ACT! 2008, developed by Sage, is a contact and customer relationship management software that allows you to organize contact information, manage tasks and activities and offers various communication tools to help you increase your productivity.

Sage reported over 2.7 million users and 41,000 corporate customers for ACT!, userbase obtained over the course of the 20 years since a first version of the program was released.

ACT! 2008 offers integration with other commonly used office tools such as: Microsoft® Outlook®, Word, and Excel®. ACT! allows this way to have customer details organized so you could better communicate with your clients and build this way a strong customer relationship. ACT! is ideal for: Business Owners and CEOs, Sales Professionals, Real Estate Agents, Bankers, Financial Planners and Brokers, Public Relations and Advertising Professionals, Human Resources Consultants and Recruiters, Seminar and Training Professionals, Manufacturers  Representatives.

ACT! is currently at version 10 (aka 2008) and offers several editions: ACT!, ACT! Premium, ACT! for Real Estate and ACT! for Palm OS. Main features of ACT! 2008:

  • Shared Data - meets the needs of up to 10 users sharing the data
  • Reporting - access to 40 crm reports or create your own
  • Customization - capture data
  • Integration - you can integrate it with other programs
  • Mobility - synchronize ACT! with handheld devices
  • Contact Management - centralization of critical contact information
  • Groups and Companies - organize contacts into groups
  • Calendar and Task List - schedule and prioritize tasks
  • Notes and History - utilize contact and company notes and history to track customer relationships
  • Advanced Search
  • Prospect/Customer Communications - track all your customer communications
  • Opportunity Tracking - forecast and track sales opportunities

ACT! Premium offers additional functionality:

  • Scalability - meets the needs of larger teams
  • Centralized Administration - administer and deploy ACT! to your team
  • Advanced Security - keep valuable data more secure with advanced user contact and field level security
  • Advanced Opportunity Tracking and Reporting
  • Sales Team Collaboration - collaboration functionality
  • Windows or Web Access - flexible deployment and remote access options

Pricing: ACT! 2008 - $230; ACT! Premium - $1,750; ACT! for Real Estate - $1,250; ACT! for Palm OS - $100

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