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Rolling Out zlien: Communicating the Benefits

Top 5 zlien Resources to Read & Share with your Team

Posted by Charlotte McPherson

11/30/17 7:57 AM

When it comes to educating yourself and your team, there are so many places on zlien.com to find information.  We have thousands of pages of content. That’s helpful when you’re looking for something specific because chances are we have you covered, but how do you know where to start? That’s why I’ve compiled a list of the top 5 resources for you and your team.

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Topics: Best Practices, customer relationship, preliminary notices

Office Manager’s Guide to filing notices in zlien

Posted by Desiree Baez

11/28/17 11:30 AM

Running a construction business takes a lot of work. And more often than not, the office manager has to tackle a lot of things day-to-day to keep the business afloat. But when it comes to protecting your jobs, it's crucial to understand how important notices are to the validity of your lien law rights. zlien understands that lien law is complex and your time is limited, so to better assist you, we’ve got some quick tips to help you understand what a notice is and how you can file them quickly and efficiently using zlien technology.  

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Topics: Best Practices, communicate, preliminary notices

zlien Customers Stay In the Know with these Online Resources

Posted by Charlotte McPherson

11/26/17 6:18 PM

We know how important it is to stay informed and up-to-date when it comes to protecting and growing your business. And that’s why we've put this list together of some of the best online resources. If there are others that you enjoy, let your account manager know and we can share them on here as well.

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Topics: client success, Best Practices

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

zlien 2017 Winter Holiday Hours

Posted by Madeline Fortino

11/20/17 10:00 AM

From everyone on the zlien team, we wish you a very happy holiday season! In the coming weeks, we will have a few notable days with limited Support and Operations. This post covers our zlien November and December 2017 holiday hours.

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Topics: announcements

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

Updates to zlien Cover Letters

Posted by Olivia Huppman

11/15/17 9:53 AM

At zlien, we strive to make complex things simple for you - our customers - but also for your customers. We know lien rights and documents can be confusing for people unfamiliar with them, so we've updated our cover letters to improve your customers' experience when they receive notices you send through zlien.

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Topics: Product Releases

Prepare for the holidays: What you should set up in zlien now?

Posted by Desiree Baez

11/13/17 3:30 PM

 

The Holiday Season is upon us. It’s that time of the year when we all start to take time off to spend time with  family and friends. Unlike other industries, the construction industry does not take into account that it’s a holiday. In most cases, lien filing deadlines are unforgiving.  And "sending a required notice or filing a lien after a deadline has passed could invalidate your mechanics lien claim".  So before you begin the  festivities,  take a look at our holiday planning guide so you can rest assured your rights will be protected. 

Here are a few things to consider before you take time off:

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Topics: client success, Best Practices, communicate

How to get your lien filed on time without needing the zlien rush fee

Posted by Desiree Baez

11/10/17 2:00 PM

When you are preparing to file a mechanics lien, there are a few important things to consider: the type of work performed, the project type, and state and county where your job site is located.  These factors are important because they will dictate the deadline for filing your lien. It's important to file your lien claim before the state's statutory deadline to ensure your claim is valid. To help your team stay on top of deadlines and have guidelines to follow when filing a lien, we at zlien recommend developing a Lien Strategy.

As part of this recommended Lien Strategy, here are a few tips to minimize the cost of filing liens by getting your lien filed on time without needing to add zlien rush processing fees to expedite the process. 

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Topics: client success, Best Practices

Use zlien reporting to track & manage your team’s activity & success

Posted by Sean Landry

11/9/17 3:16 PM

 

 

Using zlien reporting track and manage your team's activity and success has never been easier. Managing a team always has its challenges. In our world, one of these challenges is simply being able to confirm that your team is accomplishing the tasks they've been assigned.  This challenge can grow significantly with team members being out for holidays, vacations or folks working on other tasks. At zlien, understand this stress and have established several ways to ensure that you and your team can all be sure that your lien rights are being properly protected!

In this article, we'll help you use zlien reporting to track and manage your team's activity and success. 

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Topics: client success, Best Practices