5 ways to bring in more work on a lower budget

Unlike big companies, you don’t have thousands to invest in fancy advertising campaigns. However, finding more work doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Here are five budgeting tips to help you bring in more work for less.

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Common tradie injuries and how to prevent them

When you’re a tradie, risky situations are part of a day’s work. While you put a lot of time and effort into looking out for your workers’ health and safety, the nature of tradie work means that sometimes injuries still happen. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to eliminate dangers on the job. However, there are ways to…

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Social media marketing tips for tradies

Social media marketing tips for tradies

You probably use Facebook to keep in touch with mates, but did you know it’s also great for business? While you may have your tried-and-tested ways of landing new jobs, like ads in the local paper or customer referrals, social media helps you get more work through the door. Almost eight in 10 Aussies are…

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What business insurance should tradies have?

Risk comes as part of a tradie’s job. You already do a lot to protect yourself and your team at work, including getting the right equipment and following WH&S procedures. However, even if you do everything right, things can go wrong. Your tools could get stolen from your ute, or there might be an accident…

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4 ways to promote tradies’ mental health at work

When you’re running your business, the health and safety of your workers is one of the most important things. However, this goes beyond just looking out for their physical wellbeing. Your tradies are your family, and you want to ensure they’re okay in all aspects of their work life. People talk about the physical health…

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How to nail your taxes as a small business

Let’s face it – doing your taxes is not fun. As rewarding as it is to be a sole trader running your own business, it also comes with its fair share of annoying tasks, and calculating sole trader tax takes the cake for being the most annoying. You need to get your taxes done on…

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Why you need to be integrating your software

Changing from paperwork to digital processes is a great first step for a growing business. You often start with one process, such as accounting software to help with payroll, and once you see the difference it makes, begin the process of implementing more software for different purposes. But what starts as a way to increase…

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7 steps to brilliant job and staff scheduling

Effective project scheduling is one of the most important but least understood disciplines of business management. When starting a small business assigning the correct employee to the right job at the right time is crucial for business success. So why don’t some managers give it more of their attention? Sometimes it’s because they refuse to…

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