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Sage ACT! Pro v16 with silver business support

Sage ACT! Pro v16  with silver business support

Sage ACT! Pro v16 with silver business support

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Sage ACT! Pro v16  with silver business support

Is Sage ACT! Pro right for me?

Sage ACT! gets your sales, marketing and customer service running like clockwork - centralising all your customer and sales information and helping you convert sales opportunities into paying customers.

Get a clear view of your contacts

  • Store contact information, notes, documents, sales opportunities & sales histories.
  • Stay organised and have every detail about your prospects and customers at hand.
  • Organise contacts into groups and companies for easy viewing and co-ordinated communications.
  • Instantly search your entire database with quick search.
  • Integrate with Sage Instant Accounts & 50 Accounts to create invoices, sales and contacts.
  • Access your contacts and calendar from your mobile phone or online with Sage ACT! Connect (additional charge applies)

Convert prospects into loyal customers

  • Track, progress and rate sales opportunities from initial contact through to a completed sale.
  • View and filter opportunities by sales rep, interest, notes, decision makers, competitors and probability of conversion.
  • Generate quotes in Excel, Word, Sage Instant Accounts and Sage 50 Accounts and store them against your contacts in ACT!
  • Import leads from a database of 68 million companies and 85 million contact with Sage Business Information Services (additional charge applies).

Communicate intelligently with your customers

  • Talk to your prospects and customers in a way that suits you - email, letter, fax and more.
  • Analyse sales trends and customer profiles to make the right contact at the right time.
  • Choose from a selection of templates or customise your own to make the right impression.
  • Save time and effort by selecting groups of customers to contact at once.
  • Keep a detailed customer history so you don’t duplicate communications.
  • Create, send and record integrated campaigns with Sage E-marketing (additional charge applies)
  • View insightful graphs, dashboards and 40+ reports to give you a snapshot of how you’re performing.

Work more efficiently every day

  • Quickly capture notes, reminders and phone numbers with the Scratchpad handy desktop notepad.
  • Stay organised by creating a prioritised to-do list in Scratchpad, mark items as complete and import them into ACT! in just a few clicks.
  • Automate everyday jobs and your most frequent processes with Smart Tasks.
  • Set up Smart Tasks easily using pre-defined templates, such as important appointments and emails.

Fit ACT! into your business with ease

  • Consolidate all your calendars and email accounts with ACT! so you won’t miss a trick.
  • Write emails in Microsoft Outlook and Gmail and automatically record them in your ACT! contacts.
  • Sync all or some your ACT! contacts with Outlook and Gmail.
  • Sync your ACT! calendar with Outlook and Google calendars at scheduled intervals.
  • Save information from LinkedIn and Facebook to get a complete picture of your contacts.

Take look at the’ In Depth’ tab to find out more.

Is Sage ACT! Pro right for me?

Get up and running easily

  • One year's SageCover included
  • Voucher to spend on any of our training courses.
  • Intuitive, easy-to-follow interface means you’ll be up to speed in no time.
  • Welcome page gives you handy hints, tips and the latest news.
  • Set up ACT! with your own business and user preferences.
  • Built-in templates for emails, tasks and processes to help you get started.

Store all your contact & customer information

  • Save all your contact information in one place.
  • View a complete communication history for all your contacts.
  • Create customised filters so you can view your database however you like.
  • Instantly search your entire database to find the information you need quickly.
  • Create bespoke data fields to suit your business, including free text, drop-down lists, tick boxes and images.
  • Sync your contacts Sage 50 Accounts and Instant Accounts – no more duplicates.
  • Run customer reports at the click of a button to see quick overviews and summaries.
  • Work smarter by allowing all your employees can access the same information simultaneously.

Keep on top of all your sales opportunities

  • Simple dashboard gives you an instant view of all your sales activity.
  • Create, monitor and nurture leads from first contact to conversion.
  • Track sales opportunities each stage of your sales cycle.
  • Forecast your sales by estimating close dates and probability of closing.
  • Highlight sales trends, historical performance and forecasts with a selection of intuitive and customisable reports.
  • Export your reports to Excel with one click to gain even more insight.
  • Filter sales opportunities by sales rep, interest, notes, decision makers, competitors and probability of conversion.
  • Generate and import quotes from Microsoft Word to help you win new business.
  • Generate quotes and invoices in Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Instant Accounts, and link them directly into ACT!

