If you’ve been drumming up lots of business lately and feel like it’s time to expand, it might be time to buy a fleet vehicle to increase your business’ mobility.
When Luke Ray stepped off the plane, it was hot, muggy and green. He didn’t know this was the start of a journey that would cast what he does for a living in a whole new light.
We’ve all heard the saying ‘make hay while the sun shines’ and when you’re running your own business you love nothing more than making hay – but it’s not always like that.
Traditionally, tradies get jobs from people calling them up or through word-of-mouth, but what happens when the work dries up? Here are a few unexpected places you can hit gold…
No person’s an island, and that’s never as true as it is in trades. No business operates entirely on its own, and if you put a key supplier offside you’ll find yourself stranded pretty quickly.
Tradies. We couldn’t live without them. I mean, most people don’t know how to change a washer, how to unblock the toilet or even how to change a light bulb – but it seems that most couldn’t live without their accountant.
As a busy tradie, you no doubt have very little time to spend on marketing each month. It’s why word-of mouth is so valuable.
Being a busy tradie, you probably have little time left during the week once you have finished jobs on site, and then caught up on invoicing and chasing unpaid bills.