What is the Salesforce AppExchange?
The AppExchange is a virtual shopping space powered by Salesforce. On the AppExchange platform, you can discover thousands of apps ready to solve your business challenge.
AppExchange apps are customised for Salesforce and extend Salesforce to every department and every industry. It’s a safe ecosystem of numerous apps with millions of installs. Additionally, the AppExchange is more than business apps. You can also find components, consulting partners, and developers to help you extend the power of Salesforce and run your business with apps.
On the AppExchange, you can browse through the reviews and customer feedback for different apps, which eases the selection process.
Here are four steps for getting started on AppExchange.
Know your requirements by setting your goals and expectations before you begin shopping. Additionally, make a plan for the successful use of the app. What would it take for the app to be a success? Who will use it? What do they think of it?
Use filtered search to navigate yourself easier. What are the crucial app ingredients you are looking for? Are you looking for a free or paid app?
Check out the app reviews. Always look for indicators such as; company size that used the app, the industry they operate in or the type of customer they serve.
Take the trial first. With access to Salesforce sandbox environment, you can quickly evaluate if the chosen app will be a good fit for your organisation.