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Gretchen Lynn

Gretchen is zlien’s Director of Customer Experience, and drives zlien’s ambitious goals in delivering a Wow experience to its users. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University, with a B.A. in Public Relations and Mass Communications. In addition to wowing users, Gretchen leads the account management and on-boarding teams, and works diligently with users throughout their relationship with zlien to deliver on the company’s mission of empowering its users to get what they earned; every time.
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Recent Posts

4 helpful tips when filing documents through the zlien Action Center

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

7/18/17 10:33 AM



If you have not explored the Action Center yet, check it out!  You can get to it by opting into the new zlien, and it is located in the top left corner.  From there, you have three awesome features at your fingertips: The Queue, Monthly Notices and JobSight Suggestions!  In this post, we will zoom in on the Queue and 4 helpful tips when filing documents through the zlien Action Center.  

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Topics: announcements

Update: More Queue sort & filter options for the new zlien

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

7/18/17 10:13 AM

This week, our Product Team released more Queue sort and filter options for the new zlien when filing documents through the Action Center!  This is especially useful for folks needing more information on what's being canceled either by a user or by the system because no action was taken. Awesome tool for managers looking for a temperature check on what your team is working on, and you can export a .csv file for your records! 

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Topics: announcements

Help your boss understand why you need to file a lien on a job

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

7/14/17 9:03 AM

Do you find yourself in a situation where you need to file a lien on a slow-paying job, but you have to wait for your boss’ approval before filing it?  Here at zlien, we help many folks file their liens and encounter this scenario frequently.  Waiting to file can be a risky cycle if you’re getting close to your deadline.  

In this article, we’ll provide you with helpful tips to help your boss understand why you need to file that lien so that you never miss a deadline and get your money more quickly.

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Topics: Best Practices

Ask Nate Anything | Live Construction Law Q&A

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

7/12/17 1:01 PM


You may (or may not) have heard of these online phenomenons called AMAs – short for “Ask Me Anything.” We’re excited to introduce our take on this popular Q&A – the first of many “Ask Nate Anything” events. The purpose is to provide a construction law Q&A for anyone who has questions about lien rights, requirements & deadlines, or getting paid on a construction project. (And more!)

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Topics: announcements

What's the difference between Texas Monthly Notices & Notices of Intent to Lien?

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

7/7/17 1:49 PM



Texas lien and notice laws can be confusing and difficult to manage. If you have jobs in Texas, then you typically have a recurring notice requirement; therefore, it's important for you to understand the difference between Texas monthly notices and notices of intent to lien.  In this post, we will up clear any confusion and ensure that you are set up for success when filing your documents in Texas. 
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Topics: Best Practices

4 Ways to save time when using zlien

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

7/6/17 3:33 PM

Is this you: I don't have time to do that!  Are you looking for ways to save time when using zlien?  Whether you're trying to file your documents more quickly, reduce the time you spend on the phone or focus on the most important jobs first, we've got tips and tricks to help you get the most value you need from zlien quickly and efficiently!  

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Topics: Best Practices

Access Parts 1 and 2 of the new platform webinar

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

6/20/17 3:00 PM


The zlien platform has a new look, and in this blog, you can access parts 1 and 2 of the new platform webinar.  We explored the new platform with users just like you and will be hosting deep-dive sessions in the coming weeks to zero in on specific features, best practices and tips and tricks to help you get the job done better and faster. If you can't make one of our upcoming sessions, we recommend registering and we will still send the recording over to you.  

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Topics: announcements

zlien 2017 Texas Monthly Notice Checklist

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

6/9/17 1:19 PM


zlien has you covered for all of your Texas lien and notice compliance needs!  We know that Texas rules can be a headache, and that's why we solve this pain for you, and you can focus on more important things like your customer relationships and collecting payment more quickly.  In this post, you can view the complete zlien 2017 Texas Monthly Notice checklist so you never miss a deadline and can have peace of mind. 

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Topics: client success

Customize your user signature preferences

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

1/20/17 1:24 PM



Users can now customize signatures on notice documents. zlien is committed to making complex things simple and promoting collaboration in the construction industry. Making sure that notices are as helpful as possible furthers that goal.

The more accurately and succinctly the notice can display information that may be helpful, the fewer steps need to be taken for the information to be used. It’s simple: user’s notice + user’s signature = simplified communication chain. This update will be released on Monday, January 30th.

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Topics: announcements

Happy New Year from zlien!

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

12/27/16 12:22 PM


From everyone on the zlien Team, we wish you a very Happy New Year!  2016 has been a great year, and we look forward to sharing another year together!  Thank you to all of our users for choosing zlien! In observance of the new year, Support and Operations will be limited on Friday, December 30th and suspended on Monday, January 2nd.  Subscribers can still access their user dashboards to manage projects, exchange lien waivers and order documents at anytime.  Rush processing for orders will be unavailable while operations is suspended.  Read more for best practices on how to secure deadlines when holidays are approaching! 

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Topics: announcements