Whats New in Act! v17

Act! v17 is the newest and most intelligent version of the #1 best-selling contact and customer manager.  With enhancements to integration and automation, it’s easier than ever to turn your marketing efforts into successful sales.

New Act! v17Grow and connect with your audience – the newly enhanced, intelligent, integrated Act! emarketing experience helps you attract new customers and
get more from existing relationships.  Optimise
your workforce and dive productivity with enhancements that help you save time and stay organised, including a dynamic view of all your contact interactions with Contact Timeline, new Smart Task automation, and numerous usability, installation and configuration improvements.

  

New features in Act! v17

          Bullet Point  Fuse the power of intelligent emarketing with automation of sales-best practices

-  Easily create simple web forms to capture leads from web pages, newsletters, emails, and more with Act! Lead
   Capture, now included with Act! emarketing!
-  Create, send, and track professional, eye-catching email campaigns1 that reach customers and prospects with
   the right message at the right time
Know who to follow up with first with intelligent, prioritised Call Lists2 that close the gap between Marketing &
   Sales
Act! Sales Practices
Find your best emarketing fit, with a new tier
   designed for teams, including additional
   contacts, Call List, and multiple profiles for
   sending email campaigns on behalf of your
   company, department, or individual
   team members
Save time by automating key follow-up
   activities based on dynamic criteria you
   define, with new Smart Task options for Act!
   Emarketing – such as automatically sending
   an email to welcome a new customer,
   scheduling activities to follow up with hot
   leads, and assigning contacts to a new owner.


          Bullet Point  Automation & Productivity Enhancements help you save time and stay organised.

Act! v17 - Productivity  -  View all your interactions with a particular contact at a
     glance, with a new interactive visual timeline that helps
     you prepare for & personalize your customer interactions
New Outlook® sync options allow you to choose whether to 1-way sync your Act! Contacts and Calendar
   to Outlook®, 2-way sync information back to Act!, or keep both separate

Update contact records on-the-go, with new Act! Premium Mobile photo and document attachments3
Easily integrate documents from popular business tools such as Dropbox, SharePoint™, iCloud®, Google Docs™
   and more, to contact records in Act!
Take advantage of new Smart Task options for sending Act! emarketing messages, assigning activities, and
   contact owner reassignment that give you powerful automation, so you don’t miss a beat4

Act! Automation

  

          Bullet Point  New streamlined configuration and access options make deployment a snap!

-  Make sure more of your team is in-the-know – create read-only licences for additional  members of your
   business or team – at no extra charge!
Easily create and distribute Act! Premium for Web remote databases and offline clients, directly from the web.
-  Hide inactive users from dropdowns and help speed up data entry
Seamlessly import contacts from CSV files to Act! Premium for Web.
Improved global preference management allows you to automatically deploy, activate, and customise default
   user preferences for multiple users in a snap, allowing you to set up instances quickly and easily

Behind-the-scenes performance and usability enhancements for peace of mind

  

          Bullet Point  Act! gets a fresh, new look.

Act! v17 - Fresh new look-  Explore the new look of Act! – updated icons, colours,
   and layouts help you navigate more easily, save time,
   and focus on what’s important.
Easily access a variety of apps, right from within the
   integrated Act! Marketplace, that help extend the
   power and possibilities of your Act! solution – including
   dozens of premium apps for integrated accounting, data
   management and reporting, plus, exclusive discounts for
   Business Care members
Get the most out of Act! with helpful tips, access to
   webinars and tutorials, and updates on the latest news
   from Act! from the new Act! Welcome Page.

  

Download the comprehensive Act! v17 – Version Differences brochure

 

Contact CentrePoint Software on 020 7831 3050 or email: info@CentrePointSoftware.co.uk to find out what your upgrade options are, and to see if you qualify for an upgrade offer

   

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1
Basic account included (email up to 500 contacts per month)

2
Additonal fee applies
3Act! Premium Mobile requires set-up and configuration of Act! Premium (access via web).  Mobile access to Act! Pro requires a third-party solution available for purchase in the marketplace.  Data access available via active Internet connection from supported device browsers
4The Act! Email Client is not available for use with Smart Tasks.  Emails can be sent via subscription-based emarketing service

     

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