The Demand Letter
That Gets You Paid
in 20 Days or Less
The Notice of Intent to Lien
mail@zlien.cowww.zlien.co
TableofContents
A simple adjustment to improve your
payment funnel
What is a notice of intent to lien?
How to utilize the ...
1
A simple adjustment to
improve your payment
funnel
What happens when
an account is
overdue?
Most companies go through a series of….
…emails
…phone calls
…and letters
All in an attempt to
collect the money
they are owed.
We call this process:
Luckily, companies in the
construction industry have a special
tool to help them collect…
The Mechanics Lien!
But did you need there is actually a
secret weapon in the construction
industry?
Yes, that’s right - a secret weapon that
can get you paid before you ever even
file a lien at all!
This weapon goes by the name….
The Notice of Intent
to Lien
2
What is a notice of intent
to lien?
It’s like a demand letter…
…but with a lot more teeth
The Notice of Intent to Lien can be
effective just by utilizing the threat of
a lien…without ever actually needing
to file...
Instead of a regular old demand letter,
the notice of intent to lien informs the
owing party that if payment is not
receiv...
There are some other benefits to the
Notice of Intent to Lien as well:
While there may be a lot of excuses
for why your customers won’t pay….
That doesn’t mean you have to be
punished….
Show them you mean business.
3
How to utilize the notice
of intent to lien
Set a strict deadline.
For example, 45 days after payment is due.
If payment isn’t made by this time,
send a Notice of Intent to Lien.
And watch the payments come in!
But really, this whole thing sounds
great in theory…
…does it actually work?
YES!
Essentially, you can
cut the number of times
you need to file a lien in
half
just by sending this simple
letter.
So stop wasting your time with empty
demand letters and ineffective, time-
wasting collections tactics.
Utilize the Notice of Intent to Lien
and sit back as your collections rise.
We hope you’ve enjoyed the presentation.
Here’s to watching your outstanding debt decrease…
…and your revenue increase!
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Are you in the construction business? Do you ever have invoices that run long overdue?

There's a remedy for you, and it is as easy as sending out the demand letters that your company already sends.

The Notice of Intent to Lien is a secret weapon for construction companies who aren't quite ready to file a lien, but need payment now.

Notices of Intent to lien get you paid 47% of the time without ever having to actually file the lien!

It works like this: send out your invoice, when is is 30 - 45 days past due, send out your notice of intent to lien, if you STILL are not paid, file the lien. Easy as that!

This slide deck will guide you through the benefits of the Notice of Intent to Lien and will show you how to apply it to your business.

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Notice of Intent to Lien: The demand letter that gets you paid in 20 days or less

  1. 1. The Demand Letter That Gets You Paid in 20 Days or Less The Notice of Intent to Lien mail@zlien.cowww.zlien.co
  2. 2. TableofContents A simple adjustment to improve your payment funnel What is a notice of intent to lien? How to utilize the notice of intent to lien 1 32 3
  3. 3. 1 A simple adjustment to improve your payment funnel
  4. 4. What happens when an account is overdue?
  5. 5. Most companies go through a series of…. …emails …phone calls …and letters
  6. 6. All in an attempt to collect the money they are owed.
  7. 7. We call this process:
  8. 8. Luckily, companies in the construction industry have a special tool to help them collect…
  9. 9. The Mechanics Lien!
  10. 10. But did you need there is actually a secret weapon in the construction industry?
  11. 11. Yes, that’s right - a secret weapon that can get you paid before you ever even file a lien at all!
  12. 12. This weapon goes by the name….
  13. 13. The Notice of Intent to Lien
  14. 14. 2 What is a notice of intent to lien?
  15. 15. It’s like a demand letter… …but with a lot more teeth
  16. 16. The Notice of Intent to Lien can be effective just by utilizing the threat of a lien…without ever actually needing to file one. WHY?
  17. 17. Instead of a regular old demand letter, the notice of intent to lien informs the owing party that if payment is not received, then a lien will be filed.
  18. 18. There are some other benefits to the Notice of Intent to Lien as well:
  19. 19. While there may be a lot of excuses for why your customers won’t pay….
  20. 20. That doesn’t mean you have to be punished….
  21. 21. Show them you mean business.
  22. 22. 3 How to utilize the notice of intent to lien
  23. 23. Set a strict deadline. For example, 45 days after payment is due.
  24. 24. If payment isn’t made by this time, send a Notice of Intent to Lien.
  25. 25. And watch the payments come in!
  26. 26. But really, this whole thing sounds great in theory… …does it actually work?
  27. 27. YES!
  28. 28. Essentially, you can cut the number of times you need to file a lien in half just by sending this simple letter.
  29. 29. So stop wasting your time with empty demand letters and ineffective, time- wasting collections tactics.
  30. 30. Utilize the Notice of Intent to Lien and sit back as your collections rise.
  31. 31. We hope you’ve enjoyed the presentation. Here’s to watching your outstanding debt decrease… …and your revenue increase!

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