Fargo, ND – Sundog, Inc. – a Fargo-based marketing and technology company – announces their interns for the Summer Internship Program.
Fargo, ND – Sundog, Inc. – a Fargo-based marketing and technology company – hires Ben Sailer.
July 29, 2014: Craig Isakson posted a white paper titled Increasing Employee Engagement Through Fitbit/Salesforce Integration.
Wearable devices are growing in popularity, with the most popular subset geared toward fitness. A recent article of Venturebeat discovered that, of the fitness wearables, Fitbit tops the charts in popularity and user satisfaction. Given the overwhelming popularity of Fitbit and the increasing popularity wearables in general, it seems only natural to use the data from these devices to gain insights into customers or employees. This white paper explores integrating this data into Salesforce. More specifically, it will cover the creation and execution of building a Fitness Calendar that works with user data in Salesforce, giving employees the opportunity to track and compete with coworkers in a monthly fitness challenge.
July 29, 2014: Craig Isakson posted a blog entry titled Creating Classes and Triggers in APEX Using the Tooling API.
Have you ever or are you now in a situation where you need to create an Apex class or trigger via Apex code and you are looking for a good way to do so? Then you have come to right place. This post will outline a simple and easy way to create these files in your Apex code that can be run from anywhere.
July 29, 2014: Craig Isakson posted a blog entry titled Working With Dynamic Markers in Google Maps JS API.
Google Maps has been around for quite a while. As such, when I came across the need to add dynamic markers to a map I did some searching. My search didn’t really yield what was looking for. There were a couple of similar situations I had found but nothing that really worked well.
July 29, 2014: Craig Isakson posted a blog entry titled Starting a PushTopic for the Streaming API in Salesforce.
If you have ever used the Streaming API in Salesforce you know that you need to create a PushTopic for users to subscribe to for streaming to work. Not a big deal right? It’s just an object and the topics are just records in the object.
July 29, 2014: Craig Isakson posted a blog entry titled Upload an Image From Your Mobile Device to Salesforce Using Cordova.
July 29, 2014: Alyssa Greve posted a blog entry titled Is the shotgun approach more effective than the rifle approach to social media?.
In Jay Baer’s latest presentation at Social Fresh conference this past month, he asks, “Is the shotgun approach more effective than the rifle approach to social media?” After watching the presentation and looking forward to listening to Jay speak in Fargo, ND this September, I decided I wanted to reflect and share my thoughts together on this topic.
July 28, 2014: Terry Luschen posted a blog entry titled Sticking with Standard Functionality - Yet Another Example.
Salesforce’s release of ‘Sales Reach’, a new solution for the Salesforce1 Sales Cloud app, yet again shows why it is best to stay with standard functionality on the Force.com platform.
Twitter is a great tool to build relationships and connect with others online. More youth are joining the platform to engage as a secondary platform as they watch TV or engage in an event. This allows them to connect with others watching the same show or at the same event. However, in the business world, Twitter many times is under-utilized in building relationships. Today, lets take a look at the top 5 ways to engage and build relationships on twitter.
July 28, 2014: Terry Luschen posted a blog entry titled Student, Well-Rounded and A Person Built for Others.
How do you grow a developer into these types of roles: Consultant, Leader, Expert and Engineer? I think it is by developing all pieces of the developer.
Salesforce is not setup to be a large email spamming platform, but even one wrongly sent email can break email regulations around the world. Read on for some details on some of the features in Salesforce for working with these anti-SPAM regulations.
As social media is always changing, it’s always beneficial to keep up to date with the most recent stats in the industry. I have collected the top stats from multiple sources I follow below. Take a look and see how the industry is shifting in the space of social media.
Blog Inc. defines blogging as, “an interactive website that delivers regular content to its readers.” Blogs can be managed by one person or by a team and often is a combination of written content, photos or video. Blogs tend to display like a newsfeed with the most recent posts at the top and older posts following. The key to blogging lies within the content. It’s important that the content is fresh and relevant.
July 17, 2014: Susanna Oliver posted a blog entry titled When Retail Emails Go Awry: A Collection of Real Examples.
Typos, misspellings, missing or incorrect links, poor punctuation, unintended verbiage interpretations, and missing alt text are all ways emails can go awry. Here are some examples that have landed in my inbox.
Growing up on a dairy farm, she started milking cows at the age of 5. Now, this lovely lady is taking it to the big city to do some even bigger things for the Sundog brand. Meet the latest (and maybe even the sweetest) member of the Marketing Strategy Team: Jen Thompson.
When you think of a nerd, you might think of someone who wins spelling bees or math tournaments, or goes to comic book conventions. The truth is, we’re all nerds, and when you can tap into someone’s inner nerd your marketing can succeed.
June 30, 2014: Susanna Oliver posted a blog entry titled How to Create Consistent Text Spacing in HTML Emails.
Achieving consistent white space across some thirty-odd email clients, screen sizes, and versions can be tricky. In fact, let’s face it: it’s impossible. We’re up against monumental odds: inconsistent standards (or rather, lack thereof) across email clients, old versions, different browser renderings of web mail, multitudes of screen sizes, and then all of that compounded by mobile.