seen on Seven
Sunrise, BANGitUP Trade Select is the fastest,
easiest way to find local builders or tradies interested
in your job (and it's FREE!)
- What is?
"Bang-it-up" + ".com"
is a common command used by Australian builders to
"build efficiently / stop wasting time".
".com" refers to simply adding computers
and technology to help facilitate the building and
was formed in the surf off Cronulla Point in April
2000 when Co-founders Mark Riley (Builder); Rob DeMeio
(Plumber) and Scott Maxworthy (IT/ Marketing) discussed
how technology may help the typical small business
builder and tradesman.
mission has always been to help the small to medium
sized builder and tradesmen with embracing new technology.
The logic is simple - by enabling the major buyers
we make life easier for both consumers and suppliers.
BANGitUP is the largest on-line building and construction
community in Australia and leads the market in the
sourcing of trades people across the country through
its TRADE SELECT service (thousands of customer testimonials.)
key to technology adoption is the human connection.
In todays environment it is us as consumers
that eventually determines which technology or businesses
succeed or fail. Success is achieved not only through
a good marketing mix (every company strives to get
the product, price, promotion etc mix right)
it is through the customer experience how as
a business we make our customers life better, how
we build customer trust and engagement (Scott
created such a unique market position BANGitUP is
now expanding into other services and solutions -
providing the critical conduit between property owners,
the industry and suppliers.
next phase of BANGitUP is the launch of the BIG BANG
CLUB in November 2006 - to provide the link between
manufacturers and BANGitUP builders and trades.
that program is established we will migrate towards
the complete BANGitUP solution.
Complete Solution: E-commerce (Web 2.0) and the BANGitUP
"The explosion of information technology is having
far-reaching effects on the way some of Australia's
oldest blue chip companies do business".
is no longer an afterthought in forming business strategy,
but the actual cause and driver.
ability to streamline the structure, influence and
control of the flow of information is dramatically
more powerful and cost-effective than moving and manufacturing
or Internet based trading is enabling companies to
listen to their customers and become either "the
cheapest", "the most familiar" or "the
business design of the future increasingly uses re-configurable
e-business community models to best meet customer'
was initially developed to provide Australian builders
and tradesmen with an easy to use, cost effective
and more efficient quote and order tool.
quickly it has grown into a nation-wide building information
exchange between customers, builders, tradesmen and
a marketplace, BANGitUP is open, independent, member
driven and customer focused.
provides a very easy to use, industry friendly, upgrade
path from phone and fax to email, SMS and the Internet.
BANGitUP we understand the challenge, the investment
in time, the resources and the frustration many people
and companies have with computers and technology.
this end our role at BANGitUP is to make life easier
for our members and facilitate both local exchange,
technology adoption and skills development.
are working with partners to develop a complete solution
for the building and construction industry.
member of the BANGitUP team is contributing professional
expertise, building related information and know-how
to cover all areas of this service.
work together with our members to make this a truly
great experience for you - our valued customer and
is proudly Australian owned and developed. (Credit:
was a finalist in the NetGuide Australian Web Awards
(Original Bangitup.com cheeky viral video campaign)
(Seven Sunrise feature)
Man Australia is delighted to have assisted BANGitUP.com
in a media and new media capacity