If you want to manage your business relationships better, this guide helps you get your ACT together with ACT! 2006. ACT! is the world's leading contact management/CRM (customer relationship management) software. ACT! 2006 has great new features and ACT! 2006 For Dummies helps you take full advantage of them. Designed to help newbies get up to speed fast and to help pros get even more proficient, it covers: Database basics and a list of ACT! 2006 features How to enter and organize your contact information, including: adding history, documents, and secondary contacts; taking notes; scheduling appointments, calls and to-dos; using calendars; and more Using ACT! built-in reports (there are 40 to choose from) or creating your own reports from scratch Working with templates to automate routine documents Customizing ACT! to fit your needs Using notes in ACT to keep records of all communications Performing administrative tasks, such as routine maintenance, backing up your database, and checking for duplicate entries Synchronizing your database for remote users Creating mailing labels and envelopes or sending e-mails and broadcast faxes Using ACT! to manage and track the entire sales process, from initial opportunity through end result Managing your sales pipeline with built-in forecasting tools Using ACT! with your Internet Mail, Outlook, Outlook Express, Eudora, or Lotus Notes e-mail, plus a work-around if you're a die-hard AOL devotee Grouping your contacts (ideal for managing large projects, tracking real estate listings, organizing classes and seminars, and more) Using ACT! with Citrix, VPN, and terminal services Special tips for database managers or administrators Complete with info on working with ACT! Premium for Web, this book helps you use ACT! 2006 to manage your relationships with customers, document communications, track and prioritize sales opportunities, analyze data and create reports, and more. What are you waiting for? ACT NOW!