According to the official description of the Salesforce MVP Program, “This program recognizes exceptional individuals within the Salesforce community for their leadership, knowledge, and ongoing contributions.”
Characteristics of an MVP:
Key characteristics of an outstanding MVP candidate include:
- Accessibility – Participating in the community at least 9 days per month, either on success.salesforce.com or through social channels (e.g., Blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
- Expertise – Having a strong understanding of the product and the needs of the community
- Responsive – Responding regularly to questions and contributing to the knowledge of the community
- Leadership – Representing the spirit of the community and bringing the voice of the customer back to salesforce.com
- Advocacy – Being a brand advocate for the product and jumping in to defend the company when necessary
Of course, we wanted to dig a little deeper. We scanned the profiles of Salesforce MVPs, both past and present, searched high, low, near and far to find out specifically what it takes to become a Salesforce MVP.
Below are our findings.