Updates to our KVP Pack Details

This month, we’ll be skipping a tutorial video. Instead, we have important news to many of our customers. We’re in the process of making significant changes to the details of our KVP Pack, some features are no longer needed by Act!, and others have changed prices, for the first time in 10 years!

Act! Knowledge Base Overview

To start, the How-to Resources page provides the most basic information for both Desktop and Cloud versions of their product. Many of these links will take you to official manuals from Act!, while others may take you to support articles that help the user.

Act! Mini Calendar Tip

For this month’s tip, we’ll be showing you a short but useful trick regarding your Act! calendar. The default calendar view in Act! shows the entire current month in a mini-calendar format in a column to the right. This mini calendar can be expanded to show you up to 21 months at a time!

Act! Activities’ Regarding Field

This month we have a tip about Act! Activities, specifically the Regarding field, both it’s uses, and how to add custom values to the drop down. Before we go into that though, it’s worth mentioning that we have done multiple videos in the past about nearly every aspect of Act! Activities, and we’ll have links to all of them in this month’s blog post.

Introducing SMS4Act!

While the ability to send SMS messages to their Act! contacts is available for US customers making use of Act! Marketing Automation, until now it has not been available in the Act! product as standard. SMS4Act! changes that.

Old Act! SMS with Kenbar

SMS4Act is a new optional feature which allows you to send a text to a Contact and have their response come back as well which can then be added to the History Tab. Kenbar is currently running tests on a Windows 11 laptops in our office and a few customers are testing it as well.

Act! Opportunity Tips

The Opportunity Table is incredibly important for growing your Company, and is often what the CEO will be relying on to steer the Company. Opportunities in Act! allow you to easily read and understand the value of your business opportunities, all sorted into one place.

Act! Marketing Automation (Part 1)

Hi. this is Hayden with Kenbar Solutions, and today we’ll be giving you a quick tutorial on how to create email templates and campaigns through Act! Marketing Automation. Marketing Automation is an extremely versatile and useful tool to have in your Act! database. It’s an in depth tool with a lot to cover, so this month we’ll just be focused on email templates and campaigns.

Act! Company Details

This month we’ll be going over some aspects of the Companies tab in Act!, specifically the unique parts of the detail view that differ from other tabs like Groups or Contacts.

Act! Shortcuts

This month we’ll being running through a few quick shortcuts to keep in mind while using Act!. We’ve covered all these topics in more depth individually in previous blogs posts, but here we’ll bring them together in a short list of must know tips.