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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...

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...

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...

Where Did All Those Blank Act Contacts Come From?

It is not unusual to find many blank contacts in act. Where did they come from and how do you remove them from act? This brief video tutorial will explore this in greater detail. When I start working with a new act client and I review their database, they usually have...

Act on Your Monday Mornings

What Is Your Monday Plan?  Lets forget about act software for a few minutes and talk about how you view your Monday mornings. It is important to remember that act is nothing more than a tool. It is a tool that holds contacts that are most likely relevant to you and...

Possible Importing Issues with Act 17

When you import contact information from an outside source into an existing act database, it takes some thought, practice and planning. When you import information into act you have a number of options on how to match up contacts in your existing database to the...

Act Friday Idea: Id Status

In my opinion, the most important field in Act is the ID Status field. Utilizing this field properly and efficiently makes it easy to find your contacts.  If you would like to discuss this idea or if you have any other questions about Act, give me a call. I’m in the...

What is Act Connect?

Act Connect is Act’s New API Offering Act by Swiftpage recently released Act version 18.1. If you are an act premium subscriber this update is completely free to you. You might need to wait if act hosts act premium cloud for you. The reason for this is simple,...

Sending Act Email: The Subject Line is So Important

When you send an email always start it by putting your name it the beginning of the subject line. Based on my own experience I have found that approximately 20 to 30% of all emails that you send will be read by the intended recipient and 70% of all the emails you send...

Act Quick Tip: Act Version 19

On January 11, the newest version of Act by Swiftpage will be released; Act version 19. The newest version will be compatible with Microsoft Office’s 64-bit software. In some cases, this will make it easier to install act. There are also improvements to Act’s...