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Getting Paid from a company that moved!

Dear Michelle, We have a customer who we shipped (last year in September) a demo evaluation of a video security system.  After a long period (which was supposed to be just 60 days) he has not returned the demo unit. … Continue reading

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Improve your A/R with 6 Easy Steps

Some things you can to do improve your cash flow and lower your A/R: Offer discounts Get 50% down Check new customers credit Sell old outdated inventory Issue invoices immediately Follow up right away with slow paying customers

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Debt Collection letters & forms

I am happy to share that my book of “Debt Collection letters & forms” is now available in paperback.  The e-book will be coming soon.  I also want to let you know that I have recently updated “Telephone collection call … Continue reading

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No business is immune to Collection Problems

I write columns for many publications nationwide about limiting credit risk, how to get paid from past due accounts and tips for collecting when an account gives you excuses and won’t pay. I recently had one publication that I write … Continue reading

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Debt Collection Preventive Maintenance

We all know about the preventive maintenance we have to do to our vehicles in order for them to continue to run smoothly and get us where we want to go.  We are also well aware that many don’t do … Continue reading

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Avoiding "Bad" Checks

If you accept checks as a form of payment, remember that accepting checks doesn’t come without some element of risk.  Some businesses don’t like to deal with “bad” or returned checks so they don’t accept them as a form of … Continue reading

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