Being part of a national building franchise has countless benefits including support systems, access to designs and supplier partnerships. One major benefit to joining a franchise system is the marketing and branding you suddenly become a part of. Like many things, power becomes stronger when you’re working together – in this case that power is […]
Any successful business owner knows how important cash flow is to their business and how variances can disrupt these figures. As builders your job costs can ultimately grow or destroy your small business. It’s vital you keep on top of each project and minimise variances for any chance of survival. How do variances add up? […]
Sales consultants can sometimes find themselves in a slump. The biggest challenge is pulling yourselves out of this when it happens. There are a number of reasons we fall into slumps, here’s how to avoid getting stuck!
When you’re first starting a business creating a budget may seem like the last thing on your mind. Unfortunately it usually gets pushed back along with the other paperwork that is actually vital to your business’ survival and growth. The reality is an updated and truthful budget will facilitate business expansion and ease the pressure […]
In 1977 Sam Cimino was part of the second group of people ever to complete a marketing course at Monash University. Once he had the degree and came to the realisation marketing positions were extremely limited at the time, he took a job at the Australia Paper Mill working night shift to avoid going on […]
We were excited to announce our national award winners at the 2016 national conference in Canberra. The coveted and highly competitive awards focus on excellence across a range of factors including building, sales, customer service and marketing. Adam Sturt from Nowra walked away the big winner and was awarded 2016 Professional Builder of the Year […]
Your team are one of the most important assets in your business. But are they motivated? Motivation plays a key role in the productivity of your team.
As a business owner, it’s your responsibility to ensure you or your team are following up any enquiries from potential clients. Whether an enquiry is received via email, phone or website you need to ensure someone from your business is responding. In the client’s shoes When a client makes an enquiry with your business there […]
Your staff can have a major influence on the success of your business. Their presentation, service, knowledge and skillset can impact the customer’s perception of the brand and ultimately, the sales.