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Zlien Forced to Defend Its Resources from Copyright Infringement by NACM

Dear zlien Clients and Readers of the Construction Payment Blog, zlien strives to be the leader in the construction credit management field. An important part of accomplishing this goal is to provide the web’s best and most comprehensive resources regarding mechanics liens and notices. In order to provide these resources, countless hours are spent scouring state […]

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Ask Nate

Zlien’s Chief Legal Officer, Nate Budde, unofficially serves as zlien ’s Chief Answer-Guru, supplying answers to any of our questions (and finding them if he does not know the answer already). He is also a licensed attorney in Louisiana, a graduate of Stanford University (B.A.) and Tulane University Law School (J.D.), a father, a saxophone […]

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Credit Management: A Multi-State Company Solution

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Here at zlien , we have clients from coast to coast who file notices and mechanics liens in order to secure debt. Our clients have good credit policy in place because many operate over state lines. It would be nice if security on real property, a lien, had uniform law similar to security on personal […]

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Mechanics Liens: Guide to Getting Paid On Funding Gates Blog

Another big thank you to our friends at FundingGates for the opportunity to again appear on their blog as a guest contributor. Our second post there provides step-by-step instructions for their readers on how to get their mechanics lien claims filed and their accounts secured. Here is a quote from the post: Those in the […]

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Credit Management: Join Our Construction Credit Professionals Group on LinkedIn or Google Plus

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zlien has launched the Construction Credit Professionals Group, an online forum for networking, advice and content specifically for credit professionals in the construction industry, on LinkedIn and Google Plus. The new group will give credit professionals in the construction industry the  opportunity to connect and discuss credit issues, share CRM strategies,  post and view available […]

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Credit Management: How To Collect On An Overdue Invoice in the Construction or Building Supply Industries


Credit and collection professionals, collection agencies and agents, attorneys and absolutely everyone in the ARM industry will tell you the same thing about aging receivables: start collection actions as soon as possible. It’s a clear fact that an overdue account becomes less collectable each day that collection efforts are postponed. But where do you begin? […]

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Take Scott Wolfe To Lunch For The mikeroweWORKS Foundation

An auction is open through Connect For A Cause to take me to lunch and support the mikeroweWORKS Foundation.  Go to that auction and placing a bid.  Here’s why. The mikeroweWORKS Foundation Supports Trades & Skilled Labor – Like Us I’ve embedded a video of Mike Rowe (host of Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs) speaking to […]

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