Apps That Modern Tradies Need

Business Tips & Advice
November 21, 2022

As technology constantly improves and evolves, it’s important that you keep up with the changes, especially when it comes to apps for your trade business.

Advances to technology come in the forms of workflow, communication, accounting systems, and automated payroll and invoicing systems that make life as a tradie so much easier.

We’ve put together a list of apps for trade businesses to make use of to make life easier.

Job Management


Trak is used and trusted by trade and service businesses across Australia and New Zealand, the Trak app has been designed to free up time and simplify your life.

A worldwide leader in technology solutions for all trade & service industries. Trak provides software and technology solutions to help business owners streamline their businesses and processes, allowing more time to be spent on what’s important to them.

You can manage jobs, your finances and payments, minimise time lost to administration duties, stay in touch with clients and users, customise the app to suit your business, and easily ********import and export your data.

Trak can be accessed anywhere, anytime from your phone, tablet or computer.

An app that has been built by tradies, for tradies, you’ll wish you’d switched to Trak sooner.



Automated cloud-based accounting softwares are becoming more and more important as each day passes. Xero is the leading accounting software for small to medium sized businesses that allows you to import bank transactions and also send out invoice reminders. All of your financial data through Xero is stored on the cloud to allow you the extra time you would spend on paperwork to be spent on more important things.

With Xero, you’ll know the exact direction of your cash flow with integrated invoicing, payroll, reporting, record keeping features and more.


MYOB’s accounting software integrates with the ATO making sure you’re always up to date on current taxation policies. MYOB is accessible via the cloud anytime, anywhere.

Team Contact


With Whatsapp, you can create chat groups that are easy and free to keep in touch with your team throughout the day. Send messages and reminders to help you get things done quickly. Have a group chat with your entire team together or have personal one-on-once chats employees through their individual accounts.


Discord is a VoIP and instant messaging social platform. Users have the ability to communicate with voice calls, video calls, text messaging, media and files in private chats or as part of communities called "servers”.



Instagram is the best place for tradies to show off the quality work they have completed. In-between selfies you can showcase the projects you and your team have completed. Instagram is also a great way to get your business more exposure. Start posting, and start increasing your online reach to bring in more customers.

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Apps That Modern Tradies Need

As technology constantly improves and evolves, it’s important that you keep up with the changes, especially when it comes to apps for your trade business.
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