Tips & Tricks

Social Sparkies

28 November 2016

Why social advertising is important for electricians and local tradies Are you an electrician looking to get more work? The secret spark may be online. Do you have a website? What about some social media pages — Facebook, Twitter, or... Read more

Armidale Plumber – Testimonial

03 November 2016
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Testimonial From Armidale Plumber “I’ve been using Connected Tradies for about a year now, and it’s been great. I know nothing about computers, so being able to hand that stuff over to someone else was a load off my mind.... Read more

Benefits for Builders

03 November 2016

Why digital advertising is effective for local builders and other tradies Digital marketing techniques are the modern builder’s bricks and mortar. The goals of marketing (engage customers, communicate ideas, and promote your business) remain the same. But people are now... Read more

Tools & Terror

28 October 2016

Greatest power tool deaths in horror movies Tradies know the value of a good tool. Home maintenance, craft projects, DIY, murder, trade careers… it’s amazing what you can do with a well-stocked tool shed! Halloween is here, so we decided... Read more

Locals for Locals

12 July 2016

Six ways to ensure your website is tailored to local search Search engines like Google are the phone books of the modern world. In fact, recent surveys have found that up to 85 percent of people use online search when... Read more

Mighty Minestrone

17 June 2016
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The weather’s getting colder. Warm your bellies with this healthy, hearty soup. Chockers with veggies, pasta and bacon, it’s great for the thermos! You’ll need: 4 rashers bacon 1 brown onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 carrots, peeled and... Read more

Let Me Give You My Card

10 June 2016
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Why business cards are important tools of the trade With all this talk about websites and online marketing, the traditional business card can sometimes be forgotten. Do you still need a business card? The short answer is YES. Your digital... Read more

Poor Website Design for tradies

02 June 2016
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5 web design mistakes that are costing you money Your website is considered to be a reflection of your business. A well-designed site promotes professionalism, authority, and modernity. On the other hand, an unattractive and inoperative site gives a sense... Read more

27 May 2016
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How to pick a domain name that improves your marketability When you create a new website, one of the first and most important questions you will have to ask yourself is: “What will my domain name be?” The domain name... Read more

Tell Me About Yourself

05 May 2016

The ‘About’ page and sharing personal information on your site When it comes to DIY websites, many people stumble over the inclusion of personalised information. Some will even forgo it entirely — after all, I only need my name and... Read more