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import from business contact manager?

I would like to import my outlook business contact manager data into salesforce.com. I understand the only way to get history and opportunity information out of BCM is by exporting a .bcm file.  Can salesforce.com read a .bcm file?  If not, is there another way?
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Matt BrownMatt Brown
No you cannot import into Salesforce using a .bcm file. The Microsoft info on exporting from Business Contact Manager says you can export from BCM in the .csv format but the only things that will not export are Products and Services.<br /> <br /> &quot;<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: rgb(72, 72, 72); line-height: 19px; ">Data from the Product and Service Items List cannot be exported by using the<a class="glossary" href="javascript:AppendPopup(this,'bccommaseparatedvaluesfile_14_14')" style="text-decoration: none; color: rgb(102, 0, 0); ">comma separated values file</a>&nbsp;(.csv) file format.&nbsp;&quot;</span><br type="_moz" />

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Matt BrownMatt Brown
No you cannot import into Salesforce using a .bcm file. The Microsoft info on exporting from Business Contact Manager says you can export from BCM in the .csv format but the only things that will not export are Products and Services.<br /> <br /> &quot;<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: rgb(72, 72, 72); line-height: 19px; ">Data from the Product and Service Items List cannot be exported by using the<a class="glossary" href="javascript:AppendPopup(this,'bccommaseparatedvaluesfile_14_14')" style="text-decoration: none; color: rgb(102, 0, 0); ">comma separated values file</a>&nbsp;(.csv) file format.&nbsp;&quot;</span><br type="_moz" />
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Sebastian WalkerSebastian Walker
 how can a CSV from BCM be imported to Salesforce? is there any way to overtake all history, emails, etc.?

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Tim InnesTim Innes
OK matttybme1...it is pretty obvious that we can't import a *.bcm file into SFDC but how do we get our histories and e-mail links into a *.csv so it can be import in SFDC?  Come on...there has to be a way to get this data out of MS BCM?  This seems like it would be a deal breaker.  Have others found a solution to this delimma? 
Tim InnesTim Innes
OK matttybme1...it is pretty obvious that we can't import a *.bcm file into SFDC but how do we get our histories and e-mail links into a *.csv so it can be import in SFDC?  Come on...there has to be a way to get this data out of MS BCM?  This seems like it would be a deal breaker.  Have others found a solution to this delimma?