The ConX Blog

The Best Apps for Tradies

 We get asked all the time, what’s the best app for tradies? What app should I use for my carpentry business? What would you recommend for my mate who’s a tiler? What app should I use for my plumbing business? Unfortunately it’s not that simple, there are generally a lot of questions that need to be asked before you can decide which is the right tool for the job. Who better than Clinton Cowin, Managing Director at TradiePad to give us the answers. Enjoy. 

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Advice from Graya Construction

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Check out our Video with Rob from Graya Construction, talking about his journey from Carpentry Apprentice to successful business owner, and gives advice to the young guys just starting out.

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Growing your subcontracting business with ConX

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Making new contacts, winning work and gaining trust has never been easier.

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How a foreman gets benefit from ConX

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It's great to be able to make new contacts in the industry, especially when everyone is so busy.  

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A brief look at the Westfield story

The early days

What started as 1 shopping centre in Blacktown has recently sold for $32b, an amazing story of Australian entrepreneurship. Read the timeline by decade...

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3 Ways drones can help your construction company

Drones in Construction
Should you get a drone? Drones are everywhere now and have become affordable with high quality cameras. They are amazing fun to take videos and photos of your favourite sports and hobbies, here is a quick look at a few ways to utilise them for your construction business.

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A Carpenters Growth Story

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In the early days the hardest part was going from a team of 2 which is perfect for most jobs to getting a third and fourth person involved. All of the builders and contacts we had made were organic and liked us to be on site so it was hard for them to accept that we were a growing team and I might not be there all the time. It took a little time for this transition but we hired good guys so kept the quality of our work up.

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ConX goes to the Construction Technology Summit 2017

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Last week, the ConX team travelled down to Melbourne to attend the second Construction Technology Summit, hosted by Aconex and the Victorian State Government.

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Tips for Hiring Top Tradies in the Labour Shortage Market

With the ongoing construction boom across Australia’s main cities everyone is feeling the strain of the labour shortage and we have come up with a few tips to give you the competitive advantage.

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4 Tips to make your construction business more professional

The construction industry has long been seen as a macho industry with such habits as wolf whistling at girls, eating pies, being dirty/scruffy and beer is generally a close association too. In recent years we have taken huge steps forwards with our professional manner and the introduction of the internet and social media has encouraged companies to broadcast a better ‘image’ of their business to make them stand out from the crowd. If you feel that you could do a little bit more for your businesses image here are a few tips to get you started.

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