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General Business Management

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

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

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:

TIB020 How to Bulletproof your cash payments with Cameron Marsden

By |2019-03-14T03:28:27+00:00March 14th, 2019|Budgeting and Cashflow, Business Planning, Cashflow & Finance, General Business Management, Podcast episode|

One of the biggest stress causes for tradies in business is cash flow. Closely tied to that is trying to get paid by people who owe you money! Today's episode shows you how to literally bulletproof your business! We cover PPSR, how it applies (and doesn't), the importance of t's and c's as well as

The Best Business Tip I Ever Received

By |2019-03-14T03:30:16+00:00March 5th, 2019|Blog, Business Planning, General Business Management, Goals and Goal Setting, Growing your business, Mindset|

I was a late adopter of the tip I’m going to give you, but let me assure you, it is a game changer! It is never too late to learn and implement this tip. Whether you are looking to up your business game, grow your business or get off the tools, this is the best

TIB018 How Does Someone Who Knows Nothing About Roofing, Come To Own A Successful Roofing Business?

By |2019-03-04T10:41:02+00:00March 4th, 2019|Expert Interviews, General Business Management, Goals and Goal Setting, Growing your business, Marketing, Mindset, Podcast episode|

Full of gold nuggets! If you are serious about getting off the tools you can't miss this episode. Adam Sand from Roofing Business Partner has gone from building his own multi-million dollar roofing company to assisting other tradies build theirs. With insights on everything from marketing and sales to finding and retaining the right employees

TIB007 Making Super Super! with Anne from BUSSQ

By |2019-02-18T01:18:18+00:00December 10th, 2018|Budgeting and Cashflow, Business Planning, Cashflow & Finance, Expert Interviews, General Business Management, Podcast episode, Wellbeing|

 Super (or superannuation) can be a bit of a dry topic. Today's guest on the podcast will change all that and share some important insights into why you should be thinking about super, even if you're not planning your retirement! BUSSQ offer some awesome extra services for people in the trades and want you