Why Can’t I Just Use Outlook?

Why Can’t I Just Use Outlook?

I’ve been using ACT for over 20 years and, like most of you, my database needed a bit of Spring Cleaning. Although I routinely rely on Swift Page to help me update contact information, I wanted to get a better understanding of the needs of my contacts. I sent out a...
This Isn’t Your Granddaddy’s ACT!

This Isn’t Your Granddaddy’s ACT!

ACT! has been around for over 20 years. That may not seem like a big deal to you but in the fast-paced volatile world of computing that’s an incredible accomplishment. It’s not uncommon for an ACT! user to tell me that he or she has been using ACT! for 10, 15 or even...
Should I upgrade to ACT 2009/11?

Should I upgrade to ACT 2009/11?

It’s here – ACT! 2009 – right on schedule. So, do you need to race out and upgrade? Here are my thoughts: ACT! Classic Users: By “classic” I mean versions 6 (2004), 5 (2000), 4 or even 3. Your version of ACT! won’t work with a new computer that has Vista, or...
Don’t Believe What You Read in Amazon

Don’t Believe What You Read in Amazon

As the author of four “For Dummies” books on ACT I am often asked to comment on the negative reviews that a potential user might find on the Internet. Please realize two things about these comments: People tend to voice opinions when things go wrong, not...