Entering my sixth year at American Profit Recovery

By Sabrine:

I am in awe that I am approaching my sixth year here at American Profit Recovery. As they say, time flies when you’re having fun.

It feels like it was just yesterday that I came in for my interview and met my manager, and contemplated whether or not I was going to give debt collections a try. Little did I know, collections was meant for me.

On a daily basis, I speak to consumers all around the nation and help them find ways to pay their just debts—as mentioned in our collector’s pledge. I get to go home knowing that I was able to relieve some stress off some consumers, as well as our clients for […]

2023-12-11T08:00:48-05:00December 11th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

What results should you expect from using a collection agency?

It’s a common question. What type of results should I expect from using a collection agency for my business?

If your organization has made the decision to move forward on hiring a debt collection agency, you’ll be asking some common questions. How does the process work? What does the agency need from us? And of course, probably the most popular question about what type of results you might expect.

“Results vary” as you’ve seen countless times on TV commercials in other advertisements that you are subjected to daily. And that’s important to understand when you are in the process of retaining debt collection professionals for your organization. The results you see will fluctuate, including the number of […]

2023-02-07T09:31:11-05:00February 7th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Small Business-You MUST do these before the end of the year

We are entering a new type of economy in the coming months. If your small business wants to be prepared to weather the changing economic conditions, now is the time to act and put the systems in place to ensure your organization continues to thrive.

You may already be seeing and experiencing the effects of our changing economy. Maybe your cost of goods has increased dramatically, or you have begun to see a trend in your accounts receivables, such as more people paying late. And depending on the type of business you run, you may also be seeing your expenses rise drastically, such as fuel costs and labor.

While the last quarter of the year is always […]

2022-10-31T07:47:50-04:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Why cash flow is so important

There are many reasons collection agencies exist. And while many consumers do not like being on the receiving end of a communication from a collection agency, companies like ours provide a necessary service to organizations that have challenges in getting their customers and clients to pay or pay on time.

It does not matter what size your company is. You are always going to have issues around payments, invoices and getting cash in the door in a timely fashion. And there is one thing we say over and over again here at American Profit Recovery. If you are in business, people are going to owe you money. That is just a fact of operating a business […]

2021-07-23T14:11:55-04:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Advice for Businesses, Uncategorized|

Budget Basics for Small Business

You may be one of them but we find that there are many small businesses out there that do not even have a budget. And as a collection agency that works with small business, we find that kind of troubling.  A budget can mean the difference between being profitable and, well, not making a profit. And we all know what happens when our business cannot turn a profit.

Having even a simple budget can make all the difference in the world. Your budget is essentially your roadmap for the year or a given period of time, as we are sure you are aware of. And while you might be aware of what a budget is, you […]

2020-09-27T12:25:50-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Advice for Businesses, Uncategorized|

“Desi Turned Denver”

By Kaylee:

Some people have human babies while others have fur babies; I fall in the category as a fur baby mommy. September 14th was “national hug your hound day” so I wanted to share my story of “Desi turned Denver” and how he has touched my life.

Denver photoTwo years ago I moved to a new city and wanted to have a companion by my side. I have always been a dog lover, so I decided to jump on the band wagon and get a pup! Instead of getting a puppy like most people like to do, I wanted to get a rescue dog so I could […]

2020-11-01T12:29:15-05:00October 6th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

How can a small business save money?

As a collection agency we are in the business of helping you get money you are owed, but we are also asked how a business can save money. How to save money is something the APR team is regularly asked by our clients, which is why we created this video. Here are the main points to consider when looking to save money in your business.

Have an annual budget:

-Do a budget every year

-Review on regular basis

-Knowing your numbers helps you save money

Pay your bills on time:

-You could be paying hundreds in unnecessary fees

-Check to see if your vendors offer discounts for early payments

Send out Invoices on time:

-Invoice for your services on time

-If you invoice […]

2020-11-30T16:06:11-05:00November 1st, 2013|Categories: Ask APR, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |
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