Google Mail
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Salesforce
Workflow Template

Create a Salesforce opportunity from the currently opened email

This automation will find a contact's first name and last name from the currently opened email and create a Salesforce contact and opportunity with the information and help of OpenAI.
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How does this automation work?

Bardeen's automation playbook transforms the way you capture opportunities directly from your inbox by creating Salesforce opportunities from the currently opened email. This playbook leverages the power of OpenAI to summarize the contents of an email, ensuring that the opportunity in Salesforce reflects the key information. It's designed for sales professionals looking to minimize manual data entry, increase accuracy in opportunity creation, and enhance their productivity.

Here's how this workflow creates a Salesforce opportunity from an email:

  • Step 1: Find email thread - Bardeen locates the email thread from your currently opened email in Gmail, ensuring that the relevant conversation is captured.
  • Step 2: Summarize email content - OpenAI is employed to provide a concise summary of the email, extracting the essence of the communication to aid in opportunity creation.
  • Step 3: Create Salesforce opportunity - With the summarized information, an opportunity is created in Salesforce. You'll be prompted to provide the opportunity name and stage to tailor the entry to your sales process.
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How to run the workflow

Have you ever found yourself juggling multiple tasks while handling your email communications? We understand the challenges of manually transferring crucial information from emails to your CRM system. 

This automation seamlessly extracts the first name and last name of a contact from your currently opened email and utilizes the power of OpenAI to create a Salesforce contact and opportunity. By eliminating the need for manual data entry, it streamlines your workflow and saves you valuable time.

Imagine no longer struggling with copy-pasting or potential data errors. With this automation, you can effortlessly convert email interactions into actionable opportunities, enhancing your sales process and fostering stronger customer relationships.

Whether you're a sales professional, account manager, or customer support representative, this automation simplifies your day-to-day tasks and empowers you to focus on what truly matters: building meaningful connections with your customers.

Let’s set it up!

Step 1: Pin the playbook and integrate Salesforce and Gmail

First, click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to save this automation. You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. Bardeen will also prompt you to integrate Salesforce and Gmail. Once you integrate the apps, you will have access to email text in Gmail and a way to save this information to Salesforce.

Activate Bardeen (or hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on a Windows machine on your keyboard) and click to run the playbook to create an opportunity from an email. 

Click on the playbook card, and the setup flow will start. Bardeen will ask you to enter opportunity information like name, stage, close date, amount, next step and more.

Click on “Save Input” and checkmark Salesforce. This will save you time from setup in the future. You can edit Inputs later by hovering over the playbook. 

Step 2: Run the playbook

When you want to create a new Salesforce opportunity from an email, navigate to the currently opened email, hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on a Windows machine on your keyboard to launch Bardeen.

Click on the playbook card and run the playbook to create an opportunity from the email. It will create an opportunity in Salesforce and summarize the email as the description for the opportunity.

It will then save all the information in Salesforce.

You can also edit the playbook and add your next action to further customize the automation.

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You can also find more about how to improve your personal productivity and automate your sales and prospecting workflow.

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Available actions & triggers

Apps:
Create a Salesforce opportunity from the currently opened email
Create a Salesforce opportunity from the currently opened email
Create a Salesforce opportunity from the currently opened email
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Create Salesforce contact
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Generate style-matching tweet
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Create Salesforce lead
Create Salesforce lead
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Get Salesforce opportunity
Get Salesforce opportunity
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Forward email
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