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TIB044 BUILDER SPECIAL Part 2 – How to turn mere prices into paying clients

By |2019-09-04T22:38:43+00:00September 4th, 2019|Construction, Customer Service, Customers and Service, Expert Interviews, General Business Management, Growing your business, Marketing, Podcast episode, Sales, Sales and Selling, Small Business Marketing|

In the second of our three-part series focused on the builders, Nic and Waz look at some more simple (but not easy) changes that you can make to avoid some of the headaches with finding and converting quotes into paying jobs. With many hours spent quoting and adjusting quotes and trying to win clients, only

TIB041 Avoiding disasters with retentions and bookwork with Malisa from MBooks

By |2019-08-13T21:38:57+00:00August 13th, 2019|Cashflow & Finance, Construction, Outsourcing, Podcast episode|

  What's worse than not getting paid for a job? Not getting paid because YOU didn't do the paperwork or manage your systems better... Today we chat with Malisa from MBooks about more than just bookkeeping. While it's invaluable to have a good bookkeeper on your team, Malisa talks us through the pitfalls (and horror

TIB033 Real Tradie Guys with Vetea Tiare. A homeless school kid makes it on his own.

By |2019-06-26T23:58:10+00:00June 17th, 2019|Construction, Mindset, Podcast episode, Real Tradie Stories|

When it comes to the school of hard knocks, people either take the lessons and move on or they get stuck in their past. Today's real tradie guy has certainly moved on which is an incredible feat given the knocks he's had in his life. From living on the streets at age 16, to learning

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

Real Tradiewives Podcast with Nicole Cox

By |2019-06-26T23:58:10+00:00May 17th, 2019|Construction, Expert Interviews, Mindset, Mindset and Motivation, Podcast episode, Real Tradie Stories|

So often we focus on the Tradie as they are doing the work and yet the partners, wives and supporters are often the backbone of trade business. Join Warrick this week as he turns the microphone on Nicole and interviews her about her life as a tradie wife. Nicole shared her top tips for creating

Networking Tips For Tradies

By |2019-05-11T21:07:54+00:00May 11th, 2019|Blog, Construction, Customer Service, General Business Management, Growing your business, Marketing|

Do you hate networking as much as I do? Truly as often as I do it, I find nothing more intimidating than walking into a room full of strangers ready to network. Yet it really is one of the most powerful business tools to master. Read on for 7 Networking tips to help you be

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

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:

TIB021 Ryan Wilson Talks Tradies Giving Back And Helping Those In Need

By |2019-03-21T03:19:25+00:00March 19th, 2019|Construction, Customer Service, Customers and Service, Growing your business, Marketing, Mindset, Mindset and Motivation, Podcast episode|

    Ryan Wilson from Free Trade Day shares his emotional story of how he came to create 'Free Trade Day' that over the 3 years it's been running, has gone from a viral Facebook post to something quite spectacular! Want to be in the business of kindness and give back this year? Drop by

Risky business for tradies

By |2018-11-21T05:41:33+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Blog, Business Planning, Construction, Customer Service, General Business Management, Team and Recruitment|

In addition to watching their backs this Tradies National Health Month, Tradies are being encouraged to ensure their safety practices are up to scratch to avoid serious injury or even death. It comes as Australia’s tradies continue to have among the poorest health and safety conditions of workers across all sectors. Statistics have shown that