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 May 2013  The CAL Zone – GP Tips & Tricks Newsletter 
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Amber's Tips & Tricks
ISV Spotlight: EthoTech
Bundled Training Offers
Dynamics GP Version
Workplace Manners
Current Promotions
CAL Blog Posts
Partner Add-On Webinars


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Amber's Tips & Tricks
Dynamics GP Video Tip: How to Customize the Home Page Part 1 – Choose Your Role and Home Page Layout

ISV Spotlight:  EthoTech

From EthoTech, the makers of Commission Plan, comes two more products that make using Dynamics GP easier. YOU can install and implement each of them in less than 15 minutes. Next Numeric Collection offers faster and more accurate data entry to ANY company who creates Master Records in Dynamics GP, such as Customers and Vendors.

Customer Service Collection improves data entry when more than one person is entering transactions in Sales Order Processing; and is essential for companies that ship physical product.

If you are interested in either of these solutions, please contact CAL Business Solutions at

New Bundled Training Offers – SmartList Builder & Excel Report Builder

What is better than Dynamics GP training? Dynamics GP training plus valuable extras for a special package price. Hurry, each bundle is only available for a limited time.
Current Offers:

  • SmartList Builder Bundle (expiration 6/30/2013)
  • Excel Report Builder Bundle (expiration 6/30/2013)

New Bundles will be available often with special low pricing. Subscribe to our blog to receive alerts on new offers. Visit or contact us at to sign up for these special offers.

Need to Know What Version of Microsoft Dynamics GP You Are Using?

When calling for Dynamics GP support, have you ever been asked “What version of Dynamics GP are you using?” and didn’t know the answer? Learn how to quickly find out what version of Dynamics GP you are using, as it can be confusing since the name of the Dynamics GP system is not necessarily the version number anymore.

How Are Your Workplace Manners?

Nearly everyone has a story about someone at work who has been rude. Check out this article for some tips to help you recognize bad workplace manners.

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 – June 21, 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 – June 21, 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

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Recently Published CAL Blog Posts

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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

Greenshades Benefits Enrollment Webinar by Greenshades 6/10 4:00pm EST Register , 6/17 11:00am EST Register

Greenshades Payroll Tax Service Webinar by Greenshades 6/10 11:00am EST Register , 6/17 4:00pm EST Register

Document Management for Dynamics: The Key to Going Paperless with doc-link by Altec 5/22/13 2:00 pm EST Register

The Sales Tax Landscape is Shifting… Are you Ready? by Avalara 6/13 1:00pm EST Register

The Most Intuitive and Innovative Reporting/BI Solution for Microsoft GP by BizNet Software 6/12 2:00pm or 7/17 11:30am EST

Travel & Expense Reporting by Ariett Business Solutions 5/23 4:00pm EST Register, 6/13 4:00pm EST Register

Purchase to Pay- Purchasing & Expense Management by Ariett Business Solutions 5/30 4:00pm EST Register

Accounts Payable Automation with Document Management by Ariett Business Solutions 6/6 4:00pm EST Register

Collections Management for GP by Professional Advantage 5/23 3:00pm, 5/29 2:00pm, 6/5 2:00pm, 6/12 2:00pm, 6/19 2:00pm (EST)

Company Data Archive – Archive Solution for GP by Professional Advantage 5/30 2:30pm EST, 6/13 2:30pm EST, 6/26 11:30am EST

1Staff – Important Software Features for Your Staffing Organization by Professional Advantage 6/6 2:30pm EST, 6/27 2:30pm EST

Extender Webinar by eOne Integrated Business Solutions 5/28, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25 All at 12 Noon EST

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