How many business owners out there constantly and consistently work their socks off to firstly keep their business afloat and secondly to achieve the best profits they possibly can?
How many business owners out there constantly and consistently work their socks off to firstly keep their business afloat and secondly to achieve the best profits they possibly can? The answer is; probably the vast majority of them.
When you’re running your own business the stakes are generally too high to slack off or take your eye off the ball. So, why is it that around three quarters of Australian businesses pay too much for power – essentially handing over hard-earned dollars that, with a little attention, could easily be ending up on their own bottom lines?
This has got nothing to do with reducing their power usage (although energy efficiency can be an effective cost-saving measure in its own right) – instead it’s about leveraging competition in the supply market to get the most favourable terms possible. The number of energy retailers supplying power to Australia’s businesses has surged in recent years – they’re all vying for new customers and they all reserve their best prices for the people who seek them out.
Businesses who do nothing will typically pay standard, non-discounted rates that inflate their monthly bills dramatically. It’s often assumed that an existing arrangement with a retailer can’t be terminated – or that it’s too difficult, even risky, to switch. But that’s simply not true, particularly if you employ the services of an intermediary like Make It Cheaper, who take care of the process for you. In one phone call, you can compare prices from across the market, choose the best deal and give the go ahead to have the switch completed on your behalf.
Ultimately, it’s a very simple route to increased profit that too many businesses are ignoring. A potential reduction of 20% to one of their biggest overheads should be the trigger that prompts their action. To join the 65,000 businesses who have switched and saved with Make It Cheaper, call 1300 939 795 for a free, no-obligation price comparison. Or visit makeitcheaper.com.au/mybusiness
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