Salesforce in Numbers – What You May Not Know

It’s no secret that Salesforce keeps growing exponentially- both in users and in its influence on the CRM world, but this brilliant infographic by Algoworks might surprise even the most devout Salesforce believer.   For example: 54% of companies surveyed for this infographic have been using Salesforce for less than 2 years. That’s an amazing

8 Steps to a Smooth Transition to Salesforce Lightning

There are a lot of Lightning puns that could be used to introduce this topic. To name a few, “Salesforce lightning is going to strike,” “Don’t let Salesforce lightning strike before you’re ready,” or “Salesforce lightning is here, are you prepared to weather the storm?”   But unfortunately, none of these puns explain that this

[Infographic] How to Harness the Potential of Salesforce CRM

There’s a feeling of strange déjà vu in the air. You’ve seen this post before… haven’t you? It’s an infographic, about Salesforce implementation, its headline suggests reading it will help you make the most out of your newly acquired platform, promising X simple steps to victory. Well, dear reader- you’re almost right. Because this is

[Infographic] 10 Salesforce Stats Every User Should Know

Salesforce’s true power lies in its flexibility. This unique characteristic is one of the main reasons for Salesforce’s dominance in the CRM market, and also the reason why so many users completely fall in love with it; The feeling that you’re using a platform with endless possibilities, whether it’s integration, customization or efficient training. This

WalkMe SuperEdit: Finally, Inline Editing on Salesforce Reports!

Salesforce is a powerful tool but it is far from perfect. One such imperfection I hear of quite often is the hassle of editing record details while viewing reports.   As it stands now, if you’re looking at a report and want to change any detail of a record–which happens a lot–you have to navigate

VIDEO: How to Evaluate Your Organization for Salesforce Lightning Readiness

Looking to improve your Salesforce experience? Maximize your users’ productivity? Heard the talk about this ‘Lightning’ thingy, but unsure if it’s the right thing for your company? This video is for you.   In this short yet effective guide, Salesforce MVP Sharif Shaalan shows you how to evaluate your organization for Lightning readiness. It’s a

It’s All About the Community: An Interview with Eric Dreshfield

Welcome to the second installment of MVP TALK!   This time, we’re going to dig deeper into every aspect of Salesforce from the technical to the philosophical. So hold on tight, and welcome Apptus’ Eric Dreshfield! Ready? let’s go.   Hi, Eric! tell us a bit about yourself, what were you up to before working

Nectar of the (Salesforce) Gods: Top 20 Salesforce Articles of 2016!

Wow, 2016 was one intense year! Tons of new Salesforce features, enabled through Benioff’s many acquisitions (Krux, DemandWare, Quip…) and lots of innovative and exciting new frontiers (The Einstein AI, Commerce Cloud…)  made it to be a busy yet very inspiring year to be a Salesforce blogger. So, to end this interesting year on a

Cloudy with a Chance of Rain: Best Salesforce Articles of November

Winter is here! And with it, a rain of fresh new Salesforce articles comes pouring down right to your browser’s front door. This month’s list of top 8 Salesforce articles and posts continues the diverse line we’ve had for the past couple of months, and expands the variety even to territories not yet explored in

Everything Is Possible, Just Try: An Interview with SharinPix CEO Jean Michel Mougeolle

I’M SO EXCITED!   This post marks the beginning of an amazing new journey for this blog.   Rainforce is about to dig deeper into the Salesforce community than ever before, with one single goal in mind: to deliver high-quality, thought provoking, awe-inspiring words of wisdom from the very best in the business. Announcing a