Business Local Pilbara

Whether you’re just starting out with a great 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

Based in Karratha, Oksana is a marketing professional with experience in B2B & B2C marketing including brand development, sales, customer engagement & retention; and has strong hands-on digital marketing expertise across social media, search and eCommerce.
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 (Karratha)

Getting Paid on Time & Reducing Bad Debts (Karratha)

Apr 21, 12:00pm - Apr 21, 2:00pm

The Business Centre Pilbara7/18 Hedland PlaceKarratha, WA6714 Map

FREE workshop 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 presentation will give you tips and procedures for getting paid on time to reduce bad debts and outline options to recover outstanding debts.

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

Presenter
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.

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/pilbara

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Digital Marketing Health Check (Newman)

Digital Marketing Health Check (Newman)

Apr 21, 5:15pm - Apr 21, 7:30pm

Newman Chamber of Commerce and Industry

How are you tracking with your digital marketing? Are you using all the right messages and tools to position your brand in the market, attract new customers and encourage loyalty and referrals.

In this workshop for small businesses, our Digital Marketing Expert will provide an overview of the latest digital marketing trends and guide participants through a detailed digital marketing checklist covering:
-branding & messaging
-websites
-getting found in Google/search engines
-social media marketing - Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn etc
-paid advertising and promotions
-email marketing & loyalty.

Bring your laptop, tablet or phone. Share insights, identify gaps & uncover opportunities to improve in collaboration with other local businesses.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions or you can book a free one-on-one follow up consultation to discuss your individual requirements.
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/pilbara

RSVP Essential.
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Starting a Business (Newman)

Starting a Business (Newman)

Apr 22, 9:00am - Apr 22, 11:00am

Newman Chamber of Commerce and Industry15 Iron Ore ParadeNewman, WA6753 Map

FREE workshop for anyone thinking about starting their own business, or who already has a business but is open to new ideas.

You’ll cover the key steps; from initial assessment and looking at your suitability to run a business, to financing your idea, and identifying sales opportunities.

You’ll also receive lots of hints and tips on where to find more detailed information and advice on how to start a business.

Program
This presentation covers:
-the essentials of starting your own business
-key steps to launching your business
-assess your business idea
-build your business plan
-choose your business structure
-legal obligations
-build your support team
-figure out your finances
-market your business

You'll receive a practical workbook, which includes an 'Are you ready?' checklist, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

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/pilbara

RSVP Essential.
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Branding with Canva (Port Hedland)

Branding with Canva (Port Hedland)

Apr 28, 12:00pm - Apr 28, 2:00pm

Web Business Hub18 Edgar StreetPort Hedland, WA6721 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.

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

**Program
This workshop covers:

-Basics of good branding
-Key design elements - colours, fonts, pixels, file types
-Canva features overview
-Canva demonstration
-Customising templates
-Printing considerations
-Set Up Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
-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 can help you source them.

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/pilbara

**Presenter
RSM Business Local advisor, Oksana Bulavtceva is a marketing professional with experience in B2B & B2C marketing including brand development, sales promotion, customer engagement & retention; and has strong hands-on digital marketing expertise across social media, search and eCommerce.

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LinkedIn Essentials (Port Hedland)

LinkedIn Essentials (Port Hedland)

Apr 29, 12:00pm - Apr 29, 2:00pm

Web Business Hub18 Edgar StreetPort Hedland, WA6721 Map

This FREE beginner-level workshop focuses on how to get your LinkedIn profile off the ground and use LinkedIn to promote and market your business.

We will cover a broad range of topics, from setting up, optimizing, and managing your personal account and business page, to what content works best for your target audience, and how to use LinkedIn to increase brand awareness and grow your business.

**Program
This workshop covers:

-LinkedIn Overview - how it works and key stats
-How to set up and optimize personal LinkedIn account
-How to set up and optimize LinkedIn Company Page for your business
-Publishing Content on LinkedIn – why, how and what your business should post.
-LinkedIn Advertising - brief overview
-How to use and understand LinkedIn Analytics

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/pilbara

**Presenter
RSM Business Local advisor, Oksana Bulavtceva is a marketing professional with experience in B2B & B2C marketing including brand development, sales promotion, 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 (monthly by appointment)
18 Edgar St, Port Hedland WA 6721

Onslow, Newman & Other Small Business Centres

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