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Business Local Mid West

Whether you’re just starting out with a great small business idea or looking to grow or solve a specific business challenge, our Mid West Business Advisors can help you on your journey to business success.

FREE Advice & Mentoring

We offer expert advice, direction, training and referrals on all aspects of small business including:

  • Business Start-up
  • Business Planning
  • Marketing
  • Licensing & registration
  • Taxation
  • Franchising
  • Dispute
  • Funding & Finance
  • E-Commerce
  • IT Systems
  • HR & Industrial Relations
  • Leasing
  • Buying/Selling
  • Succession Planning

After an initial "discovery session", your advisor will prepare an action plan and check-in regularly to offer guidance by phone, email, Skype, or face-to-face to help you achieve your goals.

Book a FREE Small Business Consultation

Meet Your Business Local Advisors

David Boyes

Business Advisor - Mid West & Gascoyne

David has wide ranging experience including HR, business planning, operations, online marketing and more. He is a small business owner, and previously managed the local operations of a global food corporation.
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Al Paladinetti

Business Advisor - Mid West & Wheatbelt

An expat from the United States now with established roots in Geraldton, Al leverages his qualifications and experience in finance, management, training, recruitment, sales and marketing to assist small business across the Mid West and northern Wheatbelt regions
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Jen Hanrahan

Business Advisor - Mid West/Gascoyne & Marketing

Jen has specialised in digital marketing since 2005 and before joining our team, Jen owned and ran Blaze Digital – a successful web design and online marketing consultancy servicing small businesses nationally from Geraldton.
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Lechelle McDiarmid

Service Manager

Lechelle has 15 years’ experience in banking and finance prior to joining our team. In addition to her big-business experience, Lechelle has held operational and management roles in small and developing businesses in regional WA.

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FREE Business Skills Workshops

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How to Develop a Capability Statement (Geraldton)

How to Develop a Capability Statement (Geraldton)

Jun 22, 5:15pm - Jun 22, 7:30pm

Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry- MWCCI20/285 Foreshore DriveGeraldton, WA6530 Map

A Capability Statement is simply a "Resume" for your business. It provides procurement officers with specific information about your organisation that will assist them to make a decision on whether they should do business with your company.

In this free workshops, you will learn how to produce effective an Capability Statement that clearly differentiates your business from your competitors.

Who it's for
Any small business considering applying for and securing tendering opportunities in government and private sector projects. It's ideal for trades, construction companies, logistics, IT & web professionals to name a few.

This workshop covers:
- why a Capability Statement is important
- what to include in your statement
- defining your point of difference
- producing the statement - DIY and professional support options
- small business Capability Statement examples.

Together we will we'll work though a series of exercises that will help you understand and communicate the elements of your business that are important to your prospective customers.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 support with your Capability Statement, please book a free 1:1 consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west/

Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.

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Branding with Canva (Geraldton)

Branding with Canva (Geraldton)

Jun 25, 9:30am - Jun 25, 12:00pm

RSM Australia12 Bayly StreetGeraldton, WA6530 Map

Want to create professional looking promotional images for social media? Or create a branded poster, flyer, menu or price list for your business?

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates. This beginner level presentation will help you understand the basics of branding and show you how to use Canva to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

You do not need a Canva account or any experience with Canva. But good computer skills are required to follow this presentation.

This workshop covers:

- Basics of good branding
- Canva features overview
- Canva demonstration
- Your Brand Kit
- Branding Canva templates
- Using Canva for Social Media
- Photo, Design & Printing Tips
- Create a graphic

What to Bring
- Your laptop (we will provide free WiFi access)
- Your business branding (eg. logo, colours, fonts and photos if available) but if you don’t have these things, I will help you source them.

Places are limited due to COVID restrictions. RSVP via Eventbrite is Essential.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west

RSM Business Local advisor, Jen Hanrahan has specialised in digital marketing since 2005. Before joining the Business Local team in 2018, Jen owned and ran Blaze Digital – a successful web design and online marketing consultancy servicing small businesses throughout regional Western Australia.

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RSM - Business Local Office


1/12 Bayly Street, Geraldton WA 6530

Business Local Remote Consulting

Dongara, Morawa, Kalbarri, Northampton & Other Business Centres

Our advisors regularly travel throughout the Mid West region to run workshops and provide one-on-one consultation sessions on demand and in partnership with Community Resource Centres.