September 13, 2012
Utilities Primed for BillingTree Guidance on Payment and Billing at Three Key Upcoming Industry Events
Utilities Manager Art Coutcher
tapped to address audiences on the value of mobile and text alerts
and EBPP in optimizing a utility's revenue
Phoenix, Ariz. -September 13, 2012 -BillingTree®, one of the
nation's leading on-demand payment processors, today announced the
company is committed to three top level speaking engagements over
the next four weeks. Utilities Sales Manager Art Coutcher
will present at all three as an extension of the company's thought
leadership and development program for the Utilities market.
Mr Coutcher will be speaking at the AGA American Gas Association
Uncollectibles Workshop on Thursday, September 20 at 8:30 a.m.
in Detroit, MI. His session,Mobile Payments and Alert
Communications - Changing Your Bottom Line, will address how using
this emerging technology can directly impact the bottom line and
improve customer satisfaction by using an SMS strategy for payments
and collection of past due statements. His message - most of
American adults send and receive text messages, so harnessing this
vital new communications channel to improve relationships with
customers is not an option but a necessity.
The following week at the Utility Payment
Conference in San Diego, he will address decision makers on
September 25 at 1:45 p.m. onThe New Billing and Payment Frontier -
Text & Pre-paid. His message will include a look at
customer implementations of text notifications, billing and
payments and offer guidance on how pre-paid services can allow EBPP
benefits to unbanked customers.
Finally, Mr. Coutcher will wrap up his current speaking tour
with a presentation at the Conferences Connect
Billing and Payments for Utilities Conference on Oct 2 at 8:00
a.m. in Denver, CO. His presentation, Save Thousands with a
Comprehensive EBPP Solution will look at how to
structure and market e-Billing services for optimal customer
adoption, and examine the experiences of utilities that have gone
through bill re-design projects, are offering text notifications,
and now take payments through mobile devices.
Art Coutcher serves as BillingTree's Utility Vertical Specialist
covering Energy, Gas, Electric, Telecom, Cable, Municipalities,
Water, Sewer and Sanitation Services. During his tenure he's
addressed hundreds of Utilities on topics related to electronic
bill payment and presentment, paper bill suppression, SMS Text bill
notifications, payments and alerts, and more. If interested in
speaking directly with Mr. Coutcher on these or any of the topics
scheduled during his upcoming tour visit: http://www.pages02.net/billingtree/meeting/meeting-Art/
BillingTree supplies the leading fully integrated, multi-channel
electronic payment platform to a growing list of Industries,
including Insurance, ARM and the collections space, Utilities, such
as power, cable, municipal, and phone, as well as Healthcare and
Subscription-billed services. Benefits of electronic payment
solutions include an accelerated availability of consumer funds,
reduced costs associated with manual-payment processing, improved
cash management, and integrated processing by managing all
payments, returns, and corrections through a single portal.
BillingTree Completes Examination In Conformity With Statement On
Standards For Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16, Reporting On
Controls At A Service Organization
BillingTree Achieves Record 46 Percent Revenue Growth
The proven leader in on-demand payment processing, BillingTree
empowers customers with competitive advantage through a
simplification of the billing and receivables process. By
delivering the most innovative technology while making it as easy
and inexpensive as possible to accept payments, BillingTree has
revolutionized the payments landscape. Our software-as-a-service
(SaaS) model delivers industry-leading payment solutions, proven
integration, and point-and-click simplicity. BillingTree's focus on
innovation has allowed us to help more than 2,000 customers
eliminate manual processes and automate their payment cycles.
BillingTree - Growth is our Business. For more information, visit
or call 877.4.BILLTREE.
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