Monthly Archives: February 2012

7 questions to ask when choosing a Collection Agency

Do they specialize in a specific type of debt collection – consumer/commercial, medical, retail, utilities, etc. What associations or networking groups do they belong to? Are they in good standing? What are their collection procedures do they only send letters … Continue reading

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Tips for hiring a Collection Agency

Do some research before just hiring a collection agency because they charge the lowest rate.  Ask other people in your industry who they use for a collection agency to get an idea of what your options are.  An agency specialized … Continue reading

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How using a Collection Agency affects your Business

Once you decide to turn your past due accounts over to a collection agency, be prepared for those customers that wouldn’t return your calls, to call you.  This doesn’t always happen but it is very common.  It has been my … Continue reading

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Top 6 questions when Choosing a Collection Agency

When you have to hire a collection agency for your business there are some things you need to look for and be aware of.   Protect yourself and your customers by making an educated decision about which agency you want representing … 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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Easy, step by step protection for your business cash

I am very excited to announce that I have just released The Credit Policy Workbook – a step by step, easy, fill in the blanks guide, on Kindle.  The best part is that it is free for a limited time, … Continue reading

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