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5 Step Plan for a Stress-less Holiday Season

Following a disruptive year featuring construction starts and stops, material shortages and rising prices, there’s no doubt that those in the trades are champing at the bit to take a much-needed break this holiday season....

Dan
Dan

Founder

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10 mins Tradie-tips

Recap of 2020 & 2021 Forecast for Tradies in AU & NZ

Out with the old, in with the new – never has this sounded more appealing than now, with the difficult 2020 finally behind us. Let’s take a moment to review the past year and sneak a peek inside the crystal ball: what does 2021 have in store for tradies in Australia and New Zealand?...

Recap of 2020 & 2021 Forecast for Tradies in AU & NZ
5 mins Product

How to Step Up Your Online Security With 2FA

You wouldn’t leave for work in the morning without locking up your house first. You do it for the same reason you turn the key on your car, bike, or travel suitcase....

How to Step Up Your Online Security With 2FA
5 mins Product

Fergus Pay: A proven Way to Get Paid Twice as Fast

As a trades business owner, you already know that getting paid on time is crucial for cash flow. Well, it turns out, you can encourage your customers to settle their invoice sooner by giving them the option to pay by credit card....

Fergus Pay: A proven Way to Get Paid Twice as Fast
5 mins Tradie Tips

8 Ways to Support Tradies' Mental Health

There’s a reason why aircraft safety briefings instruct you to put your own oxygen mask on first. You need to look after you. Most of us know this to be true, but when you’re running a trades business your own needs often end up at the bottom of the pile....

Jess
Jess

Trade Software Expert

8 Ways to Support Tradies' Mental Health
5 mins COVID-19

5 Ultimate Leadership Tips for Trades Business Owners

Owning a business takes you through the highest highs and the lowest lows. You’re taking huge personal risk on a daily basis and on top of that you’re responsible for the actions of everyone in your company....

Dan
Dan

Founder

5 Ultimate Leadership Tips for Trades Business Owners
4 mins COVID-19

How to Get A Firm Grip on Your Finances

No-one is going to forget these last few months. Covid-19 has spread across the world at speed, stopping our lifestyles and in some cases, our livelihoods, in their tracks....

Jess
Jess

Trade Software Expert

How to Get A Firm Grip on Your Finances
5 mins COVID-19

Tips on Customer Communication & Boosting Cashflow

During this pandemic, service businesses are needing cash flow more than ever and communication is the easiest place for you to slip up. It seems like an obvious and easy area to stay on top of as a business owner, but it would shock you to know how many businesses don’t do it well enough....

Dan
Dan

Founder

Tips on Customer Communication & Boosting Cashflow
5 mins COVID-19

4 Ways to Keep Your Business Moving during COVID

At the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis we ran a webinar with our Founder and veteran Tradie, Dan Pollard, to get his thoughts on what trades and service business owners can be doing now to prepare their business for these turbulent times....

Jess
Jess

Trade Software Expert

4 Ways to Keep Your Business Moving during COVID
4 mins product

Customised Forms in Job Management Software

Creating personalised forms for jobs on Fergus has been a highly requested feature, so we’re super excited to be able to introduce our latest Add-On, Forms....

Jess
Jess

Trade Software Expert

Customised Forms in Job Management Software
5 mins tradie tips

4 Ways to Nail Your Pricing Structure

Come on down, welcome to The Price is Right. Remember this classic television game show where contestants jumped with excitement on getting the call up?...

4 Ways to Nail Your Pricing Structure
3 min read tradie tips

How to Get Your Team On-Board With New Systems

We all know you didn’t learn your trade in a day, it takes long hours digging foundations in the rain, sweeping up Gib dust and crawling under houses as well as copious amounts of bookwork to shape a competent Tradesperson....

How to Get Your Team On-Board With New Systems
2 mins tradie tips

Top 5 Tips For Running a Successful Trades Business

Making sure there is money coming into your trades business in time to pay your bills seems like an obvious priority, but can be incredibly difficult to do when put into practice....

Dan
Dan

Founder

Top 5 Tips For Running a Successful Trades Business
2 mins product

J.A. Russell Integrates With Fergus

At Fergus we love coming up with ways to make life easier for our customers by building tools that make their businesses more efficient. Our product supplier integrations mean customers can get the job done end-to-end, all from within Fergus....

Elyse
Elyse

Trade Software Expert

J.A. Russell Integrates With Fergus
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