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.
If, like a lot of tradies, you’re sick of spending hours each month chasing up payments, it’s worth considering a system for invoicing and taking payments with a mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution.
With the right know-how and the best tools, creating a new trade quote is faster and simpler than ever before – getting it right will save you time, money and improve the job’s perceived value in the eyes of your clients.
Maybe you got into a trade because you enjoy working with your hands, but at some stage you’ll have to get around a bit of small business bookkeeping. Here are the basics to get you started.
When it comes to winning new business, tradespeople can be great clients for accountants and bookkeepers. At least they should be anyway.
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.
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.
Starting your own trades or construction business means that everything becomes part of your job – not just the actual job of fixing or building things.