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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

Top zlien product releases of 2017

Posted by Desiree Baez

12/26/17 1:00 PM

A lot has changed at zlien over the past twelve months. Our subscription base continues to grow and we are thrilled to be the industry’s leading lien rights solution service provider.  But we couldn’t have done it without your input and support.  We opened the floor to your ideas and feedback, and with your needs in mind we released some amazing product features that will increase transparency between all hired roles and improve the way you exchange documents, monitor jobs and place orders.    

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Topics: announcements, Product Releases, system release, communicate, zlien dashboard, new zlien

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

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

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

3 Strategies for Explaining Your Lien & Notice Policy to Your Customers

Posted by Sarah Toulmin

7/25/17 11:17 AM

Protecting your lien rights doesn't have to put a strain on your customer relationships. The reality is that notices are sent primarily for the benefit of your customer and parties up the chain. If you can communicate your policy well, your customer relationships will grow stronger as a result. Follow these three tips for explaining your policy to customers to ensure mutual understanding and positive relationships.

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Topics: Best Practices, partnerships, communicate, customer relationship