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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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3 mins tradie tips

Tips on Choosing the Best Cloud Accounting Software

Cloud computing has become one of the most popular technologies in the business world. It has allowed small businesses to establish infrastructure with minimal investment in hardware and software....

Tips on Choosing the Best Cloud Accounting Software
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10 Ways Fergus Pay Will Transform Your Cashflow

Credit card payments are a smart Tradie’s most effective cash flow tool. They’re the most effective way to get paid faster and keep your customers happy....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

10 Ways Fergus Pay Will Transform Your Cashflow
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How Fergus Checklists Improves Internal Processes

Implementing processes and procedures that your team have to stick to for quality control or H&S is absolutely critical to running successful trades businesses at scale, but it’s not a good use of anyone’s time constantly supervising team members day after day to make sure work is up to standard....

How Fergus Checklists Improves Internal Processes
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Automatic SMS Schedule Reminders

A courtesy call to remind your customers what time you’ll arrive at their front door can be one of the first tasks to go out the window on a busy morning....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

Automatic SMS Schedule Reminders
2 mins tradie tips

4 Smart Invoicing Tips For Your Trades Business

Think about this for a second: All the effort trade business owners put into their work, training staff, buying stock and so on basically counts for nothing until the moment you sit down to create an invoice....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

4 Smart Invoicing Tips For Your Trades Business
3 mins tradie tips

5 Tech Tools the Modern Tradie Needs

Whether you’ve got a team of 5 or 50, organising a trade business ain’t easy. If you’re knee deep in mud or sweating in a roof full of insulation all day the last thing you want to do is come home and bust buttons on a calculator....

Robbie
Robbie

Trade Software Expert

5 Tech Tools the Modern Tradie Needs
2 mins customer stories

How to Start a Successful Plumbing Business

It’s not work, it’s a lifestyle. That’s according to plumber and business owner Andrew Smith. He’s two years on from setting up his first business - Watersmith Plumbing and Gas - based in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, and he hasn’t looked back....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

How to Start a Successful Plumbing Business
2 mins product

How Fergus’s Mobile Invoicing works & Setting It Up

We know 28 day payment terms are the norm for a lot of trade businesses out there. We get it, the monthly payment cycle is pretty standard for everyone to get paid what they’re owed and pay what they owe....

Cristina
Cristina

Product Manager

How Fergus’s Mobile Invoicing works & Setting It Up
2 mins product

Fergus Integrating with Plumbing Works

As any Tradie knows, keeping track of invoices and credits from your suppliers, and matching them to the right job, can be a nightmare....

Cristina
Cristina

Product Manager

Fergus Integrating with Plumbing Works
2 mins product

Fergus Pay Powered by Stripe

We’ve said it before - offering credit card payments means you’re going to get paid fast. Really fast. In fact, you’ll get paid four times as fast compared with not offering your customers the option of paying by credit card*....

Cristina
Cristina

Product Manager

Fergus Pay Powered by Stripe
3 mins tradie tips

Tips on Managing Plumbing & Electrical Material Costs

Managing materials is always one of the most difficult areas for a plumbing or electrical business to get a handle on. Your tradespeople are moving materials from van to van, unused stock is lying around waiting to be returned, and there’s always the odd item that goes missing....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

Tips on Managing Plumbing & Electrical Material Costs
4 mins tradie tips

6 Signs of Burnout & 7 Tips to Managing It

Tradies are known for working hard, long hours. Especially trade business owners, who find themselves working on the tools all day and catching up on quotes, invoices, and paperwork at night....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

6 Signs of Burnout & 7 Tips to Managing It
3 mins tradie tips

8 Things Trades Owners Should Do Before The EOFY

In the days around the end of financial year it can be difficult for trades business owners to keep track of what they’ve done, what still needs to be done, and what changes to make for the new financial year....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

8 Things Trades Owners Should Do Before The EOFY
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