Category Archives: Payment Plans

Tips from the Trenches: Get Your Clients to Pay Up

Meryl Evans at Web Worker Daily asks, “Do you worry about chasing down payments because you don’t want to get into a touchy situation with your clients? Just because the client hasn’t paid in a timely manner doesn’t mean you … Continue reading

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Getting a Handle on Credit Management

Who is “In charge” of your business credit? So many people can’t answer this question! Not a good thing! If you can’t answer this question you need to look around and decide who is going to be in charge of … Continue reading

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Getting paid offering payment plans and settlement options

Many business owners are now becoming much more open to the idea of offering a discount or a settlement amount to get paid, as well as setting up payment arrangements that allow the customer to pay off a past due … Continue reading

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Stop shipping orders to customers that owe you money

In my experience as a third party collector, so many of my clients would place accounts with my agency for collection and as I worked the accounts I would find out this client was still shipping product to these customers! … Continue reading

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Call every Past Due Customer and ask for Payment in Full

As you make more collection calls you will learn that the best strategy in getting paid as much as possible as soon as possible begins with you.  When you call a past due customer always ask for payment in full … Continue reading

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Credit and Debt Collections Book Sale

Good morning everyone and happy spring! I am very happy to be able to offer you The Ultimate Credit & Collections Handbook, the check IS in the mail and The Guide to Getting Paid for $15 and $6.00 shipping through the USPS … Continue reading

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Telephone Collection calls & how to respond to excuses Tele-seminar

Telephone Collection Call Scripts & How to respond to Excuses Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Eastern Time Please click here to register and receive your login instructions We will talk about what you can say as … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips to Set up Effective Payment Plans

In our new economy it is a mistake to demand payment in full and not offer the option of paying on account.  When people are out of work, losing their homes and losing unemployment benefits, they cannot realistically pay you … Continue reading

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Learn how to set up payment plans that really work

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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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