How We Land 92% of Our Clients – and a Simple Plan For You to do It Too

How We Land 92% of Our Clients – and a Simple Plan For You to do It Too

It’s the biggest challenge of tradies everywhere:  balancing finding the work with doing the work.  When a potential client rings, it’s not going to be while you’re sitting staring at the phone, waiting for it to ring.  You know it’ll Read More

The trouble with customers

The trouble with customers

Customers, or clients, can be a real pain. Getting paid, or at the very least getting paid on time, mismatched customer expectations, quality disputes, poor customer reviews, payment retentions, bad mouthing and all manner of headaches can befall business owners Read More

Dogs and divorce: 3 lessons I learned from both

Dogs and divorce: 3 lessons I learned from both

I miss my dog. Cooper was always, always happy to see me come home. Actually, he wasn’t just happy, he was excited. Barking, jumping, running around like he hadn’t seen me for months.   Sometimes I ignored him. I was Read More

7 Tips For Taking A Holiday From Your Biz

7 Tips For Taking A Holiday From Your Biz

When is the last time as a small business owner you found time to go on a holiday? I mean a real holiday, where you can actually turn off your phone and avoid customers and staff like the plague. You Read More

5 Tips for setting intentions to change your life

5 Tips for setting intentions to change your life

  Whether planning for way off in the future or just trying to get through your day, humans thrive on goals to get where they want to go in life. If you’re wanting to achieve your goals – and that Read More

Are you growing yourself out of business?

Are you growing yourself out of business?

It’s exciting. Sexy. Fulfilling. Nerve wracking. Growing your business is one of the most talked about, strategised over, strived for and perhaps misunderstood topics around! It’s been said that any fool can make money but it takes real brains to Read More

3 strategies for dealing with dark days

3 strategies for dealing with dark days

  We’ve all had them. Those days where nothing seems to work out. When just getting out of bed feels like a titanic struggle against gravity and you literally have to drag yourself back into battle. Running on some strange Read More

Are you working for free? This one simple measure could change it all.

Are you working for free? This one simple measure could change it all.

His face went white as he dropped his head into his hands. “Now I understand why we’ve been working so hard and yet I still can’t see any more cash in our bank account!” groaned Sam. Sadly, it’s all too Read More

How one blog post generated $9400 in sales within 24 hours for this insulation company

How one blog post generated $9400 in sales within 24 hours for this insulation company

How many times have you heard us on the Tradies Business Show talk about content and blog posts and thought, “That’s not relevant to me, I’m just a builder/plumber/electrician and content marketing doesn’t work for my business or I don’t Read More

How this business turned team conflict into team work

How this business turned team conflict into team work

“Don’t speak to me like that again mate” You could have heard a pin drop. In fact, if they weren’t standing around in a circle in the back of a large mechanical workshop, you could have heard everyone hold their Read More