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When You’ve Just “Had Enough”

A simple but very effective “Demand Email/Letter” format.Dear Mr Jones,Records show that* The balance on your account is $4,047.74.* An arrangement was made for you to pay the remainder of your account by way of fortnightly reductions of $1,000.00.* That arrangement has not been maintained and you have not responded to recent reminders or phone [...]

By | 2019-09-26T03:48:16+00:00 September 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Text Messages Work

VERY RECENT CASE STUDY - Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - 1.45pm1  The debt had been factored.  About $35,000. (Factoring is where a third party pays the creditor on behalf of the debtor. The debtor can then 'pay off' the debt monthly to the Factoring Company. BUT, if a debtor stops paying, the Factoring Company can [...]

By | 2019-09-25T05:59:08+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being Ignored? Try this …

Debtor not replying? 'Small' debt?Too small and expensive to take to court? What to do? Try this ... Dear Mr Smith,Records indicate that we have now tried every reasonable way to have this account settled without having to resort to policy. If/when this becomes necessary when next reviewing your account additional costs will be incurred [...]

By | 2019-04-26T07:53:44+00:00 April 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Six Quick PRACTICAL Tips To Speed Up Payments

Just in time for Christmas!*TIP #1 - Text Messages If you've got a mobile phone, your debtor probably has one too. Send a text msg to them from a service like SMS-IT. It's sent from your email, goes to their phone and their reply comes back to your email. You can send the same message [...]

By | 2018-12-11T06:35:50+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’ll call you tomorrow

If YOU had an overdue account you probably WOULDN'T want to talk to your creditor about it would you? So, a face-to-face discussion or phone call would be your least preferred options. From the Creditors point of view though, there are several ways to follow up an overdue account. The graph here looks at the [...]

By | 2018-08-30T22:03:45+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Power Of Bullet Points In Reminders

When you * State The Facts, * Use Bullet Points and * Keep Your "Threat" Vague it makes your email or letter easier to read and is generally more successful in eliciting payments from or at least some sort of response from a debtor. We frequently use similar wording as in the email below as [...]

By | 2018-08-29T03:06:25+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Never Say Die … until you absolutely HAVE to.

Small unpaid account.  Long overdue.  You've emailed, written snail-mail letters, phoned and left messages to chase up payment.  All to no avail. Complete silence and lack of response.  What now? The two main options people normally take are ... 1:  Give it to a Debt Collector or Lawyer. But, if the debt IS a small [...]

By | 2018-08-27T04:05:55+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A nasty “nasty” email

THIS is the wording from one of the most powerful emails that we send. It's the VERY LAST one we send for our clients to show that they really mean business. If debtors are going to respond, they WILL respond to this one. IMPORTANT: It only works as long as the debtor has been 'softened' [...]

By | 2017-10-19T05:34:04+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments