31 Aug 2017

How to Use SLDS Design Tokens in a Custom Lightning Community Theme

Susanna Oliver
Posted in: Communities, Lightning, Lightning Bolt, Salesforce

Have users who want to customize branding, colors and buttons in a Lightning Community? Design tokens are the key.

23 Aug 2017

Creating Responsive Communities with Salesforce Lightning & Community Builder

Craig Johnson
Posted in: Communities, Community Cloud, Lightning, Responsive Design, Salesforce

Why is a responsive community so important? Well, it depends who you ask and what they do. From a technical mindset, the answer is pretty clear based on today’s users and their preferred devices. Mobile design is the new standard. So why is it still so painful to develop a community with a mobile experience that rivals desktop? And at the end of the day, what is most important to your users anyway?

17 Aug 2017

Sales Cloud PRM + partnerDRIVEN:  A Match Made in the Cloud

Jennifer Lefor
Posted in: Communities, Lightning, Manufacturing, Next Revolution, partnerDRIVEN, PRM, Sales Cloud, Salesforce

Salesforce.com is no stranger to releasing industry-specific solutions, from financial services to healthcare. And their dual-focus on industries and communities this year makes perfect sense. After all, solutions built with an understanding of business process and industry-specific methodology are typically at the top of the list for implementation.

17 Nov 2015

How to Integrate Salesforce Communities + Pardot

Greg Ewing-Lee
Posted in: Communities, Community Cloud, Marketing Automation, Pardot, Salesforce, Visualforce, Lead Management Strategy

What’s the key to maximizing revenue for most organizations? Aligning marketing and sales efforts, particularly when it comes to lead management.

19 Oct 2015

Customizable CMS & Search for Salesforce Communities

Craig Isakson
Posted in: CMS, Communities, Community Cloud, CRM, JavaScript, Salesforce

What do I love about working at Sundog? The tough challenges that our clients bring us, not to mention the way Sundoggers challenge ourselves. Around here, we’re all obsessed with quality and the drive to make our clients heroes in everything we do. And as a Systems Architect, that means I get to do some really cool things.

30 Sep 2015

How to Customize Salesforce Communities

Craig Johnson
Posted in: Communities, Community Cloud, Responsive Design, Salesforce, Technology Platforms, Visualforce, Technical Strategy

Branded communities are a powerful way to increase engagement with employees, partners and customers. And Salesforce Community Cloud is one of the best platforms in the business. But can you customize it for your business? Absolutely.

26 Nov 2014

The Ease of a Customer Community - Salesforce

Terry Luschen
Posted in: Communities, Partners, Salesforce, Software, Software Development, Software Maintenance, Sundog

Need to spin up a customer community? Could I create one with just point-n-click action? Yes. Really?

24 Oct 2014

Dreamforce 2014 in Review: Catch the Wave, Ride the Lightning

Greg Ewing-Lee
Posted in: Business, Cloud, Communities, Customer Experience, Customer Journey, Events, DF14, Dreamforce, Dreamforce 2014, Marketing Cloud, Pardot, Partners, Salesforce, Strategy, Brand, Audience, Message, Targeted Marketing Programs

No doubt about it, Dreamforce never fails to impress. And this year was no exception.

Miss the fun or haven’t had a chance to watch the sessions online yet? Here’s a quick recap of our favorite highlights, news and announcements from #DF14 – all features of Salesforce’s new Customer Success Platform.

24 Oct 2014

Dreamforce Recap on the Marketing Cloud

Alyssa Greve
Posted in: Communities, Customer Journey, Events, Dreamforce 2014, Marketing, Marketing Cloud, Partners, Salesforce, Strategy, Brand, Audience, Message, Targeted Marketing Programs

At Dreamforce, I planned to attend and soak up all of the breakout sessions that I could around Salesforce Marketing Cloud. Unfortunately, with clients to meet, and a #WalkABlock loft to run, I didn’t get to make it to every session I wanted. I was able to watch most of keynotes and share my top key findings I learned at the conference.

3 Oct 2014

Keeping up with the Trends at Dreamforce

Alyssa Greve
Posted in: Communities, Events, DF14, Dreamforce, Integrated Marketing, Partners, Social Media, Targeted Marketing Programs

Whether you are attending Dreamforce or not, social media allows us to connect with others at the event. Watch keynotes, product announcements and more from your computer or connect with those around you. I’ll share you some of the top ways you can stay connected with Dreamforce this year. I’ll also give you an inside look at how we plan to manage all of the social conversations and engage as a brand.