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Rolling Out zlien: Communicating the Benefits

Ted Rectanus

Ted ensures new zlien users understand how to use the platform to meet their needs, set goals, provides training and software integration assistance, leads zlien's training webinars, and contributes to zlien's community blog.

Recent Posts

Bad Habits to Avoid When Adopting zlien

Posted by Ted Rectanus

11/21/17 3:57 PM


When you look to adopt any new way of doing things, a level of sacrifice and modification of the “old way” can be expected. From starting a new plan to get in shape to implementing a plan to save up money for a vacation, the need drop bad habits is crucial to successfully adopting something better. The same philosophy applies once you implement zlien to improve your construction payment process.

In this article, we'll cover bad habits to avoid when adopting zlien

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Topics: client success, Best Practices

Before you get started in zlien, do these 3 steps on your own

Posted by Ted Rectanus

11/17/17 12:30 PM


It looks like you’ve taken your first steps toward a speedier and more transparent construction payment process by signing up with
zlien, however, the success of this endeavor won’t come overnight. In this post, we will examine 3 steps to take on your own to hit the ground running with using zlien.

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Topics: client success, Best Practices

Top 3 questions to ask yourself before starting your notice policy

Posted by Ted Rectanus

10/31/17 8:52 AM


Your company is looking to start protecting its interest by securing lien rights but you’re not sure where to begin. Don’t worry about it! Ask yourself these 3 questions as a jumping-off point to implement a notice strategy on your construction jobs.

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Topics: client success, Best Practices, communicate

Send Those Prelims. Contractors Understand.

Posted by Ted Rectanus

9/12/17 11:59 AM

Taking steps to protect one's interests is status quo in the business world. Who hasn’t protected a big financial purchase with a warranty? Who hasn’t had some sort of insurance measure in place in case of emergency? The same mindset is held among most general contractors and property owners when they receive preliminary notices from their subs and supplies when they begin a project.  

Trust me, if you send those prelims, contractors will understand.  In this article, we'll help you understand why!

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Topics: Best Practices, preliminary notices

What Information Do You Need to File a Document through zlien?

Posted by Ted Rectanus

9/12/17 11:16 AM


When it comes to filing documents through zlien to secure or enforce one’s lien rights, many contractors are faced with a dilemma: what job information will I need in order to file a document? Nothing is worse than starting the process to get paid faster just to find out you don’t have the required information handy.

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Topics: Best Practices, jobsight