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Rolling Out zlien: Communicating the Benefits

Known Issue [Resolved]: Limited Support on Phones and Chat

Posted by Madeline Fortino

1/2/18 10:35 AM

1/2/2018 | 10:35 AM CDT [Resolved]: zlien headquarters is located in New Orleans, LA. There was a power outage in New Orleans on Tuesday morning, that briefly affected zlien's offices. Our phone and chat systems were temporarily unavailable, but are back to normal at this time.

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Topics: announcements

Trending zlien webinars from 2017

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

12/28/17 2:50 PM

Every week, we host zlien webinars exclusively for you!  Generally, we're covering topics like lien law, construction credit and risk, best practices, zlien announcements and product releases.  Even if you can't make one of our weekly sessions, you're encouraged to register.  We will send the recording to you either way, and you can watch on your own time or even share with a coworker.  In this post, we'll uncover the top 5 trending zlien webinars from 2017 and where to access their recordings!

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Topics: Best Practices

Top zlien product releases of 2017

Posted by Desiree Baez

12/26/17 1:00 PM

A lot has changed at zlien over the past twelve months. Our subscription base continues to grow and we are thrilled to be the industry’s leading lien rights solution service provider.  But we couldn’t have done it without your input and support.  We opened the floor to your ideas and feedback, and with your needs in mind we released some amazing product features that will increase transparency between all hired roles and improve the way you exchange documents, monitor jobs and place orders.    

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Topics: announcements, Product Releases, system release, communicate, zlien dashboard, new zlien

3 Bad Habits to do Away With In 2018

Posted by Patrick Ryan

12/19/17 10:22 AM

 

Beginning the new year comes with its own challenges, and construction is certainly no exception. At zlien we're here to make your new year as seamless as possible. Here are 3 bad habits to do away with in 2018.

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Topics: Best Practices, waivers, preliminary notices

3 Ways to get your job info into zlien without logging in

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

12/15/17 3:58 PM


Exchanging documents, collaborating with other project stakeholders and managing deadlines should be your main activities when using zlien.  Occasionally, zlien customers may find themselves in situations where they are spending too much time getting their job info into their account.  Getting your jobs into the system is just one step in receiving overall value and success.

If getting your jobs into the system is standing in your way and taking too much time, here are 3 ways to get your job info into zlien without logging in. 

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Topics: Best Practices

Exchange documents in zlien across multiple states

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

12/15/17 1:37 PM


Many of our zlien customers do business in more than one state.  Perhaps you have multiple branches or a job comes up in a different state where you are unfamiliar with the lien and notice laws. Not only do you have every state's lien and notice laws baked into zlien to help you master a new state, you can leverage zlien to get the job done in any state.  In this blog, we'll cover how to exchange documents in zlien across multiple states. 

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Topics: Best Practices

Best Practices for Sending Electronic Documents in zlien

Posted by Olivia Huppman

12/13/17 9:33 AM

Sending documents electronically is good for you and good for your document recipients. Paper mail takes a few days to arrive, but electronic documents are sent and received as soon as your document is ready. You can also track the status of documents sent online to instantly see when they have been delivered and opened, and you get to skip postage fees! 

The people receiving your documents also benefit when you send them online. They can access, save, and collaborate on documents online to skip the hassle of printing, scanning, and sorting through piles of paperwork. 

Ready to send your waivers and notices electronically? Here are some tips and tricks to get you started: 

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Topics: client success, Best Practices, customer relationship

How to Make Document Exchanges Better for the People You Work With

Posted by Olivia Huppman

12/13/17 9:24 AM

We know know how important your relationships with vendors and customers are to your business. When you send documents through zlien, we want to make sure the recipients have a positive experience and get value from the information you share. 

We've made it easier than ever for the people who receive your zlien documents. Now they can easily access, save, and communicate about documents online. This article outlines some of the ways you can make life easier for the people you work with by sending electronic documents through zlien.

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Topics: client success, Product Releases, Best Practices, customer relationship

Do business under multiple business names or addresses in zlien

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

12/11/17 10:33 AM


Does your company do business under different company names like a  DBA or addresses such as branches?  If yes, you're like many folks who are doing business under multiple business names or addresses in zlien.  This is a great way to align your jobs and customers in your zlien account based on how you do business .  In this article, we'll help you uncover how to set up your account with multiple names and addresses. 

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Topics: Best Practices

New to zlien? Here's What to Do When You Receive an Electronic Document Sent via zlien

Posted by Olivia Huppman

12/8/17 8:53 AM

New to zlienThousands of contractors use zlien to manage the paperwork surrounding payments and lien rights on construction projects, so there’s a good chance you’ve received - or will receive - a notice, waiver, or other document sent by a company using zlien.

Many zlien users send documents electronically to speed up exchanges and to simplify the transfer of important project information. Here’s what to do when you receive a notice or waiver sent electronically via zlien so you can easily access the document, save it to your records, and take next steps.

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Topics: client success, customer relationship