Designed to get
your data to Outlook fast and easy, the standard conversion brings
over the following data:
Business, Home and Other addresses are brought over
phone numbers, including country codes.
All ACT! Data that does not
have an Outlook equivalent is brought over to Outlook as
User Defined Properties, including
4 - User 15 (if any)
User Defined Field
membership: ACT! Contact Group Memberships become Outlook
Categories for that contact. Subgroups are separated by a
History, Sales Opportunities and Secondary Contacts:
notes, histories, sales opportunities and secondary contacts
are extracted from ACT! and merged into the Contact's Body
Text. This includes history ownership, links to files in the
history/notes, secondary contact's details and much more
(see video for better understanding on how it looks on the
Meetings, Calls and User defined
activities: These get converted to the Outlook
Calendar and are linked to the Contacts.
In addition, all contact details are in the
calendar's body text.
Todo's: All ACT! todo's are
converted into Outlook Tasks and linked to the contacts.
In addition, all contact
details are in the calendar's body text.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take?
In general, it takes about 1 day to
convert all the data.
When is the best time to have it done?
The best time is for you to provide us with the data by 1pm
California Time, and we start work on the conversion right away!
How much does it cost? The
prices are listed on this web page. Just purchase the conversion
and we do the rest.
How do I get the data to you?
Once you purchase, we send you an email with a link to a web
page with instructions. Basically, make a backup of your ACT!
data and then upload it to a secure area on our site.
How long do you keep the data?
We keep the data for a period of 1 week. During this week, you
must analyze the conversion and contact us if we missed
anything. We'll redo the conversion if need be.
What is your guarantee? We
guarantee that all the data that you have requested to bring
over from ACT! to Outlook will be there. Our job is to make sure
that no data is lost in the conversion.
How long have you been in business?
We have been in business for over 10 years.
How many conversions do you do?
In general, we do about 5 conversions per week.
Do you do custom work? Yes, we
do. We have written all the software that we use. We can make
this software jump hoops if we have to. We use about 20
different custom applications to do our conversions. Name the
challenge, and we can do it.
How do I download my conversion?
Once your conversion is finished, we put all the data into a
.zip file and encrypt it. You are then provided with a link to
download the file and a separate email is sent with the key to
decrypt your file.
How do I add the conversion to
Outlook? You use Outlook's Data File
Management tool to "mount" the .pst file to Outlook. It appears
as a separate folder in Outlook. You can then copy all the data
to whatever folder you need.
Can I share the conversion?
We provide you with a .pst file that you can copy between
systems or copy it to an exchange folder if you have to.
Do I need a Paypal account to purchase
your services? No. You can purchase our services
without a Paypal account. When you get the purchase screen,
click on the left hand side (shown below) and Paypal will
process your credit card like a standard card.
do weekend conversion. You provide us with the data on a Friday
afternoon and we have it to you by Sunday evening, all
Here's a couple of items re. weekend conversions.
You need to pre-arrange weekend conversions so that we have
the correct staff for the conversion.
It is your responsibility to get the data to us by Saturday,
10am. If the data does not arrive by that time, your
conversion will be delayed until we get the data.
It takes 2-3 days to convert the data. The sooner you get
the data to us, the faster we will convert.
Once you schedule the conversion for the weekend, you may
not cancel it or reschedule.
There is a 35% reschedule fee.
ALL ACT! and Attachments data have to be on our conversion
station by 5pm, Friday, before the weekend. Remember, if you
have a slow DSL and your data is 2 GB, it may take 24 hours
to upload it.
You must provide us with 2 phone numbers to call during the
weekend in case we have any questions.
Express mail. If your data is so large, you can send us the
data with courier and it has to be here by 10am on Saturday,
click on the weekend purchase button.
Since the software we use has been developed by us and is maintained
by us, we can convert anything into Outlook. Any special requests
are welcome and we can provide you with a quote on what it would
cost to do it. No
request is impossible!
Contact us and we'll solve your conversion issues.