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Best Apps for Freelancers

Apps that help you work smarter and harder 

Launching and growing your freelancing business can be exhilarating… and overwhelming. It’s up to you to create the infrastructure and support systems that are usually built into a larger office or business environment. 

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CentralApp Trailblazers: Skye from Hurricane, WV



For many, it’s enough to get up, go to work, go home and repeat. West Virginia native Skye Reymond is not like many people. While juggling her full-time position as a Data Scientist, and a member of CentralApp’s Talent Exchange, Skye also takes the time to mentor other people in the state’s growing tech field. The Marshall University and Northwestern University graduate isn’t just defined by her considerable intellectual pursuits. She also lends her talents on the soccer field as a coach with the Eastern Elite Soccer Academy. 

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Clean Up Your Salesforce Data

6 Tips to Improve Data Quality, Standardize
and Validate in Your Salesforce Org

Data is the cornerstone of building your business. It drives sales and marketing and guides product development. It can help you predict what may be in store for your business and your customers next week, next quarter, or next year. Without it, it’s nearly impossible to grow — or even maintain the status quo. 

The problem is, turning all that data into something usable isn’t always easy. Most companies have datasets that are fragmented, duplicative, and, quite frankly, a mess. 

You have Salesforce, so you know the potential to make better use of your data is there... but you’re not quite sure where to begin. 

We get that. And we can help! Here are six easy tips to put your data to work for your business.

How to Clean Up Your Salesforce Data in 6 Steps 

  1. Establish a Data Management Team
  2. Use Reports and Dashboards to Identify the Problems
  3. Create Duplicate-Catching Rules
  4. Develop a Data-Hygiene Schedule and Maintenance Plan
  5. Control Data Capture and Input
  6. Put Your Data to Use - Using your data regularly helps keep it clean!
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Bright Ideas: 100 Day Challenge



This past Spring, we issued a challenge to people throughout West Virginia — and the entire Appalachian region: earn your Salesforce Administrator certification in 100 days or less, and we’ll pay for it. This challenge was born from the belief that people in this region have the resourcefulness and work ethic to excel in the incredibly fast-growing tech industry if they’re given the opportunity.

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CentralApp Trailblazers: Beth from Beckley, WV



Beth Fanning Taylor is a true trailblazer. When Beth moved to a more rural community in WV, she searched for a job where she could use her college degree and have the flexibility to make sure her family stayed a top priority. What she found was the opportunity to take a chance. As a new mom, Beth enrolled in the Centralapp tech training program — even though she had no prior tech experience. Eight months later, she became a 3x-certified Salesforce Consultant. Now she works from home through the CentralApp Talent Exchange, a marketplace connecting companies with tech talent in Appalachia. Not only is Beth a CentralApp Trailblazer, her tenacity and willingness to forge her own path shows the true spirit of West Virginia. 

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5 Signs You Need a Salesforce Admin

Whether you're brand new to Salesforce or have been using it for ages, chances are you've wondered how to get the most out of the system. A Salesforce Administrator can help you maintain data quality, align the Salesforce platform to your business processes, and encourage user adoption. Wondering if your organization needs an Admin? Here are 5 signs you might:  

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