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 October 2013  The CAL Zone – GP Tips & Tricks Newsletter 
In This Issue
Amber's Tips & Tricks
Management Reporter vs. FRx
ISV Spotlight: nChannel
CAL Fall Offer
Dynamics GP Cookbook
Upcoming Partner Webcasts
Current Promotions


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Amber's Tips & Tricks
Dynamics GP Video Tip: How to Create a Dynamics GP SmartList Favorite and Reminder

Be more productive by learning how to create and edit a SmartList favorite and SmartList reminder.

11 Reasons Management Reporter is Better than FRx for Dynamics GP

Not sure if your ready to make the switch from FRx to Management Reporter yet? Read a blog article by one of CAL’s consultants to learn her 11 reasons Management Reporter is better than FRx. Also, consider an upgrade to GP 2013 where unlimited MR users are included.

If you are interested in migrating from FRx to MR or in upgrading to GP 2013, please contact Mary Gura at or 860.485.0910 x 109.

ISV Spotlight:  nChannel
nChannel is a cloud-based operations and integration management platform that helps Dynamics GP users overcome the challenges of selling through multiple channels. nChannel manages supply chain processes by linking together the systems that store and process sales data, including: * eCommerce systems such as Magento, Shopify, ASPDotNetStorefront * Point of Sale (POS) platforms such as Dynamics RMS * Marketplaces such as eBay or Amazon * Suppliers to support drop ship programs

Because nChannel is subscription-based, there is no software to purchase or maintain and users achieve an almost immediate ROI. Watch this short video to learn more about how we can help your company.

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

See for full details and videos.

Contact or 860-485-0910 x109 to sign up.

Microsoft Dynamics GP Cookbook

Mark Polino, a Microsoft MVP for Dynamics GP, and Ian Grieve have given GP users the ingredients to make your Dynamics GP system work easier, picking up where implementation training leaves off. Whether you are new or experienced you will find useful recipes for improving the way you use and work with Dynamics GP

Books Available for GP 2010 and GP 2013.

Upcoming Partner Webcasts

SalesPad Training/Webinars by SalesPad Various Dates and Sessions for Oct/Nov 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

WithoutWire Warehouse Management System (WMS) Executive Briefing by Appolis 11/12 2:00pm EDT Register, 12/12 2:00pm EDT Register

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

Streamline Business Processes with doc-link for Dynamics GP by Altec 11/13/13 2:00 pm EDT Register

Automate Your Cyclical and Subscription Based Billing in Dynamics GP by Encore Business Solutions 11/13/13 3:30 pm EDT Register

Extend the Power of Dynamics GP with Project Tracking with Advanced Analytics by Encore Business Solutions 11/14/13 11:30 am EDT Register

New Advanced Bank Reconciliation Features by Nolan Business Solutions 11/14/13 1:00 pm EDT Register

1099 & IRS Reporting by Avalara 10/24/13 2:00pm EDT Register, 10/31/13 2:00pm EDT Register

Credit Card Advantage by Nodus Technologies Inc. 11/5/13 2:00pm EDT Register

ePay Advantage by Nodus Technologies Inc. 11/12/13 2:00pm EDT Register

eStore Solution Pack by Nodus Technologies Inc. 11/19/13 2:00pm EDT 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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