The Tradie Show — Together In Trade Business is a podcast for tradies in business. Your hosts, Andy and Angela Smith, are award-winning trade business educators, fellow trade business owners and co-founders of Lifestyle Tradie. The Tradie Show — Together In Trade Business is educational, entertaining, even controversial. It’s about having conversations on topics that matter to tradies who want to be better at business.
Tune in if you’re a plumber, electrician, builder, painter, landscaper, glazier, air conditioning technician (plus many more). Tradie wives and partners will also relate and benefit from hearing the expert tips, step-by-step trade business strategies, insights and the occasional rant! Whether you’re in the car or catching up on admin, you’ll love listening to The Tradie Show — Together In Trade Business.
Full time vs subbies:
which is better for business?
Check out Andy’s pro/con list
In this episode of The Tradie Show — Together In Trade Business, we answer, “Are full-time employees better for my trade business than subbies?” Andy and Angela crack out the yellow legal pad for an old fashion PROS and CONS list so YOU can get your staffing mix right! Tune in ASAP.
Focus + Plan x Action = Profit. The ultimate plan for business success! Guest-starring Lifestyle Tradie Member, Ashley Woolf, owner of Woolf Plumbing & Gas
If your trade business plans seem half-baked or abandoned before they’ve gotten off the ground, tune into this week’s episode! Andy and Angela are joined by Lifestyle Tradie Member Ashley Woolf, owner of Woolf Plumbing & Electrical, who has mastered the focus + plan x action = profit formula for trade business owners! Tune in ASAP!
97% of websites fail – Our top five
steps for success
In this episode of The Tradie Show — Together In Trade Business, Andy and Angela explain why 97% of websites fail the user experience test plus they share their five top steps and strategies for website success. Tune in ASAP to get your trade business website ON POINT!
Hourly Rate or Flat Rate:
Which is RIGHT for your business?
In this episode of ‘The Tradie Show — Together In Trade Business’, Andy and Angela explain the benefits and challenges of both Hourly Rate & Flat Rate pricing structures. Tune in NOW to find out which one is RIGHT for your trade business so you can get back to making AWESOME profit! Tune in NOW!
You work hard, make your brand work harder. Guest-starring professional brand strategist, Debbie O’Connor
On this week’s episode, Andy and Angela are joined by professional brand strategist Debbie O’Connor! She explains WHAT branding is, WHY it’s important and HOW to nail it across your trade business touch points. Getting your brand on point is the first step to reaching the trade business of your dreams, so tune in ASAP!
The system promising a goal of zero admin – Guest-starring Darren Ford & Michael O’Neill from ServiceM8
On The Tradie Show —Together in Trade Business this week, Andy & Angela are joined by Darren Ford & Michael O’Neill from ServiceM8. The team delve into some of the exciting latest updates in the ServiceM8 world and how the platform is working towards a goal of ZERO admin for trade business owners. That’s the dream, right?! Tune in NOW.
Rev up your sales & close like a boss
In this episode of ‘The Tradie Show — Together in Trade Business’, Andy and Angela break the silence on bad selling tactics and share their way of selling so you can close like a boss AND build awesome customer relationships. So, if you HATE selling and wish there was a better way, then this episode is for YOU! Tune in ASAP.
The C word… CULTURE! Why it’s essential for tradies
Culture can make or break your trade business – so ensuring you’ve got the RIGHT culture for your team is critically important for your business long term success. Tune into this week’s episode of ‘The Tradie Show — Together in Trade Business’ for our take on how you can develop awesome culture in your business and keep momentum and morale high!
Inspiring a generation of kids to take on a trade – Guest-starring Logan & Jesse from Trade Collective
Two tradies, Logan Dodds and Jesse James, are inspiring a generation of kids across Australia and New Zealand to consider the trade industry as their career of choice. They’re joining Andy and Angela to share their plan for future-proofing our economy and trade industry by proudly encouraging school leavers to take on a trade apprenticeship.
Sell like a superstar – Guest-starring Simon Bowen, founder of The Models Method
Simon Bowen, the founder of The Models Method is joining Andy and Angela on The Tradie Show — Together In Trade Business Podcast this week to share his tried and tested method of selling. In this episode, you’ll learn how to rethink your sales strategy, and influence the decision making, so that you can start generating the profit your business deserves! Tune in NOW.