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Trading Terms and Conditions: Services and Documentation

Trading terms and conditions: Clear and concise terms and conditions are important to your business

Your potential clients need to understand what is expected of them when they choose you as their professional tradesman. How do you help them to understand the concept of payment for your services and use of your business website? You hire professionals to help you create your trading terms and conditions documentation. Without clear documentation and information, clients and potential clients can take advantage of you, which will hurt your income as well as your business credibility. Read more

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Are You Ready to Take On Trending Indoor Outdoor Renovations?

Every year rings in new trends in home renovations, just like it sparks New Year’s resolutions. Tradies have to be prepared for what’s up-and-coming or trending as these changes come about. It’s vital to your business to understand the latest trends in home extensions: indoor-outdoor rooms. These projects provide you with a new income opportunity and add to your versatility, credibility and reliability in your local area.

Indoor-outdoor spaces encompass any area that connects to the home and give the homeowner outdoor living options. The designs for creating this type of space can be some combination of functional, aesthetic, and relaxing.  If you are looking to grow your business, the following trending indoor-outdoor renovation projects should be on your checklist. Read more

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5 Top Tips to Market Your Tradie Services Whilst Working on the Job

Did you know marketing your trade business locally can be easy and inexpensive? 

Everyday you are on-the-job is a golden opportunity to market your tradie services to the local community. Don’t waste it!

You are in the right place at the right time and with these simple techniques you can maximise your return on time and your marketing dollar.

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Tradie Leads – How a Business Coach Can Help You Grow

On the inside with Aaron Kemp, Max My Profit

You may be a genius at using the tools of your trade, but is your level of expertise equating to extra profits, or do you seem to be working more hours just to break even?

As a tradie, you’re probably happiest when you’re out in the field with things to build, fix, or tear down. You’re used to getting things done, and you love getting your hands dirty. However, when you’re in front of the computer wrestling with a spreadsheet, or you’ve been told to learn “The Facebook,” to get more leads, things can get as clear as mud.
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Painter’s Leads: 3 Ways to Get More Business

Are you a painter looking for more clients?

All businesses need a strategy to get leads, which also includes a Sydney painting businesses. Without fresh leads coming in every day, a steady stream of paying customers to a painting business can dry up fast.

While the rise of the Internet has, in some ways, made it easier to market a business, it can pose fresh challenges to business owners who are used to the more traditional forms of advertising. To help these organisations out, we have compiled this list of quick tips painters can use to keep their phones ringing hot. Read more

SEO for Tradies – 4 Quick and Smart Strategies

SEO for growing trade businesses

With just about everybody using their smartphones to source new businesses these days, every tradie should have a website and good SEO for tradies practices to promote their business and services.

Having a website is one thing but getting it to show up in the search results is another thing entirely, and this is where good SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) practices come in handy.

SEO refers to the practice of optimising a website, so it has the best chance at being shown as the first result in the search results pages (SERPs). Given that 33% of all traffic goes to the top search result for any given query, it’s a result worth achieving.

Here are a few SEO tips you can use to help your site beat out the competition:
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3 Quick Lead Generation Ideas for Sydney Builders and Trades

Helpful lead generation ideas for Sydney builders and trades

A thriving trade business depends on good quality leads coming in day and day out. Without qualified leads, work can be hard to come by, but if you’re a builder or other type of tradie, what’s the best way to secure good leads, so you always have a new job every day of the week?

Here are a few ideas you can use to keep the phones ringing and keep the paycheques rolling in.
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Three Clever Ways to Get Plumbing Leads Online

It’s True. Plumbers Need Online Marketing To Reach Customers

Telephone books and the Yellow Pages are fast becoming a forgotten relic in a digital age where online connectivity rules.

What does this mean for the tradie or plumber who is still trying to drum up business through traditional print media and has noticed the phone isn’t ringing as much as it used to?

It means they need to find ways to reach their leads online.

Fortunately, learning the ways of digital advertising isn’t that difficult, and in many cases, it can work out to be quite a bit cheaper than an advertisement in the local paper.

Here are three of the best ways to get started.
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5 Ways For A Tradie To Screen Customers

Are customers wasting your time?

Being a tradie comes with its benefit as well as its drawbacks. One of the major challenges every tradie faces is time management, especially in an industry where giving “Free Quotes” is expected.

The problem with free quotes is they’re FREE. And because they’re free, it allows customers to use and even abuse your time.

Sadly, “time wasting” customers cannot be detected automatically.

So, how can you ensure you do not waste your time with customers that are just “fishing around”?

As a tradie, one of the necessary things to do is screen your potential customers carefully.

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Networking For Tradies

Yes…networking is also for tradies!

Let’s face it. As tradesmen, business competition is fierce. It is even becoming harder to get attention online and stand out from other local tradies.

That said, many tradies forget that marketing tactics can be a mixture of both offline and online strategies. As a skilled tradesman, you desire a thriving business that you can sustain and this sometimes requires going outside your comfort zone….like taking time to network.

Networking is not only a great way to generate leads for your business, but if you choose to grow and learn from other like-minded business owners, then that’s where networking can be extremely powerful.

Below are some ways you can network as a tradie:

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