Business Meeting

Business Local Mid West

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

FREE Advice & Mentoring

Our Mid West Small Business Advisors are available to offer expert advice and guidance on all aspects of small business including:

  • Planning for your business
  • Growing your business through use of the web
  • Taxation and financial matters
  • Staffing and HR issues
  • Communications and IT
  • Marketing your products or services.

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

Meet Your Business Local Advisors

Mike Purslow

Business Advisor - Midwest/Gascoyne

Mike has extensive experience and knowledge in small business, finance and local community. Mike has owned several small business in the Gascoyne/Midwest since 1993 and prior to that was in the banking industry for 20 years.

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Steeve Poligadu

Business Advisor - Midwest/Gascoyne

Steeve has worked across small and large businesses for over decade and became the owner of Office National Geraldton in 2017. He has vast knowledge and experience in running and improving businesses and is a firm believer in a strong regional business associations.

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Jen Hanrahan

Business Advisor - Digital

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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FREE Business Skills Workshops

Digital Marketing Essentials (Northampton)

Digital Marketing Essentials (Northampton)

Aug 22, 5:30pm - Aug 22, 7:30pm

Wren's Place Cafe
Hampton road
Northampton, WA  6535 Map

This FREE workshop looks at a range of digital marketing options, including social media, email marketing and blogging to help you understand what would work for your business.

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, TripAdvisor - names you've likely heard, but do you know how to use these rapidly growing platforms to promote your business and engage with current and potential customers?

69% of Australian internet users have a social media profile, with 50% of them checking it daily. If you're not connecting with customers through these channels, your competition will be.

Program
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This presentation covers:

- the best social media platforms to use for your customers
- how often to post
- in-depth looks at Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, -
Pinterest and Instagram
- ideas for creating content
- an introduction to blogging
- email marketing
- mobile marketing
- understanding online review sites

Presenter
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The workshop will be faciliated by Steeve Poligadu, Business Advisor at RSM - Business Local. Please contact Steeve on 0439 624 735 for further information or email steeve.poligadu@rsm.com.au

Nibblies provided.

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Driving Sales Online (Mingenew)

Driving Sales Online (Mingenew)

Aug 29, 5:30pm - Aug 29, 7:30pm

Mingenew Community Resource Centre
50 Midlands Road
Mingenew, WA  6522 Map

Are you just starting out in business? Or are you feeling the pinch of competition from online sales or the economic downturn across the region?

Then this practical and informative FREE Q&A style small business workshop is for you.

To begin with, Steeve Poligadu will present an overview of RMS Business Local's FREE advisory services for small businesses at all stages. He will also share his experience running a retail business in Geraldton with a fully operational online marketplace.

Then RSM Business Local's new Digital Advisor, Jen Hanrahan will present a range of case studies on how small businesses are using online marketing options like Facebook, Google, Instagram, TripAdvisor, websites, email and SMS marketing to cost effectively drive sales online.

After the presentation will you have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss how to apply your learnings to drive sales online for your own business.

Hint: it has nothing to do with running a Like & Share Facebook competition.

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

Steeve has worked across small and large businesses for over decade and became the owner of Office National Geraldton in 2017. He has vast knowledge and experience in running and improving businesses and is a firm believer in a strong regional business associations.

Jen has specialised in digital marketing for 13 years and for the past 6 years owned and ran Blaze Digital, a successful web design and online marketing consultation business in Geraldton.

Refreshments and nibbles provided.

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RSM - Business Local Office

Geraldton

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.