Archive | January, 2017

How to Email Multiple Contacts in ACT via Outlook

How often have you done a look-up in ACT and now you’d like to email everyone in that look-up? People often ask me how to do a mail merge and act. The ultimate goal being to send the same email to multiple contacts within their act database. In my opinion there is actually an easier […]

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Act’s New Subscription Service: Act Premium Cloud

Act software by Swiftpage is rolling out a new subscription service today called Act Premium Cloud. Act is now everywhere, on your office computer, your laptop computer, your smartphone and all of your tablets. For only $35 per month Act is offering a new subscription service that includes Act Premium software for your computer and […]

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Adding a Field to Act

This tutorial is a quick overview of how to add a field to an act layout. When you want to add a new field to an act layout the first question you have to ask yourself is whether or not that field already exists in act. If the field already exists you can simply add […]

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Act: Part 1

I have been using Dragon Dictation via Dragon NaturallySpeaking for approximately two years. Does it work? Yes. It is like taking on a new language and learning the quirks and ways of speaking. Is it worth it? In my opinion, yes. From a business point of view I use it primarily to dictate articles that […]

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Act: Working with Companies in Act 17 Part 1

Personally, I think the biggest benefit of Act’s companies feature is the visual clue it gives you when you look at a company name. Act shows you a blue hyperlink in the company field to alert you to the fact that a contact is not alone and part of a larger group of individual contacts […]

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Act Email Marketing. Let’s Start with a Brief History Lesson: Swiftpage Email versus Act Email Marketing (AEM)

Many years ago a company named Swiftpage created an email marketing program specifically for act software. Swiftpage Email Marketing is still available today for act users. Let’s fast-forward to today.  The company that made Swiftpage Email, a company called Swiftpage, bought act software from a company called Sage. They are now the company that owns […]

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Getting Started with Act Premium Cloud

If you have decided to take advantage of act’s new subscription service (Act Premium Cloud) this article will outline how this works. First a little bit of advice for existing act user’s: think backwards. In the past, when you purchased act you either received a disk or received a download that you would use to […]

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