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Send a Reminder Before an Invoice Becomes Past Due

Late payment calls or emails can be awkward, and they can distract from the more important aspects of your business. Avoid chasing down your clients for payments by sending a friendly reminder before the payment is even due. A Friendly…

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Five Ridiculous Invoice Design Fails – DO NOT attempt

Invoices are a standard part of doing business, yet these still deserve some attention. A bad invoice will only add to your DSO problems. Don’t worry, we’ve got all the secrets to great invoice design right here.  When in doubt, just don’t…

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Got Past Due Invoices? Here’s How To Successfully Collect!

Past due invoices. 2/3 of American small businesses have them. In fact, it’s often estimated that 20% of all invoices will be paid late- so it’s a fact of business-life you can count on. Here how to make sure the problem doesn’t get…

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Common Acronyms for Invoices, Billing, and Contract Terms

Acronyms are common abbreviations used in the business world for forms like invoices, bills, and contract terms. If you have no idea what an IC is or how to fill out an I/O, don’t sweat it- we’re here to answer…

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Creating Invoices That Motivate On Time Payment

Have you ever wondered why so many businesses use a blue and green color scheme? Blue and green are obviously pleasing colors without any clear affiliation, but there are also other layers to these choices – trust and messaging. Learning…

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5 Reasons Your Invoice Didn’t Get Paid on Time

Wouldn’t it be nice if you sent out an invoice and your client paid it, same day, without a word? Reliable cash flow would help you grow your business in the ways you want and put food on the table.…

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How the UCLA Research Administration Decreased Past Due Invoices (and How You Can Too!)

When the University of California, Los Angeles‘ research funding more than doubled over a 10-year period, they knew, without a doubt, that this was going to put tremendous pressure on their research staff. Unfortunately, the Provost of the school, Scott…

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How Collecting Invoices Is Eating Up Your Time

So, 73% of small businesses have had trouble collecting invoices in the past 12 months. What’s even worse is that these small businesses who deal with late payments are spending 6 hours a week chasing them. “Time is money” is…

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Taking Charge of Your Late Invoices in 5 Easy Steps

Did you know that 1 in every 2 small business in the US struggle because of customers that can’t or won’t pay. This creates an even larger problem for these small businesses because it affects their cash flow (which is the…

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Tracking Down Past Due Invoices: Improve Your Collection Calls to Get Paid Faster

When you have sent your customer invoice after invoice and they have yet to return with their payment, the most effective step can be reaching out to that customer by telephone. Speaking with the customer, letting them understand your position…

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