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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 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.
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The Tradie Show - Together In Trade Business SEASON ONE is launching MAY!Watch this space because we'll be sharing the trade business knowledge and tools any trade business owner needs to build an awesome business, PLUS we've got some amazing guests joining us.#HELLYEAH!
Many of us started our own trade businesses so we could do things OUR WAY and never have to compromise on our vision. In reality, however, wanting to control every aspect of your business, only sets you up to fail.In the second episode of The Tradie Show — Together In Trade Business, you’ll hear from us, Andy and Angela Smith, fellow trade business owners and co-founders of Lifestyle Tradie tell their story of how Andy’s control freak habits almost undid their business, and marriage.Listen to their story of how Andy overcame his ego, and control freak issues and came out the other side with a stronger business, and marriage because of it.If this episode hits home for you, we’d love to connect with you. Please visit www.lifestyletradie.com.au or book in a 15-minute strategy session with Andy.
Is the freedom you craved when you started your trade or contracting business feeling further away than ever before? Most tradies have been set up to fail. You’ve never been taught how to run a profitable trade business.In the first episode of The Tradie Show — Together In Trade Business, you’ll hear from us, Andy and Angela Smith, fellow trade business owners and co-founders of Lifestyle Tradie, with our story of hitting rock bottom.Following a major meltdown and near marriage breakdown, how did we turn our plumbing business around as a husband-and-wife team? Listen now if you’re keen to know what we did to totally transform our lives.We’d love to connect with you. Please visit www.lifestyletradie.com.au or book in a 15-minute strategy session with Andy.
Why does the conversation about profit always come last, and what impact does it have on the way you run your trade or contracting business? In this week’s episode, we unpack these questions with Mike Michalowicz.The best-selling author and entrepreneur joins Andy and Angela from New Jersey in the USA, to discuss the one thing most business owners get wrong: focusing on how much we make, not how much we take.You’ll learn the psychology behind why profit is such a prickly subject. Plus, Mike will share specific techniques and behaviours that’ll help you create what he calls a ‘healthy’ trade or contracting business.What do shoes on a toilet seat have to do with it?We’d love to connect with you. Please visit www.lifestyletradie.com.au or book a 15-minute strategy session with Andy.Helpful resources from MikeProfit First Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)The Survival Trap (PDF)Profit FIrst task Management System (PDF)Profit First Instant Assessment (PDF)
In this week's episode, Andy and Angela Smith are joined by Tim Reid; host of one of Australia’s top marketing podcasts ‘Small Business, Big Marketing’ and author of the popular marketing book ‘The Boomerang Effect.’ Tim’s an expert in small business marketing and has worked with HUNDREDS of companies to get their marketing strategy and execution on point.Now he joins us to share his top tips on why as trade business owners, we need to shift our thinking around marketing! Tim’s here to show us how we can take marketing from a chore to a passion AND get great results with small budgets.Listen today and check out these helpful resources from Tim: Josh Nichols (customer manifesto) interview - https://smallbusinessbigmarketing.com/how-to-create-a-customer-manifesto/Colin Bryar (working backwards) interview - https://smallbusinessbigmarketing.com/amazons-working-backwards-process/
As trade business owners, we expect our staff to have the same passion and drive to see the business succeed as we do!So for many of us, it’s disappointing when tradies join our team and then leave after a week… a few months… a year or two. The cost and time alone in finding staff is ENORMOUS for any sized business, so it’s incredibly frustrating when your staff turnover is high!In this episode, Andy and Angela roll up their sleeves and dig into WHY hiring is so difficult and share a few trade secrets to minimising your hiring headaches.Tune in TODAY to get on top of your hiring issues and download our guide below! If your hiring issues are getting the best of you, we’d love to connect with you. Please visit www.lifestyletradie.com.au to book in a 15-minute Strategy Session with Andy.Free resource:https://www.lifestyletradie.com.au/hire-a-grade-staff/
As tradies, most of us HATE the ideas of being thought of as ‘salesperson.’Us tradies often see salespeople as bottom-feeders — someone who is always looking to rip somebody else off and pocket cash for themselves regardless of the consequences to their victims.In episode SIX of The Tradie Show this week, Andy and Angela explain that trade business owners ARE salespeople. The only way to have a successful business is to make a profit; the only way to make a profit IS TO SELL!That means you need to learn basic sales techniques so that you can make the most of your client base and upsell with confidence!Tune in to find out why you, as a trade business owner, are BOTH tradie and a salesperson and get some helpful selling tips.If you want to gain confidence in your selling capability visit www.lifestyletradie.com.au or book in a 15-minute Strategy Session with Andy.
This week Andy and Angela are joined by ‘The Google Whisper’ Kate Toon!The trio covers everything you need to know about how to digitally market your trade business and get your SEO in check! Kate’s an expert in the digital world, and she's got the hottest tips and insights into what YOU need to be doing right now.SEO marketing can be such a confusing topic, the team beak it down into bite-sized chunks, and Kate explains where you’re likely going wrong and some simple steps to get you back in the game.So listen up because this is a big one!If you want to gain confidence in your digital marketing, visit www.lifestyletradie.com.au or book in a 15-minute Strategy Session with Andy.
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