Changes In U.S. Payroll Module Pricing New Subscription‐Based Payroll Tiers

by Vrakas Blum

Sage recently announced that beginning in May 2016, Sage 100 customers running the U.S. Payroll Module will see a change in pricing. Based on newly‐structured payroll tiers, customers will only pay based on the number of paychecks processed for active employees. Read on to learn more about why Sage is making the change and how the new payroll pricing structure works.

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“What’s New” Guide for Sage 100 ERP 2015

by Vrakas Blum

If you've been holding off on an upgrade to Sage 100 ERP 2015, it’s understandable.  There hasn’t been a lot of detail about what’s included in this newest release ‐ until now!  Sage just published a 60‐page “What’s New” guide that should provide everything you need to know to determine whether an upgrade is right for your business. Let’s take a quick look at some of the highlights.

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The Sage Intelligence Cheat Sheet Understanding What’s What

by Vrakas Blum

With so many Sage 100 customers that have recently begun using Sage Intelligence Reporting or plan to use it soon as a replacement for FRx, we thought it might be helpful to provide an overview of the various Sage Intelligence reporting components. This “cheat sheet” provides a quick reference to the various modules and capabilities.

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SAGE CRM Automating Sales & Service Workflows

by Vrakas Blum

When it comes to business, we all know that errors, manual processes, and redundancy waste valuable time and money. That’s why it’s important to implement pre‐defined best‐practices that everyone on your team adheres to.  

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TIP: Creating a Copy Company For Archive/Backup

by Vrakas Blum

At year end, it can be useful to create an archive company using the Copy Company feature. This provides a readily accessible copy (and backup) of the current year’s data even after you perform year end processing in your live company.  

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YEAR END TIPS 4 Tips for a Successful Year End

by Vrakas Blum

Here are just a few tips to keep in mind as you begin year end processing in Sage 100.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: SAGE CRM

by Vrakas Blum

What is CRM?

By now, all of us have heard about “Customer Relationship Management” (CRM). But not everyone understands what CRM software does or what it means for your business. So let’s go back to basics and explain what CRM is exactly.

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The Most Popular Enhancements   Requested by Customers

by Vrakas Blum

You’ve probably heard by now ... the newest release of  Sage 100 ERP includes over 60 enhancements that were submitted and voted on by customers like you using the Sage 100 Ideas Portal.  Let’s look at the most popular core financial features added as a result of your feedback.

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Beware! Fraudulent Sage Software and Hardware Support Providers

by Vrakas Blum

In case you missed it, the message is worth repeating. Sage recently sent out communication warning customers about reports of companies contacting you claiming to represent Sage (but they don’t!).

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Put Social Networking Sites to Work for Your Manufacturing Firm

by Joe Jenders

If you think social media is just for teenagers, think again. More than half of those logging on to social media sites are in their mid-thirties or older.

Traditional media outlets such as newspapers, radio and television, have long served the purpose of delivering one-way messages, like your firm's advertising. Social media, by contrast, uses web-based platforms to not only deliver your message, but to allow the recipient to participate.

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