What is Google AdSense?

AdSense is a facility from Google that enables bloggers and website owners to make an income from displaying Google ads. These ads are added as code to the website or blog page. The owner is entitled to put up to 3 ads on any page but can position them to suit their page design.  A typical layout could […]

Pay Per Click Advertising (PPC)

The biggest companies in Pay Per Click (PPC) are Google AdWords, Yahoo Search Marketing and Bing Ads. PPC for search engines is effectively an auction where a number of advertisers bid for certain search key words or phrases, but the advertiser only pays when their ad is clicked. All these companies: Compare the amount which […]

Embedding a Linked Web Page in CRM

This blog shows how a linked web page can be embedded into a Microsoft CRM Form using an iFrame. Information from the page is passed to the underlying .aspx application via parameters embedded in the URL. The purpose of this example is to link to another system and extract and display related information in the form. […]

Agile and Scrum Development

The Agile Methodology The Agile methodology offers an alternative to a traditional project management. It is used mostly for the rapid development of software and contrasts with the traditional Waterfall. software development approach which is more suited to engineering and construction. It really useful where there is uncertainty and ambiguity around what is required and allows a complex solution to evolve iteratively. It is […]

Setting Up Microsoft CRM Online with Sharepoint Online

Overview Document Management can be set up in Microsoft CRM using SharePoint and a List component which you have to add. This blog shows how to set up this useful component using online trial instances of the software. IMPORTANT – The first thing to know is that both of these must be operating under the same […]

Connecting Power BI to MS CRM 2016

PowerBI is a great BI tool that I wanted to use with Microsoft CRM 2016 Online. Unfortunately, the connection information provided in PowerBI is out of date and trying to connect to Microsoft CRM 2016 Online gives the following OData error if you use the recommended OranizationData method. This is how I got it to work. The given URL neither points to […]


One Note DocumentsOneNote is a free-form information gathering application from Microsoft which allows you to add a mixture of hand written and typed text, drawings, screen clippings, photos and audio commentary content to s a single document. Many professionals now use it extensively instead of paper based note. It works on almost all browsers and devices. The chief competitor […]

Microsoft CRM Marketing

ClickDimensions Email MarketingClickDimensions Email Marketing ClickDimensions provides mail Marketing & Marketing Automation for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. It provides an integrated email marketing capability allowing you to create and send bulk HTML emails and handles the tracking of send, open, click, and bounce back data. Impactful emails can be created using inbuilt wizard based ‘drag and drop’ and WYSIWYG editors. Using data from […]

Social Media Monitoring

What is Social Media Monitoring? Social Media Monitoring or Social Listening is a way to track what is being said about someone, a company or a specific topic of interest. Typically it is used to monitor what is being said about you or your brand, but it can be used in many ways. It can […]