Happy 25th Birthday ACT!

Happy 25th Birthday ACT!

Wow!  As hard as it is to believe the ACT! software program turned 25 this month.  If you’re into numbers that translates into 14 versions, five named owners and millions of users. I received an e-mail this week from a long ACT! user who was complaining about...

So Write a Book Already

Hard as it is to believe, I’ve written over a dozen books on technology and created training videos on ACT! and Outlook.  Trust me, writing is a labor of love.  My “day job” is to help my clients utilize CRM software to make themselves – and their businesses – more...

ACT Dynamic Groups

The other day I was working with a client when his ACT! alarms window opened; I must say that the number of alarms he had was, well, alarming.  He quickly clicked the Select All button, selected Snooze and put all the alarms to rest for the remainder of the day. ...
Creating an ACT Zip Code Query

Creating an ACT Zip Code Query

Several years ago a marketing company offered to do a mailing for me to all businesses within a  50 mile radius of my office.  This sounded like a great idea until I realized that areas to the east and south of me contained nothing but the deep blue sea, and a large...

I’ve Lost My ACT! Password!

Several times a month I receive a call from an organization that has lost their ACT! password.  Sometimes this happens when the ACT! Administrator leaves the company – and takes his password with him.  Fortunately we are able to recover those passwords and send the...