Communicate better with your contacts

  • Communicate with your contacts by email, letter, fax and more.
  • Send specific messages to individuals, or communicate in bulk with mail merge.
  • See a full communication history for every contact at a glance to make sure you don’t duplicate messages.
  • Analyse historical sales trends, preferences and profiles to make sure you send the most effective messages possible.
  • Use pre-prepared templates or customise your own with personalised layouts.
  • Send emails from Microsoft Outlook and automatically save them in ACT!
  • Use ACT! email merge to send targeted newsletters, promotions and other communications to all your contacts.

Save time and work more efficiently

  • Handy dashboard gives you a quick overview of any outstanding tasks.
  • Storing all your relationship information in one centralised location saves time and ensures information is never lost.
  • Manage daily responsibilities by scheduling and tracking activities like phone calls and meetings.
  • Manage your time effectively with the built-in calendar and sync it with Outlook to stay up-to-date.
  • Customise your dashboards to get a quick and easy snapshot of the information you need.
  • Use the powerful new search tool to quickly search your whole database.
  • Use Smart Tasks to automate everyday processes.

A perfect fit with your business

  • Use the ‘Web’ tabs to integrate ACT! with online content:
    • Assign websites to specific contacts
    • In-built Google & Yahoo links run automated searches using contact fields
    • Add Linkedln, Facebook and MySpace profiles to contacts
    • Find your contacts using integration with Google Maps
  • Link with iCalendar and vCard to keep your information up to date.
  • Integrate with Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes and Gmail to keep your records accurate.
  • Integrate with Sage Instant Accounts and Sage 50 Accounts to sync your contacts, view transactions and generate quotes and invoices.

Looking for more - try Sage ACT! Premium

  • Available for 1-100+ users so you can work faster and smarter.
  • Scalable as your business grows - add more users and expand your database.
  • ACT! for Web included so you can access your contacts and database remotely.
  • Share dashboards and reports between users so your team is always up to date.
  • Assign specific user rights to different data fields for added security.
  • Synchronise your data remotely and across your network without ACT! open.

Get the most out of ACT! with connected services

  • Make sure you get the full benefit of ACT! with Sage Connected Services, which give you even more flexibility and opportunity for your business.
  • Sage ACT! Connect: remotely connect to your ACT! data using a mobile device - including Blackberry, Android, iPad and Windows Mobile
  • Sage E-marketing: design, build and send targeted email communications to your contacts, and build online landing pages to win more business.
  • Sage Business Info Services: import leads from a database of 68 million companies and 85 million contacts, and filter down to find the perfect leads for your business.
Recommended system requirements
  • An IBM® compatible computer with a 1.8 GHz (or equivalent processor); 1GB RAM;
  • 2GB of free disk space;
  • 32 Bit versions of Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7
  • 64 Bit versions of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Network Users only: 1Gbps network cards and switches with Microsoft Windows networking
  • Works with Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 32 Bit.
  • Concurrent User Limits: Windows XP Home and Vista Home Basic 5 users, Windows XP Professional and Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Enterprise or Ultimate 10 users, Windows 7 (all editions) 20 users
Additional software
  • Microsoft Outlook® 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010 32 Bit (SP3 recommended for Outlook 2002/2003)
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0 SP2
  • Lotus Notes® 6.5, 7.0.2, and 8.0
  • Eudora® 5.2
  • Internet Mail SMTP/POP3
  • Microsoft Office 2002/XP, 2003, and 2007 (SP3 recommended for Office 2002/2003)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 7.0 and 8.0
  • Adobe Reader® 6.0, 7.0, and 8.0
  • VMWare® Workstation, VMWare Fusion and VMWare Server
  • Citrix using Presentation Server
>Palm OS® minimum device requirements
  • Palm OS 3.5-5.4
  • Minimum 33 MHz or higher processor
  • Minimum 8 MB or higher memory
  • Minimum 500K free memory plus 1K for each contact
  • HotSync® Manager 3.5 and 4.1.0
Pocket PC minimum device requirements
  • Pocket PC 2000/2002/Phone Edition (Windows CE 3.0); Windows Mobile 2003 (Windows CE 4.0 and 4.20.0); Windows Mobile 2005/5.0
  • Minimum 133 MHz or higher processor
  • Minimum 16 MB or higher memory
  • Minimum 500K free memory plus 1K for each contact
  • Microsoft ActiveSync® versions 3.5 - 4.5 (XP operating systems only)
  • Windows Mobile Device Center (Vista operating systems only)
Apple Mac compatibility

Sage software is not compatible with Apple Macs, unless you are running Windows via Apple’s Boot Camp utility