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Finding new Clients for your Collection Agency

Kaulkin Ginsberg & Inside ARM have started a new feature on their website called “Ask the Expert“. Ask the Experts is an interactive section where readers can ask direct questions to the experts at Kaulkin Ginsberg, the leading strategic advisors … Continue reading

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Starting a collection agency – Skip tracing

Now that you have been working on your marketing plan and gaining new clients, you may receive some accounts that need to be skip traced.  Research skip tracing options and training online, ask questions in the discussion groups and get … Continue reading

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Starting a collection agency – Networking

Now that you have your collection agency name, your are registered with the state, you have your accounts, marketing materials and are ready for clients – part of your marketing plan should include some networking, online and offline. Network with … Continue reading

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Starting a collection agency – the marketing plan

As with every business your collection agency needs a marketing plan in order for you to gain clients and grow your business.  If you cannot write your own marketing plan, hire someone to do it for you.  I have written … Continue reading

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Starting a collection agency – business cards, logo, website & more

Now that you have a name for your collection agency and a mailing address and bank accounts, you are ready to have your business cards, letterhead and any other marketing materials you want printed up. Include your collection agency name, … Continue reading

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Collection Agency Marketing

I am on the phone consulting with clients every day, today I wanted to write about a topic that people ask me about every day.  I am always surprised at how many folks start a business or a collection agency … Continue reading

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Starting a Collection Agency Checklist Part 2

Write or hire someone to write your marketing plan and create a list of potential clients. Network with others in the industry in person and online.  Attend industry trade events, join associations, and participate in online discussion groups where you … Continue reading

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Marketing for Collection Agencies

I am still working on my book of Marketing and Publicity for Collection Agencies but want to share with you the top 3 things that I did when I started my agency, that helped me get local clients. 1.  I … Continue reading

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Fall Free book Promo – 8 Free books! Don’t miss out

Happy Fall everyone!  To celebrate I am happy to announce that today and tomorrow (11/1-11/2) Thursday and Friday – Eight, yes 8, of my books are absolutely Free! You can download them for yourself, and tell your friends and co-workers … Continue reading

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Starting a Collection Agency, what you need to know – Part 2

When you are starting a collection agency you have to think about who your customers might be.  Your clients can be any business that extends credit to their customers or who accept payment by check.  Credit card companies, such as … Continue reading

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