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Old 10-26-2003, 09:16 PM
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i was just wondering the best way to get payment from my customers, i have worked for one of my buddies for a couple of years now and it seems like all he does is complain about people not paying him on time. i was just wanted to get some opinions from you guys to see how i can avoid this problem with my bussiness.
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Old 10-28-2003, 09:04 AM
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One option is billing in advance.

Here is a post that looks into this topic more.

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Old 11-01-2003, 11:46 PM
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The best way to get payed on time is; Payment at time of service. You can't go wrong with that method.
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Old 11-02-2003, 12:17 AM
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Send a clean, professional invoice with a DUE DATE. That should elevate most of the problem. Gopher would be a great program that includes invoicing.
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Old 11-05-2003, 05:52 PM
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lawnmowermannh...... I am doing the same thing you are doing and it wastes soooooo much time talkin to customers. I HATE IT!
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