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AppExchange is a Leader. What Does this Mean for You?

It was not long ago that Salesforce was named a Leader in the Forrester New Wave™: SaaS Marketplaces, Q4 2018 report. In its evaluation of AppExchange, the Forrester report stated that Salesforce “still leads the SaaS marketplace world.”

The report evaluated eight vendors, and Forrester gave Salesforce the highest possible score of “differentiated rating” in eight of the 10 criteria, including buyer interface, availability of applications, and intelligence and automation. “Salesforce was the first major SaaS marketplace and remains a powerful choice in terms of scale, breadth, and innovation.” (To learn more about why Salesforce was named a Leader in Forrester's New Wave™ for SaaS Marketplaces, download the full report here.)


So why AppExchange? It is the Salesforce Store, helping customers extend Salesforce with an ecosystem of 5,000 ready-to-install solutions including apps, components, Bolt solutions, Lightning data and Flow solutions, from thousands of partners. In addition, AppExchange gives you access to 80K+ peer reviews and vast partners’ industry expertise shared through the Salesforce platform. To date, customers have installed over six million solutions, and AppExchange solutions are used by 89% of Fortune 100 companies.  


If you’re not already using AppExchange and you’re ready to dive in, start with this list of popular apps.


AppExchange Dashboard Pack for Sales, Marketing and Service

This is a great dashboard pack to get you started. One installation includes many dashboards for Sales, Marketing, and Support.


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Salesforce Adoption Dashboards

Salesforce Adoption Dashboards provides visibility to relevant user login history and trending, adoption of key features such as accounts and opportunities, and critical sales and marketing productivity enhancers.

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Conga Composer

Conga Composer makes document generation easy and accurate. You’ll merge data into templates for pixel-perfect proposals, quotes and more in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, HTML email and PDFs.

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Mailchimp

Sync your Mailchimp subscribers and Salesforce leads across platforms, so you can view campaign stats, manage your contacts, access Mailchimp's marketing tools, and more.

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DocuSign

DocuSign e-signature makes any agreement fast, simple, and secure, so you can digitally transform your business and life.

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Trail Tracker

Install this free app to guide your employees through their Salesforce learning adventure on Trailhead. Assign, track, and report on badges earned by your team via pre-built reports and dashboards to take your Salesforce game to the next level.

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Salesforce Inbox Control Panel

Manage your team’s deployment of the Inbox apps. Salesforce Inbox email, calendar, and Salesforce together into one seamless productivity app, eliminating the hassle previously associated with sales.

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Dataloader.io

Quickly import, export and delete data in Salesforce. Quickly and securely import, export and delete unlimited amounts of data for your enterprise.


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Rollup Helper

Roll up any information in Salesforce with clicks and not code. With Rollup Helper, you can roll up count, sum, max, min, average, percent, lookups, text, formula, and multi-currency information in Salesforce.


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Agile Accelerator

For years, Salesforce teams have been using the Salesforce Platform to manage backlogs, sprints, user stories, defects and more. Now you have the ability to leverage the same agile app that Salesforce uses.

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Config Workbook

Quickly extract Salesforce metadata in Excel files, such as field level security, profile permissions across objects, fields, page layouts, and permission set assignments.

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Quip Connect

With Quip Connect for Salesforce, you can bring your customer data into the things your entire company is working on. Export Salesforce data into Quip docs and spreadsheets, or access Quip documents right from Salesforce with the custom Quip Component.

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Field Trip

Run reports on the fields you have in Salesforce. Analyze the fields of any object, including what percentage of the records (or a subset of your records) have that field populated.

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Nintex Drawloop Document Generation

Generate mission-critical documents such as proposals, order forms, contracts in just a few clicks in Salesforce.

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S-Docs

Automate document creation and delivery in minutes with the ONLY solution that runs 100% within Salesforce. Create documents via click, workflow or batch quotes, invoices, contracts, reports and more.

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AppExchange is for every Salesforce customer — no matter the size of your company, your department, or the industry you’re trailblazing.


Amanda is Director of Community Marketing at Salesforce AppExchange.