OutlookWise Newsletter 1004

Outlook Tips and Tricks

Setting up your own Computer as an Outgoing Mail Server
This article looks at how to setup your computer as an outgoing SMTP Mail Server, so that you can send mail from Outlook, even when your ISP does not allow you to send mail through their servers unless you are connected to the internet via their network. This is very important for small businesses who do not have Exchange Server but want to use Outlook for e-mail and still have their clients receive mail from a “domain” address as opposed to a general mail service address like yahoo.com, hotmail.com, or gmail.com. Read more on-line...

Outlook and Exchange Server Add-On Products/Services, Tools and Utilities

Outlook Synchronization between Exchange Server and SQL Server using MX-Sync
This article looks at Outlook synchronization between Exchange Server Public Folders and a SQL Server database.
We look at typical scenarios where you might want to synchronize your Outlook data to and from a database like SQL Server, and the associated benefits. We also discuss the pros (and cons) of utilising Outlook as a front-end client versus your SQL application client, as well as the advantages of using SQL Server as a back-end database rather than Exchange Server Public Folders. Read more on-line...

Rid your Inbox of unwanted spam
End your spam nightmare and make e-mail enjoyable again by keeping your Inbox free of annoying spam. Try SpamBully for 14 days. Spambully has a intelligent spam filter for Outlook that analyses e-mail so effectively that in many cases it is more accurate than filtering by hand. Read more on line...

CRM, Contact Management and Sales Automation

The importance of Follow-Up: Using Outlook Flags to assist in Follow-Up
This article looks at the importance of follow-up and how to use Outlook Flags to assist with follow-up and keeping track of contacts. While follow up is most important for sales-related activities, it applies equally to almost any aspect of daily life, so hopefully this article will be of interest not just to salespeople and small business owners, but to anyone using Outlook who wants to manage their contact with people more effectively, whether these be friends, colleagues, prospects, club members, etc. Read more on-line...

MX-Contact - CRM/Contact Management

Release of MX-Contact.NET
May 30th, 2006: ExchangeWise today announced the release of its web-based Edition of MX-Contact, namely MX-Contact.NET. MX-Contact.NET is essentially 2 products in one, namely a web client for the SQL Server-based Editions of MX-Contact, and a stand-alone web-based CRM system. MX-Contact.NET has a user interface that matches that of Microsoft Outlook Web Access, so that it is easy to learn for someone who is familiar with Outlook or OWA. Read more on-line...