2020 roundup: thanks for a great year

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We’d like to thank all our members for helping us build and grow goodwork! Even though many of us had challenges — both professionally and personally — we think we had a pretty amazing year, with a total of:

👊  34,000 total members

💰  500 new jobs posted

🛠  2,800 posts shared

🤝  5,900 connections made

👋  9,000 messages sent

Most popular trades

We have over 60 trades represented in the goodwork community, with the Top 5 most popular trades being:

  1. Carpenters
  2. Plumbers
  3. Painters
  4. Labourers
  5. Electricians

Top users

A huge shout out to our Top 5 most active users of 2020! Thank you for posting projects, jobs and connecting with your community. We’re trying to make it easier for Australia’s tradies to grow their networks and build their businesses and we can’t do it without your support.

Nicholas Kapel, cabinet maker from Wollongong, NSW

Paul Hirst, Concreter from Tullimbar, NSW

Ramsey Mamutov, Plumber from Melbourne, VIC

Paran Painting, Painters from Berwick, VIC

KUMIBUILT, Carpenter from Ascot Vale, VIC

Couple of tradie thoughts

Robert Brugmans
goodwork member since September 2018
It’s been a really great experience. The amount of work that I’ve gotten through goodwork is amazing. I wouldn’t say it if I didn’t believe it.

Mark Maughan
goodwork member since August 2018
The thing I like about this app is its grass roots approach to finding good tradies for projects and, conversely, for finding work. The people who have created and run this app have an alternative and more friendly vision compared to the more commercial agency organisations that use hard sell tactics to sign tradies up. This app seems to be more respectful of industry professionals and has the potential to change, for the better, the “gig” nature of the industry.

A ton of thank-you’s

We’d like to thank our 2020 partners and content producers:

Adrian Fadini of Tradesformation, AIA Vitality, Carpentry Australia, Crocmedia, ELWD, Fieldpulse, G.J. Gardner Homes, Jimmy Clyne of Clyne Partners Chartered Accountants, Matrak, Reece, Rothenberger, Tom& Luke, and Trout Creative Thinking (special thanks to Will & Rachel) as well as Andrew Hewett, Campbell Brown, Jimmy Smith, Joel Caine, Olivia Ellis, and Samantha Youl

Special mention to all the amazing guests who have appeared on Tools Down in 2020: George Bailey, Joel Selwood, Kate Muldoon, Mark Beretta, Matthew Richardson, Shane Crawford, Wayne Schwass and Life of a maintenance plumber.

goodwork’s favourite tools

And in case you missed them, here are our 2020 roundup blogs that cover our favorite tech tips, finance advice and small business help.

Top 5 tech tools for tradies

Our top finance tips of 2020

Top 5 business tips for tradies

Join goodwork today

If you haven’t already join 34,000 other Aussie tradies and become a goodwork member. It’s totally free and an amazing place to build your network, find a job or find a crew! Download the app.

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