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Volume 4, Issue 12 | December 12, 2008

Featured Article

 Top Ten Tax Tips Before the Year Ends

Top Ten Tax Tips Before the Year Ends
by Staff

With the year rapidly coming to a close, now is the time to start thinking about end-of-the-year tax preparations for your business. Go ahead and spend money on your business now for things you'll need next year so you won't be surprised with a giant tax bill in April.

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Six Items to Put on Your Holiday Wish List

Six Items to Put on Your Holiday Wish List
by Staff

We've compiled a wish list of gifts specifically for process servers and private investigators. While some of these gifts are beneficial to running a business, others are just downright fun. Falling into a variety of price ranges, there's something for everyone.

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Join the Process Server and Private Investigator Communities!

Join the Process Server and Private Investigator Communities!

Join the new online Process Server Networking Community, and PI Networking Community brought to you by and! Both are FREE to join, easy to use, and a great way to stay up-to-date with what's going on in the industries!

Members can create their own profile pages; upload videos, photos, and music; contribute to the blog; and participate in discussions aimed at the process serving and investigation worlds. Get to know fellow professionals with this great new social networking site.

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Customer Testimonials
What are and advertisers saying? Testimonials
If you are interested in learning more about joining click here for more information or contact us at (877) 737-8366.

"Exposure is critical to the success of my company. With, law firms and other process service companies from across the U.S. can find me. The reach that provides has proven to be very lucrative for my business. I am receiving at least 10 to 15 serves just from out of state clients on a weekly basis. The return on my investment becomes even greater when these clients come back to me for repeat business. I now have out-of-state companies that come to me for all their process service in Florida. Additionally, I have clients that want me to handle their serves all over the United States. I can't emphasize how important it is for me to know that I can go to and find qualified and professional process servers to help me and my client. Above all, I would like to thank the team for making my money work for me. They are going above and beyond my expectations of a web directory. I have seen them at trade shows in my local area and am impressed at how they portray their brand and all the process serving companies associated with them."

 Allison McInnis-Gimbert
 Ali's Process Service & Legal Support
 Tampa, FL

" has been absolutely fantastic for our business. Since joining, we have seen a huge increase in business and continue to grow each day. We are very happy with Mike MacDonald and the rest of the staff, they are top notch."

 Bob Joiner
 Legal Investigative Group LLC
 Wetumpka, AL

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" has proven to be a great advertising channel for our agency. I am getting quality leads and inquiries from clients who are serious about investigations, has affordable advertising and this helps me keep my expenses down and allows me to pass the savings onto my clients."

 Danny Lee Russell
 The Russell Group of Texas
 Plano, TX

"Thanks so much for talking me into advertising on! It is well worth it, and I would recommend you to anyone. The first case I got through the website paid for 12 years of advertising!"

 Jeff Means
 Soundmind Investigations
 Huntsville, AL

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Government Contracts
Government Contracts: RFP's for Investigators and Process Servers

State and government contracts can provide process servers and investigators with steady, recurring revenue. Many and advertisers have been awarded contracts such as these as a result of being listed with us.

Government agencies advertise RFP's (request for proposal) for these contracts. As a free service to you, we provide the details of these contracts as they become available.

Would you like to be notified of Government Contract RFP's as they become available? If so, please join the following groups:

Current Process Serving & Investigative Bid Opportunities

Polygraph Examinations
Fulton County, GA
Agency: Emergency Services Department
Description: The Fulton County Purchasing & Contract Compliance Department is soliciting quotes from qualified vendors to provide Polygraph Services to the Emergency Services Department for the year of 2009.
Bid Due Date: December 15, 2008
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Investigation Services
Statewide California
Agency: State of California Department of Justice
Description: The Office of the Attorney General, Department of Justice, has periodic need for private investigator services. We are looking for vendors who have had prior investigative experience working with governmental entities such as state, city or county; law enforcement; Medi-Cal fraud disputes; environmental and/or toxic waste; employment/discrimination litigation; and/or correctional institutional matters.
Bid Due Date: December 31, 2008
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Background Checks
Orlando, FL
Agency: Greater Orlando Aviation Association
Description: The proposed contract will be to furnish all labor, supervision, equipment, facilities, supplies and skilled, qualified personnel, and all other items necessary or proper for, or incidental to, performing comprehensive pre-employment background investigation services at the Orlando International Airport in accordance with the contract documents.
Bid Due Date: January 12, 2009
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Article Archives
ServeReport Exclusives

The following articles, written specifically for the process serving and investigation industry, were featured in previous issues of the ServeReport.

