Episode 5

Published on:

9th Sep 2020

Episode 4: Part 2: Dan Kerr from Service.com.au

This week Adrian brings part 2 of his conversation with the incredible Dan Kerr from Service.com.au. Dan is an engineer by qualification, but has spent over 10 years in the sales and marketing space, half of which he has been spent working in the trades industry. 6 years ago, Dan and his co-founders Jacob Banks and Dexter Devlin set out to create an online marketplace that would connect Australians with verified and peer-reviewed trades and service providers. From Plumbers to Painters, Electricians and more, get multiple quotes in one place. Since its inception, the platform has connected over 500, 000 Australians with local professionals.

In the second installment of this three part series, Dan and Adrian talk about lead grading and how maintenance based tradies can identify A,B,C and even D grade leads.

For more from Dan, you can follow him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-kerr-0924ab8a.

To find out more about service.com.au, visit the website at Service.com.au. PLUS, sign up to the TradesFormation Coaching Program in the month of September to qualify for a FREE 12 month membership to Service.com.au, valued at $847+GST*.

That’s all for all for now, but make sure to tune in next time for part 3!         

*This promotion is subject to service.com.au demand in your local service area. All new clients signing on under this promotion will be referred to a Service.com.au representative to assess their eligibility.


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About the Podcast

The ultimate podcast for maintenance tradies.
Adrian Fadini, business owner and coach at TradesFormation has spent the last 5 years supporting maintenance tradies to implement the best sales processes and systems to completely transform their businesses. A plumber by trade, he owned his own plumbing business, Plumber to the Rescue, which he successfully sold to the biggest competitor in 2012. Adrian hopes to help re-write the narrative of the trades industry so that young people who undertake trades apprenticeships can feel as proud, excited and celebrated as any other young person taking on another career path. By empowering tradies across Australia with the best sales and business knowledge, he has helped hundreds of businesses to systemise their business, double their profitability, and become leading examples in the industry. In this podcast, Adrian speaks with business and industry experts who have influenced his own approach to business, to share their knowledge with the next generation of trades business owners.

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Adrian Fadini

After building his own plumbing business, Plumber To The Rescue, from the ground up, Adrian worked hard to make it one of Sydney's most reputable trade businesses.

He soon realised that a key ingredient to success was regular training. Adrian developed a passion for training and trained his team weekly always looking for ways to fine-tune his training.

After selling his business to his largest competitor in 2012 Adrian entered into 2-year contract, as a condition of sale, where Adrian was responsible for bringing in account clients such as strata companies, chains of pubs and clubs and other businesses that required ongoing plumbing and electrical services.

Once this contract period ended Adrian became a full-time business coach and sales training expert, he wanted to make sure the mistakes he learned from, along with his many hours of research, networking and testing could be turned into a teachable set of workshops to help others.

Adrian understands the day to day struggles of running your own small business. He knows how to overcome them, and how to build a successful, profitable business.

Using his experience in the trades industry, combined with the skills in training and coaching that he has honed over many years, Adrian can add significant value to your small-medium business.