Business Contact Manager Team Blog

Announcing Availability of Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2013 Database Tool

We’ve released the update for Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2013 Database Tool as of...

Author: BCMTeam Date: 02/21/2013

Announcing Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2013 Database Tool!

We’re pleased to announce that the Business Contact Manager Database Tool, also known as the...

Author: BCMTeam Date: 02/06/2013

Announcing Availability of Business Contact Manager for Outlook Compatibility Update

We’ve released an update for Business Contact Manager as of January 2013! You can now download...

Author: BCMTeam Date: 01/31/2013

Announcing Business Contact Manager for Outlook Compatibility Update

A new update for Business Contact Manager for Outlook will be released in the coming weeks. With...

Author: BCMTeam Date: 01/02/2013

BCM Update

Don't let our absence from this blog fool you, Microsoft has been busy working to evolve the...

Author: BCMTeam Date: 10/08/2012

Outlook 2010 with Business Contact Manager: You Spoke, We Listened

Outlook with Business Contact Manager (BCM) was built to work hand-in-hand with Outlook to help...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 09/23/2010

BCM for Outlook 2010 Database Tool is live!

I'm pleased to report that the Business Contact Manager Database Tool, also known as the DB Admin...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 06/01/2010

Business Contact Manager 2010 Ships!

I'm very pleased to let you know that Outlook 2010 with Business Contact Manager is shipping with...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 05/25/2010

Upgrading to Business Contact Manager 2010 Beta

Hi! I’m Vinit Jain, a tester in the Business Contact Manager group. Since we released the Beta, many...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 11/30/2009

Reporting Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2010 Beta Issues

It's great to see so many of you downloading and installing Beta. We have been receiving lot of...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 11/24/2009

Announcing Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2010 Beta

This morning Microsoft announced the public availability of Beta versions of Microsoft Office 2010....

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 11/18/2009

BCM 2010 Customization 101: Form Customization

Hi, again! I’m Chris Heydemann, Senior Program Manager on Business Contact Manager, back with more...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 08/26/2009

Lead Management in BCM 2010

The previous blog post demonstrated how the new user experience makes BCM more usable and flexible....

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 07/27/2009

Business Contact Manager for Office 2010: New User Experience

Hi, all! My name is Chris Heydemann, a Senior Program Manager on Business Contact Manager. We’re...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 07/22/2009

Business Contact Manager for Microsoft Outlook 2010 Technical Preview Released

You have probably seen Office 2010 Technical Preview announcements in the press. Microsoft released...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 07/14/2009

Technical Preview of Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2010

If you haven't done so, please checkout the "Office2010 The Movie" trailer at...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 06/23/2009

Service Pack 2 for Business Contact Manager 2007 Released

We are pleased to announce that Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 04/30/2009

Frequently Asked Questions for Search in Business Contact Manager

Q: How can I search an item in Business Contact Manager? A: Business Contact Manager provides three...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 11/11/2008

Frequently Asked Questions for Business Contacts

Creating Distribution list shows Business Contacts with Fax numbers, how do I avoid it? This...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 07/22/2008

Frequently asked questions for Database Admin Tool

Can I set up a BCM database on SQL 2005 64-bit edition? Database Tool is not supported on 64-bit SQL...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 05/19/2008

Frequently asked Questions for ACT-to-BCM

I am switching from ACT 6.0 to BCM 2007. During the importing process I get the error message "Some...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 05/19/2008

Frequently Asked Questions for Database

I have Business Contact Manager 2007 Integrated with MOA in a sharing scenario on Small business...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 05/19/2008

Frequently Asked Questions for Business Contact Manager for Pocket PC/SmartPhone

Where to find Business Contacts Application for Pocket PC(touch Screen device) and SmartPhone...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 02/12/2008

Get Business Contact Manager with Outlook Standalone

Since we released Business Contact Manager in January 2007, we have constantly received requests...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 02/07/2008

How to Change BCM Polling Interval?

This post explains how one can change the polling interval in BCM. Please note that this is...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 01/23/2008

Happy Holidays

Happy holidays from BCM team. Many people in the team are on vacation so we are unable to reply to...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 12/20/2007

Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007 SP1 is Live

We are pleased to announce that Service Pack 1 for BCM is live. This update significantly improves...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 12/11/2007

Business Contact Manager Product Update

It's been a while since I posted here. I just wanted to give some update on upcoming service pack....

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 11/14/2007

Restoring a BCM database from SQL .mdf and .ldf files (Windows Vista or XP)

If you need to restore a BCM database from the .mdf and .ldf SQL database files, you can use the...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 10/22/2007

Restoring an Automatic SQL Backup

In my previous post, I explained how to schedule tasks to automatically back up your BCM database...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 09/05/2007

Automate BCM Database Backups

Backing up your business data on a regular basis is critical. Below are instructions to help you...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 09/04/2007

Microsoft Outlook Team Blog

Outlook team has started a great blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/outlook.

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 08/16/2007

Automatically Create Leads from Web Forms

Prospective customers often visit a company's web site before doing business. Most web sites display...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 07/17/2007

First Half of Year 2007

Well, the time flies fast. We are almost in the second half of year 2007. We just wanted to take...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 06/29/2007

Business Contact Manager for Smartphone Released

We are happy to announce the public availablity of Business Contact Manager for Smartphone. This...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 06/18/2007

Frequently asked questions for Sharing

The video demo for sharing business contact manager has been published on office online, you can...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 04/25/2007

Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.0 compatible PocketPC application is released and live

This is to announce that the release of our Pocket PC application that will allow you to sync...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 04/24/2007

BCM demos are live on Office Online

We are pleased to announce that Business Contact Manager for Outlook demos are posted on the Office...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 04/23/2007

Announcing new tools and assistance for BCM Developers

Today we are announcing a set of new tools to assist you in developing Outlook 2007 with Business...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 04/18/2007

Copy or move Outlook contacts into Business Contact Manager

If you have been using Outlook to store both types of contacts, you can copy or move your business...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 04/16/2007

ACT! to BCM Migration

This post illustrate the process of migrating ACT data to BCM. Supported Versions Currently BCM...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 04/10/2007

Database Tool Released

We are pleased to announce the public availability of Database Admin Tool. This tool allows...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 03/29/2007

Database Deployment Whitepaper revised.

We have revised BCM database deployment whitepaper to fix some typo in SQL commands and edit the...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 03/27/2007

Customizing BCM

Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007 provides extensive customization capabilities so that you...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 03/07/2007

Service Pack 4 for Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2003 Update

We are happy to announce the availalability of SP4 for Business Contact Manager 2003 Update. This...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 03/05/2007

Small Business Summit

Check out the Small Business Summit -...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 03/02/2007

Add an Outlook Toolbar Button to Create a Business Note

It is often necessary to create a Business Note for a contact when you are in a hurry. To simplify...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 02/28/2007

Add Outlook Toolbar Buttons to send Letters and E-mail to Business Contacts

Below are two macros to send e-mail or letters your Business Contacts. Running these macros opens a...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 02/28/2007

How to Print Labels and Form Letters with BCM and Word

You can use BCM Marketing Campaigns to print mailing labels, form letters, and send e-mail...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 02/28/2007

Office Small Business Demo

If you are still wondering if Office 2007 is for you, Watch a demo of the Office 2007 Small business...

Author: Jerry Blake Date: 02/25/2007

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