It can get pretty draining for tradesmen who constantly need to attend to clients and keep the balance in the office. Here’s where apps designed to make your job easier come in. We’ve listed down five apps we think can help you grow your trade business – read on and save yourself from scrolling through the copious amounts of apps on your phone.



If you haven’t heard of Builderscrack, you should be excited! Everyone is going online and now is definitely not the time to live under a rock. Catch up with where your customers are hanging out! Builderscrack links you to people searching for your services, so start listing your business on the website and try it out now. You’ll get reviews for all the jobs you do too and that always helps with getting your name out there.



Another app where you can find potential customers is Houzz – a platform where people share ideas on interior design, architecture, and home renovation. There you’ll meet people looking for reputable builders, painters, plumbers and other types of tradies. You can start by creating a profile on the website now and making sure the details are complete for ultimate visibility.

Xero Mobile Accounting


At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we’ll mention that Xero on mobile provides automation, personalised quotations, and instant estimates (you probably know this by now). It isn’t awarded as one of the best productivity apps for nothing. Xero on mobile saves tradies some travel time to and from the bank as it allows you to show bank statements without having to leave the worksite. 



Slack has been updated many times to allow integration with a ton of other apps that make a tradie’s life a lot simpler. Slack can be used as a productivity app or a tool to stay in touch with your team. It’s a great app to stay in the loop on the team’s activities and assign tasks to team members.

These are just some of the apps you can use to grow your trade business. If you give us a buzz, we’ll let you in on the many secrets of the trade. We have a long list of clients in the trade and construction industry and we’d love to add you in.

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