ARE YOU IN CONTROL OF YOUR TRADE BUSINESS OR IS IT CONTROLLING YOU?
A profitable business starts with a rock-solid foundation. Lifestyle Tradie creates free resources designed to help trade business owners build a strong foundation. From eBooks and how-to guides to templates, flowcharts and instructional videos, these free resources are for tradies looking to start up, scale up or sell up — and be profitable. Sound like you?
Developed by Andy and Angela Smith, owners of Dr. DRiP Plumbing and co-founders of Lifestyle Tradie, the resources provide proven step-by-step strategies you can apply in your own trade business for immediate and sustainable results. By leaning on the expertise captured in Lifestyle Tradie’s free resources, you can get started on making more profit today!
Leaders aren’t born, they are made. What are you doing to strengthen your leadership skills and lead your team to success? Take charge today using our ‘Strengthen Your Leadership’ guide.
A GUIDE FOR MANAGING YOUR STOCK
How closely are you watching your expenses? Did you know that it’s possible that you’re being frequently overcharged for stock or even worse, charged for other peoples stock?
Your website is one of the first places potential customers will land on when looking for a tradie. Does your website make your customers say YES to choosing YOU as their tradesman?
Do you hate quoting…. never quite sure if you’re pricing the right amount, or if you’re asking too much?
Say goodbye to quoting insecurities with The Quote Converter.
Would you like to take back 4-6 hours back in your week? With The Time Maximiser guide you can earn your time back, so you can better focus your time and energy on your business.
If my trade business fell victim to cybercrime today… how well protected am I really? In our Cyber Security Guide For Tradies, learn how to defend your business against possible attacks.
The most important person in your business isn’t you… It’s whoever answers your phone. Improve your phone skills with our Call Converter flowchart.
Have you let your trade business social media pages fall to the wayside? Potential customers will judge your trade business based on the quality of your social media. Get your social media up to scratch, today.
Growing your trade business can feel like a circus balancing act. Discover how to make your business decisions based on facts and critical thinking, to grow your tradie team the smart way.
Why is hiring and a decent tradie so hard? Hire A-grade staff using our hiring and retention guide.
Keen to get off the tools or sell up? Systems are the only way. Start systemising with this how-to eBook.
Do your new hires get thrown in the deep end? Get our flowchart and provide a seamless onboarding process.
Chasing debt wearing you down? Apply these debt collection tactics and start filling up your bank account.
If preparing quotes is driving you mad, make it easy and more mindless with these 5 quote-flow cheat sheets.
Want to get more bang from your marketing buck? Win more customers with these trade-specific tactics.
Break-Even Analysis Guide For Tradies
We’re in the eye of a health and economic crisis like never before. Who knows when it’s going to end? What will your customers think of you and your trade business when it’s over? More importantly, what’s your plan to get through all this? You could be losing money and not even know it.
Cash flow is the lifeblood of a trade business, without it, your business will flatline! Cash flow forecasting is one of the most critical elements to ensuring your business has sustainable cash flow at all times. Do you have enough cash coming in to keep you afloat?
Are your tradies making you money? If your business’s goal is to reach your break-even point and get into the profit zone, you’ll want to use key performance indicators (KPIs) to better understand whether your tradies are on track or veering off route. Where’s the best place to start?
Tradies in business, are you battling burnout? We know the economic recovery from COVID-19 is going to be a long game — is your mindset business ready for it? Systems are the ULTIMATE method of reducing your mental load. Instead of reacting to crises, you can proactively address hurdles as they crop up.