December 3, 2016

Tradie Growth Guru

tradie growth guru

Our Focus is on Tradies

It’s not uncommon for really good tradies to struggle with running their own business. 93% of Plumbing businesses fail to make a profit. It’s daunting, it’s demanding, and sometimes overwhelming. We (Rob & Craig) have come together to offer TRADIES a unique and practical business support package to help you run your business better and handle the less attractive but still important parts of your business. Craig’s our marketing guru and comes with considerable insight into the psyche of a TRADIE, given that he used to be a plumber and successfully ran his own plumbing business. We’ve joined forces to provide a “One Stop Shop” for Tradies – helping with all accounting, governance and general business aspects as well as the marketing of your business while also identifying and managing the risks associated with your business. A powerful all round package of support to match your growth ambitions.

We can help you beat the odds to not only become profitable, but to remain profitable as you grow.

How we can help.

We can start with making sure your business is set up properly and supported with good business systems and processes. We can provide expertise in finance, accounting, general business and marketing when you need it, and help you connect better with your target market. Our service packages will be tailored to what you need, filling the gaps in your skill set, making your business (at whatever level that may be) stronger and future proofed. If your at a stage in your business career whereby you need to perform in order to provide a lifestyle for you and your family, we’re here to support you along the way.

 

  
 
FINANCIAL
Xero accounting package
Annual financial statements
Keeping the taxman at bay
Bi-monthly GST returns
The Business Planner newsletter
Free year round calls & emails for accounting & tax.
Business Review Meetings
Strategic Planning
Budgeting & Cash flow Management
Annual Business Health Check
MARKETING
Annual Marketing audit
Marketing Plan
Marketing Review Meetings
RISK MANAGEMENT
ACC Review
Key Person Insurance Review

Starter

From
$200
Monthly
 
Xero accounting package
Annual financial statements
Keeping the taxman at bay
Bi-monthly GST returns
The Business Planner newsletter
Free year round calls & emails for accounting & tax.
Business Review Meetings : 2
 
 
 
 
 
Annual Marketing audit
 
Marketing Review Meetings : 1
 
 
ACC Review
 

Booster

From
$495
Monthly
 
Xero accounting package
Annual financial statements
Keeping the taxman at bay
Bi-monthly GST returns
The Business Planner newsletter
Free year round calls & emails for accounting & tax.
Business Review Meetings : 4
 
Budgeting & Cash flow Management
 
 
 
Annual Marketing audit
Marketing Plan
Marketing Review Meetings : 6
 
 
ACC Review
Key Person Insurance Review

Accelerator

From
$995
Monthly
 
Xero accounting package
Annual financial statements
Keeping the taxman at bay
Bi-monthly GST returns
The Business Planner newsletter
Free year round calls & emails for accounting & tax.
Business Review Meetings : 12
Strategic Planning
Budgeting & Cash flow Management
Annual Business Health Check
 
 
Annual Marketing audit
Marketing Plan
Marketing Review Meetings : 12
 
 
ACC Review
Key Person Insurance Review

Highlighted above are the packages and support we provide Tradies.

It’s not just an Accounting Package: add Marketing : add Risk Management => It’s now a Business Package.

Remember, they are indicative of the services we offer – they can be tailored to your specific needs. Also remember that there are other business systems we can introduce to make your business more efficient and easier for you to manage. Lets face it, you still need time for family, friends and outside work activities – these systems and processes can help you with that.

Typical challenges faced by TRADIES:tradie growth guru

  • trouble managing your cash flow
  • keeping the taxman at bay
  • getting paid on time
  • trouble standing out from the crowd
  • pricing jobs properly to ensure 1. you get the work 2. you make money from it.
  • adjusting to fluctuations in demand for your work – how to grow when demand is hot, how to adjust when demand tapers off
  • staying in touch with existing clients
  • how to extend your focus beyond the next few weeks
  • recruiting the right people to help grow the business
  • how to get the balance right between time in the business and the other things that matter to you

Timeout for a Story

3 brothers all decide to become Tradies. They are all keen to run their own business. The youngest operates from home as a one man plumber. He’s interested in generating enough income to support his lifestyle. That revolves around sporting interests and staying connected with friends. The next youngest is a builder who’s more settled with a young family and mortgage commitments. He wants to grow his business. While the oldest brother, an electrician, has been there and done that. He now wants a business that works for him. He wants to run the business as opposed to work in the business, determined to build a legacy for his children.

We’ve designed business packages that support each of the brothers. From the basic accounting support for the youngest to the premier business support for the oldest. Our objective with the premier (accelerator) package is to provide a combination of accounting, marketing and general business support. It fits with someone who’s determined to grow his business and establish a real footprint. With regular monthly reviews of the financial performance and the marketing of the business, we provide an experienced finance expert (Rob) and an experienced marketing expert (Craig) for a fraction of the price of their full time equivalents. A powerful addition to any management team.

So what’s your story, where do you fit on the business map? We’re keen to know what skills and support you need to help you succeed? Contact us now to get the support you need to grow your business.