20 Most Popular Salesforce Admin & Developer Blogs 2020

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A key trait of any Salesforce professional is the drive and mentality to always be learning. In addition, there is a huge amount of people that love to give something back to the community, through presentations, videos, and of course, blogs.

Here is our roundup of the most popular Salesforce blogs for Admins & Developers out there. We’ve ensured that all blogs listed are kept up to date, easy to navigate, and determined the popularity using various website ranking tools. Enjoy!

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Top 10 Salesforce Developer Blogs

1. Jitendra Zaa

Jitendra’s blog truly sets the standard for all other Salesforce blogs out there. Since first working with the platform in 2008, Jitendra has been running the blog for many years which has earned him the Salesforce MVP accolade. Being the most popular Salesforce Developer blog out there, you can expect frequent and high-quality posts on all aspects of the platform.

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2. SFDC99

David Liu is another Salesforce legend that is truly reflected in his website, SFDC99.com. David taught himself to code after getting the urge to pursue a career in development, he is now a Salesforce MVP and Technical Architect at Google. This has given David a really fresh perspective on learning how to code, which he now imparts through advice and tutorials on his website.

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3. Salesforce Codex

A new entry in our Top 10 list, Salesforce Codex has been running for 4 years, gaining a lot of popularity recently. Run by Dhanik Lal Sahni, a Certified Application Architect based out of India, the blog covers mostly development and architecture topics, while also covering some admin topics, as well as generic Salesforce news.

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4. SFDC Monkey

If you’re looking to get into Salesforce Lightning Development, then SFDC Monkey is the blog for you. Almost exclusively focussing on this topic, Piyush Soni’s blog is great for detailed tutorials on building tools inside of Lightning. Piyush is a Salesforce MVP, and one of the youngest bloggers on this list at 24!

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5. The Blog Readers

Sakthivel Madesh has been running TheBlogReaders.com for many years, and as a result, has built up a huge library of Salesforce Development posts. With the recent switch in Salesforce development techniques, Sakthivel is focussing on Lightning & Lightning Web Components.

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6. Andy In The Cloud

Andy is another Salesforce veteran who has a wealth of experience developing on the platform. He served as CTO for the well known ISV FinancialForce for 7 years, he now works at Salesforce as a VP of Product Management, Andy also earned his MVP status for his services towards the community. Andy’s blog has very well thought out, detailed post tutorials that go into almost every aspect of Salesforce Development.

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7. SFDC Panther

SFDC Panther is a blog full of development knowledge. Amit Singh is an 11x Certified Salesforce professional, and covers development topics such as Lightning, Mulesoft, as well as integrating with tools like Amazon. I would highly recommend having a browse through the variety of posts, there is something for everyone!

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8. Salesforce Diaries

Salesforce Diaries is a super clean looking Salesforce Developer blog, mostly focussing on Lightning development tutorials. The founder, Sanket, is an experienced Salesforce professional who writes easy to follow blog posts.

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9. Salesforce Blogger

Rikke Hovgaard, the founder of Salesforce Blogger, is THE Einstein Analytics expert. While her blog isn’t focussed on the core Salesforce platform, if you are looking to learn about the Einstein Analytics platform, then this is the blog for you.

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10. Bob Buzzard

Now this wouldn’t really be a Developer blog top 10 post without Keir Bowden’s – Bob Buzzard. Kier has been running his blog for over 9 years, and has a huge archive of posts covering every aspect of Salesforce Development. Keir’s post are mainly based around tutorials, and as he has been running this for so long, each post is very well thought out and easily followed. Keir is CTO of Platinum Partner BrightGen, and is also a Salesforce MVP.

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Bonus – Ladies Be Architects

Although not exclusively a developer blog, Ladies Be Architects is a movement founded by Gemma Emmett to support more women getting into Architect positions in Salesforce. Although Development and Architecture are separate topics, there is a big overlap, and Ladies Be Architects is one of the best examples of a blog focussing on this discipline that I’ve seen.

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Top 10 Salesforce Admin Blogs

1. Jennifer W. Lee

Jen Lee is a Salesforce MVP and has been running her consistently high-quality blog for the past 4 years. Jen is a well certified senior Administrator that has worked for a number of Enterprise organizations. You will find a lot of advanced Flow use cases, as well as release highlights.

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2. Automation Champion 

Automation Champion, as the name suggests, is the king when it comes to Admin Automation. Rakesh Gupta is a long-time Salesforce MVP and Salesforce Evangelist, he has been helping people through his blog in the form of training courses, books, and a lot of tutorial-based content. If you want to learn about Process Builder, Flow, or get to grips with the Salesforce releases, then this blog is for you.

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3. Vinay Chaturvedi

Vinay’s blog is a new entry for this year and is a treasure trove of useful Admin posts. Vinay is a long time Salesforce MVP, and the COO at Dazeworks, a large development consultancy. Vinay blogs about Admin & Development features, and often interviews community leaders.

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4. Simply SFDC

Johan Yu has been running Simply SFDC since 2012, and has built up a very popular blog which focuses on a wide range of topics. As a Salesforce MVP and Architect, Johan has a lot of great information to share on a variety of Salesforce products and features.

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5. Ashish Agarwal

Ashish is a rockstar Salesforce processional that holds a whopping 25 certifications. His blog has regular high-quality content, that focuses on a variety of topics with a big focus on tutorials.

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6. Nerd @ Work

Enrico Murru is a Salesforce MVP based in Italy, that is probably most well known for his popular Chrome Extension, Salesforce ORGanizer. He is also a Solution & Technical Architect, that often blogs about hot Admin topics on his blog.

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7. Focus on Force

Focus on Force run by Martin Gessner, is best known for their certification mock exams and study guides. But in addition, has a high-quality blog that covers a variety of topics. The site posts on Admin topics, general news, as well as a lot of interviews with Salesforce professionals talking about their careers.

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8. MiraForce

MiraForce is a blog by Mira Shah who is based in Australia. A new entry for this year, but a blog that is quickly becoming one of the best Admin resources out there. Find tutorials on Lightning, Reporting, App Builder, Trailhead, and releases.

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9. Salesforce Weekly

Salesforce Weekly is a blog run by not one, but three MVP’s, Mike Gill, Chris Edwards, and a resident blogger at Salesforce Ben, Ines Garcia! This blog is a fantastic way to get an insight into the Salesforce Ohana, community events, as well as picking up some Admin tips and tricks along the way.

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10. The Wizard News

Brian Kwong is a longtime Salesforce community leader and MVP, and the Wizard News is one of the longest-running blogs on here. Brian not only blogs, but also has a YouTube channel that you can catch here.

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