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Behind the Headlines: Paul & Eli’s Next Adventure

Behind the Headlines: Paul & Eli’s Next Adventure

It’s a good headline isn’t it? It possibly overstates the case, but it seems there is a lot going on - mentally at least - and as we can’t see many of you in person and discuss over non alcoholic beers and lemonades, we thought we would put it in writing...

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From Admin to Architect

From Admin to Architect

What’s behind titles like ‘Admin’ or ‘Architect’? What trends are we seeing for these roles? What does the Admin to Architect career path look like? I go on an eye-opening journey guided by Marie van Roekel where we discuss these roles in Salesforce's...

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Chasing the MVP Dream

Chasing the MVP Dream

This one’s all about the MVP program, and it’s written primarily for those that aspire to be selected as an MVP for the class of 2021, but I think there’s lessons for everyone chasing their next goal. Be ready for an authentic (honest) journey as I walk you through my...

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How to Volunteer in the Salesforce Ecosystem

How to Volunteer in the Salesforce Ecosystem

Helping to organise Nonprofit Dreamin kicked off a whole series of thought processes which has meant that I've been busy writing and getting thoughts straighted out in my head. As a final piece of the nonprofit jigsaw, "How to Volunteer in the Salesforce Ecosystem"...

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Salesforce NPSP Tips to Avoid Disaster

Salesforce NPSP Tips to Avoid Disaster

Helping out with Nonprofit Dreamin has caused all sorts of discussions, which is why there's a real nonprofit focus this month in my output! The Nonprofit Success Pack is an amazing toolkit. Just like any tool, however, use it in the wrong way and havoc can be...

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5 Easy Tips for Nonprofits to Hit Goals in 2021

5 Easy Tips for Nonprofits to Hit Goals in 2021

It’s no secret — 2020 took an unexpected turn for everyone. Despite the downsides, we experienced tremendous leaps in innovation, passion, and generosity. We also saw what we could achieve by looking at our existing environment with fresh eyes.  Find out more by...

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Don’t be afraid to ask questions

Don’t be afraid to ask questions

Paul Ginsberg is an OG (Original Gangster!) when it comes to Solopreneurship, therefore, you should not skip this episode if you are planning to become a freelancer in Salesforce ecosystem writes Ankit Tenaja. For more details and to listen, head over to the...

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Patience and Persistence

Patience and Persistence

Towards the end of the year, we tend to make resolutions on what we will achieve in the next year. I’m writing this piece to share some of my experience and give you encouragement for what’s to come if you need it! It also shows the work that goes on behind the...

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Nonprofit Dreamin – Why volunteer?

Nonprofit Dreamin – Why volunteer?

This article was originally published on the Nonprofit Dreamin website. Committee Connection is a series of blog posts from our members about why we are volunteering and helping Nonprofit Dreamin become a reality. Paul Ginsberg is a nonprofit specialist and a Golden...

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I need a personal trainer!

I need a personal trainer!

Someone on LinkedIn asked me, via a mutual acquaintance: "Looking for an affordable Salesforce teacher to expand my skills in. Salescloud, communities and Formstack. Any tips?" A simple, reasonable, question. But did you know that LinkedIn has a character limit for...

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The Secrets of Planning the Amsterdam User Group

The Secrets of Planning the Amsterdam User Group

The Amsterdam User Group (AUG) gets between 50 and 70 attendees for our meetings (other groups are available throughout the Netherlands, even during these strange times). Now that I’ve stepped down as co-leader, after 3.5 years, I can shrug off the non disclosure...

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Set Up Salesforce With Google Single Sign-On (SSO)

Set Up Salesforce With Google Single Sign-On (SSO)

One of the more tedious jobs as a Salesforce admin is resetting user’s passwords. Even though there’s a button on the Salesforce login screen which says “Forgot your password”, some people don’t notice it. If only there was an easier way? The concept behind Single...

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Community Spotlight: Paul Ginsberg

Community Spotlight: Paul Ginsberg

Ok. This one is short and possibly self-promotional, though I didn't seek it out. Read on for details of perhaps the most significant event that transformed my Salesforce career. As originally published on Salesforce.org's August 2020 #HubCap (aka "10 Highlights from...

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I’m quitting… Because the future is awesome!

I’m quitting… Because the future is awesome!

An early Amsterdam User Group meeting from 2017. Last year, I wrote in the guide to setting up your own Salesforce Saturday: “Running a [group] is great, but if you’re unavailable due to a cold or other equally traumatic life event (e.g. kids birthday party), then you...

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VSCode for Salesforce Admins: A Deeper Dive

VSCode for Salesforce Admins: A Deeper Dive

This Admin’s guide to SFDX and VSCode comes in two parts. In the first part, Introduction to SFDX and VSCode for Admins, I worked through an example that may have sounded like a headache initially, but was very easy by the end of the tutorial! The first post went...

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Introduction to SFDX and VSCode for Admins

Introduction to SFDX and VSCode for Admins

Updating one page layout is easy, but what happens if you want to update 15 page layouts? Or if you want to find out where an email template is referenced? Want to take a glance sideways from being an Admin and have a peak at some of the core tools...

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Coronavirus Support Package: Learning, Events & More

Coronavirus Support Package: Learning, Events & More

On Thursday, together with my husband, we decided to socially distance ourselves as much as can be from everyone. To skip straight to the black humour, by Friday I was already feeling edgy. I’ve been here before; when I was (much) younger I suffered from severe...

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