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Category Archives: ACT! by Swiftpage

Perfect Your Lead Nurturing Process with Act! Growth Suite.

As an SME you rely on your sales and marketing efforts to attract new leads and turn them into paying customers. By making lead nurturing an integral part of your inbound marketing strategy, you can convert more leads into sales and turn them into returning customers. Read on to learn more about lead nurturing and how it can help your business. What is lead nurturing? The purpose of lead nurturing is to build long-lasting relationships that turn leads into loyal customers. Read More...

5 Reasons Why You Need An Act! Subscription

Act! is a comprehensive sales and marketing platform designed to help small and mid-sized businesses grow. Read on to see why so many businesses are choosing an Act! subscription to facilitate their customer management and marketing processes.Better cashflow managementSmaller monthly or annual payments means that you don’t have to invest a large amount of capital upfront for your CRM software. This helps you to budget and improve your cash flow far more easily than when purchasing a perpetual license.Automatic UpgradesAct! updates are regularly released Read More...

Introducing Act! Automated Marketing

Swiftpage’s latest addition to its SME marketing offering is the Act! Automated Marketing feature. AMA is an all-in-one marketing tool that integrates seamlessly with Act! CRM to provide automated marketing and social media campaigns, task creation and follow-ups, as well as automatically recording campaign history for each of your contacts.Comprehensive Marketing Campaign ManagementAct! Automated Marketing gives you full control over your marketing campaigns with a selection of tools. AMA lets you create effective email marketing campaigns, both adhoc and longer drip marketing campaigns.AMA users can Read More...

Transforming your office into a paperless environment.

Operating a paperless office is more achievable than ever with new developments in digital applications. With organisations such as HMRC leading the way with the recent ‘Making Tax Digital’ initiative, many more businesses are set to follow their lead and become less-reliant on paper processes.The term ‘paperless’ means moving away from traditional working processes that rely heavily on paper, to new tech-based digital processes requiring less paper. Not only is this method of working better for the environment, it also offers Read More...

CRM Software – Can It Help Your Business Grow?

CRM software or Customer Relationship Management was once only the domain of large organisations that could afford the solutions. However, in recent years the CRM market has evolved to offer more options to smaller businesses, allowing them to compete against their larger counterparts.CRM software saves time and makes the sales process more effective. It’s a great alternative to outdated methods of customer information tracking such as spreadsheets or notes on slips of paper, which can cause miscommunication and inconsistency. Read More...

Marketing Automation – What is it and how can you use it?

Marketing Automation takes repetitive marketing tasks and completes them automatically using pre-defined steps within your CRM software. It helps your business grow by freeing up valuable time and resources for other tasks.What is Marketing Automation?CRM software collects data from social media, website visits, online advertisements, and phone calls building rich profiles for your customers and leads, and sending them targeted content.Automation is managed using workflows or instructions on who is to be contacted, and what to do next. Read More...

Act! v20.1 – What’s new

Act! v20.1, the newest version of the #1 best-selling contact and customer manager, with enhancements to compatibility, web user functionality, custom tables, Act! emarketing and Act! Companion. Act! v20.1 delivers the features and improvements detailed below: Act! Insight Act! Premium OnlyCustomisation is a brand-new component to the Act! Insight view. You are able to create custom Insight charts and report on supported Act! entities (Contact, Opportunity, Activity, History) and fields for those entities. In addition, there is now the ability to drill-down into Read More...

Act! v19.2 Update Released – Overview

Act! v19.2, the newest version of the #1 best-selling contact and customer manager, with enhancements to compatibility, web user functionality, Act! emarketing and Act! Companion. Act! v19.2 delivers the features and improvements detailed below: Key HighlightsCompatibility Updates: Now compatible with Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and SQL Server 2016. Act! emarketing Call List Improvements: Focus in on campaign results by date with a new date range filter in the Call List. Act! Companion Enhancements: Do more from the app! Schedule and update activities and to-dos. Web Read More...

Act! 19.1 Update Released

Act have released an update for the Pro and Premium version 19 in march 2017 and the below outlines what this includes. New eCommerce Connections* This is probably the most exciting of the update releases. Many business owners will have a website and often an eCommerce solution so customers can order and checkout online. You can now connect Act with popular eCommerce solutions BigCommerce, Ecwid, Etsy, Shopfy, Volusion, and WooCommerce for visibility into customer purchase history in Act! Premium. Use those details Read More...

Q2 – 2017 Promotion – Act! Premium Subscription

Upgrade to Act! Premium Subscription Offer Swiftpage are running a Q2 promotion to try an encourage EOL Act! 2013 (V15) customers to migrate to their subscription model. NB: This offer is is only valid up to 30/06/2017 and applicable to anyone currently using V15 2013 on either Act! Pro or Act! Premium. Offer is valid from today. Customers will be priced based on the reactivation/loyalty price list which is normally only available to customers on V17 and above and works out approximately 18% Read More...