From $350k to $1.5m in just over one year
When I started my own building business I was working on the tools. I wanted to build a large business but knew I couldn’t do so without employing people. I needed to learn how to recruit staff, how to market to great customers and how to price and sell effectively, I really needed to master the basics of business.
Now just 13 months later the business has grown to one and a half million and I am off the tools (well - most of the time). My team has grown to 9 and includes a project manager an office manager and a contract QS. I am focused on selling and growing the business to the next level.
Recently I took my family on holiday for 10 days - and the business continued to run without me - smoothly!
Rich Abbott | Building Lifestyle NZ http://www.buildinglifestylenz.co.nz November 11, 2015
Fresh approach to sales
Recently we were preparing and presenting many bids, but not converting many of these into sales. The Successful Builder helped us learn a fresh approach to our sales process and we are now placing greater emphasis on identifying more clearly the needs of our clients and being with them when they make their final buying decision. Our conversion rate was 1 in 8, but I expect it to rise to 1 in 4...doubling my income.
Brett Hudson November 11, 2015
Revenue has increased 1197%
When we first started with The Builder Business Coach we had a team of 3. I was only 22yrs young and knew little about business. Graeme has taught me in-depth knowledge of sales, marketing, recruitment, finances, and operational systems. In 2009 our annual revenue was $167k. Three years later our revenue has increased 1197%, to over $2m*. We now have a team of 15 and are still growing. All this during the recession where many builders are sitting around at home waiting for the phone to ring. Success didn't happen overnight, but The Builder Business Coach had the knowledge and experience to turn our company around.
Mark Berryman | So Renovate http://www.sorenovate.co.nz November 11, 2015
My Home Building Business Had Stagnated
My home building business had stagnated and I found myself buried in endless paperwork with difficulty commanding the profit margins necessary to create the cash flow and revenues I wanted.
I knew there were a lot of things I needed to do to improve my business but just never found myself getting around to it. I wanted to hire a coach that could hold me accountable and provide me with the right ideas and expertise to push me in the right direction and help me set and accomplish my goals.
I found The Successful Builder and have now been working with Graeme for about 2 months and can honestly say that I'm seeing a difference already. I've been more focused on working on my business rather than just in my business. Together we've worked on creating some new marketing strategies, a culture statement and have discussed my current and future employee needs and duties.
Although we are in the early stages I feel that the accountability of our weekly meetings is keeping my on track to end the year strongly and have a successful and prosperous 2018. It has truly been a pleasure to work with my new friend Graeme at The Successful Builder.
Randy Najjar | Sapphire Luxury Homes http://www.sapphireluxuryhomes.com October 30, 2017
*Disclaimer – results are individual and vary from person to person.