One of the greatest features you can offer your customer or partner base as a product-driven company is an idea engine. It allows those who use your product regularly to offer suggestions on how to improve it, features to add, or what new products to create. Giving the power to your customers to help make the decision on what gets added to the next release helps drive value to your community and your brand. Continue reading “Leverage Salesforce Ideas in Your Community”
For awhile now, there’s been lots of chatter (pun intended!) around Salesforce Lightning Communities and the capabilities have only been growing stronger over time. In fact, with each release, the reasons you thought you needed a Visualforce Community are waning. In fact, I’m in total agreement with my colleague, Kara Allen, in predicting the end of use of Visualforce Communities, and you can read why below: Continue reading “Differences Between Lightning & Visualforce Communities”
So you want to improve your partner community. You worked hard on it and had high hopes that it would be the sparkle in your partners’ eyes, but it fell flat. Maybe the content isn’t what your partners are looking for (maybe they can’t even find it!), or maybe piecemeal, band-aid-like updates have taken a toll on the user experience and overall design.
We hear you, and we’re here to guide you down the path of improvement. This article, part 1 of 2, will discuss the first step in community improvement: gathering feedback. Continue reading “Improve Your Partner Community: Gathering Feedback”
Take a quick trip down memory lane with me…the year is 2007 and you’re at your desk. You’re using your desktop computer to surf websites that were built with HTML tables and Flash, the user experience clunky and the styles an abomination in today’s standards. Your cell phone beside you; you don’t think twice about using it for anything other than calls and texts, certainly not for buying anything, opening a support case, or searching a public knowledge base.