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January 29, 2015: Susanna Oliver posted a blog entry titled The Life & Legacy of Outlook.

Outlook was born in 1997 to parents Windows and Office. He has lived a long and popular life despite being the object of much debate among those who know him best. His decisions and business choices have left lasting effects on the industry making many friends and enemies.

January 28, 2015: Terry Luschen posted a blog entry titled Calling Amazon MWS - Part 4.

In the last blog post I looked at the GetReportRequestList call in the Amazon MWS API.  Now lets look at the specific GetReport call.

January 28, 2015: Terry Luschen posted a blog entry titled Calling Amazon MWS - Part 3.

In the last blog post I looked at the RequestReport call in the Amazon MWS API.  Now lets look at the specific GetReportRequestList call.

January 28, 2015: Susanna Oliver posted a blog entry titled Email Interview Take-Aways.

How well do you know your audience? Have you talked to them recently? What do they think of your email campaigns? Do they mark your emails as “star” or “spam” when they see them?

January 28, 2015: Susanna Oliver posted a blog entry titled Interviews with email users: Marissa.

Let me introduce you to Marissa. She’s a recent college grad working a job she loves. She’s technically savvy, as are most of her generation. Last week, I had a nice chat with her about how she perceives and uses promotional emails. Here’s what we can learn from her as a typical, young consumer.

January 28, 2015: Dean Froslie posted a blog entry titled Five (More) Great Content Strategy Reads.

Last summer, I highlighted a few great content strategy reads and it’s time for a new roundup of content geekiness.

January 28, 2015: Terry Luschen posted a blog entry titled Calling Amazon MWS - Part 2.

In the last blog post I looked at getting connected to the Amazon MWS API.  Now lets look at the specific RequestReport call.

January 27, 2015: Susanna Oliver posted a blog entry titled Interviews with email users: Jer.

And this is Jer. He’s a proud grandpa and if he had a smartphone, he’d be showing you pictures of his newest grandson! As a member of the silver-hair club, he’s more comfortable shuffling paper than traversing the computer landscape, but he’s active on his email and knows a good deal when he sees one.

January 27, 2015: Susanna Oliver posted a blog entry titled Interviews with email users: Jenny.

Meet Jenny. She’s a busy mom and a deal hunter. When she shops, she’s armed with coupons, and when she goes online, her promo codes are ready. She gets a lot of promotional emails, so let’s hear what she has to say.

January 27, 2015: Terry Luschen posted a blog entry titled Calling Amazon MWS - Part 1.

In four parts I would like to describe to you some of the API calls within the Amazon Marketplace Web Service (MWS).

January 26, 2015: Dean Froslie posted a white paper titled HOW BITES, SNACKS AND MEALS CAN GUIDE YOUR CONTENT STRATEGY.

We all know that technology has progressed over the past few decades.

Consider Cichon’s (2014) discovery of a Radio Shack print ad from 1991. Of the 15 electronic products featured in the ad, 13 of them have been replaced by a smartphone. They include:

  • All-weather personal stereo
  • AM/FM clock radio
  • Microthin calculator
  • Tandy computer/word processor
  • VHS camcorder
  • Mobile cellular telephone
  • Mobile CB radio
  • Speed-dial phone
  • Portable CD player
  • Desktop scanner
  • Phone answering machine
  • Handheld cassette tape recorder
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    January 21, 2015: The position Experience Architect was posted in Careers.

    January 13, 2015: Craig Isakson posted a blog entry titled How To: Call an Apex Controller Method From Lightning Component.

    Lightning seems to be all the rage these days!  How could it not?  It is exciting stuff and changes the way that Salesforce developers need to think when coming up with their solutions on the platform.  One of the most common things you will need to do with Lightning will be to call methods on an Apex controller for any server side logic you need to perform.

    January 13, 2015: Craig Isakson posted a blog entry titled How To: Call Batch Apex from Batch Apex.

    Batch Apex is a powerful tool that can be used to do all sorts of cool stuff on the Salesforce platform.  Batch Apex is typically used to perform larger operations that would normally be restricted by governor limits.  It allows you to break that larger operation up into smaller bite-size chunks that are easier to deal with.

    January 13, 2015: Craig Isakson posted a blog entry titled Having trouble with animations in iOS?.

    I was recently doing a lot of animations for a couple of iOS apps I was building.  For the most part, programming animations for iOS is straightforward and work really well.  I kept running into some small issues that were really bugging me and I was unable to find the answer to my issue.

    January 13, 2015: Craig Isakson posted a blog entry titled Realtime Tracking with the Streaming API.

    At Dreamforce 2014 I had the opportunity to present some cool code on using the Streaming API to perform realtime tracking within VisualForce pages on Salesforce.  It was a great experience!

    December 31, 2014: Terry Luschen posted a blog entry titled How to setup your Salesforce Organizations.

    Here are some simple questions to get the conversation going on how many Salesforce orgs does your business need.

    December 29, 2014: Susanna Oliver posted a white paper titled RESPONSIVE EMAIL DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT.

    Mobile devices permeate every aspect of our lives. They are our telephones, our connection to friends, our fitness coaches, our on-the-go entertainment system, and in some ways, even our health experts. They are in airports, in waiting rooms, in the workplace, and in our homes. And everywhere, people are checking their email. So why not deliver emails meant for people on the go? Why not deliver content that engages them in their unique situations? Mobile devices account for over 50% of email traffic, no surprise given that users refer to their smartphones 150 times a day on average.

    December 29, 2014: Terry Luschen posted a blog entry titled How do you tie your files to Salesforce? Azure? Sharepoint?.

    There continues to be a lot of energy and movement in the battle for where to save files outside of Salesforce.  Microsoft has some energy in this conversation too with both Sharepoint and Azure.

    December 26, 2014: Terry Luschen posted a blog entry titled Stopping a Visualforce Command Button from Firing the Click Event Twice - Part II.

    There are lots of ways to do this and I would like to share a new one that I found.