2016-April


Lake Champlain

Smart Notes for ACT

Sometimes you need information to hit you in the face when you visit a contact in Act. If the information is buried in a note, or a field it is very easy to miss.  Smart notes for ACT, by Durkin Computing helps alleviate that issue.  Have you ever wished there was an easier way to […]

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Quickly Copy Act Contact Information

This quick act trick shows you how to quickly copy and paste act contact information. A good client of mine whose name is Bill, loves this act trick. Quite often he will have to share contact information from act with other people; typically via an email he sends to others. This is a simple and […]

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ACT-tention Specific Disorganization

Over the years I have spoken to a number of act users that suffer from ACT-tention Specific Disorganization. Act has a lot of moving parts. There are a lot of shiny and interesting things that can be distracting to act users. When I am working with an act user and they are bouncing all over […]

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Act’s Task List versus the Act Calendar

ACT has a task list and it also has the ACT calendar to view your schedule. Which one is better? In this tutorial I will show you how I differentiate between the task list and the calendar when I use ACT. Your situation might be different but it’s good to know that you can use […]

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May-2015 (261)

Act Scheduler Issues: Automatic Backups and Synchronization

Act Scheduler Issues: Try turning off UAC (User Account Control) If you schedule automatic synchronization of Act databases or schedule automatic backups in Act via the Act scheduler tool you might find these fail after a period of time. Recently, I scheduled an automatic synchronization for one of my clients. I know I did it. […]

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Act Premium Cloud: Clearing Up Some Confusion

Many long time act users that I’ve spoken to are very confused about the new subscription model act is offering. In the past act had two primary products, Act Pro and Act Premium. Act Pro was for small businesses with 10 or less users and Act Premium was for larger companies with many act users […]

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The WannaCry ransomware catastrophe, explained – The Washington Post

How to protect yourself from the global ransomware attack. Security experts are bracing for more fallout from Friday’s worldwide WannaCry ransomware attack, which has so far affected more than 150 countries and major businesses and organizations, including FedEx, Renault and Britain’s National Health Service. But if you’re just hearing about this attack — or waking […]

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