How do you create a simple business plan?

A business plan is vital in every business. It serves as a compass that gives you direction in running your business smoothly. You can use your business plan when applying for a bank loan to expand your business or when presenting with potential investors. Your business plan should be updated … Read More

What does a business coach do?

what does a coach do

Maybe you know someone who has a business coach or someone who is a business coach and wondering what they actually do and why business owners are getting a business coach.  A business coach is a mentor and accountability partner in one. They won’t just tell you what to do … Read More

How to find the motivation and growth head space for 2020

While many of us are setting goals for the new year, just as many of us are struggling with mindset and motivation after our break. It is very normal to be lacking in motivation after the break but it isn’t necessary. An effective break in a well planned for business, … Read More

Transform Your Biz with The Cashflow Challenge

So, you’re great at your trade – but not so great at managing your business’s cashflow? The Tradies in Business team gets it. Truly. As her husband’s rock & support, years ago Nic took on the management of his business and realised the importance of setting up an effective cashflow … Read More

Why You Need An Accounting System

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As a business owner, tracking your business’s financial performance is essential. It helps you quickly analyze your business performance in terms of cost and earnings, profit and loss, liabilities and assets for decision making, planning, and controlling processes.  Small businesses often have a limited budget and resources; thus, having an … Read More

Have you been thinking of creating a blog to promote your business?

Tradies in Business - Blogging for business

There are a lot of benefits to blogging for business. It can increase your site ranking in search results. Thus, people can easily find you. Blogging showcase your expertise and gives your audience an insight into your business and builds up your relationship with your audience. It grows your list … Read More

How To Use Houzz As A Marketing Tool

First up you’ll need to understand if you should be making time to use Houzz as a marketing tool at all. Houzz is a visual media, so it makes sense that if you are a finishing trade, for example, builder, painter, tiler etc, then Houzz is a must. If you … Read More

3 Ways To Create A Network To Help Drive Your Business

3 Ways To Create A Network To Help Drive Your Business

Being in business can be lonely, demanding work, but having a community around you can help drive you and your business to new heights. It doesn’t take much to become stuck in a rut, struggling for innovative ideas for solutions, or leads for your business. So how do you avoid … Read More

How To Create A Client Avatar

All the marketing in the world won’t produce results if you don’t follow this crucial step first and that is understanding who you are marketing to. Does your business have a client avatar? If not read on to find out why you need one and how to create your own. … Read More