Fuel growth with tailored business communication solutions designed for Trade service & Construction
No matter your area of expertise, trade services and construction businesses face similar challenges
Are you looking for better ways to market your business?
Customers are constantly changing, and like it or not, your business needs to change to keep up. What worked during your apprenticeship years ago may no longer apply to today’s harried and distracted market. But with limited resources to work with, you need an effective way of advertising your services that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.
Do you feel torn between administrative tasks and doing actual tradie work?
Going on house calls is just a small part of running your business. What most people don’t know is that you deal with a huge amount of paperwork on a daily basis—piles of client records, job orders, invoices, and receipts that need to be constantly organised. With answering customer queries and completion updates added on top of that, 24 hours never seems quite enough.
Do you spend more time on the road than your office?
Gone are the days when your toolbox was the only thing you need to get the job done. And when you spend more time in your ute than your office, maintaining bulky machines that’s left gathering dust on your desk makes less sense than investing in tools you can take on the road.
Are you struggling with switching-off at the end of the day?
Busted pipes and leaky roofs don’t always happen within regular business hours. It’s an inevitable part of the job. But when you’re a one-man operation, handling after-hours and emergency calls make it difficult to separate work from your personal life without sacrificing one or the other.
The phone is the most important part of any tradie’s toolkit. Select and combine from the following services to make the most your most valuable tool.
Widely-recognised as business numbers, your Alltel 1300 number can be called at local rates across Australia. More than giving you a professional image, this virtual number gives you complete flexibility in customising the way you handle calls.
Have a professional operator who answers calls in your business name, takes your messages & forwards it to you via email or SMS. Alltel Reception Connect is a virtual reception service that handles calls for individuals, provides support for teams, and can even transfer calls to you. Get an office operator for a fraction of the cost.
Make more room on your desk by getting rid of your bulky fax machine and opting for a virtual fax service. Alltel Fax2Email lets you send and receive faxes through email, making it convenient to organise and retrieve your documents.