A few ways to market your trade business – the basics

We’ve been in the property maintenance business for several years and although it might be said that we were never very good at the actual property maintenance, one thing we were good at was marketing. So I thought I might write a short article on the best ways to market your trade business. As our […]

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It’s not easy but you have to keep trying.

We have an innovative approach to spending as little money as possible at Fresh Milk Software – we are always thinking of ways to cut costs. So, we run all of our telephones through Ring Central and connect to it via a wonky Huawei router we had shipped from Hong Kong with a 4G SIM. […]

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Our new explainer video

After much to-ing and fro-ing we finally have our high-level explainer video created. Have a look – it’s quite good, I think. I’m putting it on Facebook: The Explainer

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So we went off to the BNI in London…

And I thought it would be pretty average, especially as I didn’t get any sleep last night. But it turns out it was actually quite good fun and we met some very interesting people. Sharif from Billingford Ltd who invited us of course and Grant Johnson from RocketSpark who is a really good guy and […]

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5 ways to ensure that your customers pay their bills

Late payment or even not getting paid at all are some of the most frustrating aspects of running a business. Here are 5 ways to make sure that you get paid for every job. 1. Don’t automatically give credit to new customers Every business needs liquidity and cash-flow. While giving credit to your customers may […]

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One good reason why you should use a workflow management system

Because if you’re in property services e.g. plumbing, electricnas, painters, landscapers, gardeners, cleaning, locksmiths, carpenters etc. with more than 2 field based engineers, you can pilot ours for free. Why? Because we are looking for a small company to field test our software even more before we release it to our big brand client. We […]

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Connect London

So, we’ve had an email back from Connect London to go in and se them about our new start-up and why it’s so great. They tell us they can help with: Assistance with obtaining funding and/or investors A Start-up loan at low interest and Mentor support. Connecting entrepreneurs with mentors who have relevant business experience […]

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The first post and it’s not about Flobot

I know I should put something about Floboot on here for the very first post, however… I came across this video and it could almost be describing the trade services industry. He’s a good presenter, this guy http://vimeo.com/22053820

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