Should Tradies Charge for Quotes?

Putting an end to ” non-serious” customers!

Remember in 2014 when the Federal government proposed a $7 GP fee to end free doctors visits? Whilst it ended up being dropped, one of the reasons for proposing it was to end deemed “unnecessary” visits and people showing up to a doctor simply for being sick of work (you know what we mean!).

Now, this got us thinking. Would tradies charging homeowners a nominal fee for “on-site visits and quotes” help put an end to deemed “non- serious” customers, which presently is costing the average tradie hundreds of dollars per week?
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How Tradies Can Use GeoOp To Grow Their Business

Efficient Management and Customer Service

GeoOp has to be one of the most powerful workflow tools out on the market for tradies in business. It not only allows more efficient management of business processes but from the tradies we spoke to, it is also leading to better customer service experiences and more new clients.

Whether you are a plumber, electrician or in general property maintenance, it looks like more and more tradies are getting onto the GeoOp solution to helping them run and grow their businesses.

We spoke to a few tradies to understand the benefits of using GeoOp in their business.

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Essential Safety Gear for Every Tradie

Tradie Safety Comes First

If you’re a tradesmen running your own business, there is a lot of equipment you need to operate a safe and effective business every day and get your job done without risk to yourself or to others.
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Tradies Online– 5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Non-Paying Customers

Honest Tradies and Getting Paid for a Job Well Done

Unfortunately sometimes it happens. Good honest tradies fail to get paid for a job well done. There are a number of reasons people try to avoid paying you for your work, but today, we will be discussing the best ways to protect yourselves from non-paying customers.

We spoke to some of our experienced contacts working in debt collection agencies in Sydney about how you can protect yourself against non-paying customers. Read more

Tradies Sickness and Accident Insurance – Income Protection and Illness Cover

Insurance Brokers Sydney: Do you need illness and income protection insurance?

We all tend to do what we can to protect ourselves and our families from the unexpected, but often times insurance is a forgotten element of enjoying that kind of peace of mind.  That’s why it’s important to have get tradies sickness and accident insurance.

These modern times present us with many unknowns that make us feel uncertain about our futures. It’s only natural to feel that way. What would you do today if an unforeseen accident happened? How would your family live the quality of life they have become accustomed to? How would your being gone affect your family?

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