Administration, Development, General

How I became a Salesforce MVP

Do you know someone who is worthy of a Salesforce MVP? Have they helped you and the Salesforce community? If so nominate them today!

July 2016 Update: So overjoyed to say that Jennifer is now a Salesforce MVP!

So it started from a tweet (it’s amazing how many of my talks and blog posts do) which got me thinking¬†…

Well… Yes but no. It’s only part of it. I’m now in my 5th year of being a Salesforce MVP and it got me thinking about how much I actually knew when I became an MVP. Things have changed a lot since then.

I actually learn’t Salesforce from the community. At the time there was classroom training, Salesforce help (joy!) or a collection of workbooks and not a lot much else and Salesforce Trailhead? well if only! I wanted to learn salesforce fast without paying out for training. Salesforce had an older version of what is now the Salesforce Success Community and Salesforce Developer Discussion Boards and I came to the conclusion that if other users had problems or questions about Salesforce, I would probably a have the same questions.

So I started answering questions. Questions I had no idea how to answer. But I would dig around in the Salesforce help and play in my free dev org until I found the answer and posted it back to the community.

I have to admit I may have got a little obsessed…

Some people say I still am…

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