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15 Minutes to Spring Clean your zlien Account

Posted by Sean Landry

3/20/18 4:36 PM

When the days get longer and the air gets warmer, it's time to throw open windows and do some spring cleaning.  You may already be planning a closet or garage purge, but don't forget about staying organized at the office.  Spring cleaning at the office can have the same great benefits such as improving your mood and saving you time. 

Here's how you can take 15 minutes today to clean up your zlien account to set your spring up for success.

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Topics: Best Practices, new zlien, jobsight

3 Proactive Tactics to Get You Paid

Posted by Charlotte McPherson

3/16/18 4:30 PM

Would you prefer a life vest to help prevent you from drowning or a lifebuoy after you're already in rough waters? Let's hope no one is drowning (or drowning in work), but it is important to consider your strategy for preventing tough situations.  These 3 tips will help your company take a proactive approach to getting paid quickly so you can stay afloat.

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Topics: Best Practices, communicate, customer relationship, preliminary notices

How accurate is your project information?

Posted by Charlotte McPherson

3/13/18 10:35 AM

Whether you gather data from your customers or research it yourself, getting the details wrong can put your company at risk. Just how accurate is your information? We've dug into our JobSight research data to give you some insight into the answer.

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Topics: Best Practices, jobsight

Understanding Mail Tracking in Your zlien Account

Posted by Erin Classen

2/23/18 1:00 PM

As part of zlien’s processing of your order, our team takes care of mailing your document to the selected recipients.  Once this has been done, your order status will be updated to “Notice Sent,” indicating that it’s on its way. If your document was sent by certified mail, we will also provide the tracking information for your mailings so you can keep an eye on their progress through USPS.

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Topics: Best Practices, Order Help Article

Top 3 underutilized zlien features that can increase your efficiency

Posted by Charlotte McPherson

2/14/18 10:18 AM

At zlien, we're constantly adding new features to help you save time and money.  This post covers three of zlien's most underutilized features than can help you and your team increase your efficiency.

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Topics: client success, Best Practices, new zlien

Explore zlien's new tags feature!

Posted by Sean Landry

2/8/18 1:25 PM

zlien's recently released "tags" feature will improve your ability to ensure that nothing ever slips through those dreaded cracks anymore! Tags provide you a flexible solution for easy tracking and reporting on multiple elements of a your projects.  In this blog, we'll explore zlien's new tags feature. 

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Topics: client success, Best Practices

Successful habits to track when using zlien

Posted by Gretchen Lynn

2/5/18 12:33 PM

At zlien, we track daily habits or routines with our team members to ensure successful weeks and metrics. It helps everyone stay on track and aligned with company goals and team progress.  Since we strongly believe in tracking healthy and successful habits, it's natural for us to roll out this movement with our customers.  In this post, we'll cover successful habits to track when using zlien to help you get the most value. 

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Topics: Best Practices

Schedule Your Walk Through of the zlien Document Inbox

Posted by Antoinette Abboud

2/5/18 9:30 AM


zlien makes complex things simple. There is a transparency issue in the construction industry, and our Document Inbox is the solution. Take 20 minutes out of your day in the next few weeks to do a walk through of the Document Inbox and see how it can help improve collaboration and customer relationships from the start. 

If you are managing the exchange of waivers and other documents on your jobs, then the Document Inbox is for you. We have simplified the process for you so you can spend your time working on all of the other things you need to do on a daily basis. A one-on-one walk through with one of our experts can help you learn how to use the Document Inbox specifically for your business needs and processes. 



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Topics: Best Practices, new zlien

Access zlien's Library for Construction Disaster Recovery & Rebuilding

Posted by Patrick Ryan

1/29/18 8:52 AM


From hurricanes to fires to mudslides, it can seem like a revolving door of headlines regarding natural disasters from every corner of the country. No one can say when or where these unfortunate events may occur, but staying informed is half the battle.  To help you rebuild and stay on track, here is zlien's Library for Construction Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding.

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Topics: Best Practices

Filing a Lien in New York? Don't Forget the ATS!

Posted by Erin Classen

1/26/18 10:30 AM

At zlien, we strive to make the mechanics lien process as simple and as easy as possible. In most cases, this means that once you agree to our terms of use, we can act as an authorized agent and sign your documents on your behalf, speeding up the process.

In some states, however, we may need either your original signature or a separate authorization giving us this capability. The latter is the case in New York, which requires lien claimants to provide a document called an Authority to Sign (or ATS) if a third party is preparing the document on their behalf.

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Topics: Best Practices