Got 24 hours?

On December 5, 2009, in news, by

Good, then do some learnin’ Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4 in 24 Hours (9780672330674): Anne Stanton: Books:

Anne Stanton has released a book on Microsoft CRM.

In 24 hours you can be up and running.   Not a guru like she is… but at least have sucked out a little part of her brain nevertheless.  🙂

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you will be up and running with Dynamics CRM 4. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, this book offers a quick way for you to get started with Dynamics CRM by leveraging real business examples, practice exercises, and big picture theory. In addition to learning how to use the core application, you will develop a deeper understanding of how Dynamics CRM fits into today’s business needs.


Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the questions, issues, and tasks most common to Dynamics CRM.

Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you build and test your knowledge.

By the Way notes present interesting pieces of information related to the discussion.

Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.

Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.


Learn how to…

  • Orchestrate a successful CRM project
  • Identify building blocks of Dynamics CRM
  • Automate processes
  • Create and manage your business units and users
  • Use and maintain security roles
  • Redefine an account
  • Import new contacts and distribute leads
  • Create marketing campaigns and capture the results
  • Convert a lead to an account and contact
  • Configure your display
  • Capture contact and activity details
  • Email directly from Dynamics CRM
  • Master scheduling
  • Integrate Dynamics CRM with Microsoft Excel and other applications
  • Create simple workflows
  • Customize and add utilities

About the Author

Anne Stanton, Certified Microsoft Dynamics CRM professional and CRM MVP alumni, has been working with line-of-business software for professional service companies for more than 20 years. A passionate technologist with a degree in computer science and a master’s degree in business administration. She has held such positions as Vice President of Commercial Logic, Inc.; Director of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Practice at The Rand Group, LLC; and President and Owner of The Norwich Group. Anne has also been a national speaker for such events as Microsoft Convergence, SMB Nation, Information Technology Alliance, and the Association of Accounting Marketers.


One Response to Got 24 hours?

  1. Dean says:

    24 hours. Yeah right. Do yourself a favor, put the book down, and call in a very good CRM consultant.