QuoteWerks Announces Version 4.5!

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The new release includes an updated user interface and many additional
time-saving features including a new tab in the Quote Workbook.

ORLANDO, FL (PRWEB) January 8, 2010 – Aspire Technologies, Inc., a
leading provider of sales quoting software solutions for the global small
and mid-markets, announced today the release of a new version of QuoteWerks,
4.5.

Version 4.5 of QuoteWerks includes many improvements and enhancements for
users. The most noticeable change in the new version is the updated user
interface. The new color schemes/skins update the look of QuoteWerks and are
applied to the entire program including the appearance of menus, buttons,
text boxes, and more. QuoteWerks Version 4.5 also adds some new
functionality including the ability to drag and drop line items in the
Document Items tab of the Quote Workbook. Users are able to drag and drop
single or multiple line items within the quote.

Other new features available in version 4.5 include:

* An integration for ACT! Premium for the Web .
* A new product search called Datafeedfile.com that enables users to
search online merchants and compare prices between online stores such as
Amazon, Buy.com, Tiger Direct, and more.
* An item URL Field on the advanced tab of the Edit Product window
that allows users to associate a web page with a product. Users can also
launch the associated website by right-clicking on the product in QuoteWerks
to open the page in their browser.
* A new filename generation option allows users to control the names
of the files created during certain functions such as attaching a PO,
report, or linked resource utilizing QuoteWerks macros.
* Support for SugarCRM 5.5 .
* The ability to change the order in which customers receive the
quotes, literature, spec sheets, cover pages, and linked resources when
emailing or printing documents from QuoteWerks.

Additionally in this new release of QuoteWerks 4.5, a sixth tab has been
added to the Quote Workbook called the Links Tab . The Links Tab enables
users to link external files to the QuoteWerks document by dragging and
dropping the file into the tab or simply clicking the plus sign. Users can
link a variety of different files such as Word documents, Excel files, Cad
drawings, html documents, and more. Linking files to the QuoteWerks
documents allows users to quickly access supplemental materials without
having to leave the QuoteWerks interface. The documents in the Links Tab
can be printed or emailed with the quote or users can choose not to include
the files when sending the quotes.

“The release of QuoteWerks 4.5 is an important release that added over
seventeen new features users have requested over the past few weeks. These
new features provide companies with more time-saving functionality and
exemplify QuoteWerks’ continual maturation as a product. The ability to add
user-requested features in a matter of weeks enables businesses to take
advantage of the new technologies that become available. Furthermore, the
persistent commitment to development of QuoteWerks ensures organizations
will always have the most reliable and robust quoting and proposal solution
to compliment their sales process,” says Vice President of Operations Brian
Laufer.

All of these features are available in the new release of QuoteWerks 4.5.
The new release can be downloaded from the update agent page
http://www.quotewerks.com/updates/UpdateAgent.asp .

About Aspire Technologies and QuoteWerksR
Aspire Technologies, the creators of the award winning QuoteWerksR sales
quoting software, is the leading provider of sales quoting software with its
award winning QuoteWerksR application deployed to thousands of businesses
and enterprises worldwide. QuoteWerksR integrates with all major and leading
CRM packages including ACT!T, GoldmineR, MaximizerR, MS Dynamics CRM,
OutlookR, TeleMagicR, salesforce.comR, SalesLogixR , and SugarCRMT and such
popular accounting applications as QuickBooksR and Peachtree, enabling
businesses in all industries to integrate QuoteWerksR seamlessly into their
existing environments. Aspire Technologies is headquartered in Orlando,
Florida and is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Sage Software Gold
Level Development Partner. For more information please visit
www.quotewerks.com .

QuoteWerks is a registered trademark of Aspire Technologies, Inc. Other
trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners.

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Why You Should Cover QuoteWerks

For 16 years, QuoteWerks has been meeting the sales quoting needs of your
readers and today, we have over 56,000 users in 101 countries using
QuoteWerks. Users benefit from the numerous features QuoteWerks offers and
enables them to achieve greater efficiency and accuracy in preparing their
sales quotes, estimates, and proposals.

