✦ A notebook metaphor for an easy to use interface.
✦ Progress Graphs on the Home tab and Submissions tabs, allowing you to quickly access the progress of a submission.
✦ Pre-defined filters to quickly view the information most important to you, along with the ability to disable these filters so they do not interfere with custom saved queries.
✦ The Home screen supports modes for an individaul Author or for a Publisher.
✦ A Workflow tab has been added to provide a convenient location for all task oriented screens and wizards.
✦ Contact management system to associate a contact with items, including the contact's role in relation to each item. For example, to indicate a contact is an Author or a co-author for a Story.
✦ A multi-user Template capability with Tag support to create and apply mail merge like capabilities to generate customized queries and responses quickly.
✦ All Documentation, for all languages, is now fully integrated into the application to provide a full index of help on features, and to display help within the context of each screen.
✦ A Daily Word Count may easily be entered and tracked on the Author Home tab.
✦ Pre-loaded with 1000 Publishers. This includes the ability to download updates stay current on markets that open or close!
✦ Easy three-step resubmission feature. Match the genre of your work to the genres accepted by the publisher, while ensuring you do not make simultaneous submissions, meet word count limits, along with several other checks.
✦ Alerts so you can follow up on your submissions.
✦ Dashboard : a single screen that takes an "expert's" look at everything in your data and allows you to take action on each topic. It is what your agent-in-a-box would tell you what to do.
✦ Database Engine upgrade : moves from FileMaker 16 to FileMaker 17. This gives you the best and latest support for Operating Systems for years to come.
✦ Bug fixes : we found a few more than expected, and you definitely want this update. There are fixes for some scorecard counts, filtering of the lists, and several other fixes that make the application more reliable and perform better.
✦ Multi-User support. Allows multiple users to simultaneously use the application. Multi-user requires a separate FileMaker Pro Advanced, or FileMaker Server product and license.
✦ Provides multiple views for most tabs, including a Read-only view. Making it easy to use the best view of the information to view, edit, or browse your information.
✦ Compose queries for email submissions with a file attachment, for use in a Web form, or to print out. A mail merge like template makes is quick and easy to compose send your your submissions.
✦ Compose responses to queries with templates to quickly generate a professional communication to prospective authors.
✦ Social networking support with Facebook and Twitter. Post to your wall or tweet with a single click about your submissions.
✦ Store your binary documents in the database for easy retrieval.
✦ One-click Send to your Kindle button for stored documents.
✦ View all activity with a standard Day/Week/Month/Year Calendar.
✦ Hyperlinks to jump to another tab to view details.
✦ Drag-and-drop support to easily add a Story based on a file, or to add documents to an object using a file.
✦ Color coding so you can see the status of submissions and alerts at a glance.
✦ Custom labels so you can use the terminology of your industry. Change “Stories” to “Songs”, or “Publishers” to Producers.”
✦ The application remembers what you were previously viewing when you switch between tabs.
✦ Load Stories from files. This bulk load capability can save hours of data entry by importing files directly from your computer, using the directory structure on your file system to group files to attach to stories.
✦ Track rights.
✦ View Word Clouds of Stories.
✦ Proof stories on the Macintosh with the Read Aloud feature.
✦ A collection of 24 reports keeps others up-to-date on your business, the business of writing.
✦Accessibility enabled via Mac and JAWS on the PC.
✦ Easily export and import files to spreadsheet files and other formats. Pack and Send supports selecting Publishers or Markets, creating a spreadsheet export, and attaching it to an email to send to friends and fellow writers, all with just a couple of mouse clicks.
✦ Import Publishers and Alerts from a Spreadsheet file, updating your existing records, or adding only new records. This allows you to easily import Editorial Calendars as Alerts for your upcoming articles.
✦ Multi-language (14) support, including : English, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Spanish, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional*, Portuguese*, Hebrew*, Russian*, and Arabic*. In addition, the product may be further customized with Translation Overrides.
*Note: the underlying database application engine supports: Worldwide English, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Japanese, Dutch, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Korean,and Brazilian Portuguese, so menus and other applications elements may not display the selected translation if not included in this list.
✦ Reading and Exclusion Period tracking for publishers with automatic updates to the Publisher open/close status.