If you work in Sales or Marketing, there’s no way you haven’t at least heard of the customer relationship management tool Salesforce. This software allows you to effectively manage all your customer communications and is ever-evolving to meet the needs of its clientele. As such it can be hard to keep up with what is happening throughout the day. But luckily there are podcasts that can keep you up to date and on top of Salesforce goings-on. Here are 7 examples for you to try out.
Xi Xiao shares his ‘3S’ skills – Salesforce technology skills, Salesforce software skills, and soft skills; to his listeners in this podcast. It mostly discusses the technology aspect, Xi is a software developer for Salesforce, but is incredibly informative on various topics and soft skills necessary to be a successful Salesforce user. This is one of the more popular Salesforce podcasts and is updated frequently but with no real set schedule.
Brian Kwong and Mark Ross, Salesforce Wizard and Salesforce Yoda respectively, manage to take a very dry topic and inject a dose of humor. The podcast covers everything, tips, and tricks on using the software, feature overviews, and release news. It’s perfect for all Salesforce users, though maybe avoid it if you aren’t a fan of puns.
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System dot Debug
Released once a quarter, ‘System dot Debug’ is a group of Salesforce users who enjoy the software so much they want to give back to the community. Catherine Fields a Salesforce blogger at Eliteassignmenthelp tells us, “If you are a new user to Salesforce this is most definitely a perfect starting point.” Meighan Brodkey, Nathan Pepper, and RJ Hill cover Salesforce development and office politics as well as everything in between.
Good Day, Sir!
‘Good Day, Sir!’ goes beyond Salesforce to cover a wide variety of technology topics and news. Jeremy Ross and John De Santiago are freelance engineers and share their custom solutions for using Salesforce which is incredibly handy for those looking for ways to improve or expand their use of the software. They have a casual and entertaining style which greatly helps those listening making it perfect for the morning commute. They release their episodes weekly and start out with a music intro and small talk which can help you ease into listening.
The Salesforce Admin Podcast
If you are a Salesforce admin then this is the perfect podcast for you. Gillian Bruce updates you on all the latest news and keeps you informed about the annual conference Dreamforce, and interviews admins throughout the country. There is a lot of information shared but the high quality and highly polished nature of the podcast keeps it feeling light enough to be listened to at the gym during a workout or during your commute.
Salesforce Developer Podcast
In a similar vein, the ‘Salesforce Developer Podcast’ is a podcast for developers by developers. Joshua Birk interviews developers to cover all aspects of development with Salesforce, learning, building, and integrating. If you’re a Salesforce developer this is definitely worth a listen. Stories are relatively short, so you don’t feel like you’re being lectured to with episodes tending to sit around 30 minutes so perfect to slot into your day when you have a chance.
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This monthly podcast hosted by Ankit Taneja focuses on looking to start out with Salesforce, therefore it may not be for those later in their careers. However, it provides valuable lessons and anecdotes from veterans in the industry making it invaluable to those who are not sure where to start with the software. The podcast releases monthly which makes it perfect for you to learn something and digest it without succumbing to information overload.
No matter what stage of your Salesforce career, there’s always something new to learn. Podcasts provide you with a quick and easy way to do so without having to spend a lot of time doing the research yourself. Luckily, there’s enough variety that no matter what aspect you want to focus on or what stage you are at in your career there will be a podcast there for you. These podcasts are just seven examples of podcasts that are available for you, but you should definitely look further into it for yourself.