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Rolling Out zlien: Communicating the Benefits

Sarah Toulmin

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How one general contractor used zlien's new-and-improved Custom Waiver Builder to adopt a better waiver system in under an hour

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

9/10/18 5:29 PM

We're always fighting to make payment paperwork easier for you. Recently, a general contractor in Georgia experienced this firsthand when they signed up to use zlien to speed up their waiver process. The Custom Waiver Builder made switching waiver systems so easy this team accomplished it in under an hour.

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Topics: waivers

Create Efficiencies Between Your Back-Office Tools with zlien Integrations

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

8/21/18 9:00 AM

Chances are, zlien is one of a dozen or more tools you use in your job. Your project information may live in three different systems; your financials may live in another place entirely. We know this, and that's why we've rolled out easy-to-use integrations with other leading construction and accounting systems to help you work smarter, not harder, in your day-to-day workflows.

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Topics: Product Releases, Best Practices, partnerships

Known Issue: Email Provider Experiencing Connectivity Errors

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

5/24/18 2:24 PM

zlien's email service provider, Mandrill, is currently investigating elevated connectivity error rates that are affecting web and API access in multiple Mandrill regions, including regions in the United States that affect zlien users.

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How to build and exchange custom lien waiver forms through zlien

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

2/21/18 9:30 AM

zlien enables anyone to sign and request lien waivers on projects. If you're working in one of the 12 states with statutory lien waiver formszlien will automatically suggest that state's statutory form for you. In other states, zlien offers a simple, standard template or the ability to build and exchange your own custom waivers using our Template Builder!

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Topics: training, waivers

Want to integrate zlien with your other systems? We do too! 3 ways you can help

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

1/19/18 7:00 AM

As the Training and Onboarding Manager here, I spend every day helping new customers implement zlien. At the beginning I like to ask new customers, "What system are you using to track job and invoice information?"

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Topics: system release, partnerships

Feature Launch: Send and receive documents electronically

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

10/24/17 8:47 AM

Securing lien rights and getting paid in construction is a paper-heavy process. Complying with state lien laws means following antiquated rules about sending documents by snail mail, typically by certified mail. At zlien, we save you a trip to the post office by mailing these documents for you.

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Topics: announcements, Product Releases, Postage

Feature Launch: Receive documents through zlien's new Document Inbox

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

10/24/17 8:35 AM

Do you send or receive preliminary notices, waivers, and other lien rights documents through snail mail? Do you struggle to manage these documents and other pieces of project information across online and offline systems? 

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Topics: announcements, Product Releases

Feature Launch: Full waiver integration

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

10/24/17 8:26 AM

The integrated waiver experience is here! Now you can generate and send waivers  on projects the same way you create other types of documents. We've built out the full functionality of our Waivers tool into the newest version of zlien, and released product enhancements to make waiver generation easier for parties that send and receive a high volume of waivers.

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Topics: announcements, Product Releases

How to train a new employee on lien law and zlien

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

10/20/17 1:21 PM

We know that when you hire a new employee, there's always a long list of to-do items to get them up to speed. That's why we make training new employees on zlien and lien rights quick and easy with our extensive online resources and live training offerings.

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Topics: training

Best practices for securing lien rights as a material supplier or equipment lessor

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

9/25/17 4:36 PM

Material and equipment suppliers on construction projects face unique challenges in preserving and enforcing lien rights, as construction lawyer and zlien CEO Scott Wolfe highlighted recently on our blog: Top 4 Mechanics Lien Law Challenges for Material Suppliers and Materialmen

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Topics: Best Practices, preliminary notices