News Item Your Business Card, Your Brand (Nov. 2008)
News Item Preparing Your Business for Sale (Sep. 2008)
News Item Why Offer Process Serving? (Aug. 2008)
News Item Six Ways to Run Your Business More Efficiently (Jul. 2008)
News Item When Hiring a Full-Time Employee is Not an Option (Jun. 2008)
News Item Roadmap to Success: Paula Ashcraft's Growth and Sale of Her Business (May. 2008)
News Item Ways to Recession-Proof Your Process Serving or Investigation Business (Apr. 2008)
News Item New Launches (Apr. 2008)
News Item Monetizing Your Phone Calls (Mar. 2008)
News Item Delegation: The Successful Business' Secret Weapon (Feb. 2008)
News Item 5 Resolutions for Your Business in 2008 (Jan. 2008)
News Item A Look Back at the Most Interesting Cases From 2007 (Jan. 2008)
News Item How to Hire Process Servers or Private Investigators (Dec. 2007)
News Item When Should Process Servers and Investigators Hire (Nov. 2007)
Data Providers
News Item Choosing and Using Data Providers (Jun. 2007)
News Item An Easy Source of Additional Revenue for Servers (Jun. 2007)
Government Contracts and RFPs
News Item The Benefits of Securing Government Contracts (Aug. 2006)
News Item Determining Which Contracts are Right for You (Aug. 2006)
News Item Responding to a Request for Proposal (Aug. 2006)
News Item Know What's in Your Insurance Policy (Nov. 2005)
News Item Investigator & Process Server Insurance Primer (Sep. 2005)
News Item Five Tips to Try When Your Website Isn't Ranking (Oct. 2008)
News Item 500 New Potential Clients Per Year (Oct. 2007)
News Item Referrals: The Power of Word-of-Mouth Marketing (Sep. 2007)
News Item Don't Let Another Process Server or Investigator Steal Your Name! (Aug. 2007)
News Item Why Join Your State Associations? (Aug. 2007)
News Item 15 Ways to Grow Your Business in 2007 (Dec. 2006)
News Item Marketing Effectiveness for Process Servers & Investigators (Jan. 2006)
News Item Growing Your Process Serving and Investigation Business (Feb. 2005)
News Item Analyzing Process Server Software Functionality (Jul. 2008)
News Item Process Server Software: Benefits and Options (Jul. 2005)

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Upcoming Industry Events

Below you will find a list of upcoming industry events. For detailed information, please click on the links below.

KPIA Meetinig and Training Session
Elizabethtown, KY | January 10, 2009
FAPPS Annual Convention
Orlando, FL | March 26-29, 2009

If you have information on upcoming events or have articles you would like to contribute to the ServeReport please email us at [email protected] or call (877) 737-8366

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Member Badges & Member Badges

The and Member badges were created for advertising members to place on their home page. Thousands of legal professionals use and on a daily basis to find process servers and investigators. These brands are synonymous with process serving and investigation services - displaying these graphics on your site can lend credibility to your business.

Please visit the links below for the HTML code to place the following icons on your site. Member Badge Member Badge Investigator Badge Member Badge

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Newest Members
New and Members

If would like more information on joining the web's most visited and most trusted resources for finding process servers and investigators call us at (877) 737-8366 or visit us online.

Below you will find a list of our newest members.
(sn) = Members
(pn) = Members
(ps) = Members

Alabama State Constable Office (ps) Mobile, AL
AmStar Express (ps) Thousand Oaks, CA
Cape Fear Investigative Services, Inc. (sn) Fort Collins, CO
CIC Worldwide Inc (pn) Orlando, FL
The Strandell Group (pn) Miami Lakes, FL
Professional Service of Process (sn) Johnsburg, IL
Maine Subpoena Service (sn) Portland, ME
Weston Judicial Services (sn) Joplin, MO
New Jersey
TaskForce Legal Services (sn) Bordentown, NJ
New York
Action Subpoena (ps) Riverdale, NY
AKA Detective Agency Inc (pn) Albany, NY
AmeriCapital Servers, LLC. (ps) Oceanside, NY
RD Furman Investigations (sn) Fort Johnson, NY
Swift Owl Services (sn,ps) Liberty, NY
North Carolina
Case-Closed Investigations, Inc. (sn) Winston-Salem, NC
Nova Scotia
Properative Solutions (sn) New Glasgow, NS
Gonzalez Investigations (pn) McAllen, TX
Wind River Investigations (pn) Kinnear, WY

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