Category: Salesforce

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New Screen Component: Lookup Screen Component in Salesforce Lightning Flow
July 20, 2021

By: Shashank Parashar Lookup Screen Component in Salesforce Lightning Flow: Salesforce released a new screen component – Lookup. As the name suggests, this new screen component allows users to search for a record in a flow similar to a lookup field in Salesforce. Prior to this function, the only option to select a record in the flow was to use the picklist screen component and have each picklist value denote a separate record of an object.  Users...

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Getting Started with Knowledge Base in Your Org and Why
July 6, 2021

By: Raisa Gupta Having a knowledge base implemented in your org is the best way to handle simple questions frequently asked by customers. You can save time and energy with a knowledge base by having questions and answers readily available for your customers. It’s easy to create for Org owners and easy to use by customers. Having a knowledge base implemented in your org acts like a repository where most customers' questions can be answered quickly....

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Should you move from a Salesforce Administrator to a Salesforce Developer Role?
June 8, 2021

By: Tejender Mohan Are you a Salesforce Administrator who loves his/her job? When you graduate with a technical degree and work as a Salesforce Admin, you come across forums / blogs / videos or suggestions from colleagues that you should try to move from a Salesforce Administrator role to a Salesforce Developer role for better career growth and opportunities, but do you really need to do that? Not necessarily. But why not?Salesforce itself has a...

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Boost your Sales with Salesforce CPQ
June 1, 2021

By: Pratik Pawar In the competitive world, Sales and Operation teams need to be quick enough to present an effective quote to customers. Their primary focus is on customer-facing activities, not spending hours within the system to do operational tasks. Such tasks may stop them from doing their actual work: Identify an exact set of products from a messy product catalogue. Calculate pricing manually as there is no automated way. Add a different level...

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Exploring the Difference Between Aura Component and Lightning Web Components
May 25, 2021

By: Shashank Parashar  Salesforce has been on a fantastic journey with the use of Lightning components. Years ago, Salesforce developers used a unique HTML tag-based, mark-up language, known as VisualForce and used Apex as the controller for logic.In 2014, Salesforce launched the Lightning Component framework, supported by the Aura programming framework, it changed Salesforce programming forever. Lightning Component Framework enhanced Aura...

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A guide to Exposing REST API from Salesforce
May 18, 2021

By: Urmila Pawar Why do we need to build an API in Salesforce? We customize and automate the functionality within Salesforce. But what if the external system wants to communicate with Salesforce and utilize these functionalities? In order to solve this barrier we create API, so that the external systems can read data from Salesforce, or write data to Salesforce. API Basics An API is a way to communicate with a component without bothering with its...

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Pardot Social Connectors Saved My Relationship💞
May 11, 2021

By: Amanda Zacharias  Tuesday night at 7:00pm my alarm goes off reminding me to post to my company’s social media account about an update from that day. But I’m sitting on the sidelines of a softball game for my boyfriend and I miss a triple he hit because I was too busy getting the post shared on all of our accounts. The game ends and he comes rushing over asking if I saw the play and I had to say no because I was distracted with work. He...

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How much will a Salesforce Implementation cost?
May 5, 2021

By: Nicole Kane Salesforce is a complex tool that has the capability to be customized in many ways to adopt organizations’ business processes.  Because of its complexity, a lot of organizations utilize 3rd party Consultants (such as us Appluent) to stand up and implement the platform for them.  As a Sales Professional working with clients daily for Salesforce Implementations, one of the most common questions I hear is – “how much will the...

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A Guide to Avoiding Technical Debt by a Salesforce Consultant
April 27, 2021

By: David Kyurkchyan So, you’re planning on implementing a new feature for your organization on Salesforce? The good news is that Salesforce provides a multitude of options when it comes to customizing and extending the platform to meet your organization’s needs. However, on the flip side, if you don’t carefully evaluate each of these options and the current state of your Salesforce implementation, you may be setting yourself up for huge...

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Using Salesforce as a Sales Professional
April 20, 2021

By: Patrick Walker As a sales professional I live and breathe everyday through my CRM system. Regardless of what industry, type of sales or my title within an organization, a good CRM system is necessary. I host my clients contact information, notes on previous conversations and phone calls, contracts and current workloads that I have with my clients. You name it, it lives within my CRM. It just so happens that here at Appluent, I have found the...

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