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 September 2013  The CAL Zone – GP Tips & Tricks Newsletter 
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CAL Case Study: PC Net Inc.
ISV Spotlight: Mekorma
Dynamics GP Check Stock
CAL Fall Offer
Upcoming Partner Webcasts
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Amber's Tips & Tricks
Dynamics GP Video Tip: Setting Up A Pivot Table Using the Microsoft Dynamics GP Live Excel Feed

There is nothing worse than an Excel chart that is out of date. Check out my video tip that will show you how to set up a pivot table using the Dynamics GP Live Excel Feed feature.

IT Services Firm Saves Money on Dynamics GP Upgrades

PCNet Inc. has relied on Microsoft Dynamics GP since 2002 to manage their technology sales and service business. But they wanted to personalize the system to accommodate their industry specific processes, without extensive customization. Instead of making customizations to Dynamics GP, CAL helped PCNet connect SalesPad and Connectwise to form one complete system that is easy to upgrade. Read the full success story.

ISV Spotlight:  Mekorma
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Mekorma MICR check printing prints MICR checks and provides secure smart auto-signing. Integrated with Microsoft Dynamics GP since 1993, Mekorma offers two new additions to Mekorma MICR. Secure Approval Workflow allows users to approve Payments from any system where Dynamics GP is installed. Multi-Batch Print and Post will save your valuable time by allow you to print and post 100’s of checks and EFT batches – all at the same time. More information at

Dynamics GP Check Stock, Tax Forms and More

Need Check Stock, Tax Forms or other items for Dynamics GP? Deluxe Checks is the world’s largest, most trusted supplier of high-quality business checks and business forms compatible with Microsoft Dynamics GP.

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Last Chance for CAL’s Fall Offer Ending 10/31!

Fall 2013 is the time for “Smart Data”. Be sure and check out these offers – each related to helping you work smarter with data in Dynamics GP.

Fall 2013 Deals-SMART DATA

  • Training Deal:  SmartList Builder & Excel Report Builder Training Bundle $1,265
  • Software Deal:  SmartList Builder $2,000
  • ISV Deal:  SmartView by eOne $2,470

Special Fall Discounts: Purchase by 10/31/2013 get up to 15% off

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Upcoming Partner Webcasts
SalesPad Training/Webinars by SalesPad Various Dates and Sessions for July/August Event Calendar

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

Collections Management for GP- General Overview by Professional Advantage 9/25  2:00pm EDT

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 

WithoutWire Warehouse Management System (WMS) Executive Briefing by Appolis 10/17 2:00pm EDT Register  

Integrated E-Commerce for Dynamics GP by Azox, Inc. 10/10/13 1:00 pm EST Register

Secure Credit Card Processing in Dynamics GP by Azox, Inc. 10/11/13 1:00 pm EST Register

Advantages of Online Bill Payment for Dynamics GP by Azox, Inc. 10/29/13 1:00 pm EST Register 

Dynamics GP Promotions

Dynamics GP “Extend for Half” Promotion
Existing Dynamics GP 2013 customers can purchase the Extended Pack for 50% off software list price. Note: this promotion only applies to those on GP 2013.
Expires: 6/23/14

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