analyst, you already are already aware of how difficult it is to keep your Salesforce production environment bug free and populated with a pristine data set. According to Stripe, software developers on an average spend more than 17 hours every week on maintenance issues like debugging and refactoring. In addition, they spend approximately four hours a week on “bad code,” which equates to

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
16
Feb

What is Salesforce CPQ and how does it work?

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

Your business has just started to bloom and is on the verge of closing a breakthrough deal. You have an ensemble team in place, but their jam-packed schedule coupled with manual dependencies makes you feel like you are walking on eggshells while creating that final quote. Ring a bell? You’re not alone! Research shows only 34% of a salesperson’s time will be spent on actual selling. All the remaining time will be spent on generating quotes, proposals, and gaining approvals. This problem has been lurking around for a while, but the truth is many sales leaders still don’t know how

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
12
Feb

DIY Salesforce Audit Guide for Admins

Posted by : Soumya Manikkath

Every Salesforce org needs to be run by someone with a touch of the Marie Kondo spirit. For those of you who don’t know her and the KonMari method, stop whatever you are doing and check out her channel right now! Her approach to decluttering your home rests on identifying things that spark joy and finding ways to get rid of those that don’t. Picture your Salesforce org as the home and you, the Salesforce admin as Marie Kondo and its reminiscent of a Salesforce audit just waiting to happen!  A Salesforce instance, however big or small, will benefit from

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Salesforce MVPs, Ninja series Blogs
10
Feb

Comparing the top CPQs- Salesforce CPQ vs Apttus vs Oracle CPQ

Posted by : Seethu Maria Mathew

The CPQ market has witnessed steady, double-digit growth over the  last few years. Gartner predicts the CPQ market will continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20% through 2020 in the Market Guide for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites. If you’re considering making an investment in CPQ, you may already have noticed how overwhelming it is to compare CPQ solutions. The CPQ space is fragmented with the presence of so many vendors including local and large market players. Irrespective of intensified competition, the top players continue to be Oracle, Salesforce, and Apttus, as they are

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