How I Passed the Salesforce Advanced Administrator Certification Exam [2020]

My story about studying for the Salesforce Advanced Admin 301 exam, and the mistakes I made along the way. 😬

Gang, I recently got my Salesforce Advanced Admin Certification. And to be honest, it was a bit of a mess getting there! 🤪

So I’m sharing my story for anyone who might benefit. That includes the mistakes I made during my prep, and the last minute changes that helped me turn things around before exam day.

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6 Things Nonprofit Salesforce Admins Can Do for Themselves During This Crisis

A lot of us Salesforce peeps are stuck at home during this covid crisis. So what can we do about it?

A lot of us Salesforce peeps are shifting our org strategy right now. For good reasons.

But while we’re getting into crisis-response-mode for our orgs, it may be worth evaluating how we’re personally handling things too. What can we be doing as Salesforce professionals to either develop further, build connections, or just plain distract ourselves from the chaos that’s currently happening?

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Tips for Finding a Remote Job during COVID-19

If you’re looking for a new job, you may want to consider adding remote jobs to your search. Here are some tips for how and where to find them (including options specific to nonprofit and Salesforce jobs).

If all this corona chaos is making you rethink your office job, you may now be part of a very large club.

Remote work has grown more popular in recent years. Personally, I don’t know that it’s my preference. Still, none of us imagined that being able to work from home could mean the difference between making a living or being unemployed. Or getting sick.

And yet, that’s the reality so many of us are living today.

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11 Fantastic Resources to Help You Get A Handle on Pardot

If you’re new to Pardot or need to get up to speed on what the two of you can do together – here are 9 fantastic resources for getting started.

Okay gang! If your nonprofit has been using Pardot for a while, or just getting started, or maybe even considering it for your org….let’s talk resources.

Pardot (par-DOT) is an email platform by Salesforce geared towards B2B organizations. While that may not sound like your nonprofit, Pardot tends to be the more common Salesforce email platform among our sector.

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10 Great Resources for Nonprofit Salesforce Admins

The resources I swear by for my day job.

Are you the Salesforce Admin for your nonprofit? Was that always the intention, or is it the case now because #multiplehats?

We have a phrase for those in the latter. We call you “accidental admins”, because so often that’s what nonprofit database administration is! It’s also how many of us got our start in Salesforce.

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