Act! CRM Support & Advice

Smarter Business provide comprehensive support and increasingly advice to Act! Desktop and Cloud users wanting to get refresher training, improved layouts and new database fields and Act! addons.


Comprehensive CRM Support

Need troubleshooting services for problems with your Act! database then call us, we have extensive experience in resolving issues on:
  • Moving from Spreadsheets to Act! Cloud
  • Act! Premium Desktop migration to Act! Premium Cloud
  • Microsoft, Google - email and Calendar integration
  • Remote database synchronisation for Act Cloud + Desktop installation

Remote support
Our technicians can remotely login to your PC and resolve any issues relating to your CRM system. Remote support is very cost effective and time efficient. It’s perfect for Act! users requiring a quick fix.

On-premise support
We offer additional tailored support packages to meet our individual client needs on a scheduled monthly or quarterly basis.

Going the extra mile

We provide FREE telephone support to the Administrator of the Act! database for one month from the completion of a new installation. This support does not cover additional training or issues caused by users. Looking for Act! advice and additional functionality? Looking for some Act! usability and functionality advice – want an Act! makeover? Customisation, Reports, Dashboards, App connections & integration and automation ?

Database Backup & Maintenance - Act! Desktop and Cloud Software

If your database has not been backed up or maintained regularly, hire us to do it for you. Alternatively ask about our online training pay as you go service. We can teach you how of keep your database in the best of health.

Preventative Maintenance
In order to keep your database safe and performing optimally, it is recommended that you do the following as part of a preventative maintenance plan:

Database Backup and Restore
Perform regular backups of your database within the ACT! backup utility. Sage Support recommends that you make daily backups of your database. This process can be automated using the ACT! Scheduler. Perform a test restoration of your backup to ensure all of your data restores as expected. Copy your database backups to a secure, off-site location.

Diagnostic Maintenance
In ACT! Software on the Tools menu, select Database Maintenance, and click Check and Repair. This should be run before backups are taken and any time that a large amount of data has been added, updated or deleted from the database
Perform Database diagnostics and repair within the ActDiag utility. This utility generally performs more thorough checks of the database.

Protect and extend your Act! investment

All Act! subscribers have Act! standard support as part of your subscription. 

Act Standard support:  Customers will be able to access phone support to troubleshoot errors with the Act! product when an Act! error message dialogue is displayed

Act Enhanced Support  includes Act! CRM phone support €120 per year per user -recommended

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