410 episodes

The Site Shed is a tradie 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. His experience as a plumber of 12 years, combined with his knowledge of the digital and business space as the owner of Tradie Web Guys, a company that helps tradespeople and contractors grow their online presence, you're sure to transform your earbuds, into a university.

The Site Shed Matt Jones - Trade based business enthusiast

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

The Site Shed is a tradie 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. His experience as a plumber of 12 years, combined with his knowledge of the digital and business space as the owner of Tradie Web Guys, a company that helps tradespeople and contractors grow their online presence, you're sure to transform your earbuds, into a university.

    5 Common Marketing Mistakes Affecting Trades People and Home Service Businesses | ft. Vanessa McQuade | Ep.410a

    5 Common Marketing Mistakes Affecting Trades People and Home Service Businesses | ft. Vanessa McQuade | Ep.410a

    Improve your marketing strategies and achieve success with our exclusive tips, custom-made for trade businesses. Don't fall into the trap of making common marketing mistakes. This episode dives into effective lead generation strategies and crucial marketing tips to enhance your business's visibility and success. Discover how to steer clear of pitfalls and adopt proven marketing techniques that drive results. Don't forget to subscribe for more business marketing tips and strategies!#TradeBusin...

    • 48 min
    Positioning Your Trade-Business To Sell Profitably | ft. Matt Jones | Ep.409

    Positioning Your Trade-Business To Sell Profitably | ft. Matt Jones | Ep.409

    Maximise your business profitability and employee engagement with our expert strategies! Learn how to implement effective business systems for strategic growth and prepare an exit strategy that maximises your returns. Discover the secrets to enhancing your business's efficiency and engaging your employees to drive success. Repeat these keywords throughout the description to boost search visibility.Watch the video version of this podcast at https://youtu.be/gYBrz5KsUvgDiscussion Points: 00:00 ...

    • 35 min
    How to increase job close rate by over 20% | ft. Brigham Dickinson | Ep.408

    How to increase job close rate by over 20% | ft. Brigham Dickinson | Ep.408

    In this episode, we're joined by Brigham Dickinson from Power Selling Pros to discuss mastering contractor-customer relations. Discover key strategies for building trust and improving customer interactions. Learn how to create positive customer experiences that can lead to increased business. Tune in to uncover the secrets behind successful contractor-client relationships. Don't miss out—watch the full episode for more insights and practical advice!#ContractorCustomerRelations #BuildingClient...

    • 51 min
    Sell Unafraid: Peel, Don't Pounce | ft. Tom Reber | Ep.407

    Sell Unafraid: Peel, Don't Pounce | ft. Tom Reber | Ep.407

    In this insightful episode, discover the key to successful contractor customer relations with tips and strategies to build and maintain lasting client relationships. Learn how to effectively communicate with customers, establish trust, and create a positive experience that leads to repeat business and referrals. From unexpected intentional touches (UITs) to unique sales processes, this episode is packed with practical advice to help contractors stand out and build strong connections with clie...

    • 40 min
    Sell Unafraid: Success is an Inside-Out Game | ft. Tom Reber | Ep.406

    Sell Unafraid: Success is an Inside-Out Game | ft. Tom Reber | Ep.406

    Discover the power of Trade Business Growth Strategies in our latest episode featuring Tom Reber from The Contractor Fight! Dive into expert insights on how to boost your contractor business through innovative growth techniques. Join Tom as he reveals the secrets behind efficient contractor marketing, increasing leads, and mastering sales strategies. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to scale up, these actionable tips from a seasoned professional will set you on the path to success....

    • 33 min
    Navigating Employee Expenses With Confidence | ft. Daniel Simon | Ep.405

    Navigating Employee Expenses With Confidence | ft. Daniel Simon | Ep.405

    Discover how to streamline your contracting business with Daniel Simon of Coast in this enlightening episode. Dive into the world of smart fleet management and innovative expense cards designed to optimise your operations, reduce costs, and enhance control over your fleet expenses. Learn how modern technology can transform your approach to managing field expenses, from fuel to supplies, with real-time insights and customisable controls. Whether you're a small contractor or manage a large flee...

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Al 7 Powers ,

Best Interviewer in contracting podcasting

Matt is so great at asking questions that are on the mind of his listeners who are in the trades. He’s so good he knows to ask the questions of his guests on things that readies didn’t even know they should be learning about. All of his podcasts are a wonderful mix of humor and knowledge.

My advice is subscribe and become a smarter contacting no matter what type of trades you do

No.Problem ,

Great insight for the trades

The guests that Matt brings on have all kinds of knowledge when it comes to the trades. If you’re a trade business owner you should listen to this podcast each week. Cheers from your mate in Idaho!

Coynela ,

Simple but extremely helpful content

Love listening to this podcast I take many parts of each episode and apply it to my business! Love that they are in series type episodes it’s so much easier to follow and it helps me really learn!

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