Articles by BlueTarp
Includes all of our articles written by BlueTarp leaders
Preparing to Sell or Transfer Ownership of Your Business
Whether selling to a third party or keeping the business in the family, having your financials in order early helps ensure a more successful transition. Start by addressing these best practices.
Four Ways to Protect and Strengthen Your Line of Credit
Understanding how your bank views your business and how to best manage your bank relationship are keys to keeping your line healthy. Learn how to ensure that you and your line of credit are solid.
Making Credit Policies that Reduce Risk and Encourage Growth
Learn steps you can take with your credit program to turn a potential weakness into a competitive advantage that protects and bolsters your bottom line.
Protect Yourself From the Four Most Disruptive Credit Risks
Effective credit screening is a mix of science and art and is a skill you can hone with attention to a few key details. Learn best practices to protect yourself from credit risk.
The Top Warning Signs That a Customer Is in Trouble
90% of contractors will fall in the first ten years of business, most of these will fall within the first three. The key to protecting yourself is knowing the warning signs a customer is in trouble.
Protect Yourself From Risk, Not Just Bad Debt
Learn best practices and tools used by savvy dealers that ensure a full picture of your customers and help protect yourself from risks beyond just bad debt.
How to Protect Your Profits When Big Customers Pay Late
Learn tips on how to make integrated sales and credit decisions. Knowing the true cost of goods along with the true cost of credit will help you give price breaks and still make positive gross margin.
Is There A Better Way? How Your In-House Credit Program Differs from a Professional Management Service
Explore the difference between an in-house credit program to one professionally managed using four important areas: sales growth, cash flow, risk protection and time management.
A Better Approach to Collections: Getting Paid While Keeping Your Customer Relationship Strong
Taking a one-size fits all approach to collections keeps you from collecting your money while keeping a positive relationship with your customer. Learn best practices based on a customer’s standing.
Five Questions to Ask a Credit, Collections or Finance Company
Help your building material company capitalize on the economic recovery and compete with the big guys by considering a third-party company to assist your trade credit program.
4 Ways Your Credit Program Can Give You a Competitive Advantage
4 tips to transform your credit program to deliver a competitive advantage for growth by offering larger lines, better service, and by assisting and rewarding your pro-customers.