Monthly Archives: April 2011

New North Dakota Licensing Requirements

According to a newsletter I recently received from Cornerstone Support, A piece of new legislation has just been signed by North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple (R) on April 19, 2011. H.B. 1080 makes several significant changes to the licensing, bonding, and … Continue reading

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Dealing with Deductions

You have a credit approved customer that has been doing business with you for a couple of months now.  They have been paying on time and placing steady orders.  Suddenly you receive a check with a deduction on it.  It … Continue reading

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Weed out Bad Paying Customers

As you know the subtitle of The Guide to Getting Paid begins with “weed out bad paying customers” – but what exactly does that mean and how can you do it? I recorded my first video explaining who the bad … Continue reading

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Praise for The Guide to Getting Paid

Michelle’s style and concise information makes The Guide to Getting Paid a good read. Looks like it will be another winner along with her other work. This is clear sound advice for every business owner out there, and should be … Continue reading

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The Guide to Getting Paid Virtual Book Tour 2011 Schedule

Sunday, May 1:  The tour starts with my interview with Steve Monus of the Startup Bible Blog ShoeStringVenture.com Check it out and leave a comment. Are you a fan of Tim Paulsen?  If you get his newsletter you know about … Continue reading

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Why offer payment plans?

Everyone wants to get paid in full and on time but the most important reason you want to offer payment arrangements is to get paid something when you are getting paid nothing. If a customer is avoiding you or becoming … Continue reading

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How Payment Plans help your Business

Many business owners don’t like to offer payment plans, it is more book keeping for them and a hassle they don’t want to deal with.  Keep in mind that if someone owes you money and are having trouble paying the … Continue reading

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The Guide to Getting Paid 2011 Virtual Book Tour Headquarters

Welcome to the headquarters for The Guide to Getting Paid 2011 Virtual Book Tour! This tour will help me – and The Guide – connect to businesses worldwide.  Beginning on May 1, 2011, you will be able to find me … Continue reading

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Telling your customers when to Pay you

When you make a sale you want to know when you will be paid.  Controlling when you get paid is a huge component on whether your business will survive or fail. If you extend credit to any customers, new or … Continue reading

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Building Business Credit

Starting a business is overwhelming in itself, never mind having to think about credit.  Your business will need good credit to maintain itself and become more successful.  You can get and maintain good credit for your business in a few … Continue reading

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