Your Complete Guide to Salesforce List Views in Lightning

Salesforce list views are a powerful reporting tool for you and your users. Create a set of standard list views to avoid repeat requests, or empower your users by teaching them to create bespoke list views, so they can grab and segment data at a moment’s notice. At first glance, list views in Lightning are … Continue reading Your Complete Guide to Salesforce List Views in Lightning

Check your settings: “Attach Files to Report Subscriptions” was switched off!

One of my favorite new features from the Spring '20 release was the ability to attach files to report subscriptions: Source: Attach Formatted Spreadsheets to Report Subscriptions (Beta) This new feature provided a much better way to receive report results and I was excited to share it with my users. Tip: It is currently in … Continue reading Check your settings: “Attach Files to Report Subscriptions” was switched off!

How can I improve my Einstein Opportunity Score?

First things first, to understand what Einstein Opportunity Scoring is and to find out if you're eligible, check out this post on Salesforce Ben: What Is Salesforce Einstein Opportunity Scoring? Overview & Deep Dive Tutorial Read it? Great stuff, let's move on. I am loving Einstein Opportunity Scoring and the reception from my users has … Continue reading How can I improve my Einstein Opportunity Score?

How Admins Can Mass Move Reports and Dashboards

Spoiler alert: we're heading back to Classic to mass move reports and dashboards using drag and drop functionality. Do I really want to be encouraging you back to Classic as an advocate and champion for Lightning?! Not really, but needs must. Last week I needed to move some reports and dashboards fast and I'd forgotten … Continue reading How Admins Can Mass Move Reports and Dashboards

Automatic Updates on the Report Preview – On or Off?

Sometimes I realise I'm really no different to my users - I hate change! Let me be more specific, I hate change I don't control, or that takes my by surprise. This can make release time a bit stressful. As well as large enhancements that get a lot of publicity, Salesforce include a lot of … Continue reading Automatic Updates on the Report Preview – On or Off?

Why you MUST make users subscribe to reports for themselves and stop subscribing on their behalf.

I went to subscribe to a report this week and couldn't; I'd reached the maximum limit for report subscriptions! How, I asked myself, was this possible? I hardly ever subscribe to reports...I can't have reached the limit (which is 5 FYI). First things first, how do you find out which reports you are subscribed to? … Continue reading Why you MUST make users subscribe to reports for themselves and stop subscribing on their behalf.

Help! I can’t change the currency on my opportunity…

Fun story, I recently spent an entire weekend rolling out A LOT of changes. I'm a solo Admin so I do everything, and if something goes wrong with development, it's my fault. A few days post roll-out, a user contacts me, saying they can no longer change the currency on their opportunity. Since they were … Continue reading Help! I can’t change the currency on my opportunity…

Heading to Salesforce World Tour? Find and follow Trailblazers using Twitter QR codes!

In my last post about using LinkedIn QR codes, I finished with a question: "Does anyone know if something like this exists for Twitter?!" As anticipated, the amazing community came through, so many thanks to Tomasz Lipski for confirming that this does exist! The Salesforce community is mad about Twitter and it's our main social … Continue reading Heading to Salesforce World Tour? Find and follow Trailblazers using Twitter QR codes!

Heading to Salesforce World Tour? Make lasting connections easily using LinkedIn QR codes.

I know, I know...this is a Salesforce Admin blog so why am I writing about LinkedIn? I picked up this nifty little trick courtesy of Andrea Carvalho (aka @2ManyHockeys) at Dreamforce, and I think it's super useful for everyone heading to Salesforce events, looking to connect with their peers. What is it? "The LinkedIn QR … Continue reading Heading to Salesforce World Tour? Make lasting connections easily using LinkedIn QR codes.

Back to Classic part 2: Activities Related Lists View

Activities Related Lists - another feature to please the Classic diehards among us...(check out my post on Lightning "full view" here if you're interested in turning Lightning into Classic 2.0). In the Summer '19 release, we were granted the ability to select the default Activity view, choosing from the Lightning only expandable activity timeline or … Continue reading Back to Classic part 2: Activities Related Lists View