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Top 10 Account Collection Mistakes It would be wonderful if everyone simply paid their invoices immediately. However, in business, you need to diligently collect and follow up on accounts. Here are some of the common mistakes that can slow down and hinder the process. View
Why Accept Credit Cards? With over ¾ of the American population using some form of plastic for regular purchases, businesses–especially online retailers–can’t afford not accept credit cards as a form of payment. View
What Information Should My Invoices Include? Your invoices may be the most important documents in your business; without them, you won't be paid. Your invoices should always include the following information: View
Collections: How to Get What's Coming to You Many entrepreneurs are challenged—even intimidated—by the prospect of collecting what is owed to them, partly because most don’t like being confrontational and partly because they are afraid to find out they’ve been had. In spite of this discomfort or fear, however, you... View
Getting Paid: The Waiting Game We all need to keep the cash flowing so we can run and grow our businesses. But, for many entrepreneurs, money is still hard to come by. And I don’t mean investment capital; it’s become a waiting game just to collect money that’s due us.  View
60-Second Guides: Collecting Payment In just 60-seconds, we’ll show you how to establish a sound and rational policy for collecting payments. View
How to Reduce the Cost of Bounced Checks The cost of bounced checks to small-business owners goes far beyond the penalty fees the banks charge for depositing bad checks. The time spent handling bounced checks and the havoc they wreak on cash flow are also part of the toll. View
SCORE Tip of the Week: Use These Invoice Tips to Get Paid Faster SCORE's CEO, Kenneth R. Yancey, provides 6 tips for receiving payments more quickly. View
SCORE Tip of the Week: How Smart Invoicing Can Boost Your Profits Mel Ettenson of SCORE Detroit shares advice for effective invoicing. View
10 Tips for Picking a Payment Processor These days, it’s easy for almost any small business to tap into the electronic payment system and accept credit and debit cards along with other types of e-payments. And there are plenty of payment processors competing for your business. View