(This guide was first published in January 2019. It was last updated in January 2020 based on the Salesforce Exam Guide as of Winter ’20 Release)
Looking for resources to help you clear the Sales Cloud Consultant Certification Exam? Here is a comprehensive study guide with links to resources to help you prepare for the exam. This study guide is based on the Exam Guide published by Salesforce (at URL https://trailhead.salesforce.com/credentials/salescloudconsultant ). The exam guide is divided into different topics and sections and to make things easier this guide has also been organized as per topics and sections and mentioned in the exam guide.
This study guide contains links to Trailhead modules, help articles, implementation guides, videos, white-papers, PDFs and everything else that we think is going to be helpful. Saving you tons of time and effort in going through the jungle of information on the Internet.
(Note: The following preview is through Slideshare, which does not allow the links to be clickable on the first 3 pages. You can either download the PDF copy of this guide or try out the links from 4th page onwards)
And here is an interesting fact for you. Out of all the products offered by Salesforce, Sales Cloud contributes the maximum share of revenue for the company. What this means for you is that there is a significant demand for Sales Cloud and having a relevant certification is going to give you a definitive edge over others.
(Data Source: Salesforce Annual Report for 2018. Available at URL here)
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(If you find this study guide helpful, we now have study guide for five Salesforce certification exams – Admin, Advanced Admin, App Builder, Sales Cloud & Service Cloud. Please navigate to URL http://www.asagarwal.com/how-to-guides-on-salesforce/ to access these guides)