Last Fall, we published a series of tips aimed at helping readers reduce skip tracing expenses by reducing excess/unnecessary data, proactively minimizing wrong numbers and looking at the overall cost of your skip tracing efforts. We have compiled all of these tips into one convenient blog, so without further au due, here are 5 ways to spend less money on skip tracing data:
We continue our Meet the Team series with Terri Smock, Technical Project Manager at LocateSmarter. Terri Smock fell in love with technology while working at a mortgage company in the 80s and she continues to be amazed at how technology is changing the business landscape today. In this blog, find out about Terri’s first desktop computer experience, her entrepreneurial spirit, and how she spends her time outside of work. Continue reading to learn more about Terri Smock…
This year’s ACA Spring Forum was held in Las Vegas at the M Resort, located a few blocks from the strip. From March 14 to March 16, hundreds of people came to hear influential speakers and learn accounts receivables best practices. The conference was heavily focused on compliance and provided curriculum to help A/R professionals earn the Credit and Collection Professional (CCCP), Professional Collection Management (PCM) and other designations. But aside from the educational sessions, there were also great networking opportunities, a booming exhibit floor and Vegas’s always exciting atmosphere. Here are a few things that stick out in my head about ACA Spring Forum 2018:
When you think about St Patrick’s Day, several things come to mind: getting pinched for not wearing green, shamrocks, leprechauns, green beer, Ireland and pots of gold. Well, our employees may not have stories about finding gold at the end of the rainbow, but they have had some good luck. Check out some of the good fortune our employees have had over the years:
Adding a new data provider to your skip tracing process can come with some unknowns, but when goals and objectives are laid out clearly, both the vendor and the client are able to execute testing and implementation more effectively. At LocateSmarter, we want to make sure our prospective clients are set up for success, so we have outlined three of the most common batch skip tracing tests. Which test you decide to execute will depend on your collection software, internal resources and time.
We continue our Meet the Team series with Julie Anderson, Manager of Operations at LocateSmarter. Julie Anderson, once a proposal coordinator at a collection agency, understands the ins and outs of the accounts receivable industry, and uses that knowledge to better serve our customers. In this blog, find out about Julie’s past experience in collections, her hopes for the future and why she has nightmares about popcorn. Continue reading to learn more about Julie Anderson…
Employee Appreciation Day is celebrated on the first Friday in March in both the United States and Canada. This secular holiday recognizes employees’ hard work from the past year. At LocateSmarter, hard work and accomplishments are recognized every day, but we wanted to take a moment to join in on the special day and share a few words from LocateSmarter’s president, Jonathan Brooks. (Jonathan joined the LocateSmarter team July 2017. Read the press release here.)
For most collection agencies, a bulk of their collection efforts are focused on outbound dialing. However, when your dialing efforts are poorly distributed, your debt collection agency can miss out on potential revenue opportunities and end up wasting time and resources on phone numbers with little return. Below, we outline three steps you can take to evaluate (and enhance) your dialing strategies so you can maximize right party contacts (RPCs), improve performance and better allocate resources.
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, our team got to talking about the things we love about working at LocateSmarter. To no one’s surprise, LocateSmarter’s mission and our people were the top things mentioned, but there’s so much more than that. From the casual atmosphere to our co-workers’ fun personalities, here are 15 random reasons we love working at LocateSmarter.
We continue our Meet the Team series with Alix Schmidt, Account Development Executive at LocateSmarter. Alix Schmidt started off her professional career at a software company before moving to the data/collections world. In this blog, Alix talks about her typical day at work, community involvement and she reveals a secret you’d never expect from her. Continue reading to learn more about Alix Schmidt…