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.
Helping your customers to find you is key to a thriving business in the building and renovating game.
For many tradies it’s hard enough to get all the day-to-day jobs done, let alone think about ways to grow a business – but it’s worth taking a moment to look at the big picture.