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The Power Of Van Signage

Van Signage - An Effective Marketing Tool The most immediate benefit of van signage is increased visibility. As tradies navigate the streets, their branded vans catch the eyes of pedestrians, drivers, and residents, effectively broadcasting...

Working ON Your Business vs. IN It

Navigating Success: The Art of Working ON Your Business As a tradie, your days are likely filled with hands-on work, from managing on-site tasks to ensuring everything runs smoothly. It's a grind you're well accustomed...

Break Even Or Cash Break Even

https://youtu.be/R3u495D6vIA Understanding Break Even and Cash Break Even in a Tradie Business: Knowing your break-even point is a crucial aspect of running a successful tradie business. It helps you determine the minimum level of sales...

Exceptional Service and Delivery For Tradies

The Crucial Elements of Exceptional Service and Delivery in Your Business In the second volume of my book, "The Wealthy Tradie," I delve into what I call the fourth pillar: service and delivery. This aspect...

Mastering Productive Team Meetings

 Mastering Productive Team Meetings in Your Trades Business Team meetings—a phrase that can either evoke enthusiasm or a sense of dread, depending on your experience. In the realm of trades businesses, running effective team...

Dealing With Non-Billable Hours

Navigating Non-Billable Hours in Trades Businesses In the world of trades businesses, where every minute counts, the concept of non-billable hours looms as a challenge that can significantly impact productivity and profitability. These non-billable hours...

Creating a Positive Culture in Your Trades Business

Creating and Sustaining a Positive Culture in Your Trades Business In the dynamic world of trades businesses, the significance of cultivating a thriving workplace culture cannot be overstated. A healthy culture not only enhances productivity...

Should Trades Businesses Charge Call-Out Fees?

Should Trades Businesses Charge Call-Out Fees? Picture this scenario: you run a trades business, and the debate about whether to charge customers a call-out fee is a constant thorn in your side. It's a predicament...

How Much Should Your Tradie Business Charge?

How Much Should Your Tradie Business Charge? The age-old question of determining the ideal pricing strategy is a conundrum that frequently perplexes tradie business owners. As a complex and multifaceted issue, there's no one-size-fits-all answer....

Boost Quote Acceptance Rates in Your Trades Business

Strategies to Boost Quote Acceptance Rates in Your Trades Business Picture this: you've meticulously prepared a quote for a potential client, factoring in every detail to provide a comprehensive estimate. You send it off, waiting...

Following Up on Quotes: A Comprehensive Guide

 Mastering the Art of Following Up on Quotes: A Comprehensive Guide Discussing the topic of following up on quotes might not ignite excitement for everyone, but let's face it, this aspect of business is...

Cost Of Sales Explained

https://youtu.be/Mp8U7TFP5uI Understanding Cost of Sales: A Valuable Tool for Tradie Business Owners In the world of business, knowing your numbers is crucial for making informed decisions and ensuring profitability. One essential aspect of financial analysis...

How Can You Be Making A Profit But Not Have Any Cash?

https://youtu.be/mTycs_3ynT8 How Can You Be Making A Profit But Not Have Any Cash? As a tradesman or small business owner, you might wonder how you can make a profit, yet still have no cash available....

How to Secure More Work Effortlessly

 Unveiling the Trade Business Secret: How to Secure More Work Effortlessly For tradespeople, finding a reliable way to consistently secure more work might seem like a puzzle with a missing piece. Surprisingly, the key...

How to Attract and Retain the Best Clients

 Mastering Customer Selection: How to Attract and Retain the Best Clients In the realm of business, not all customers are created equal. Some are a delight to work with, while others can be a...

Work – Life Balance For Tradies

https://youtu.be/ON3dtDDIJRA Working Less: The Key to Achieving Work-Life Balance for Tradie Business Owners Are you struggling to find a balance between work and personal life? As a tradie business owner, working long hours and sacrificing...

Hiring an Admin Person for Your Tradie Business

https://youtu.be/y0nze3_zOZQ Hiring an Admin Person for Your Tradie Business: When and Why? Many tradie business owners often wonder when the right time is to hire an admin person. It's a common question that arises when...

What Is A Default Diary?

https://youtu.be/1VdSth6dwsU What Is A Default Diary? Are you looking for ways to accomplish more tasks efficiently in your day? Allow me to introduce you to a powerful tool called the default diary. Let’s delve into...

Delegating – 3 Essential Tips

Three Essential Tips for Delegating Tasks as a Tradie Business Owner Delegation is a crucial skill for any business owner. By effectively assigning tasks to others, you can free up valuable time and focus on...

How Much Time Should You Spend Working on Your Business?

Finding the Right Balance: How Much Time Should You Spend Working on Your Business? As a tradesperson-turned-business owner, it's natural to find joy in the hands-on work of your trade. However, for your business to...