Category : Blog

27 Feb, 2015
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Why Growing Your Business Can Kill Your Business Part 1 In the quiet times/holidays it is important to chase outstanding invoices, finalise and send out invoices for completed works (if you do not have automated systems), follow up clients to confirm projects are going ahead and calculate if you hav...
27 Feb, 2015
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Why Growing Your Business Can Kill Your Business Part 2 A lot of business owners will be beating the cash flow stress this coming year by planning to grow their business. In this 3 part series we are looking at why ‘selling more’ will not alone break the week to week cash flow headache, but how...
27 Feb, 2015
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Why Growing Your Business Can Kill Your Business Part 3 A lot of business owners will be beating the cash flow stress this coming year by planning to grow their business. In this 3 part series we are looking at why ‘selling more’ will not alone break the week to week cash flow headache, but how...
23 Feb, 2015
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The majority of trade business owners feel they are not achieving their goals We have surveyed 180 trade business owners and found that only 28% are satisfied they are achieving their goals. We used Score Your Business to ‘rate’ a trade business as to whether they have the systems in plac...
8 Feb, 2015
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Building a Championship Team There is a lot of work that goes into recruiting and building a Championship Team. So, what are the main elements of building a Championship Team: Attracting and Recruiting the Right People Hire Slow, Fire Fast Firstly, assess the values of your business and yo...
5 Feb, 2015
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How to ask for and get a great Testimonial? First of all, why should you be collecting testimonials? Everyone knows you do a good job because you are always busy – right? Even the best tradies in the world sometimes don’t think to get structured feedback OR don’t feel comfortable asking ...
5 Feb, 2015
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Do you know which of your marketing efforts is bringing in the most profitable business? Most businesses spend a considerable sum of money on marketing and advertising campaigns without really knowing which one is working and bringing in the most profitable clients. It is much easier today wi...
5 Feb, 2015
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We all know Word Of Mouth is the most powerful form of gaining leads. But how do we get more of them? We can get referrals from a number of sources – not just happy customers. 1. However, your first point of call is Your Clients – both current and completed. In addition to obtaining a test...
5 Feb, 2015
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All tradies are the same - right? You do a good job for a good price. Many tradies make the mistake of attempting to stand for everything when they first get started. They want to do everything well and they want to be all things to all people. They want to be known for having the highest qua...
20 Jan, 2015
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Having a Plan is the only way to turn your BIG IDEAS into reality? We hear the following question all the time: “Do I really need a Plan?” The short answer is YES. Running your business and/or introducing new ideas, products, services without a plan is like driving your car at night w...