Episode 90

Published on:

13th Oct 2023

Secrets of a Million Dollar Profit Plumbing Business

So you're making $9 Million per year.

You have 70 guys in your workforce.

You operate in three different states.

Life is good right?

Well let's peep through the cracks

From the time you started your business you've just scaled up chaos.

You're wearing all the hats in a business where you're stretched way too thin.

You have no systems and as a result you have 50 guys all reporting directly to you.

You're so big that on your bad months, you're losing money.

And you're so desperate to provide a livelihood to your 70 workers that you turn into a yes man, accepting every job that comes your way when you know it's just making everything worse.

When you start a business from scratch, it's hard to know exactly what you're getting yourself into. Or how much it will grow.

But if you ask Mat Alexander from Plumbuilt, he'll tell you the sky's the limit.


  • Get an insight into the world of a self-made Million Dollar Tradie
  • Be able to copy some of his bullet proof strategies to grow your own business
  • Understand that anybody from any background can grow to a million dollar a year income
  • Take inspiration from someone who’s done it all and is passing on his valuable
  • knowledge


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How to build a profitable Plumbing, Electrical or similar business that gives you the time, money and freedom to enjoy life.
Are you the owner of a Plumbing, Electrical, or similar service business and looking to increase your profits and regain your freedom?

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Presented by Tony Fraser-Jones and Phil Smith from Profitable Tradie. We dive into what it takes to build a profitable trades business that gives you the time and freedom you deserve.

We touch on topics like...
- How to hire decent tradespeople.
- What to do when clients don't pay their invoice.
- How to get around people beating me down on what I charge.
- Should I buy or lease my next van/truck?
- How to get my team to get off their phones and be motivated for work.
- The second easiest way to increase your profitability.

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