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Sage ACT! 2012 Analyst & Media Deck

Sage ACT! 2012 Analyst & Media Deck



Sage ACT! 2012 contact and customer manager; analyst and media deck.

Sage ACT! 2012 contact and customer manager; analyst and media deck.



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    Sage ACT! 2012 Analyst & Media Deck Sage ACT! 2012 Analyst & Media Deck Presentation Transcript

    • Sage ACT! 2012 &Sage ACT! Connect
      Larry Ritter, SVP & GM Sage ACT!
      Ryan Zuk, Media & Analyst Relations
      (ryan dot zuk @ sage dot com – 480-383-5369)
    • About Sage
      Our vision is to be the most admired and respected business software and services provider in the world
      Sage is a leading supplier of business management software and services to 6.3 million customers worldwide. From small start-ups to larger organizations, we make it easier for companies to manage their business processes.
    • Products We Offer
      Integrated Small and Midsized Business (SMB) Market Offerings
    • About Sage ACT!
      #1 contact and customer management choice of small businesses and sales teams—2.8M users and 59K customers
      Designed for professionals who rely on the development of profitable relationships
      Leads the industry in ease of use—accomplish more by using Sage ACT! over MSCRM and SF.com
      A powerful way to grow your business with Sage ACT! + Connected Services
      Backed by a global company with local expertise
    • System Usability Scale
      Best in
      Top Tasks
      2012New Features
      2011 New Features
      Industry Average
      Industry-Leading Usability
      *System Usability Scale, a ten-item attitude Likert scale used to compare subjective usability. SUS was developed by DEC in the mid-1980s. Testing is conduced by Sage Design Engineers using both existing users and non-users.
    • Google Apps in Small Businesses
      Gmail is 2nd most popular email website based on Internet usage, 24% Gmail and Google apps YOY growth
      MS Exchange and Outlook ~ 76% of worldwide installed base, but declining due to popularity of hosted, cloud based solutions (www.radica.com – Exchange and Outlook Analysis 2011-2015)
      Yankee Group’s 2011 US Enterprise Mobility: Employee Survey: No. 1 reason employees use consumer cloud applications at work is because they are familiar with them from their non-work life.
      Mashable.com – startup tools –July 2011
    • Customer Driven Enhancements
    • Demo
    • Access, create and modify Sage ACT! contact and calendar details from:
      BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Android devices
      Popular tablets, like the iPad
      Laptops via Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari
      Keep third-party and social media details in Sage ACT! Connect:
      Import contacts from Google and Yahoo!
      Link Facebook pictures to contacts
      Stay in sync when working as a team:
      Improved team administration
      About Sage ACT! Connect
    • Connected Services Traction
      3x growth in 12 months!
      Sage Mobile for ACT!
      Sage E-marketing for ACT!
      Sage Business Info Services for ACT!
    • Sage ACT! = Your Business Command Center
    • Summary
      • Driven by rigorous usability testing
      and market requirements
      • Sage ACT! has evolved into a business command center
      • Exceptional Value
      Sage ACT! Pro 2012:
      New User: $239.99, Upgrade User: $179.95
      Sage ACT! Premium 2012:
      New User: $479.99, Upgrade User: $319.95
      Sage ACT! Connect: $69.95 PUPA
      Sage Business Info Services for ACT!: Free, $24.95 - $54.95 PUPM
      Sage E-marketing for ACT!: $14.95 - $54.99 PUPM
      • Available September 1, 2011
    • Appendix
    • Valuable Resources
      Download the What’s New in Sage ACT! 2012 Brief
      Take a test drive of Sage ACT! 2012
      Download the Sage ACT! Connect Brief
      Try Sage ACT! Connect free for 12 months
      Get to know Napkin Mike!
    • Sage ACT! Scratchpad:
      Capture impromptu notes, phone numbers, and personal reminders, with or without opening Sage ACT!
      Prioritize and check off items once completed, print the list to take it with you, or push updates into Sage ACT! with just a few clicks
      Send items to Sage ACT! as activities, notes, and history—even assign them to contacts
      Keep business and personal tasks in Sage ACT! Scratchpad
      Virtual Notepad
    • Seamless Interaction with Google
      Gmail, Google Contacts, and Google Calendar:
      Send and receive emails from Gmail and Sage ACT! will keep a history of those emails
      Specify one of three default history types to record emails
      Create new Google Contacts from Sage ACT! and create new Sage ACT! contacts from Google
      Sync all or just a subset of your Sage ACT! contacts with Google
      Sync your Sage ACT! and Google calendars manually or automatically using pre-programmed intervals
      Choose which Sage ACT! activity types sync to Google and then clear activities from either application
    • Universal Search
      Find that key document or piece of info in contacts, groups, companies, opportunities, notes, history, and attachments
      Filter search criteria by all dates, last 24 hours, last week, and last month
      View search results displayed by relevance and double-click on the item of interest to be taken to that particular field or attachment
      Use the back button to view the search results page again
      Universal search is faster and more expansive
      Faster, More Expansive Search
    • Sage ACT! Connect, Subscription-based Service:
      Get to Sage ACT! contacts and calendar from Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari
      Access from popular tablets, like the iPad
      Sync these same details to BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Android devices for real-time, mobile access
      Import Yahoo and Google contacts into Sage ACT! Connect
      Link Facebook pictures to the contacts you keep
      Use in a team environment
      Anywhere Access
    • Convenient Connections View