Like a blueprint or an architecture is a must for all to enhance their productivity in Salesforce, we have a sales cycle to follow up the sales in the organization. This is not mandatory, but following this can help the people and organization in proper utilization of what is intended to be done with all the functionalities provided by Salesforce.
Salesforce uses objects for follow-up with the requirement. There are more than 100 standard objects provided by Salesforce to cope with the people's requirements whereas we have 8 standard objects for the sales cycle. These standard objects are:
- Price Book
But let me be clear on this as these are only just recommended other than these you have multiple others which are available and can be used freely according to one’s needs like location, reports, etc.
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Let’s know a bit about all these objects first:
As the name suggests this is the beginning of the sales cycle. The campaign object is used to store the data of customers that came from social media and marketing sales and other resources.
Once we got some results out of campaign the these are leads that are going to be used for later purposes in the sales process, lead is someone who is going to be the potential customer for the company and the organization in this we store the data of the customer as the potential leads and need to be are verified by the teams and calling to provide the status of the lead these leads have four status:
C- Closed lost
D- Closed won
If the lead is closed won, it will be converted to Account, Contact and opportunity and the lead will be lost.
It is used to capture company information such as name, website, and location. These are companies you have a relationship with and are potential customers, which can include prospects, partners, and competitors.
These are people associated with an account who matter to your business. These can be decision makers, champions, influencers, or other important personas.
It is potential revenue-generating sales deals that you want to track until the deal closes. In this, we have multiple levels to analyze the growth.
Your goods and services are saved in this.
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It is used to store the price list of the product for multiple customers.
In this, the information of the deals is going to be stored.
Other than these there are various other objects which can be used as per the requirement of the client.