How Do You Know If Your B2B Collection Agency Is Working For You?

How do you know...Most business people don’t know much about collection agencies and there are vast differences between them.

It is estimated that there are 5,000 collection agencies in the U.S.  Some collect from individuals (consumers) and some collect from businesses (commercial)…and some do both.

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Hot Dog It’s the Bill Collector

dancing hotdogAmSher has been in business since 1986, but never have we had anyone answer the phone, “Hot dog it’s the bill collector!”

Every call we make is an unwelcomed telephone call, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be courteous and helpful.

In fact if we aren’t courteous and helpful we won’t have the opportunity to discuss the debt and facilitate payment.  And it is the same for you.

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3 Quick Tips to Spring Clean Your Business

springIt’s that time of the year again; time to do your spring cleaning.

Many headaches are caused by accounting matters for most businesses. It can suck valuable time out of your day and can make running a successful business even harder. There is hope and we are here to help; it all starts with getting organized.

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4 Things You Need to Think About When Seeking a Business to Business Collection Agency

4 dollarsCommercial collection agencies specialize in collecting debts from businesses rather than from consumers.

It takes a different expertise to collect from businesses.  The collector needs to be much more sophisticated and business savvy–understanding business norms and law.

Debt collection can be a very difficult process. If it appears you are unable to collect debts on your own, you should seek further advice from a professional collector or an agency.

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B2B collections: When should I turn accounts over to a collection agency?

clock“When should I turn accounts over for collection?’’  This is the number one question I am asked—and there’s no easy answer.

The correct answer would be that ‘it depends.’

The right time to turn over an account to a collection agency is when you determine there is no intent to pay.

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