Business Local Wheatbelt

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

FREE Advice & Mentoring

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

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

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 Northam, but regularly travel throughout the Wheatbelt. Book a local advice session below or register online to schedule an appointment in your town.

Meet Your Business Local Advisors

Willy Regan

Business Advisor - Wheatbelt

Willy currently lives in York and has worked in Northam for 13 years where she owned and operated a small business. Along with five years in media and promotional marketing roles including sales and management within the Avon Valley, Willy understands the many challenges small businesses face in the region.

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Carolyn Robinson

Business Advisor - Wheatbelt

Carolyn has extensive experience owning, operating and managing small to medium business in the creative, not-for profit and community sectors.

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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 (Gingin)

Digital Marketing Essentials (Gingin)

Feb 12, 10:00am - Feb 12, 12:30pm

Gingin District Community Resource Centre
1A Lily King Place
Gingin, WA  6503 Map

This FREE small business 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, Instagram, Pinterest, 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. Who's it for ------------- This is the ideal starting point if you’re feeling overwhelmed by social media. Or perhaps you’ve set up your Facebook page and aren’t getting the results you expected. This is an entry level workshop for people with little or no understanding of social media, or for those who are currently only using it in their personal lives. Program ---------- This presentation covers: - the best social media platforms to use for your customers - how often to post - in-depth looks at Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram - ideas for creating content - an introduction to blogging - email marketing - mobile marketing - understanding online review sites. Presenter ---------- Business Local advisor, Willy Regan currently lives in York and has worked in Northam for 13 years where she owned and operated a small business. Along with five years in media and promotional marketing roles including sales and management within the Avon Valley, Willy understands the many challenges small businesses face in the region. Presented in partnership with Gingin District Community Resource Centre. Refreshments and nibblies provided. #Wheatbelt #WheatbeltWorkshop... See MoreSee Less

29 interested  ·  6 going
Starting a Business (Narrogin)

Starting a Business (Narrogin)

Feb 20, 5:30pm - Feb 20, 7:30pm

Dryandra Country Visitor Centre
Cnr of Park and Fairway Sts
Narrogin, WA  6312 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. Presenter Business Local advisor, Willy Regan currently lives in York and has worked in Northam for 13 years where she owned and operated a small business. Along with five years in media and promotional marketing roles including sales and management within the Avon Valley, Willy understands the many challenges small businesses face in the region. Presented in partnership with Narrogin Chamber of Commerce. Refreshments and nibblies provided. #Wheatbelt #Narrogin... See MoreSee Less

Digital Marketing Essentials (Toodyay)

Digital Marketing Essentials (Toodyay)

Feb 26, 2:00pm - Feb 26, 4:00pm

Toodyay CRC
111 Stirling Terrace
Toodyay, WA  6566 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, 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 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 ---------- Business Local advisor, Willy Regan currently lives in York and has worked in Northam for 13 years where she owned and operated a small business. Along with five years in media and promotional marketing roles including sales and management within the Avon Valley, Willy understands the many challenges small businesses face in the region. Presented in partnership with Toodyay Community Resource Centre. Refreshments and nibblies provided. #Wheatbelt #Toodyay #wheatbeltworkshop... See MoreSee Less

14 interested  ·  2 going

Client Feedback

RSM - Business Local Offices

Corrigin

15 Walton Street, Corrigin WA 6375

Merredin

21 Mitchell Street, Merredin WA 6415

Moora

13 Dandaragan Street, Moora WA 6510

Narrogin

50 Fortune Street, Narrogin WA 6312

Northam

210 Fitzgerald Street, Northam WA 6401

Business Local Remote Consulting

Bindoon, Toodyay, Jurien Bay (Dandaragan) & Other Business Centres

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