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Dee Bowden created Collect the Cash to teach small businesses how to solve cash flow problems. After recovering $7.5 million for a large government agency, Dee recognized small businesses also fall prey to revenue loss because they don’t collect the outstanding invoices.
She is on a mission to serve business owners by sharing her three-step system. Dee has 10 years of financial recovery experience in which she collected over $10 million for several companies and government agencies.
Dee is the Author of Collect the Cash: The Sale is not Complete until the Money is In the Bank! Dee has been featured in Forbes, Yahoo Finance, VIP Global, and Black Enterprise Magazines.
At what moment did you realize you had a passion for educating small businesses on financial literacy?
I realized my passion for educating small business owners two years ago when I shared my story on a radio interview and was asked to write about it in a book anthology called Entrepreneurial Elevation
What are the main two issues you find amongst small businesses regarding finances?
The two key issues I find among small business owners are that they lack systems to track sales and payments. Many also don’t have a business checking account to receive payments
What message do you hope small businesses take away from your platform?
The message for small business owners is to learn the 3 Keys to Collect the Cash
Problem Solving/Customer Service/Gratitude. People have choices where they spend their time and dollars. Make sure you provide the best customer experience from sale to payment received
In your book Collect the Cash: The Sale is not complete until the money is in the bank, what big idea are you hoping small businesses understand?
That leaving money on the table is not good for business, set up tracking systems and get good with problem-solving.
What is next for your business?
Speaking and Consulting with Companies that have Accounts Receivables issues and want to improve their process
How can small businesses connect with your platform?
Support Dee by purchasing your copy of Collect The Cash right here