- Setting up LeanData-Salesloft Integration
- Steps to Implement
- Enabling Salesloft-Salesforce Sync
- Authorizing Access in LeanData
- Salesloft Cadence Setup
- Salesloft User Setup
- Add to Cadence Node in FlowBuilder
Customers who utilize both LeanData and Salesloft can now initiate Salesloft actions directly from LeanData’s FlowBuilder.
Setting up LeanData-Salesloft Integration
- Joint Customer of LeanData and Salesloft
- Salesloft-Salesforce sync enabled
Steps to Implement
- Enable Salesloft-Salesforce Sync
- Authorize Salesloft with LeanData (Salesforce Admin must complete this step)
- Add Node(s) to Graph
- Review Edge Options
Enabling Salesloft-Salesforce Sync
The Salesloft-Salesforce Sync must be enabled in order for the integration to function. In Salesloft, follow the steps below.
Part 1: Settings > Personal Settings > CRM
- Connect your Salesforce org to Salesloft
- Allow Salesloft to access your Salesforce data
Part 2: Settings > Data > Field Configuration
- Map Person Fields to Salesforce Leads and/or Salesforce Contacts by clicking “Edit Mappings”
- The sync will fail if required fields in Salesforce are not mapped
- Map Names
- Map Email Addresses
- Map Company (for Lead)
- Select the preferred sync direction
Part 3: Settings > Data > Salesforce Connector
- Under the Sync tab, toggle “on” the Salesforce Sync
- Select a Sync frequency based on preferences
- Remember the number of minutes for a later step
Part 4: Settings > Data > Automation
- Create Automation Rules for creating Salesloft People and/or Salesforce Leads/ Contacts as determined by your Admin (See this guide)
Part 5: Settings > Team > Users
- LeanData utilizes Salesforce email addresses to determine the corresponding user in Salesloft
- Ensure that the same email addresses are on the user in Salesloft and Salesforce
- Salesloft does not create a new Person record if one already exists with the same email address
- Required fields in Salesforce must be mapped to Salesloft fields to create a Salesforce record (Salesloft -> Salesforce)
- If LeanData cannot find the selected assignee in Salesloft, Salesloft automatically defaults the assignee to the owner of the Cadence
Authorizing Access in LeanData
In order to enable this integration, the Salesforce Admin must authorize LeanData’s access to your Salesloft instance. Please visit LeanData → Admin → Integrations -> Authorize Salesloft to view the authorization and set-up instructions.
Note: The user authorizing the tool with LeanData must have the ability to edit Remote Site Settings. Please ensure this user has Modify All Data or Customize Application permissions.
To get your Application ID and Secret:
- Copy your Callback URL from the authorization instructions and visit https://accounts.Salesloft.com/oauth/applications/new
- In Salesloft, enter “LeanData - [name of your company]” into the “Name” field on the form
- Paste your Callback URL into the Redirect URI field on the form
- Click “Submit” to authorize LeanData access to Salesloft
- Copy the Application ID and Secret Salesloft provides and return to the LeanData page
- In LeanData, Populate the Application ID and Secret on LeanData’s authorization form
- Enter the Retry Action time interval
- This time interval determines when we will retry initiating qualifying actions in Salesloft after a failure. You can change this value to as small as 1 minute.
- Note that there is a limit of six retries. Once that limit is reached, the action will fail indefinitely.
Salesloft Cadence Setup
- To add a Person to a Cadence in LeanData FlowBuilder, “Cadence Type” must be set to “Team Cadence.”
- Note: Before publicly sharing the Cadences, confirm there is no sensitive information being exposed to employees via Cadences.
Salesloft User Setup
- Ensure all Salesloft Users who will be assignees of Cadence Membership have the same email addresses in Salesforce (see here for details).
- If the assignee selected is not found in Salesloft, Salesloft defaults the assignee to the Cadence owner.
Add to Cadence Node in FlowBuilder
In LeanData FlowBuilder You can add an Add to Cadence Action from the Partner → Salesloft Section in the FlowBuilder interface.
Within the Add to Cadence Node, there are a few configurable options.
Cadence Assignment: You can select Team Cadences with steps here. (Cadences MUST have a step to be selected.) If you create Salesloft Cadences while you are in a LeanData session, you can refresh the Cadences available in the dropdown by clicking the refresh icon to the right.
