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This MacNews Category Review looks at part three of our sales solution software round-up for Mac OS X. Products covered include PostBooks, PowerEasy Distributions, PowerEasy Time & Billing, ProSelect, Publicity Manager for Editors, Publish!, Sales Organizer, SalesForce!, SalesSmartz Standard, SalesPro, SAM Jr Accounts, SapphireOne, Sky Gestion, Sugar Open Source, SuperPro Client Manager, TK CMS, WebDNA, Winery Pro, Youmehub and Your Business Organzier. Parts one and two can be found at http://www.macnews.com/content/macsimum-migration-kit-sales-solution-sof... and http://www.macnews.com/content/macsimum-migration-kit-sales-solution-sof... .
PostBooks is a free, open source Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution from xTuple. It's built with open source technologies such as the PostgreSQL database, and both the server and the graphical client run natively on Mac OS X. PostBooks features an integrated accounting system (A/R, A/P, and General Ledger), as well as CRM, Sales, Product Definition, Inventory, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Distribution modules. It also features a fully integrated copy of the OpenRPT report writer. It
PowerEasy Distributions is comprised of a suite of modules that work together to provide a solution for tracking, managing, and replenishing inventory and managing warehouse operations through the entire distribution cycle, from purchasing to stocking, and all the way through sales.
PowerEasy Time & Billing
PowerEasy Time & Billing allows you to bill in units and hours, tracks both chargeable and non-chargeable time and allows pricing by task, employee or customer. You can track and process project and customer expense. Employees can file their time and expenses even when they're away from the office.
ProSelect is an image presentation, sales and workflow software solution for professional photographers. With ProSelect you can preview all images, narrow down preferred images compare between images, design multi-image layouts and record orders and more. Images can be iviewed in color, black-and-white or sepia. They can be cropped, sized and displayed at actual size using a projector or large screen monitor. With ProSelect's optional high-res production option, ProSelect will, using Photoshop automation, automatically create create final images and composite layouts ready for printing.
Publicity Manager for Editors
Publicity Manager for Editors is a management solution designed to facilitate the workflow and billing of each project. It's designed for editors who need to track the time spent on each task. Its features include: contact management and mailing lists; transfers to and from electronic diaries (Palm, Microsoft Entourage, Microsoft Outlook); individualized accounts (for flexible billing from one client to the next); project management, including tasks, priorities, costs, sales and responsibilities; invoices (including fixed prices, deductions, subscriptions, etc.) and reminders. In addition, it generates documents in the language of your choice, handles currency conversion, is multi-user and cross-platform and can be used over a LAN or via Internet.
Publish! is a FileMaker Pro based database system for all aspects of ad sales and subscriptions management. With it you can: manage your contacts; create booking quotes; and track daily and weekly tasks. Publish! works with multiple titles, not just one magazine.
Sales Organizer is is an all-purpose management tool for the retail and sales industry. This solution manages inventory, invoicing, daily cash reconciliation, customer records, account receivable and more. It runs as stand-alone software. Sales Organizer comes with an optional Accounting Suite and more.
SalesForce! is a sales tracking solution for small businesses. It contains files that track Sales (with automatic shipping calculation), purchase orders (with auto-notification) and more.
SaleSmartz Standard offers features ranging from contact managaement to sales force automation. It's available in small office and home office configurations.
SalesPro is a FileMaker-based solution for managing all sales information from invoices through to customer tracking.
SAM Jr Accounts
SAM Jr Accounts is a FileMaker Pro 3.0 version of the SAM Jr accounting system for small businesses. Modules include Sales Invoicing, Accounts receivable, Accounts Payable, Payments and Receipts. Nominal Ledger optional. It can be customized for your own requirements and integrated into your own FileMaker Pro solutions.
SapphireOne is accounting software. It combines financials, asset management, payroll/HR, inventory, POS, supply chain management, Customer Relationship Management, projects, support for multiple currencies and companies, and full GST, BAS and eBAS, sales tax, VAT and other tax system capabilities in an integrated system.
Sky Gestion is a business and accounting softwre solution that offers a choice of modules, including inventory control, POS, billing, reports, budgets and more.
Sugar Open Source
Sugar Open Source is an enterprise class CRM application for managing interactions related to sales, marketing, services and support.
SuperPro Client Manager
SuperPro Client Manager is a contact management solution for business to people sales. It provide a contact management system that allows for an unlimited number of contacts per customer, in one centralized location. SuperPro Client Manager has correspondence templates for pre-merged business letter, proposals, and estimates. It includes a label generator and the ability to fax or e-mail from within the program. The Appointment Setter is a daily calendar for appointments and to-do tasks.
TK CMS is a contact management solution.
WebDNA is an Internet application generator, and is at the heart of all products in the WebDNA eBusiness Development Suite, which also includes an enterprise edition.
Winery Pro is a FileMaker Pro based customer tracking solution for small wineries. The software manages customers, invoicing, email, direct mail and user defined marketing events. Data can browsed, printed, imported, exported and perform advanced data base searching and sorting within the functionality of FileMaker Pro.
Youmehub is a central workflow software system that allows you to track clients and suppliers, create and manage marketing campaigns and consolidate project schedules, correspondence, estimates, timesheets, expenses, invoices and more. It's designed for small agencies and creative companies.
Your Business Organiser
Your Business Organiser is an integrated business management solution designed specifically for small businesses. It includes modules for: Contact Management; Call Reminders; Template & Custom Letters; Email; Sales & Marketing; Job Tracking; Purchase Ledgers; and more.