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Explore the Trailblazer Community

Learning Objectives

After completing this unit, you’ll be able to:

  • Engage with other Trailblazers in the Trailblazer Community.
  • Find Topics & Groups that align with your needs and interests.

The Power of the Community

We call our customers Trailblazers because they’re always looking for innovative ways to maximize Salesforce success in their organizations and make the world a better place. We love to help Trailblazers learn, connect, have fun, and give back together. 

There are plenty of reasons to join the Trailblazer Community. For one thing, participating in the Trailblazer Community helps you succeed at work. In 2019, we surveyed hundreds of active Community members, and they gave us quite a few reasons you shouldn’t wait to engage with the Trailblazer Community 

  • 90% said that participation in the Community helps them accelerate innovation at their company.
  • 80% said that the peer connections they’ve made help them increase adoption and productivity.
  • 73% said that the Community helped them build professional networks.

Here’s what a few of our Trailblazer Community group leaders, members, and Salesforce MVPs have to say about the power of the community. 

Let’s see how you can get started. 

Connect with Trailblazers from Anywhere

Trailhead and the Trailblazer Community are part of one unified platform. The Trailblazer Community helps you learn relevant skills, connect with other Trailblazers, and give back. 

The Trailblazer Community Feed, showing two posts from Trailblazers

When you follow a Trailblazer, follow a topic, or join a group, you see updates in your feed.

Learn Relevant Skills

As a member of the Trailblazer Community, you're also part of the Salesforce ecosystem. You can explore the ecosystem and expand your network by joining groups both online and in-person, and you can learn more about specific subjects with topics. Discover and follow featured topics, ask questions and tag them with topics to get a conversation started, and get answers from Trailblazers around the world. 

You’ll also see recommended Trailhead modules and projects in the sidebar of the Community. If you see a module you’re interested in, favorite it for later or jump right in and start learning.

Get Inspired by Salesforce MVPs

If a Trailblazer has common interests with you or inspires you, why not follow them? If you’re looking for somewhere to start, check out our superstar Salesforce MVPs, a group of experienced Trailblazers with exceptional product expertise and a talent for enthusiastically helping out other customers.

Connect with Trailblazers

The Trailblazer Community is home to thousands of groups. Some are created and managed by Salesforce, while many others are led by Trailblazers like you. Groups are where Trailblazers with common interests gather to discuss multiple topics. A group can be private, public, or unlisted. 

Try joining a featured group such as  Release Readiness, Trailblazer Community Cove, or Admin Trailblazers. Filter featured groups by region, product, and interest to find one that’s relevant to you. 

The Featured Groups tab in the Trailblazer Community, with one filter (Region: California) selected

Give Back

Giving back is part of the Trailblazer Community’s DNA. The best way to give back is by sharing your knowledge and expertise with fellow Trailblazers. If you’re an expert yourself, answer other Trailblazers' questions. Answering questions is a great way to build your profile in the Trailblazer Community, make new connections, and give back. 

And if you’re just starting out, know that the entire community is cheering you on. Many groups, topics, and resources focus on students and job seekers. If you’re new to Salesforce or looking for a career change, a mentor, or a workforce development organization to support your transformation, explore resources on Trailblazer Connect.

Take It Mobile

Learn, earn, and connect anywhere. Download Trailhead GO from the App Store on your iPhone and iPad or on Google Play for your Android device to earn points and badges and engage with the Trailblazer Community when you’re away from your computer. With Trailhead GO, collaborate with Trailblazers, ask questions, and share knowledge on important topics with the Trailblazer Community.


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