Get More of What You Value Most with Sage ACT! 2011
Sage ACT! 2011 Pro (formerly ACT! Standard) and Sage ACT! Premium 2011 (formerly ACT! Corporate Edition) help you get more of what you value most—time and money—by automating key activities and unlocking a rich source of new leads. Let Sage ACT! Smart Tasks handle the things you need to get done every day. Think of it as a personal assistant that sends emails for you and puts activities on your calendar so your customers get the service they expect. Once your customers are taken care of, shift your focus to Sage Business Info Services for ACT!, which puts highly targeted prospect lists from Hoover's™ directly into Sage ACT!.
- Features and Benefits
- Why ACT! is right for your business
- What's new and system requirements
- Whitepaper: The Automated Selling Machine
Organize the details. Get organized with Sage ACT! so you can zoom in on the details of your customer relationships whenever you need to. When a customer calls unexpectedly, you're instantly prepared with the email they sent you last week, notes from your last phone call, and their Facebook profile to see what they've been up to—all at your fingertips.
Market like a pro. Attract new customers and get more from existing relationships using lead/business info1 and e-marketing services2 for Sage ACT!. Get the right leads list and then send striking marketing campaigns that you develop using a simple online editor. Quickly spot your hottest prospects right there in Sage ACT! by viewing the ranked call list that shows you who's most interested.
Control your sales pipeline. Capture prospects and manage them through an out-of-the-box Sage ACT! sales process or a process that you personalize to fit your business. Keep detailed progress notes and see the probability of close for each opportunity. This gives you total visibility and control of your sales pipeline so you can stay in contact with those opportunities most likely to close.
Get more done. Let Sage ACT! handle the things you need to get done every day. Think of it like a personal assistant that sends emails for you and puts activities on your calendar so your customers get the service they expect. Watch as your personal productivity soars, without spending extra time in the office.
Stay in sync. Better coordinate your efforts when speaking to customers, because you and your team have access to all the same relationships details in Sage ACT!. Your team appears completely in sync to any customer they interact with, no matter who they talk to most often. And, you can lock down as many of the details as needed to keep sensitive customer information secure.
Automate key activities. Sage ACT! Smart Tasks handle the things you need to get done every day. Think of it like a personal assistant that sends emails for you and puts activities on your calendar so your customers get the service they expect, with little work required by you. Smart Tasks just get it done. Get started with one of 10+ pre-loaded Smart Tasks and accompanying email marketing templates for the most common activities. These Smart Tasks will set in motion the most basic or advanced processes that allow Sage ACT! to take care of things like reach out to customers that haven't heard from you in a while or notify you of any sales opportunities that have been stalled. Smart Tasks will even contact customers that are missing key info from their contact records with a survey that automatically plugs that info back into Sage ACT!. And, best of all, you have total control over the timing, contact lists, and opportunities for each Smart Task. Apply Smart Tasks right out-of-the-box or make changes to fit your needs. Because Smart Tasks are built on a powerful workflow engine, you can fully customize them with different actions using one of the easier visual designers on the market. Set up Smart Task guidelines for your entire team so your company's best practices are followed.
- Get started with one of 10+ pre-loaded Smart Tasks and accompanying email marketing templates.
- Set in motion the most basic or advanced processes to occur automatically.
- Control the timing, contact lists, and opportunities for each Smart Task.
- Apply Smart Tasks right out-of-the-box.
- Customize Smart Tasks with different actions using one of the easier visual designers3
Unlock a rich source of new leads.
Add rocket fuel to your sales and marketing machine with Sage Business Info Services for ACT!. Sage Business Info Services for ACT! puts highly targeted prospect lists and business info from Hoover's™ directly into Sage ACT!. It helps you fill in the gaps in your database and gives you access to more than 65 million companies and 85 million executives. Find new leads based on the traits you're looking for, along with business info for known contacts and companies, including profiles, financials, industry information, news, and more. Start with a free version for basic company, financial, and industry info, or sign up for a subscription to get more detailed contact, company, competitor, and lead info. You receive a special small business subscription rate.4
- Find new leads based on the traits you're looking for, along with business info about known contacts and companies, including profiles, financials, industry info, news, and more.
- Make sure your mailed materials find their target with addresses and phone numbers that are properly formatted when imported.
- Get email alerts from a company watch list to stay on top of the latest news.
- Start with a free version for basic company, financial, and industry info.
- Sign up for a subscription to get more detailed company, contact, competitive, and lead info.
Eliminate double entry. Sage ACT! manages all the details of your business relationships and Microsoft® Outlook® manages emails, basic contact details, and meetings across your team. Now you can have the best of both worlds and integrate your Sage ACT! and Outlook contacts, plus keep your calendars in sync. Sync your existing Sage ACT! contacts with what you keep in Outlook. It doesn't matter where your contacts were created or changed, everything will be kept updated in both places. And, you have the option to control which contacts are synced back and forth.
- Sync your existing Sage ACT! contacts with what you keep in Outlook.
- Access updated contact info in both places, because it doesn't matter where contacts were created or changed.
- Control which contacts are synced back and forth.
- Keep your busy schedule updated in both places no matter where you add or modify activities and meeting.
- Choose which activity types in Sage ACT! sync back to Outlook.
Here are a few reasons why ACT! hits the sweet spot for small businesses and sales teams, like yours:
#1 in the world. Relax, you chose wisely. Sage ACT! is #1 selling with millions of successful customers. Because of this, many of your existing users, as well as future employees, will already be familiar with Sage ACT!.
Designed for you. Designed specifically for small businesses and sales teams like yours, that is. We cut the fat and focused on the features you'll actually use from day one — and into the future as you grow.
Easier than the other guys. Don't worry about a learning curve. Sage ACT! leads the industry in ease of use. The proof? You can get 25 percent5 more work done by simply choosing to use Sage ACT! over competitive solutions.
Priced for the cost-conscious. Sage ACT! is priced for cost-conscious small businesses and sales teams. You don't have to sweat about hidden costs popping up later or investing in a costly IT stack.
Personalizable. Feel free to personalize Sage ACT! to fit your business even better. Design views, add fields and tabs, edit drop-downs, and customize templates.
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5 Based on a Keystroke Level Modeling competitive study conducted by Sage and Measuring Usability, LLC in May 2009. Competitors included Microsoft Dynamics® CRM and Salesforce.com.! 2011