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ACT! 6 for Dummies (For Dummies)
Synopses & Reviews
Track sales, create reports, and organize your life
Get your calendar, phone lists, mailing labels, and more into the ACT!
This award-winning software helps you manage both your business and your life. With this book, getting your ACT! together is easy! Find out how to enter and manage your client contact list, generate reports and mailings, cross-reference your schedule, access the Internet and e-mail, and personalize your ACT!
The Dummies Way
ACT! is contact management/customer relationship management (CRM) software that allows users and organizations to manage their business relationships (with clients, prospects, vendors, suppliers) effectively.
About the Author
Karen S. Fredricks is president of Tech Benders, LLC, which specializes in ACT!, QuickBooks, and Microsoft Office training. She hosted the Florida stop on the ACT! 6 National Launch Tour.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Opening ACT!
Chapter 1: An Overview of ACT!
Chapter 2: The Various Faces of ACT!
Chapter 3: Getting Your ACT! Together.
Part II: Putting the ACT! Database to Work.
Chapter 4: Making Contact(s).
Chapter 5: The Contact List.
Chapter 6: The ACT! Lookup: Searching for Your Contacts.
Chapter 7: Make a Note of That.
Chapter 8: Organizing Your Daily Tasks.
Part III: Sharing Your Information with Others.
Chapter 9: Printing Non-Reports.
Chapter 10: Using the Basic ACT! Reports.
Chapter 11: Designing Your Own Reports.
Chapter 12: Merging Your Information into a Document.
Chapter 13: ACT! E-Mail.
Part IV: Advanced ACT!ing.
Chapter 14: Creating Contact Fields.
Chapter 15: Customizing Layouts.
Chapter 16: Zen and the Art of Database Maintenance.
Chapter 17: Calling in the Reinforcements.
Part V: Commonly Overlooked ACT! Features.
Chapter 18: ACT!ing on the Internet.
Chapter 19: ACT!ing on Your Sales Opportunities.
Chapter 20: Grouping Your Contacts.
Chapter 21: I’m Going to the Library Tab.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten Cool New Features in ACT! 6.
Chapter 23: Ten Cool Ways to Customize Your ACT! Layout.
Chapter 24: Ten Cool Tools to Make ACT! Work Better.
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