You, like many during this period, may be facing a slowdown in business, and uncertainty on when your next big project may come in or where it could come from.
But the silver lining is that more clients than ever are looking to enhance their at home experience EG adding rooms, creating outdoor areas, adding additional accommodation.
As you may be keeping a close eye on every dollar, you may be feeling reluctant to spend money on advertising and marketing to generate new business right now.
However, there are other avenues to explore to keep your business operating, while maintaining your independence as a business owner.
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Have you considered forming relationships with larger branded businesses to increase project opportunities? These brands are backed by large marketing teams who are focused on generating project leads and ensuring the franchise owners pipelines are full with work to do.
Here is where your opportunity lies, if you form a relationship with the franchise owners in your region, you could help them to deliver the parts of the project that you are good at without having to outlay money on marketing to generate leads yourself.
These brands have been established to give homeowners a great renovation or landscaping experience, and are able to do this by utilising professional technology, processes and systems. Below are some of the benefits.
Jobs come to you
Once we connect you with the local branches you can relax about selling or getting your name out there because the marketing and connections to customers is already in place. Founded on a solid, sustainable and recession-proof marketing model – and that’s why their branches get a steady stream of project leads. They have built a national brand that gets the work so you can get to work.
You can focus on construction (the bits you enjoy)
If you have a relationship with the big brands, you can focus on construction activities, with other aspects of business administration handled by other members of the team such as sales, marketing and chasing money. You can focus on what you do best and enjoy the most.
You will have the opportunity to develop your career / grow your business
Each branch has construction teams responsible for delivering renovations, repairs and landscaping to customers. The roles required on these teams include: Construction Managers leading the team, Project Managers running projects, Contract Managers, Site Supervisors and Leading Hands managing the trades on site. There is plenty of room to grow your career / business.
A steady income
You will earn a competitive rate, which eliminates the typical worry of where the next job is coming from, and avoids the common “feast-or-famine” cycle of work that builders experience.
How to get started
Look for the big brands that are operating nationwide, some of which are operating globally in case you have friends offshore right now. We have put together a list of contact links to help you get started below:
We can a) connect you with local franchise operators or b) send you an info pack on franchisee opportunities and the supporting professional services to make you successful.
Drop your details HERE and we’ll connect you with the best person to talk to:
With a presence in Australia, New Zealand, USA & UK, Refresh Renovations offer design and build renovation services to homeowners. They will have plenty of projects in the home renovation space that you could partner with to work on. www.refreshrenovations.co.nz
With a presence in New Zealand & USA, Zones Landscaping offer design and build landscaping services to homeowners. They will have plenty of projects in the landscaping and outdoor renovation space that you could partner with to work on. www.zones.co.nz
With a presence all throughout New Zealand, Oncore offers home maintenance and repair services to homeowners. They will have plenty of projects that you could partner with to work on. www.oncore.co.nz
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