Colin Porter

Colin Porter

Colin Porter

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Colin Porter is the publisher of Dynamic Business and the founder and MD of credit reporting bureau, CreditorWatch. He has over 20 years experience as a business owner, specialising in general small/medium business issues, cashflow, credit management and online business. Follow CreditorWatch on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Improve your cashflow cycle by retraining your debtors

If you’ve effectively taught a client that they have 60 to 90 days in which to pay you, it is then very difficult to get them to start paying on time. To avoid this, make sure you and your client both agree to the credit terms when you set a new account up. This may… Continue reading Improve your cashflow cycle by retraining your debtors

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Keeping a tight leash will discipline debtors

While it’s a vital part of good cashflow management, chasing late payments is not something that most business owners enjoy. What can you do to get your clients to pay on time? And what can you do when you’re stuck with a customer who won’t settle their debt? Prevention is cure The first way to… Continue reading Keeping a tight leash will discipline debtors

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Three rules to find the right customers for your business

When you start a business, it isn’t just about what you do well that ensures your path to success, but your customers. Don’t fall into the trap of accepting any client because you’re desperate for business: if you are careful and patient at the beginning, it will pay dividends for your business and your reputation… Continue reading Three rules to find the right customers for your business

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Navigating business in an uncertain economic climate

Every business is a boat on the economic seas. Although bigger boats have a better chance of riding out storms, the small ones can have as much of a chance if navigation is mapped out with care.

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Look outside your office to help your business

Since when does working hard solely mean one should be cooped up in their office, chained to that desk and computer, focused like crazy on the business at hand?

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