Cycle Billing

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Axl, Mar 6, 2005.

  1. Axl

    Axl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 233

    Has anyone ever tried having a one month billing cycle but having half customers pay at end of the month and the other half pay in the middle of the month. This way you have money come in every two weeks instead of once a month but it is still a monthly bill? I also thought that this would avoid having the bill put off until the "important" bills are paid by the customer.

    HOOLIE LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,981

    I know some members bill like this, maybe try a search and see if you can find some more info. I wouldn't mind trying it myself, but Clip software won't allow you to do so.
  3. SCW

    SCW LawnSite Member
    Messages: 29

    Our per-cut customers get billed at the end of the month; our annual contract customers get billed at the 1st of the month. Money is still coming in at the same time; but one group is paying for services already performed, while the other group is paying at the beginning of the month for that month's services.
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
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    Messages: 8,745

    I know someone on here that did billing by peoples last name. A-N the first part of the month, and O-Z the end of the month.

    I just do once a month billing. They go out the last sunday of every month
  5. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Messages: 4,040

    Hi Axl,

    Yes we do see that from time to time. It should help keeping good cash flow through out the month.
  6. Soupy

    Soupy LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,125

    After the first month of billing you should have money trickle at all times of the month. Unless you are lucky and your customers pay promptly.

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