So you want to grow your team, but you’re unsure whether bringing in an apprentice is the way to go? Let’s go over the pros and cons before taking the plunge, writes Kellie Byrnes.
Anyone who’s ever worked in trades and services would be familiar with the administrative problems associated with handling many small jobs with multiple clients. Luckily, modern solution providers like ServiceM8 have created a solution with job management software.
Whether you’re working as a solo tradie or have a small team of other people with you in your business, job management software can help you gain hours each week normally taken up by handling paperwork and other administrative tasks, writes Kellie Byrnes.
If building a website sounds like too much hassle for you, then growing a network in LinkedIn might be the ideal way to grow your trades business online.
There’s no pleasing some people. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have a red-hot go at turning negative reviews into positive customer experiences. The success of your trades business may depend on it, writes Kellie Byrnes.
Here’s how to get started on your mission to win more high-value jobs and grow revenue with a trades business website.
As a tradie, it’s easy to get so busy doing your actual work for clients that you don’t get around to building your client list, too.
You have a special set of skills, so your business should offer a clearly defined set of services. As a tradesperson, carving out your niche is a simple way to make business life easier.