April’s top Salesforce and Riskonnect blogs


Welcome to thryve’s monthly roundup of blogs we enjoyed from Salesforce and Riskonnect. In April, our best reads include tips for selling from home, how to adjust your risk strategies around COVID-19, and a little business advice from an entrepreneurial giant.

Mark Cuban’s advice for small businesses
What is more important, right now during the pandemic, than selling? It’s connecting with people. Customers are scared, so just asking how someone is doing can go a long way. This is some of the advice renowned investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban offers in an insightful interview with Salesforce. Taken from his full webinar – available on Salesforce – this blog provides three of his answers on how SMEs can be ready today and in the future during these turbulent times.


Ten answers for selling from home
Selling for many is a face-to-face activity, even in our connected world. But the shift to remote working has meant sales are now being conducted remotely – including finding new leads. For many salespeople, this is daunting -especially when their companies still expect the same performance as in the past. This blog answers ten crucial questions about the transition for sales and what salespeople can do to get their game back in a remote-working world.


Tracking COVID-19 with Tableau tools
Tableau is the powerful visualisation service recently acquired by Salesforce. It is genuinely one of the best ways to visualise information from different data sources. That’s not only due to its technology, but thanks to the fantastic Tableau community. This post features the best COVID-19-related dashboards from Tableau’s community, accessible for free.


A Corona handbook for risk and compliance professionals
There has not been a greater disruption in recent memory than the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone – from people to businesses to markets and nations – need to change their behaviours and plans, preparing for an uncertain future. Many companies will look to their risk and compliance people for guidance. But where can those professionals look in turn? Riskonnect has compiled a free online handbook to help make sense of the COVID reality from a risk perspective.