One of the best Calendar formats in Act is the Work Week because it gives you better daily detail than the Monthly one. The following Tip gives you the power to move any Activities from one week to the another week easily. In the slides below we have a follow-up Meeting on Friday that needs to be rescheduled to the following week. You will simply place your mouse on the same date in the mini calendar and drag it down to the following Friday or even to a later date if necessary. The Calendar will automatically adjust itself to give you what you need as you can see in the

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Just about every Act user knows that you can easily sort any column in a Contact List view. However, another hidden treasure in the Edit Menu, is the Sort command. This command will allow you to sort up to 3 columns at the same time. Scroll down down to see all 3 screenshots.

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The Copy command in the Edit menu is very handy if you want to send information about one of your contacts to someone, that they can then use to put into their system. It will copy all of the Primary Fields in the currently selected Contact record which you can then paste in an e-mail, Notepad or any other document. Scroll down to see both screenshots.

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Just like clutter can affect you at home and your place of work it can also get in the way with your Act database. The following routine will check for one of the common ways an Act Database can become cluttered and will cause your Act database to take a long time open. Once the clutter is removed you will notice an improvement. Start by clicking on the Task List in the Navbar. The next step is to make sure all of the filters above the column headings say “All”. Don’t Forget to click on Users and select “All”. If it seems to take a while to display the Activities

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Susan Lovallo of Clutter Solutions says, “Kenbar is the best! As a business owner it is imperative to have a solid support team. Bob Kennedy and Kenbar has been part of my team for almost 10 years. For my last computer conversion Bob was on the phone with my tech person for over an hour on a Saturday morning getting my ACT! up and running on my new machine. It is this type of dedication and responsiveness to his clients that makes Kenbar outstanding. He is also always looking for ways to save me money on upgrades and support. Using ACT! has enabled me to keep my database organized which

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Every business owner know that the most profitable time of the year is the holiday season.  For every business there may be different holiday seasons but we all have one and the best way to maximize your profits is email marketing.  Email marketing is basically a way to build relationships with potential customers and/or clients and at the same time it allows you to keep your existing clients up to date with current promotions. Act! simplifies email marketing and helps you build long lasting relationships by helping you create, send, and track wonderful, eye-catching emails that reach customers and potential customers with the right message at the right time.  Below is

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Act Insight is one of the new features in Version 20. You can view performance and sales trends using interactive graphics and other tracking methods! Act Insight is a new generation of Dashboards which allows you to view projected trends – an advancement from Dashboards which only allows you to view graphical representations of past performance. The Act Companion mobile app is continually evolving with multiple updates every month, the latest of which, lets you view Insights Dashboards! Alexa and Act – Interact with Act! through simple, verbal requests to Amazon Alexa via Ask Act!™—a leading edge voice integration available to active Act! Premium subscribers. Ask for key Act! contact and calendar details, then sit back

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For years, every year, we were ordering direct from Act. About 5 years ago, when the sales-rep we had been ordering from was going to leave Act, he recommended that we order through Kenbar Solutions going forward. This has proved to be a big advantage! We decided to do our Act upgrade on a Sunday in order to have the least impact on our Act users. We ran into a problem but we were able to call Kenbar and resolve that problem on a Sunday afternoon, as opposed to waiting until Act opened at 8:30AM on Monday. Kenbar Solutions offers virtual 24/7 support vs Act’s 12/5. This is a great

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We, at Village West Publishing, needed a new database badly. It was back in 2005 that I began to research database options and present them to my bosses. At the time I had worked for my company for a year and their Contact Management System, a very old version of Act, had been tweaked by my predecessors to within an inch it’s life. I looked at tons of databases, both off the shelf and custom varieties, and all were either too expensive or didn’t “fit” our business. The research was shelved again for many more years until I took a look at the new Act, which unlike the old one,

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As a Certified QuickBooks Advisor since 1999 and an Authorized Intuit Reseller since 2007, I have been working with Bob Kennedy of Kenbar Solutions for most of those years. His pricing is the best and he is always available when a question arises or I need to walk through any type of situation or scenario regarding my Act data. Working with Act and having Bob as my Act partner has allowed me to focus on marketing and selling QuickBooks software, payroll and merchant services without losing touch with who my clients and prospects really are. Bob has saved me many hours of work, and we all know time is money!

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