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FileMaker Delivers Services Edition of Newly Upgraded Business Productivity Kit

  • 02 October, 2007 09:29

<p><i>New for small business service providers; includes Web integration and expanded customisation; available with free trial of FileMaker Pro 9</i></p>
<p>Sydney, Australia. – 2nd October 2007 – FileMaker, Inc. announced today the immediate availability of its Business Productivity Kit Services Edition. Download it now along with a trial version of FileMaker Pro 9 at <u></u></p>
<p>Designed specifically for small business service providers of all sizes and types, the Business Productivity Kit Services Edition provides easy-to-use databases to manage clients, process sales orders, track projects, send targeted direct mailing, produce invoices, reports and mailing labels, and more.</p>
<p>In September, FileMaker released its updated Business Productivity Kit, customised for small businesses that sell products and materials. And now small business service providers can use the Business Productivity Kit Services Edition immediately for tracking clients and vendor contacts, processing sales orders, organising pricing information on services provided, invoicing and other key business data – all in an integrated database solution. The kit also provides a “How to Build This Solution Yourself” learning guide complete with sample graphics to assist users in customising their database.</p>
<p>“Using the Business Productivity Kit Services Edition, recruiters, contractors, lawyers, consultants, insurance salespersons, physicians – any type of small business professional or service provider – can now deploy our latest Web and customisation tools to intelligently manage and organise their business,” said Steve McManus, Regional Manager – Asia Pacific, FileMaker, Inc.</p>
<p>The Business Productivity Kit Services Edition is an integrated set of business solutions for managing and tracking contacts, e-mail, projects, sales orders and more all accessed via an easy-to-use main menu.</p>
<p><b>Take Advantage of New FileMaker Pro 9</b>
The Business Productivity Kit Services Edition incorporates groundbreaking Web and ease-of-use features specific to FileMaker Pro 9 to help users connect with live Web data, work faster and customise with ease. For example, with the FileMaker Pro 9 Web Viewer, users can now connect directly to a contact’s Web site with a single click and view a map to the customer’s location right on the contact record. The new Conditional Formatting feature in the inventory module enables users to receive a visual alert regarding important inventory details. And using Auto Resizing, all forms will automatically adjust as your window size changes.</p>
<p>FileMaker Pro 9 runs on both Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X platforms. Existing data from Microsoft Excel can be easily imported to the Business Productivity Kit.</p>
<p><b>How to download the Business Productivity Kit Services Edition and the free 30-day trial of FileMaker Pro 9</b>
The kit requires the new FileMaker Pro 9 database software and is available at no cost when you download a free 30-day trial of FileMaker Pro 9 at <u></u></p>
<p><b>About FileMaker, Inc.</b>
FileMaker, Inc. develops award-winning database software for Windows, Mac and the Web. FileMaker products combine legendary ease of use with the power to grow from individuals to large workgroups. Millions of people in business, education, non-profit and government organisations around the world rely on FileMaker software to manage, analyse and share information. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Inc.</p>
<p>Customer contact:
1800 028 316</p>
<p>Media contact:
Polly Johnson
Kinetics Pty Ltd
+61 2 9212 3848</p>
<p>©2007 FileMaker, Inc. All rights reserved. FileMaker is a trademark of FileMaker, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.</p>

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