Getting Started with Act! Growth Suite

New to Act!? Getting started is easy. Choose your deployment method below and follow the steps to get up and running quickly and easily.

Import Your Contacts

Upload contacts into your Act! database. Don’t have existing contacts to import? No problem! Skip ahead to step 2.

Start Using Act!

Get to know Act!. Create your first contact, group, and opportunity. Explore Act! features through video tutorials, guides, and additional resources.

Start Using Act! Marketing Automation

Get started with Act! Marketing Automation. Configure your account settings, create your first template, and send your first campaign.

Get Connected

Do more with Act!. Connect Act! to the business tools you love, take Act! with you on the go with the Act! Companion mobile app, or find an Act! partner.

Have data to import into Act!? Watch the video below for step-by-step instructions.


Getting Started

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Want more? To view all feature training videos, visit the Act! Training Library.

More Feature Tours

Additional Act! CRM Resources


Configure your account settings


Create your first email template


Set up your first campaign


Grow your audience


Review your campaign performance

Additional Act! Resources

  • Act! Marketing Automation Resource Center: Navigate getting started resources, including how-to articles, guidance on marketing automation best practices, and an extensive video training library.
  • Video Tutorials: Explore video tutorials to help you navigate Act! Marketing Automation.
  • Frequently Asked Questions: Find answers to frequently asked questions about Act! Marketing Automation.
  • Act! Community: Connect with other Act! users in the Act! Community, get answers to your questions, and learn how to make the most of Act! from a community of over 50,000 Act! fanatics!

Do more with Act!. Connect to the business tools you use every day with Act! Connect, stay connected to key Act! details from wherever you are with the Act! Companion mobile app, and discover how Act! Channel Partners can help you make the most of your Act! solution.

Act! Connect

Connect Act! to the tools and apps you love, with exclusive access to hundreds of Act! Connect integrations that help you automate tasks and save time.

Act! Companion

Stay connected to key Act! details from wherever you are with Act! Companion, a mobile CRM app designed for iPhone®, iPad®, and Android™.

Act! Certified Consultants

From initial set-up and customization, to integration and training, our global network of expert Act! Certified Consultants have the expertise and experience to help you get the most from your Act! solution.

Need additional help?

Visit our resource center for access to the Act! Training Library, Knowledgebase, Community, and more.