When you’re new to Builderscrack, it can be daunting to know how you can win a job ahead of other tradespeople with an established history of reviews.
There are four key things you can do to help you secure your first few jobs and begin building your reviews and a healthy TradeRank.
Upload a professional profile photo (no selfies).
Provide a thorough profile descriptionThis is an opportunity to let the homeowners know more about what sets your business apart. You can include information about your experience in your trade, what your quoting process involves and any other details about your business that you would like potential customers to know.
Personalise the introduction message when you chase a jobIntroduce yourself, demonstrate to the homeowner that you are professional and have a clear communication style. You can let the homeowner know that while you may be new to builderscrack.co.nz, you are not new to your trade. Address their job directly and tell them you’d love the opportunity to quote.
Chase small jobs and jobs others might not wantThis will be the foundation for success. You can build up excellent reviews doing these jobs, then as you gain reviews your TradeRank will increase and you can pitch for higher value work.
We’d also suggest reading this blog post about an Auckland electrician – he gives some advice about how to get your business started on Builderscrack.