Salesforce Winter 18 Features – Lightning Service Cloud

Winter 18 is just a few short weeks away from being released and right behind that is Dreamforce. Between the two, we are going to be inundated with a slew of new features. To start with, the Winter 18 release notes are a massive 575+ pages of new features. In Part 1 of our write-up Read more about Salesforce Winter 18 Features – Lightning Service Cloud[…]

Customer Service in Manufacturing: Order Management Support

Welcome to part 1 of what will be an ongoing blog series covering different aspects of how manufacturers can leverage Salesforce to provide better customer service for their customers. Customer service in manufacturing is a pretty broad subject – on top of that, manufacturing as a whole is a pretty broad industry. When an industry Read more about Customer Service in Manufacturing: Order Management Support[…]

Protect Your Salesforce from Inadvertent Personal Identifiable Information (PII / PID)

You’re a Salesforce Service Cloud customer with your agents leveraging Salesforce to service each of your available channels. You’ve trained your agents never to put credit card or social security numbers directly into your Salesforce and you’re feeling pretty good about your internal PII policies to avoid being fined or exposing sensitive personal information about Read more about Protect Your Salesforce from Inadvertent Personal Identifiable Information (PII / PID)[…]

Salesforce Summer 17 Features – Service Cloud and Field Service Lightning

Summer 17 is just around the corner with a whopping 550 page release notes and we’re digging into all of the great new features that are coming. In Part 1, we covered all of the new Sales Cloud features including the Lightning and Einstein updates that are for Sales. In this part we will be Read more about Salesforce Summer 17 Features – Service Cloud and Field Service Lightning[…]

Messaging as a Customer Service Channel with Salesforce LiveMessage – Webinar Follow-up

Today, customers are demanding more personalized, efficient experiences when it comes to brand service and support. With new channels such as social media and messaging apps used to communicate with friends and family, your customers are coming to expect similar communication channels to get in touch with your business. Don’t get me wrong, brands are Read more about Messaging as a Customer Service Channel with Salesforce LiveMessage – Webinar Follow-up[…]

Top 5 Reasons to Move off of Oracle Service Cloud (RightNow) Webinar

We are very excited to join Salesforce on a webinar to discuss what we’ve found from former RightNow customers that have made the switch over to Salesforce Service Cloud. We’ll be discussing our blog post on the Top 5 Reasons Service Organizations Make the Switch from Oracle Service Cloud to Salesforce Service Cloud. Please join Read more about Top 5 Reasons to Move off of Oracle Service Cloud (RightNow) Webinar[…]

Top 5 Reasons Service Organizations Make the Switch from Oracle Service Cloud (RightNow) to Salesforce Service Cloud

At GearsCRM, we officially launched our Service Cloud Practice almost five years ago. The timing was ironic because it was a month before Oracle announced their acquisition of RightNow. At the time, RightNow was a stand-alone software company and they were a leader in the B2C Customer Service space. Salesforce had already dominated the Sales Read more about Top 5 Reasons Service Organizations Make the Switch from Oracle Service Cloud (RightNow) to Salesforce Service Cloud[…]

Salesforce Spring 17 Features – Service Cloud & Field Service Lightning

Spring 17 will be here shortly and the release notes are officially out. As always, we’re diving in and writing about all of the terrific and interesting new features that are included in the over 450 pages of release notes. Last week we covered the Sales Cloud features. Spring 17 is a monster release for Read more about Salesforce Spring 17 Features – Service Cloud & Field Service Lightning[…]

Leveraging Salesforce LiveMessage to Add Messaging to your Service Channel Mix

What if I told you there was a new channel you could add to your Customer Service mix that potentially more than half of your customers prefer, has an incredible response rate and also is cheaper per interaction than a phone call? Messaging is that channel – and it’s one of the hottest new channels Read more about Leveraging Salesforce LiveMessage to Add Messaging to your Service Channel Mix[…]

Messaging as a Customer Service Channel with Salesforce LiveMessage – Webinar

Featuring the VP of Messaging, Salesforce Service Cloud (Former CEO of Heywire), Meredith Flynn-Ripley Messaging has quickly become one of the hottest new channels for Customer Service. With the explosion of smart phones and texting in general, your customers are looking to get answers using Messaging – a channel they are already using on a Read more about Messaging as a Customer Service Channel with Salesforce LiveMessage – Webinar[…]

Salesforce Omni-Channel Webinar

With the release of Omni-Channel and Presence, Salesforce has completely changed how Cases and Work can be distributed to your teams. There’s no longer the need to just drop Cases into a Queue and hope the right team members grab them on time without cherry picking around the really hard ones. Now, with Omni-Channel, you Read more about Salesforce Omni-Channel Webinar[…]

Automate your QA process with Salesforce Omni-Channel

Salesforce’s Omni-Channel feature is over a year old, but most customers don’t realize the full potential of what this feature offers. A lot of the focus is around the unification of Service Case creation from different channels. So, whether that Case is created by Email, Phone, Chat, SMS Text, Web, Social or even from IoT, Read more about Automate your QA process with Salesforce Omni-Channel[…]

Salesforce Winter 17 Features – Service Cloud

Welcome to Part 2 of our Winter 17 write-up. Our first part focused on Sales Cloud, Force.com and the new Lightning Experience features for Sales Cloud. This part focuses entirely on Service Cloud. This is a massive release for Service Cloud and includes the beginning of the Service Cloud migration to Lightning Experience. At the Read more about Salesforce Winter 17 Features – Service Cloud[…]

Salesforce Summer 16

Salesforce Summer 16 Feature Write-up – Wave Analytics

In our first 3 posts, we covered a lot of the new features in the core CRM of salesforce – Sales Cloud, Service Cloud and then Communities & Collaboration. In Part 4 we’re going to do something a little different and cover the new Wave Analytics improvements. With Summer 16 we get a bunch of Read more about Salesforce Summer 16 Feature Write-up – Wave Analytics[…]

Introducing PinPoint – Salesforce SOS for Manufacturing

“The Pool Guy” is a classic Seinfeld episode where due to yet another crazy and highly unlikely series of events, the gang finds themselves in a ridiculous situation. In this episode, Kramer gets a new phone number which is one digit off of the Movie Phone service’s phone number. So, when he starts getting calls Read more about Introducing PinPoint – Salesforce SOS for Manufacturing[…]

Salesforce Summer 16

Salesforce Summer 16 Feature Write-up – Service Cloud

The Summer 16 release notes are out and we’re now on part 2 of our part 4 write-up of salesforce’s 50th release. In part 1 we covered all of the Lightning Experience, Sales Cloud, salesforce1 and platform changes. In this part we’re going to cover all of the Service Cloud features. Let’s get right at Read more about Salesforce Summer 16 Feature Write-up – Service Cloud[…]

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