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Business Planning

Paying less tax could hurt your business

By |2019-07-18T03:38:45+00:00July 18th, 2019|Blog, Business Planning, Cashflow & Finance, News|

It's enough to strike fear into the heart of business owners everywhere. That dreaded time of year when the accountant calls to say it's time to prepare your financials and close off the books at June 30! Often, this leads to a scramble leading up to the end of financial year or EOFY (pronounced Yoffee!)

Staff Training – Why You Need To Invest

By |2019-06-19T06:18:28+00:00July 10th, 2019|Blog, Business Planning, General Business Management, Goals and Goal Setting, Team and Recruitment|

If I had a dollar for every tradie who told me they don't need to send their staff off to training, I'd be wealthy and if they listened to my advice, they'd be less poor! One of the biggest business expenses is staff, so if you hire a team member and their good, you want

Should You Be Marketing To Your Email List?

By |2019-06-19T04:18:00+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Blog, Budgeting and Cashflow, Business Planning, Customer Service, Customers and Service, General Business Management, Growing your business, Sales and Selling|

In this age of email, you should have an email address for each of your previous customers. Hopefully, you have them all sitting nicely inside a polished CRM (Customer Relationship Mangement tool) or if you're like most of the tradies we know, they'll be knocking around on a sheet of paper somewhere, or in your

5 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Cash Flow Right Now!

By |2019-06-19T03:32:45+00:00June 19th, 2019|Blog, Budgeting and Cashflow, Business Planning, Cashflow & Finance, Growing your business, Marketing, Mindset, Sales and Selling|

When talking with Tradies, the most common complaint we hear is about cash flow or the lack of. While it is common, it is really easy to spend an hour on some of the below examples and get back to work. While you're at it though, why not put some time aside to do this

Online Tools For Trade Business

By |2019-05-27T20:32:45+00:00May 27th, 2019|Blog, Business Planning, Cashflow & Finance, Construction, General Business Management, Growing your business|

I am slowly learning to use my phone to its full capacity, it might be a Nokia from 1998, but I’m learning slowly. JOKES! My mobile phone has become one of my most used business tools, as it is so handy to use and I’ve always got it with me. Part of using it for

21 Ways To Get More Business

By |2019-04-30T04:56:44+00:00April 30th, 2019|Blog, Business Planning, Construction, Customers and Service, General Business Management, Growing your business, Marketing, Sales, Sales and Selling|

On a daily basis, we are asked here at TIB HQ how to get more business for our tradies. While there is no simple rule that works for all, the key is to be consistent with your work finding. Your business should always be actively seeking work in all ways, for we never know when

TIB026 The art of budgeting with Anthea from Bright Spenders

By |2019-06-26T23:58:10+00:00April 26th, 2019|Budgeting and Cashflow, Business Planning, Cashflow & Finance, Expert Interviews, Podcast episode|

Ok so I (Nic) might roll my eyes at the thought of talking about cash flow and budgeting again, but holy wow, Anthea Falkiner from Bright Spenders certainly changed my mind. This episode is jam-packed with simple actionable tips and insights into taking control of your money. If you want to understand the power of

TIB025 Putting Out Staff Fires With Brent Clayton of Fire Recruitment Australia

By |2019-06-26T23:58:10+00:00April 26th, 2019|Business Planning, Expert Interviews, Growing your business, Marketing, Podcast episode, Team and Recruitment|

A really interesting look into the world of firefighting, and a business that grew organically from the embers of the struggle to get through the recruitment process. This weeks guest Brent Clayton, from Fire Recruitment Australia, saw a void in the market and filled with a business that is growing rapidly. www.firerecruitmentaustralia.com.au

TIB024 Geurilla Marketing with Daniel Lee of Plum Property

By |2019-06-26T23:58:10+00:00April 26th, 2019|Business Planning, Podcast episode, Sales and Selling, Small Business Marketing|

Full-time business owner, part-time funny guy, Daniel Lee from Plum Property joined us this week. Dan shared with us the power of video in social media marketing, and spoke like only a business owner can, with punchy tips and insights into how his videos are consistently going viral. Business Name: Plum Property Instagram Handle: @danleeproperty

TIB023 She Wears Workwear By The Saw Horse

By |2019-06-26T23:58:10+00:00April 26th, 2019|Business Planning, Construction, Customers and Service, General Business Management, Podcast episode|

  This is the episode in which Waz makes a great sweeping statement about posing in a pair of pink boots on the work site!! We are talking with Stacey from She Wear about PPE for women and why it became a focus and then a business for her. Business Name: she wear Instagram Handle: