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Volume 5, Issue 1 | January 21, 2009

Featured Article

Six Ways to Thrive in 2009

Six Ways to Thrive in 2009
by ServeNow.com/PInow.com Staff

All of the presents have been opened and the champagne bottles emptied. 2008 has come to a close and it has been a trying year for many. It is in times like these that it is imperative to evaluate how your business has been performing and how it can be improved. The legal services industry has been increasingly competitive and the same will be true in 2009. Your business can take these six steps to ensure that you will be celebrating this time next year.

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Social Networking Specifically for YOU!

Social Networking Specifically for YOU!

Join the new online Process Server Networking Community, and PI Networking Community brought to you by ServeNow.com and PInow.com! 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!

It's similar to a Facebook or LinkedIn community, but specifically for process servers and investigators. 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 ServeNow.com and PInow.com advertisers saying?

ServeNow.com Testimonials
If you are interested in learning more about joining ServeNow.com click here for more information or contact us at (877) 737-8366.

"I received my notification that I was listed on Thursday afternoon and on Friday I was answering my first phone call from ServeNow.com. Then today, with it being a holiday (MLK Day), I was surprised to hop off yet another call from ServeNow.com looking for service in Jacksonville. I'm thrilled."

 Keri L. Hayes
 A Closer Look Investigations, Inc.
 Jacksonville, FL

"ServeNow.com plays a large role in our company's marketing because of the great exposure we receive! Customers can easily find us because ServeNow.com ranks high in all of the search engines."

 David Rolf
 Tag Messenger, Inc.
 Tempe, AZ

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PInow.com Testimonials
If you are interested in learning more about joining PInow.com click here for more information or contact us at (888) 997-4669.

"I signed up with PInow.com at the PAWLI conference and by the time I saw them again at the NCISS conference I had already paid for my year of advertising and then some. Additionally, the PInow.com team does a great job of providing information and supporting the Investigation community."

 Clare Reed
 Reed Investigations, Inc.
 Waterloo, IA

"I think PInow.com is fantastic! My business was really slow before this, but I got eight potential client calls in seven days, and I couldn't be happier!"

 Daniel Dow
 Dow Investigative Services
 Portland, ME

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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 ServeNow.com and PInow.com 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

Process Serving
Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Hendry and Glade Counties, FL
Agency: Department of Children and Families
Description: The Department of Children and Families, SunCoast Region is in need of qualified server of process services. The Circuit 20 Office of Children's Legal Services is in need of locating and serving parents, witnesses and other parties with summons, subpoenas and other documents pertaining to family legal matters. The selected server of process will provide services under a contract designed to keep this centralized with one provider within Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Hendry and Glade Counties.
Bid Due Date: January 26, 2009
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Background Checks
Charleston, SC
Agency: College of Charleston
Description: The purpose of this Best Value Bid is to provide a single source for background checks on new faculty, staff and certain employees and students through a user-friendly, point-and-click, web-based order/retrieval system that will allow the College to select from a menu of options based upon the needs of the College.
Bid Due Date: January 28, 2009
» Click Here for full details (Requires PInow.com Yahoo! Group Membership. It's FREE.)

Investigation Services
Oregon
Agency: State Agencies and ORCPP members
Description: The Department of Administrative Services as an authorized agent for the State of Oregon hereby solicits proposals for skip tracing, locate services and credit report services on behalf of state agencies and ORCPP members.
Bid Due Date: February 3, 2009
» Click Here for full details (Requires PInow.com Yahoo! Group Membership. It's FREE.)

Polygraph Examinations
Salt Lake City, UT
Agency: Salt Lake Department of Airports
Description: The Salt Lake City Corporation is soliciting proposals to provide polygraph examinations and related services to the Salt Lake Department of Airports for criminal investigation and various pre-employment selection processes.
Bid Due Date: February 11, 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.

