Category Archives: Choosing a Collection Agency

How to Choose a Collection Agency Part 1

How do you know what to look for when you decide to place accounts with a collection agency? It is important to do your homework and learn how to choose an honest and ethical agency. You want to be sure … Continue reading

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A Credit Policy Checklist

Who will be your credit manager, collector or in charge of the credit department?    Pick one person to be in charge of all credit applications and reports. Write that name down so you can talk to that person about this … Continue reading

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Do you have a credit management plan?

As a credit manager or the owner of a business you should be able to answer the following questions or at least know how to find these answers if you want an effective credit management plan. 1.  How do debt … Continue reading

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Is using a collection agency a liability?

Some business owners tell me that they don’t outsource their collections to a third party bill collector because of the liability of using a collection agency.  Which lead me to this blog title, is using a collection agency a liability? … Continue reading

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The New Payment Rules (The 1 page Credit Policy)

1.  No sales will be made on credit without a signed filled out credit application being processed. 2.  You must pay your bill within 28 days from the date on the bill. 3.  If you become past due we will … Continue reading

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Get your free e-books and collect more money

As promised, this week many of my e-books are free on Amazon.  Be sure to check each day to see which titles are free and download your copies.  You can read these books on a Kindle, your phone, tablet, computer … Continue reading

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Book Bundles are here!

Thank you to everyone who expressed interest in my book bundles, they are now available  in paperback or e-book.  I have the Starting a Collection Agency Kit, which is a companion kit to my book Starting a Collection Agency.  I … Continue reading

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Do you have customers that owe you money?

FREE book Week! Starts tomorrow – March 11 through March 16th get 5 different collection books absolutely FREE!  You need these books if you answer YES to any of these questions: Do you have customers that owe you money and … Continue reading

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Be careful choosing a Collection Agency in 2013

Businesses everywhere are still worried about their business cash flow, their customers and getting paid as the economy continues to suffer. Many need some guidance on how to deal with credit terms, credit risk and basic collection skills.   Award winning … Continue reading

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Jump Start your Collection Efforts in 2013 for FREE!

Happy new year and welcome to 2013!  As a collection professional you know how important it is to stay educated and have streamlined procedures in place in order to limit credit risk and get paid on time. I am happy … Continue reading

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