Category Archives: Business planning

Top 10 mistakes companies make when collecting overdue monies

If you’ve made any of these mistakes when it comes to collecting funds, you’re not alone. These are some of the most common errors and mistakes we’ve seen businesses make: Not checking customers’ credit history before extending credit or getting … Continue reading

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When It Comes to Collections, Urgency Starts with U

Now that we’re into November, the end of the year will be here before we know it. These next two months are the ideal time for getting delinquent accounts placed with the right agency for collection. (See our blog from … Continue reading

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Perform Collection Triage

When you have too many accounts to collect, in addition to deciding how to handle them, you must also decide which ones to collect first. If you have limited resources, always work your newest delinquencies first and leave your oldest … Continue reading

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Getting involved with HFMA

By Christopher Allen, AmSher National Sales Director With leaders like David Sher and Martin Sher, not getting involved is not an option at AmSher. In fact, when I started three years ago, they told me “You better get involved!” I … Continue reading

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There’s gold in them thar bills

By Martin Sher, AmSher Co-CEO The second gold rush is on. Remember hearing about prospectors talking about the gold in “them thar hills,” way back in 1849?  Well in 2012, we can find you gold in “them thar bills. Creditors … Continue reading

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U is for Urgent First Payment: “How To Have Fewer Bad Debts” series

If you want to have a greater chance of building a healthier and more trustworthy relationship with your cus­tomers and to ensure getting them to pay on time, you must make sure they make their first payment on time. From … Continue reading

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N is for Nice Courtesy Call: “How To Have Fewer Bad Debts” series

Making a courtesy call to your customer shortly after he makes his purchase is probably one of the smartest things you can do. Before the first payment is due, call the customer and thank him for his business and make … Continue reading

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