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 April 2013  The CAL Zone – GP Tips & Tricks Newsletter 
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Amber's Tips & Tricks
ISV Spotlight: Metaviewer
New CAL Client Video
Why GP Users Should Blog
How To Create An Effective Team
Current Promotions
CAL Blog Posts
Partner Add-On Webinars


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Amber's Tips & Tricks
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ISV Spotlight:  Metaviewer
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MetaViewer for Microsoft Dynamics will enhance your Dynamics GP solution by adding integrated eInvoicing, workflow, and document imaging. MetaViewer combined with Microsoft Dynamics will automate your entire Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes. View all the associated documents and reports from within your Microsoft application.

Join us on a webinar to learn more about MetaViewer:
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Time: 11:00 am EST Online

Looking for Stars for a New CAL Video

We plan to make a video highlighting our CAL customers. Do you have a product, location, or brand that you would like to “star” in our movie?

Please contact Anya at CAL by May 1, 2013. Watch our first CAL movie.

Reasons for GP Users to Blog

Many of you may know your best source of product information is often educational blog articles. If you do an online search for GP topics you will find plenty of content written by Microsoft or by Microsoft Dynamics partners/resellers.

But how great would it be to learn information from other GP users just like you? Check out our recent article on reasons why Dynamics GP users should blog!

6 Components To Creating An Effective Team

Have you ever wondered why some teams complete goals efficiently and successfully while others fail? When components are missing, a team can end up prolonging the completion of a task. Check out this article from Dale Carnegie to learn what the magic recipe is for success when working with a team!

Existing Customer Promotions

Microsoft Dynamics GP User Offer
Existing GP customers can purchase additional user licenses for up to 20% off of the standard price list; Available to existing Dynamics GP customers who: (i) are licensed under Module Based Licensing or Business Ready Licensing (ii) are on a current Enhancement Plan; and (iii) have purchased their solution more than 120 days prior to their purchase of the additional user licenses. Minimum 2 licenses, maximum of 20
Valid: March 1, 2013 – March 29, 2013

Microsoft Dynamics GP Customers a la carte Module Offer
GP customers can receive a 30% discount when they purchase two or more modules from a list of a la carte modules: See list & more information.
Valid: March 1, 2013 – March 29, 2013

Convergence 2013 WW Sales Attendee Offer
Dynamics GP existing customers who attended Convergence 2013, are eligible to receive a 20% discount on additional users and/or modules meeting a minimum System Price List value of USD $2,400
Valid: April 1, 2013 – May 30, 2013

Click here for a complete list of Microsoft Dynamics GP promotions

Recently Published CAL Blog Posts

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Check out some of CAL’s Previous Posts

Upcoming GP Add-On Webinars

SalesPad & Inventory Control Training Sessions by SalesPad Various Dates and Sessions for April Event Calendar  

Take Dynamics GP Paperless by Managing your Process, not the Paper by PaperSave Multiple dates available Register   

Improve Business Productivity with U-LINC Workflows and Notifications anytime, anywhere in Dynamics GP by Integrity Data Multiple dates available Register  

Taking Microsoft Dynamics GP Payroll from GOOD to GREAT by Integrity Data Multiple dates available Register   

Secure Credit Card Processing in Dynamics GP by Azox Inc 4/24/13 12:00 pm EST Register 

Integrated E-Commerce for Dynamics GP by Azox Inc 4/25/13 12:00 pm EST Register   

Encore Recurring Contract Billing by Encore 5/15/13 11:30 pm EST Register  

Encore Project Tracking with Advanced Analytics by Encore 5/16/13 3:30 pm EST Register  

Liaison EDD Messenger by Liaison Software 4/25/13 11:00 am EST Click here to receive Log-In Information  
doc-link, Integrated Document Management Post-Convergence Webinar by Altec 4/25/13 2:00 pm EST Register  

Streamline Business Processes with doc-link for Dynamics by Altec 5/22/13 2:00 pm EST Register  

Optimizing Distribution and Manufacturing Inventories by Appolis 4/24 2pm EST Register, 5/7 11am EST Register, 5/27 2pm EST  

SmartConnect Demo by eOne Solutions 4/24/13 4:00 pm EST Register or 5/1/13 4:00 pm EST Register  

Manage Loans Directly within Dynamics GP w/ Investment & Loans Manager (New Functionality) by Binary Stream 5/16/13 12:00 pm EST Register  

Exemption Certificates Best Practices: Reducing Audit Risk by Avalara 4/23/13 2:00 pm EST Register  

Bye-Bye, Rate Tables. Hello, Sales Tax Automation for Microsoft Dynamics by Avalara 4/23/13 12:00 pm EST Register   

1Staff – Important Software Features for Your Staffing Organization by Professional Advantage 4/24 10:00am EST or 5/16 2:30pm EST   

Company Data Archive – Archive Solution for Dynamics GP by Professional Advantage 4/25 2:30pm EST or 5/9 2:30 EST  

Collections Management for Microsoft Dynamics GP by Professional Advantage 5/2 3:00pm EST or 5/23 2:00pm EST

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