Sage Software Celebrates ACT! 20th Anniversary With “How Do You ACT!?” Contest


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-- Pioneering contact and customer management solution set to mark 20 years of helping over 2.7 million registered users connect with their customers and succeed in business —

Scottsdale, Ariz. – March 12, 2007 – Sage Software announced today the “How Do You ACT!?” contest for users of the ACT! contact and customer management solution. The contest will celebrate 20 years of ACT! by profiling a total of 20 customer success stories from various business disciplines and industries on the home page. Sage Software invites customers currently using any version of ACT! to submit their entries of 250 words or less at between now and April 9th, 2007. The ACT! management team will evaluate entries and post selected winners weekly on the ACT! home page, beginning in Spring 2007. Each winning customer entry will be eligible to receive up to 10 complimentary licenses of the latest release of ACT! for their team. For official rules, visit

“The people who have relied on ACT! over the years comprise an elite group of entrepreneurs, sales professionals, small business owners and corporate employees who have used ACT! to make meaningful connections with their customers, develop valuable relationships and generate tangible business results,” said Joe Bergera, senior vice president and general manager for Sage Software Global CRM. “This contest will celebrate the diversity of the ACT! user base and feature the achievements of select individuals and organizations that have used our solution to take their businesses to higher levels of success.”

Helping Users Connect And Succeed For 20 Years

ACT! pioneered the “Contact Management” software category in 1987 and is the number-one selling contact and customer management solution and preferred choice of over 2.7 million registered users, and more than 38,000 corporate customers to organize, access and manage their critical customer information.

Over the years, ACT! has continued to evolve by introducing feature-rich Web and handheld device versions, scalable and secure workgroup solutions, and industry-specific products for real estate and financial professionals.

ACT! delivers powerful contact and customer management capabilities with flexible deployment and customization options to help individuals, selling professionals and corporate workgroups improve productivity and increase sales.

ACT! by Sage is part of Sage CRM Solutions, the only family of CRM products designed specifically for the needs of small and mid-sized businesses that also includes SageCRM, and Sage SalesLogix. For more details, visit or call (888) 855-5222.

About Sage Software
Sage Software supports the needs, challenges, and dreams of more than 2.7 million small and mid-sized business customers in North America through easy-to-use, scalable and customizable software and services. Our products support accounting, operations, customer relationship management, human resources, time tracking, merchant services and the specialized needs of the construction, distribution, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit and real estate industries. Sage Software is a subsidiary of The Sage Group plc, a leading international supplier of accounting and business management software solutions and related products and services for small and mid-sized businesses. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and the Group now has 5.2 million customers and employs over 13,000 people worldwide. For more information, please visit the Web site at or call (866) 308-2378.


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