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Simplicity Skip Tracing Services

Simplicity has teamed up with LocateSmarter, a premier data provider, to automate the skip tracing process in Simplicity at a reduced cost for all Simplicity clients.  This means you save time and money!  The integration allows you to easily mark accounts individually or in bulk that need to be skipped, have them skipped the same day, and then have the results automatically updated and applied to your Simplicity accounts.  The best part, you can easily manage your own skip budgets, see skip results, manage which collectors can and cannot use the feature, and so much more.  Enable this feature for FREE today here is how:

Skip Trace Set Up:

Access Settings >Administrators>Skip Trace Settings
Click “Enable Skip Trace” to activate the feature
Read the Terms and Conditions
Check “I accept the terms and conditions” and then “Continue”
At this point, you will see the legal portion. Check the applicable check boxes. If “No Permissible Purpose” is checked Skip tracing will not be enabled.
Enter your first name, last name and a valid email address to send the signature and click “Save and Send Signature”
You will receive an email for “Simplicity Authorization Request”
Click “Sign Now” in the email and you will be brought to a signature page
Enter your signature and click “Send Signature”
Navigate back to Settings > Administrators>Skip Trace Settings. You will notice a status at the top of the skip trace page, “Waiting for Signature”
At the bottom of this page, there is a button to “Check for Signature”.  Simplicity will automatically check for a signature over the course of 24 hours, but this button can be used to check immediately.
After retrieving a successful signature, the page status will update […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Simplicity Skip Tracing Services|

Simplicity Tough Guy Contest

Help us name our new “TOUGH GUY”

Our new “tough guy” ads that will be circulating the web and traditional marketing avenues for the next little while.  In an effort to revamp our marketing ideas and techniques, this tough guy was born.  Since that time, we have grown quite attached to him and his vision for our company and the collection industry in general.  We have yet to find the right name for this tough guy however which is where each of you come in.  Through April 30, 2017 we will be holding a “name that tough guy” contest.  The winner receives $100 or a free month on us.

Email your “tough guy” name suggestions to toughguy@simplicitycollect.com

Click the email link above and include your suggested “tough guy” name in the subject or body of the email.  We will contact you the first part of May if your suggestion is the winning pick.  This contest is NOT limited to Simplicity clients only.  It is open to whomever has enough creative juices flowing to pick the right name for our “tough guy”.  But hurry, you only have until the end of April!
Stay tuned for more exciting things from this visionary maverick!
 

 

 

By |April 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Simplicity Tough Guy Contest|

Enterprise Debtor Payment Portal

Simplicity Debt Collection Software is pleased to announce the roll out of its new Enterprise Debtor Payment Portal.  This fully functional portal allows you to empower your debtors to make payments, settle accounts, set up payment plans, confirm their information and so much more.  Use this application easily from your own website or direct them to our portal, either option is now available.  Studies show that
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By |February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Enterprise Debtor Payment Portal|

How Will I Advertise My Debt Collection Business and Services?

This again comes back to the question of whether you are collecting your own debt or collecting for others. Obviously if you have others that are referring business to you, your primary target for advertising would be other business who will also refer business to you. One of the easiest ways to do this is to establish a website. […]

By |November 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Will I Advertise My Debt Collection Business and Services?|

How Will I Manage My Debt Collection Business?

The answer to this question varies depending on your personality and business experience. I have always been under the philosophy that you find good, honest people, and surround yourself with those people. You may have pay a little more for those types of people, but they will save you mounds of headaches in the long run. Ask yourself how you would like to be managed, and then devise a way that would suffice your philosophies and beliefs. […]

By |November 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Will I Manage My Debt Collection Business?|

How will I set up the legal structure of my business in order to protect my assets?

One of the top reasons why businesses fail in the first few years is due to the fact that they were not set up correctly to begin with.  If you are setting up your collection business with a business partner, make sure you have your business agreement, exit strategy, and legal documents set up prior to opening your doors.  I don’t care who you are, MONEY CHANGES PEOPLE.  Once money starts coming in the door, the temptation to do dishonest or unethical things is far too great for some people to resist.  In order to protect your assets, your business, and your livelihood, it is helpful to consult with a business attorney or speak with others who have experience in business contracts. […]

By |November 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How will I set up the legal structure of my business in order to protect my assets?|

Who is my competition and how is their business structured?

As in any industry, understanding your competition is essential to the success of your collection business.  If you are collecting debt for 3rd party entities, it is vital that you understand what others in your industry and area are doing to be successful.  Each demographic area has its own set of challenges.  Even though debtors are wide-spread, the area in which you live can have a huge impact on how successful you can be at collecting debt. […]

By |November 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Who is my competition and how is their business structured?|

Will I be collecting 3rd party debt or purchasing debt from a debt broker or business?

In a previous article we discuss the various types of ways that you can successfully make money in the collection industry.  In this article we will talk about the pros and cons of 3rd party debt collection and purchasing your own debt to collect on. […]

By |November 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Will I be collecting 3rd party debt or purchasing debt from a debt broker or business?|

How quickly can I get my collection business started?

Just as soon as you can get your business licenses in place, you can start collecting debt. This is the first and biggest hurdle that you must overcome before you can move forward. Setting up your collection business can be as easy or as hard as you make it. If you are worried about business expenses, consider starting your business as a telecommuting or home based business until you can get the capital and licensing to branch out and expand. […]

By |October 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How quickly can I get my collection business started?|

How much money do I need to get started?

The answer to this question depends on where you chose to start your business, how many employees you choose to employ, and whether your business will require office space. The typical expenses involved in starting up a new debt collection business are as follows: […]

By |October 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How much money do I need to get started?|