Business Local Pilbara

Whether you’re just starting out with a great small business idea or looking to grow or solve a specific business challenge, our Pilbara 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 LOCAL advice session

Our advisors are based in Karratha, but regularly travel throughout the Pilbara.  Contact us to schedule an appointment in your town.

Meet Your Business Local Advisors

Oksana Bulavtceva

Business Advisor - Pilbara

Oksana is qualified marketing professional with experience in B2B and B2C marketing strategy and execution including brand development, customer engagement & retention and sales promotion.
Find out more

Schedule a consultation with me

Nadine Kronk

Nadine Kronk

Business Advisor - Pilbara

Nadine has extensive small business experience. Before joining the Business Local team, she spent 6 years working in the RSM Karratha office as an accountant. Prior to this Nadine worked in business banking for BankWest based in Karratha.
Find out more

Schedule a consultation with me

Jen Hanrahan

Business Advisor - Online

Jen has specialised in digital marketing since 2005 and before joining our team, Jen owned and ran a successful web design and online marketing consultancy servicing small businesses nationally from Geraldton. Find out more

Book a FREE online consultation with me (Skype/Zoom/Phone)

FREE Business Skills Workshops

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Getting Paid on Time - Reducing Bad Debts (Pilbara)

Getting Paid on Time - Reducing Bad Debts (Pilbara)

Apr 1, 12:00pm - Apr 1, 2:00pm

Online

FREE webinar for small businesses that invoice customers for supply of goods or services.

Chasing up late payers or non-payers can be stressful for small businesses as it impacts your cash flow and in turn, your ability to pay your own bills and wages.

This entry level webinar will give you tips and procedures for getting paid on time to reduce bad debts and outline options to recover outstanding debts.

To Register
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Registration via Eventbrite is essential to receive your webinar invitation link

To allow us to provide and share locally relevant examples and follow up support, this webinar is only open to businesses located in the Pilbara region.

Workshop Outline
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-Setting up terms and conditions of trade
-Payment options including structured credit
-Invoicing best practices
-Proactive cash flow management
-Debt recovery process

Workshop Facilitator
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Nadine Kronk has extensive small business experience. Before joining the Business Local team, she spent 6 years working in the RSM Karratha office as an accountant. Prior to this Nadine worked in business banking for BankWest based in Karratha.

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Branding with Canva (Pilbara)

Branding with Canva (Pilbara)

Apr 27, 12:00pm - Apr 27, 1:30pm

Online

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

In this FREE webinar for small business you will 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 like a pro to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

To Register
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** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to receive your webinar invitation link
** To allow our presenter to provide and share locally relevant examples and provide fully funded 1:1 follow up support, this webinar is only open to small businesses located in the Pilbara region.

Program
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This webinar covers:
- Basics of branding
- Review of your business brand
- Canva overview and account set-up
- Canva demonstration (create a Facebook cover)
- Setting Up Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
- Choosing the right images
- Using templates
- Printing considerations

Presenter
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Based in Karratha, Oksana Bulavtceva has international experience in marketing & business development. She has created and executed end-to-end B2B & B2C marketing strategies involving market research & analysis, brand development, customer engagement & retention; and has strong hands-on digital marketing expertise across social media, search and eCommerce.

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Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Pilbara)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Pilbara)

Apr 30, 4:00pm - Apr 30, 6:00pm

Online

FREE beginner level webinar for Pilbara small businesses who have a Facebook Business Page and want to use it more effectively.

Get and share locally relevant tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

To Register
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Registration via Eventbrite is essential to receive your webinar invitation link

To allow us to provide and share locally relevant examples and follow up support, this webinar is only open to businesses located in the Wheatbelt region.

Workshop Outline
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- Facebook Overview - how it works and key stats
- Page Set-up - checklist
- Industry Specific Page Settings
- Page Management - managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights
- Growing Your Page Likers/Followers
- Posting - why, how and what your business should post.
- Facebook Advertising - brief overview
- Q&A

Presenter
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Based in Karratha, Oksana Bulavtceva has international experience in marketing & business development. She has created and executed end-to-end B2B & B2C marketing strategies involving market research & analysis, brand development, customer engagement & retention; and has strong hands-on digital marketing expertise across social media, search and eCommerce.

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Client Feedback

I would highly recommend Business Local - RSM to any small business. I am extremely thankful and grateful for the...

Posted by Sharon Leyland on Monday, 22 October 2018

Jen, Thanks so much for guiding me through FB marketing. This was time very well spent, with heaps of information and...

Posted by Cath Bibian Dalle on Tuesday, 2 July 2019

RSM - Business Local Office

Karratha

RSM in Karratha
2/18 Hedland Place, Karratha WA 6714

Business Local Remote Consulting

Port Hedland

WEB Business Hub (Last Thursday of the month)
18 Edgar St, Port Hedland WA 6721

Onslow, Newman & Other Business Centres

We can travel to any locality in the region and will schedule workshops and one-on-one consultation sessions on demand.