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Local Trade Directories: What to Look Out For!

Get More Customers with Directories!

It’s fierce competition out there for Aussie tradies so being able to stand out from all your competition needs to be a key part of your business strategy.

So what can you do to stay ahead?

Joining online local trade directories can certainly give your business some competitive edge.

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Tradie! Don’t Make These 4 Marketing Mistakes

Tradies and Marketing!

Marketing is the lifeline of all businesses including tradies and if you want to survive, it would be best to know what mistakes to avoid.

We list four!

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How to Market My Building Business

Local Builders, Get More Customers!

Promoting your building business in order to attract the right quality customers requires having a marketing plan in place.

Here’s how you can do this for your business.

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Do Locals Trust My Tradie Business?

3 Ways To Promote Trust as Your Brand

Trust is important in business especially in the trade industry where great customer relationships based on trust can lead to more referrals and revenues.

So why not make “trust” part of your brand as a business operator?

By doing so, you set yourself apart from the competition and will end up with more loyal customers

So how can you create a brand that promotes trust?

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3 Quick SEO Tricks for Tradies

Want More Website Traffic?

Let’s face it. Most of your customers are right now using search engines like Google and Yahoo to look for your services- whether you be the local sparkie, interior designer or builder.

So if you want them to find you, having a basic understanding of how SEO and search engines work to get your website ranking higher is a must.

Here are three powerful elements related to keyword use that can help your website rank higher.

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How To Get Customers Picking You Up Online

Tradies…it’s time to stand out online

Are you looking for ways to grow your tradie business and get more customers picking you up?

Standing out online is your answer! 

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I’m A Tradie. Why Do I Need Social Media?

I’m A Tradie. Why Do I Need Social Media?

Like most tradies you probably rely on a few key sources of marketing to drive customers to your business, like:

  • Online directories and trade portals like Yellow Pages and True Local
  • Local advertising
  • Word of mouth referrals

But with more and more customers being active on social media like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, now is as good as a time as any to harness the power of social media to get more clients online. And yes, even for a tradie, whether you be a local plumber, builder or painter.

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3 Challenges of Promoting Your Trade Business Online

Online Advertising Watch Outs

If you are a tradesman, one of the best ways to get more customers is by advertising your services online. This will help you reach more customers and not to mention help you build online trust.

Using search engine optimisation, pay-per-click, email marketing, and social media marketing are just some of the best ways for you to establish online presence for your trade website.

However, online advertising doesn’t come without its challenges.

Here are some you should be ready for.

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Marketing Trends Dominating Your Business For 2016

What could work for your business?

We are now several months into 2016 and a number of marketing trends are making their mark this year. As most businesses have executed a good part of their marketing strategies, we now take a look what has been working and what could work for your business.

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3 Reasons Why Every Tradie Should be On Facebook

Building Credibility through Social Media

As  a tradie, building credibility is essential in winning over new customers. And in addition, there is the added challenge of standing out from all the local competition.

And that’s where social media platforms like Facebook can give you the extra needed “edge” to get customers over the line.

It can also be a valuable lead generation platform in connecting directly with your local target audience.

So why use Facebook to grow your trade business?

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