Category : Guides

Online Marketing – Retargeting for Tradies

You might not be familiar with the term ‘retargeting’, but you probably have experienced it. Say you were researching cordless drills online, then next time you visit Facebook or Instagram, suddenly you’re seeing posts from the same stores. It...

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How Tradies can Maximise Credit Card Points

If you’re spending tens of thousands on materials and equipment each year, and even tax payments, you’re missing out if you don’t have the right credit card. Now before I go any further, I need to stress that this...

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Tradies Need Public Liability Insurance

5 Reasons why tradies need public liability insurance

Most tradies and trade business owners know they need public liability insurance. But knowing you need it, and knowing why you need it, are two different things! So we’ve put together a top five on why you should be...

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Google advertising for tradies

Google Advertising for Tradies

Could Google Ads help your trade business to get more business? You might be thinking “Trade Risk is an insurance broker, why are you talking to me about online advertising”? Well as a business that has spent well over...

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Trade Insurance Comparison

Trade Insurance Comparison

No one wants to spend more than they have to on insurance, so doing a trade insurance comparison can be a great idea. But it’s not as simple as comparing prices and choosing the cheapest.  Not all insurance policies...

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How much do electricians earn

How Much do Electricians Earn?

They’ve always been known as one of the higher earning trades, but how much do electricians really earn? For the last five years we’ve been putting together our hugely popular guide on tradie earnings, and as electrical contractors are...

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How much do tradies earn?

How Much Do Tradies Really Earn?

 We are pleased to release our 2019 report on that age old question – How much do tradies really earn? This is our sixth annual report, and also our largest ever, with data coming from almost 1,500 self-employed...

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How much do tradies earn

Average tradie incomes for 2018

This is our 2018 report. To view the current report please click here. We are pleased to release our 2018 report on that age old question – How much to tradies really earn? This is our fifth annual report,...

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Tradies Public Liability Insurance

Top 5 mistakes tradies make with public liability insurance

When it comes to business insurance for tradies, there’s no policy more popular than public liability insurance. Most self-employed tradies have it, and for many it’s a mandatory requirement for their licence or the contracts they’re working on. It...

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Starting a plumbing business

Starting a Plumbing Business

For many plumbers, getting to the point of being your own boss in your own business is the ultimate goal. You’ve done the hard slog of your apprenticeship, you’ve spent a few years on wages honing your skills, and...

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