Given the current economic conditions, your readers are turning to
QuoteWerks in hopes of lowering their cost of sales while driving improved
efficiencies and accuracies. Preparing, monitoring, revising, and
converting quotes to orders are cost driven activities that often impedes
the sales rep from spending valuable time on revenue generating activities
including prospecting, demand generation, and account management. Without
having an integrated quoting tool, many sales teams and professionals are
handcuffed to word processing and spreadsheet software such as Microsoft
Word and Excel and forced to manually create quotes. The limitations of
these programs are often the cause of users entering inaccurate product and
pricing data. Aside from quoting the wrong price or the inclusion of a
discontinued item, the quote is prone to human error when calculating
pricing, taxes, shipping, and other related sales costs.

Errors and inaccuracies quickly reduce the company’s margin, erode the sales
commission earned on the sale, and may increase the cost the customer must
pay (which will likely lead to a lost opportunity for the sales rep and
company alike). Utilizing a sales quoting application such as QuoteWerks
will ensure that quotes are accurately prepared in a timely manner,
professionally designed, and provided a way to email the quote directly to
the customer.

QuoteWerks was designed to serve businesses of all sizes with an emphasis on
delivering a low-cost, hassle free software application that includes free
support and training offerings. Additionally, QuoteWerks offers concurrent
user licensing to reduce the number of licenses required, remote site and
user support, a 30-day money back guarantee, three editions to meet the
needs of organizations of all types and sizes, and a one-time license fee
ranging from $199 – $329 with volume based discounts for all users
regardless of business size. As the low-cost leader in sales quoting
software, QuoteWerks will deliver a positive ROI within weeks, not months or
years.

Some of the over 400 leading features of QuoteWerks include:

. Integrates with leading CRM applications including, ACT!,
GoldMine, MS Dynamics CRM, Maximizer, Outlook, salesforce.com, and
SalesLogix.

. Integrations with QuickBooks and Peachtree accounting packages.

. Free API allowing users to customize QuoteWerks to meet their
specific environmental and business process needs.

. Ability to host native product databases and/or to link with any
ODBC compliant database ensuring quick and accurate access to product data.

. 3rd party integrations with leading applications such as
TigerPaw CRM, ConnectWise, Autotask, and MAS90/200.

. Support for bundles (or kits)

. Product configurator

. Real-time pricing and availability for leading IT distributors

. Online ordering module for D&H, Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, and Tech
Data

. Fully customizable layouts for quotes, orders, invoices, purchase
orders, and more.

. Ability to create and manage quote revisions

. Support for 9 pricing methods and 3 costing methods

. Refresh aging quotes with latest or best pricing

. Customizable menus

. Share/synchronize quotes between offices

. Import/export XML formatted data

. Support for required and optional items

. Create sales reports and product catalogs

. Track custom information

. Know your profit margin for every quote

. View product price history to determine competitive pricing

. Document automation

. International features including support for foreign date and
currency formats, foreign tax schemes, and foreign language dictionaries.

QuoteWerks stores data in Microsoft Access or Microsoft SQL (based on
edition). QuoteWerks supports multiple native, linked product databases
simultaneously, and provides a Contacts database for those companies who
wish to store their customer data in QuoteWerks as opposed to a CRM or
accounting application.

QuoteWerks offers a variety of training and support offerings, most of which
are free and available to users and potential users alike.

Why would you want to review QuoteWerks in 2009? QuoteWerks offers a unique
value proposition for your readers that couples a low cost software
application with enterprise grade features that are scalable for companies
of all sizes. Purchasing QuoteWerks is a tried and true means of
streamlining the sales quoting process while reducing overhead costs. What
company would not want to reduce their expenses while simultaneously
improving their customer facing operations and reducing the non-selling time
spent by the sales force on paperwork?

I would ask you to consider reviewing QuoteWerks. If you agree to examine
our software application for a possible published review, I would be happy
to schedule a formal presentation that would demo the software for you from
installation through quote generation. Furthermore, I can ship you a retail
kit that includes our software and manual or provide you with a NFR copy
that can be downloaded from our website.

If you wish to download the software, you may do so by visiting:

www.quotewerks.com/reqdemo.asp

The demo software is fully functional, but limited to eight quotes each
containing no more then 20 line items. There is no time restriction on our
demo. However, to remove the quote limitation, I would be happy to provide
you with a license key and additional keys can be made available for our
real-time and online ordering modules if so desired.

To learn more about QuoteWerks, please check out the following pages on our
Website:

Product Information: http://www.quotewerks.com/prodinfo.asp

Support Options: http://www.quotewerks.com/support.asp
Training Options: http://www.quotewerks.com/training.asp

Pricing: http://www.quotewerks.com/prices.asp
Tutorial Videos: http://www.quotewerks.com/tutorial.asp

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