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Growing your business

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

TIB032 How to make your video go viral with Jonathan Creek from Virable

By |2019-06-26T23:58:10+00:00June 12th, 2019|Growing your business, Marketing, Podcast episode|

As a kid, Jonathan was fascinated with radio and television. He started out his career at the age of 12, selling air time for advertisements to his mates' lemonade stands in their street! Since then he's spent more than 15 years in television and journalism and now, Johnathan shares his insights with business owners on

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

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

How To Get Your Partner To Listen To You….

By |2019-03-21T05:46:50+00:00March 21st, 2019|Blog, Growing your business, Mindset, Mindset and Motivation|

I stopped short of titling this post, how to get your husband to listen to you because I am sure it is a problem in all business partnerships regardless of relationship status, but my motivation for this post comes from my own experience as a Builder’s wife. Working with your significant other certainly increases the

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

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