What We’re Reading: SaaS Industry Post Roundup

The SaaS industry moves at a rapid pace. Since things move so quickly, it can be difficult to keep up with changes, news, and anything else exciting that goes on. Sometimes it’s nice just to spend some time catching up and discover what other people are writing, reading, and talking about.

This week, we’re rounding up 5 of our favorite posts from industry influencers and partner blogs to help bring you up to speed and stay on top of all the exciting news we’ve recently heard about.

What We’re Reading

6 Things Every Blog Needs to Convert Leads into Customers – Our partners at AdvanceForce recently shared this post on their blog (it was originally posted on Salesforce.com’s blog) and we’re glad they did. Otherwise, we would have totally missed it! Just another reason why it’s beneficial to do a post roundup every now and again.

This post was a great read that explores the benefits of business blogging, building thought leadership, and improving your SEO. No matter if you’re in the SaaS industry or not, all of these things are important so read up!

A Career that can Guarantee you Fun, Happiness & Money in your 20’s – We’re big fans of Ben McCarthy and his blog Salesforce Ben. If you don’t read his blog on a regular basis, you’re missing out.

In one of our favorite posts from last week, Ben dove deep into a discussion about the many benefits of working with/for a company like Salesforce. Salesforce completely dominates the CRM marketplace and you can’t help but love them for it.

The way Salesforce runs its business, treats employees, and gives back to the community is truly inspiring. Who wouldn’t want to be a part of their world?

Webinar: How the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is impacting the food industry – Technically, this webinar hasn’t happened yet but our partners at Sage recently announced that they’ve teamed up with IFT to share some insights into the daily challenges the food and beverage industry faces.

The webinar takes place on October 26th, 2016. You can register by clicking through to the post. Don’t miss the promo code at the bottom of the announcement.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Pricing is Changing November 1st, 2016 – Heads up Microsoft Dynamics CRM users, Dynamics CRM will become Microsoft Dynamics 365 on November 1st, 2016. The pricing will change too.

CRM Software Blog does a good job bringing us all up to speed on what’s happening with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and what to expect in the near future, so if you’re a Dynamics CRM user we heavily recommend reading this post.

Infor Named on the Constellation ShortList for Global HCM and Enterprise Cloud Finance – Infor distributed a press release recently announcing that they were named to the Constellation ShortList for Global HCM Suites and Enterprise Cloud Finance. Congratulations Infor!

“Infor was included on the Constellation ShortList because the company provides the key functionality and requirements for early adopters.”

Infor is a great ERP solution and this as exciting news that they’ve shared.

Quick note: if you’re an Infor user and you’re looking for an application that can help you sync the data from your Infor system to your CRM system, we have a suite of apps that can help.

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