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Google My Business work for tradies

Google My Business for Tradies – Does it Work?

How to make Google My Business work for tradies?

When Google + closed its doors, local business started looking for alternative online solutions to promote their business, and this is where Google My Business (GMB) steps in. In a past life, Google My Business was known as Google Local Places, which is a big clue about who will get the most benefit out of the product.

When a business opens a Google My Business (GMB) account, a page is automatically created. Like Google +, the GMB page is designed to act as a social profile for your business. You can share information such as business hours, contact information, a local map for directions, and a lot more. Read more

Internet Marketing

Is Internet Marketing Important To Local Businesses?

How to get more customers online

Are you running a local business? Do you question whether internet marketing is important for your success or not? Most marketers will agree that many local business owners still do not understand the benefits of having a focused online marketing strategy.

So let’s start with what happens when one needs a local service like a plumber, electrician or even an insurance broker? Where is the first place you start your search? Bet it’s the internet!

This common action alone tells you why just about every local business should be thinking about their internet marketing strategy.

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LinkedIn Strategies for Local Businesses

LinkedIn Strategies for Local Businesses

lead generation

5 Lead Generation Strategies That Work for Tradies

Are you falling behind your competition?

Are your current lead generation, marketing, and promotional strategies working to help you build and grow your tradie business? If not, read on….  Read more

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Small Business Marketing Tips: 4 Ways To Grow Your Local Business

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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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Tips for Running a Successful Trade Business

Are you a tradie in business? Check out our tips!

As a leading tradesmen service provider, Tradebusters works with hundreds of trade businesses across Australia, connecting them with homeowners for all home repair and renovation jobs.

We also power a Top 3 Local Choice business directory called Tradebusters ® Connect, where we help lift the profile of a range business owners including tradies, finance and real estate professionals.

We share below our tips to help other tradespeople succeed in business. Some of these were published in the Sydney Morning Herald- My Small Business Section on 20 August 2013.

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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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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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