The Site Shed
About This Show
The Site Shed is a podcast designed to assist and educate trade based business owners around the globe with business related topics and current affairs.
The podcast is targeted to tradespeople and contractors like plumbers, builders, electricians, tilers, roofers, locksmiths, landscape gardeners & horticulturalists, printers, chefs, hairdressers, however it is a small business podcast so it also suits anyone that is in business.
Facilitated by former plumber Matt Jones, this podcast addresses topics related to the trades, such as; apprenticeships, technology, business tools, web, digital, cloud, content creation, SEO, marketing, as well as regular guest appearances from co-host specialists, successful case studies, good and bad experiences and lot's of do's and don't that have been learned through the school of hard knocks. Matt's unique approach to communicating relevant topics is both refreshing and enjoyable.
The podcast is a combination of Matt's experience as a plumber of 12 years, combined with his knowledge of the digital and business space as the owner of Tradie Web Guys, which is a company that helps tradespeople and contractors grow their online presence.
Tune in on iTunes and turn your earbuds into a university.
Most Recent Episode
TSS093_Flatrate Pricing Myths
1 day ago
Flatrate pricing is a great tool for the right business. In this podcast, we dispel some of the myths. Series: Flatrate Pricing. Friend, or Foe. Cohost: Steve Piper. We've had loads of requests, from many of our listeners for us to create some specific content on flatrate pricing. We've touched on it in a handful of episodes, however we've not yet dedicated an entire episode, let alone an entire series. If this episode interests you, chance are you'll enjoy the following episodes: Episode 19. Pricing for profit with Matt from Cube Consulting Episode 65. Knowing Your Hourly Rate, with Adrian From Trained To Sell Episode 68. Charging For Quotes. Again with Adrian From Trained To Sell Episode 84. More Trust equals more sales with Eve John In this series I'm joined by Steve Piper, who formally owned a well known plumbing company called The Pied Plumber. Steve sold that business a number of years ago, when he decided to focus on further developing the quoting program they used so that other companies could benefit from it also. He and his wife Penny now run Plumbing Profits, where they teach plumbers how to implement the 'flatrate pricing' model into their businesses. Episode 1. Flatrate Pricing Myths. In this podcast we set out to dispel some of the myths that we commonly hear about flatrate pricing. You know the ones: "It's a rip off" "It doesn't work" "It's dishonest" "My customers won't like it" "My technicians won't use it", etc Folks, like in most cases, what we hear on the street is BS! Flatrate pricing is a very powerful tool that when used properly, can offer up some great rewards. Steve has an interesting perspective as he's not some software geek trying to flog a product to a market he has no idea about. Steve is a plumber and a successful plumber at that. He's coming to us from
Rated 5 out of
Keep it up
Hey Matt, I have been listening to all the podcasts whilst working in the office.
Everything so far has been super beneficial to any tradie or trade business owner.
Your presenting has been professional and insightful and you're asking questions of your guests that we are all interested to hear. Cant recommend the podcasts highly enough. Keep up the good work and looking forward to your future podcasts!
Date published: 2016-04-29
Rated 5 out of
Great Podcast for tradies and contractors
This is a great business podcast for tradies. It covers a lot of very important elements, that's hard to find information on elsewhere.
Date published: 2016-03-28