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Volume 5, Issue 6 | June 17, 2009

Featured Article

What Counts When Collecting

What Counts When Collecting
by Staff

While the economy continues to decline, most process serving and investigation companies have retained a steady influx of work. Yet, there are still areas of the business that have been faced with difficulties related to the economy. For process servers and private investigators alike, a crucial element of staying ahead in business is knowing when and how to collect on payments.

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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.

"We joined in April of this year. Less than two hours after our listing went active we received our first call. Since then, hardly a day has gone by when we didn't receive at least one inquiry, most of which resulted in work being submitted. Dollar for dollar has provided the best return on our advertising investment."

 Jim Dodge
 State Court Services
 Ranson, WV

"I received three calls within my first four hours on My advertising as already paid for itself, and I added another county to my listing."

 Dana Hunter
 Chatham Process Service
 Kennesaw, GA

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"I've been with and for over a year. I've noticed a big difference in the number of private cases I'm getting -- they have at least doubled. I'm actually going to be increasing my advertising with the bad economy it makes sense."

 David McGrath
 McGrath Investigative Services
 Seabrook, NH

"When I ask people how they found me, they are always saying ' and' Probably half of my calls come from"

 Dave Stark
 Aspen Country Surveillance
 Glenwood Springs, CO

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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

Investigation Services
Washington, D.C.
Agency: Defense Intelligence Agency
Description: Provide practical work and instruction in surveillance detection measures and techniques.
Bid Due Date: June 19, 2009
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Process Serving
Agency: Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
Description: The Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services are requesting the proposals for service of legal process from qualified individuals.
Bid Due Date: June 19, 2009
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Polygraph Examinations
Agency: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Description: The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is requesting the services for polygraph examinations.
Bid Due Date: September 1, 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 Competing on Value or Price? (May. 2009)
News Item 60 Minutes To a More Professional Process Serving Business (May. 2009)
News Item Use Technology To Your Advantage (Apr. 2009)
News Item Roadmap to Success: Leadership, Technology and Professionalism (Mar. 2009)
News Item Thomas Ruskin: From NYPD to PI (Feb. 2009)
News Item Six Ways to Thrive in 2009 (Jan. 2009)
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)
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 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.

NALI Annual Conference
Nashville, TN | June 18-20, 2009
PPIAC Annual Conference
Estes Park, CO | September 10-12, 2009
WSPSA Annual Conference
Vancouver, WA | September 11-13, 2009
Hit the Hill Campaign & NCISS Board Meeting
Washington, DC | September 23-25, 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

Wiregrass Investigations, LLC (pn) Ozark, AL
Omni Diversified Services (ps) Glendale, AZ
Aboingo Services (ps) Union City, CA
Bosco Legal Services, Inc. (ps) Riverside, CA
Callahan Attorney Services (ps) San Diego, CA
Commercial Process Serving, Inc. (ps) Ventura, CA
Excalibur Attorney Service & Small Claims Assistance (ps) Riverside, CA
Gotcha Subpoena Services (ps) San Mateo, CA
Kern Legal Services, Inc. (ps) Los Angeles, CA
United Process Servers, Inc. (ps) Santa Barbara, CA (ps) Anaheim Hills, CA
A1 Process Server (ps) Naples, FL
Attaway Process Services (ps) Jacksonville, FL
Gainesville Process Service (ps) Gainesville, FL
Here Comes The Judge (ps) Sarasota, FL
Joseph J. Rich, CPS (ps) Port Saint Lucie, FL
Georgia Paralegal Services, Inc. (ps) Norcross, GA
DeGon Comprehensive Investigations (pn) Coeur D Alene, ID
Guard Services, Inc. (ps) Peoria, IL
Judicial Attorney Services, Inc. (ps) Wheaton, IL
Attorney’s Choice (ps) Clive, IA
Iowa Process Service (ps) Des Moines, IA
Investigative Consultants, Inc. (ps) Lexington, KY
Tenstar Corporation (sn) Lafayette, LA
Mass Constable Service (ps) Middleboro, MA
GBB investigations (ps) Sterling Heights, MI
State of Mississippi Process Service, Inc. (ps) Pearl, MS
DMR Investigations, LLC. (ps) Jefferson City, MO
American Process Service (ps) Reno, NV
Legal Process Service (ps) Las Vegas, NV
New Jersey
Investigative Solutions LLC (pn) Verona, NJ
J & K Investigative Services, Inc. (ps) Somerville, NJ
New York
Alexander Poole & Co., Inc. (ps) Albany, NY
C-ME Process Service (ps) Babylon, NY
DLS, Inc. (ps) New York, NY
New York State Process Serving (ps) Sayville, NY
Sobeck Services, LLC. (ps) Saugerties, NY
North Carolina
Case-Closed Investigations, Inc. (ps) Winston-Salem, NC
KPS Process Service (ps) Waxhaw, NC
Northwest Territories
MJ's Xpress Services (sn) Yellowknife, NT
A Precision Investigations & Consulting (ps) West Chester, OH
ADB, Inc. (ps) Cincinnati, OH
C.O.P.S. (ps) Columbus, OH
Cleveland Service Agency, Inc. (ps) Cleveland, OH
Integrity Investigations (pn) Westlake, OH
Free Lance Investigations & Process Serving (ps) Hillsboro, OR
Guaranteed Subpoena Service (ps) Portland, OR
C&E Legal Courier Service (ps) Philadelphia, PA
Dennis Richman Services for the Professional, Inc. (ps) Philadelphia, PA
Rhode Island
Russo Associates, Inc. (ps) Warwick, RI
South Carolina
Fewell & Associates, Inc. (ps) Rock Hill, SC
Spartanburg Process Service, LLC. (sn) Spartanburg, SC
Corporate Security Investigation (pn) Cordova, TN
ABC Process Service, Inc. (ps) Dallas, TX
ICU Investigations, LLC. (ps) St. George, UT
LIA Security and Investigations, LLC. (ps) Alexandria, VA
Tiger Legal Services (ps) Spotsylvania, VA
West Virginia
State Court Services (ps) Ranson, WV
Absolute Surveillance and Investigations (ps) Montello, WI
Central Wisconsin Civil Process (ps) Arkdale, WI

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