Assignee Selection: The Assignee is the rep accountable for running the email, call, or other steps associated to people in a cadence. In other words, whatever cadence step is due gets assigned to that rep. Automated emails will come from the assignee selected.
- Lead or Contact Owner: this will set the Salesforce record owner as the assignee.
- V1 of this integration does not accommodate Queues as Salesforce record owners
- User Field on Lead or Contact: this will set the Salesforce user populated in the designated Salesforce User field as the assignee.
- Specific User: this will display a list of all Salesloft Users by email addresses for assignee selection
- If LeanData cannot find the selected assignee in Salesloft, Salesloft will default the assignee to the owner of the cadence
- Convert Lead + “Add to Cadence” Behavior: When a Lead is successfully converted to a Contact (after entering the graph and prior to the callout), LeanData will add the related Contact to the designated Cadence.
- “Merge Dupe” + “Add to Cadence” Behavior: LeanData will NOT add the Person to a Cadence if a “Merge Dupe” node is in the same path as the “Add to Cadence” Node.
Edge Options: Users have the ability to choose the next node LeanData should move onto if there’s one of the below errors
- No User in Field: there is no User in the field designated for the Assignee
- Configuration Error: the authorization for Salesloft is invalid
- Queue Owner: the record is Queue-owned and the assignee selected is the Lead / Contact Owner
Salesloft actions are included in LeanData Audit Logs.
Audit Log Filters: LeanData introduced new Outcome filters in Audit Logs specifically for Salesloft - Success (Salesloft), Pending (Salesloft), Error (Salesloft). Note that the Error (Fallback) Outcome filter will not show any Salesloft Fallback errors at this time.
Pending (Salesloft): If LeanData cannot perform the requested action in Salesloft, we will try again after the amount of time set in your Partner App settings. At that point of time, the record will be set to “Pending” in the Audit Logs. Records will be in the “Pending” state until ultimate failure or success.
- A record is Pending as LeanData waits for the CRM ID to populate on the Salesloft record
Error (Salesloft): After six retries, LeanData will mark the records as an error for the Salesloft portion of the Path in the Audit Logs.
- Both Pending records and Error records will display the audit trail of each attempt to complete the action in the Outcome column.
- If LeanData cannot perform the requested action because of misconfigured settings or unexpected issues, we will revert back any changes made on the record in the path.
- If LeanData cannot perform the requested action because of a callout error, only the action of adding a Person to a Cadence will fail.
- If LeanData follows an edge (ex: Queue Owner), it will mark the node in the Path as an Error and will not show an error message in the Outcome column
LeanData Partner Logs Report
Visit Reports > LeanData Reports > LeanData Partner Logs Report to view a summary of all callouts in a Salesforce report.
- Action Type: the type of Partner node used (Add to Cadence for this integration)
- Node Name: the customizable name on the Salesloft node
- Response Status Code: indicates callout status
- 200: Callout succeeded
- 0, 300, 400: Callout failed
- Blank: Pending
- Target Object: the object acted upon
- Callout History: displays all responses from the callouts (includes success and failures)
- Callout Duration in milliseconds: Callout end - Callout start time
- Total Callout Duration in milliseconds: the entire length of time it took to process the request
- Failure Reasons: reason(s) the callout failed
- Token is not valid
- Partner not authorized
- Object has been deleted
- Object has been merged
- Retry attempt exceeded
- Log length hit
The “LD Read Only” Permission Set must be added to any users who would like to access this report.
- Rate Limits are 600 requests per minute. Salesforce has its own limits that may impact the Salesloft - Salesforce sync.
- Only fields mapped in the “fields” section of the Field Configurations will be pushed to / from Salesforce, depending on your settings
For a list of frequently asked questions, please see here.
Please email email@example.com if you have any requests or feedback.
- A set of scheduled and potentially automated sales activities in Salesloft
- Cadence overview written by Salesloft can be found here
- People Cadence Rules
- The Salesloft equivalent of Leads or Contacts in Salesforce
LeanData Technical Overview:
- When a record meets the criteria defined and is a candidate for addition to a Cadence: LeanData will wait 30 seconds to accumulate callout records.
- If no other records enter the queue in that time frame, LeanData will run the callout batch every 30 seconds.
- On the callout object, LeanData tracks the readiness of the callout before initiating the callout batch.