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Re: Comparable program to ACT! -- ACT! is generic overload ...
On Fri, 2004-01-09 at 03:15, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> There are three things you should know about ACT!:
> 1) It's _very_fat_.
> If you are going to use it for more than a dozen users, you're asking
> for trouble.
1 user, me.
> 2) It is "generic" and not very customizable
> This is the kicker. ACT! is very _poor_ for many businesses.
It is the Contact management software of choice for the real estate
industry. Some agents use a real estate specific program, but to get the
basics and a few add-ons you're in the range of $1000. I can upgrade my
version 2.11 ACT! to version 6 for $129.
> 3) Training is required for it to work in your business
I hate to RTFM. I don't think in a 1 user environment any of these
issues need to be addressed. I don't consider web based CRM to be
viable. Most of my work is done in a vehicle, with a mobile phone and a
I probably should have been clearer here. I'm going to use ACT! unless
someone can point me to similar open source application for Linux.
Thanks for the heads up though
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