 
Business
News Item Top Ten Tax Tips Before the Year Ends (Dec. 2008)
News Item Six Items to Put on Your Holiday Wish List (Dec. 2008)
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 ServeNow.com 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)
 
Insurance
News Item Know What's in Your Insurance Policy (Nov. 2005)
News Item Investigator & Process Server Insurance Primer (Sep. 2005)
 
Marketing
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)
 
Software
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.

PISPWV Quarterly Meeting and Training
Charleston, WV | February 21, 2009
FAPPS Annual Convention
Orlando, FL | March 26-29, 2009
IAPI Annual Training Seminar
Indianapolis, IN | March 27-28, 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
ServeNow.com & PInow.com Member Badges

The ServeNow.com and PInow.com Member badges were created for advertising members to place on their home page. Thousands of legal professionals use ServeNow.com and PInow.com 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.

ServeNow.com Member Badge PInow.com Member Badge
PInow.com Investigator Badge
  
ProcessServers.com Member Badge
 

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Newest Members
New ServeNow.com and PInow.com 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) = ServeNow.com Members
(pn) = PInow.com Members
(ps) = ProcessServers.com Members

 
Alaska
ACA Process Service (sn) Kodiak, AK
 
California
Parker & Associates, Professional Investigations (pn) Bakersfield, CA
Prodigy Investigative Group (pn) San Diego, CA
 
Colorado
Colorado Special Investigations (sn) Colorado Springs, CO
 
Florida
A Closer Look Investigations, Inc. (sn) Jacksonville, FL
Desnoes Investigations (pn) Margate, FL
Youngblood Process Service (sn) Punta Gorda, FL
 
Georgia
Georgia Process Serving, LLC. (sn) Hardwick, GA
Phoenix Legal (sn) Roswell, GA
 
Hawaii
Hawaii State Civil Process Officer (sn) Kailua-Kona, HI
 
Illinois
Angel Private Eyes, Inc. (ps) Ottawa, IL
Central Command Investigations (sn) Vernon Hills, IL
Kevin W McClain Investigations LTD (pn) Collinsville, IL
Maley Investigations (pn) Libertyville, IL
 
Indiana
On Time Attorney Services (sn) Richmond, IN
 
Iowa
Attorneys Process Service (sn) Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Kentucky
Larry Nunes Investigations & Security Services (pn) Gravel Switch, KY
 
Louisiana
Randolph Associates, LLC (pn) Mandeville, LA
 
Michigan
Portwood Courier & Process Serving (sn) Rochester Hills, MI
Security Consultants & Investigators- Howard Kravitz & Associates (pn) Southfield, MI
Star Delivery Solutions, LLC. (sn) Traverse City, MI
 
Missouri
All City Serves, LLC. (sn,ps) Springfield, MO
Third Strike Investigations, Inc. (sn) Springfield, MO
 
Nebraska
Allen & Associates P.I (pn) Omaha, NE
 
Oklahoma
Southeastern Oklahoma Investigative Services, LLC (pn) Madill, OK
 
Tennessee
Stealth P.I. (sn) Nashville, TN
 
Texas
Dependable Investigations & Process Service (sn) Wichita Falls, TX
IQI Group (sn,ps) Round Rock, TX
J&P Process Servers (sn) Waxahachie, TX
 
Washington
AA Process Servers (sn,ps) Puyallup, WA
Washington Legal Servers, Inc. (sn) Centralia, WA
 
Wisconsin
Clifton Investigative Services, LLC. (pn,sn) Hudson, WI

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This Issue
Arrow Icon Featured Article
Six Ways to Thrive in 2009
Arrow Icon Testimonials
What are ServeNow.com & PInow.com Advertisers Saying?
Arrow Icon Government Contracts
Available Government RFPs for Process Servers & Investigators
Arrow Icon ServeReport Exclusives
Articles Written for Process Servers & Investigators
Arrow Icon ServeReport Sponsors
Meet the ServeReport Sponsors
Arrow Icon Industry Events
Upcoming Process Serving & Investigative Events
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Member Icons for your Web Site
Arrow Icon Welcome our Newest Members
Who's New on ServeNow.com?

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