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What to do when a Tenant is Behind on Rent

Today’s guest post if by Bill Gray, an expert on collecting from past due tenants. When a tenant is behind in rent, when should you call it quits? Today I reviewed over eighty tenant debt accounts and noted that the … Continue reading

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Top 8 steps to secure your collection data in a cloud environment

Thank you to Chris Campbell at Simplicity Collect software for today’s guest blog post. A common question that we are frequently asked is how a user can secure their collection data stored in a cloud environment in order to protect … Continue reading

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15 questions to ask yourself before starting a collection agency

Today’s guest blog post comes from Chris Campbell, the CEO at SimplicityCollect debt collection software. The debt collection industry above all others is a fast-paced, challenging industry full of obstacles and risks, but it can also be an industry full … Continue reading

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Using A Mechanics Lien Policy For Collecting In The Construction Industry

Thanks very much to Michelle Dunn for inviting me to guest post on her Credit and Collections Blog. I’ve been a reader for quite some time and she has great advice to help companies implement credit and collection procedures that … Continue reading

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Key to getting Accounts Current and Keeping Them There

Today’s guest blog post is from Christina Nitschmann, of C³ (Cubed) Cash Collections, & Consulting. The major key to getting accounts current and keeping them there is giving them exceptional customer service. Let your clients know that you are there to help them, … Continue reading

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Best methods for generating collection letters

Today’s guest blog post is by Donna Moran, she is the co-founder of Ardso, a commercial debt collection agency. Debt collection letters offer an efficient and effective way to communicate with customers who have past due accounts. For instance, you can … Continue reading

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Five New Year’s Resolutions: Manage Your Cash Flow

It’s January and it’s a time for a fresh start. As a small business owner, you understand the importance and complex nature of managing and organizing your cash flow. There are several new tools available to help simplify the process … Continue reading

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Digging out of Debt!

We are not only tunneling ourselves out of a blanket of snow this time of year, but we are also trying to dig our way out of debt. With the excessive spending that occurred in December, it is now time … Continue reading

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Credit Crunch with Krista Walsh

Krista, a long standing successful member of my Credit & Collections Association writes a column for her local paper.  This weeks column focuses on collecting during the Christmas season. If you have been a debt collector for any amount of … Continue reading

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Increasing Profitability for your Agency

Today’s guest post is written by Bill Gray, who has 10 years of experience in the debt collection industry. As vice president of receivables management sales at First Data, Gray is responsible for sales and marketing strategy for the receivables … Continue reading

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