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What Can Birds Teach Builders About Marketing!

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So you need to “get your brand out there.” You know online marketing could make a huge difference, but you are not sure what marketing platforms are best for builders? Talking to others doesn’t remove the confusion, because they all have different stories. And few of them are doing it successfully. So which online marketing […]

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Knowing Your Numbers Pays

Know your numbers

Business man standing on the top of the mountain looking at the valley. Business success concept So you have run your business “by the seat of your pants?” Well done. But with today’s challenges you know you need to make better decisions in order to keep up with the play. Also, you want to be […]

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Five Ways To Save Time While Growing Your Building Business

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“Is it possible to grow my business and still have free time?” I’m often asked this from new coaching clients. My answer is always “Yes!” But, you must overcome ‘the time trap’ – thinking that time is its own master and can’t be managed. Time is like a bank that credits your account daily with […]

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Quit Losing The Sales You Should Be Getting!

Removing Impression Barriers in Building Business

So you are a great builder. You know your stuff. But, when it comes to winning jobs you lose out – to a better looking or better presented company. Yet, their finished product is no better than yours (in some cases it’s not as good), and your price is about right. So why do they […]

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How To Effectively Recruit Skilled Builders

Recruiting Skilled Builders

Because it’s tough finding tradespeople you may be tempted to take on new employees too quickly. You wouldn’t pour a foundation without first knowing what is below the ground! So you probably shouldn’t employ a new team member without first checking their suitability. In this article I outline 4 key safeguards against hasty recruiting. In […]

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