Entries by Grant Ongstad

The Most Important Skills of the Salesforce Admin (That Won’t Be On The Exam)

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article titled What Makes a Salesforce Professional Valuable where I explained that the most valuable trait of a Salesforce Admin is understanding the business. Its positive reception inspired me to write this follow up that outlines, in my experience, very important skills that should be in an admin’s wheelhouse that […]

What Makes a Salesforce Professional Valuable

  It’s a big world for the Salesforce professional. There are tons of features to learn, tools to master, certifications to grab and trails (Trailhead) to be explored. There are weekly meetups, online communities, conferences, webinars and workshops. If desired, one could LITERALLY eat, breath, sleep, and dream Salesforce. To a large extent, I too […]

4 Reasons to Contract your Salesforce Project

For even a small company, implementing and maintaining a Salesforce instance will require the help of certified professionals. With an increased demand for Salesforce professionals and the wide range of technical knowledge needed for many projects, consider these reasons to contract your Salesforce work. Save Time and Money The hourly rate of a Salesforce consultant […]