Starting out business in the the building Trade – How to market yourself and get going!

PAYE ConstructionWelcome to one of our regular series  for new business starts ups. On weekly basis, we deal with a number of new business starting up and we get asked on a regular basis by the owners,  how do they attract more customers/Trade.Since we deal with a number of building companies,  we decided to look at Builders.

Online social media can be an effective way of marketing your business, staying in touch with previous customers and making contact with potential new ones. Think too about using relevant forums, but be aware that many forum websites ban blatant advertising in users’ posts. You could consider trying to obtain work through job-referral websites like and Rated People too.

Other ways of advertising

PlumberYour local news paper may run a regular ‘contact the experts’ advertising feature. Remember that your vehicle or car  can be a very effective means of advertising if you have it sign-written and keep it clean and presentable. You might consider having a large sign to display outside places where you are working, and/or on scaffolding. Make sure though that your customer and other contractors have no objections before putting it up. Also be sure that it does not cause an obstruction or hazard.

Think about other ways of marketing and promoting your business. You could sponsor a local sports club or event, for example.

Limited Company Registration and all the initial Setup. 

Please Let us help you today register your limited company and ensure the legal structure is Tax Efficient!

KG Accountants

We shall also help with opening a business Bank Account, Payroll, Staff & Sub Contractor Contracts, Bookkeping, VAT and End of year Accounts.

And that is just the start!

 If you need to speak to a Proactive Accountant about your new venture, please contact us on 0208 679 4690 please Visit our  website. 

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