Business Local Wheatbelt

Whether you’re just starting out with a great small business idea or looking to grow or solve a specific business challenge, our Wheatbelt 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 Northam, but regularly travel throughout the Wheatbelt. Contact us to schedule an appointment in your town.

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Meet Your Business Local Advisors

Willy Regan

Business Advisor - Wheatbelt North

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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Courtney Fulwood

Business Advisor - Wheatbelt South

Brookton local Courtney is experienced in customer service, administration, social media, property management and event co-ordination gained from 7 years in Local Government. Prior to this Courtney worked in several small business in the Wheatbelt.

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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.

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Book an online marketing consultation with me (Skype/Zoom/Phone)

FREE Business Skills Workshops

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Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Dumbleyung)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Dumbleyung)

Feb 25, 5:30pm - Feb 25, 7:30pm

Dumbleyung CRC

FREE workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support from a Business Advisor.

Bring your laptop and mobile phone to work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get and share tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

Workshop Outline

-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

** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to secure your place **

#Wheatbelt #Dumbleyung
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3 interested  ·  1 going
Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Gingin)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Gingin)

Mar 5, 10:00am - Mar 5, 12:30pm

Gingin District Community Resource Centre1A Lily King PlaceGingin, WA6503 Map

FREE workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support from a Business Advisor.

Bring your laptop and mobile phone to work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get and share tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

Workshop Outline

1. Facebook Overview - how it works and key stats

2. Page Set-up - checklist

3. Industry Specific Page Settings

4. Page Management - managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights

5. Growing Your Page Likers/Followers

6. Posting - why, how and what your business should post.

7. Facebook Advertising - brief overview

** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to secure your place **

#Wheatbelt #Gingin
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3 interested  ·  2 going
Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Dowerin)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Dowerin)

Mar 12, 9:15am - Mar 12, 12:00pm

Dowerin Community Resource Centre

FREE workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support from a Business Advisor.

Bring your laptop and mobile phone to work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get and share tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

Workshop Outline

1. Facebook Overview - how it works and key stats
2. Page Set-up - checklist
3. Industry Specific Page Settings
4. Page Management - managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights
5. Growing Your Page Likers/Followers
6. Posting - why, how and what your business should post.
7. Facebook Advertising - brief overview

** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to secure your place **

#Wheatbelt #Dowerin
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6 interested  ·  2 going
Branding with Canva (York)

Branding with Canva (York)

Mar 19, 5:30pm - Mar 19, 7:30pm

York Community Resource Centre89 Avon TerraceYork, WA6302 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 workshop 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.

Program

This workshop covers:
- Basics of branding
- Review of your business brand
- Canva overview and account set-up
- Setting Up Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
- Choosing the right images
- Using templates
- Create your own branded graphic (Facebook Cover, Post, or Flyer) - Printing considerations

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.

#Wheatbelt #York
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20 interested  ·  4 going
Branding with Canva (Williams)

Branding with Canva (Williams)

Mar 24, 8:00am - Mar 24, 10:00am

Williams Community Resource Centre5 Brooking StreetWilliams, WA6391 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 workshop 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.

Breakfast is available and can be purchased from the CRC for $5 – please order when registering for catering purposes.

Program
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This workshop covers:
- Basics of branding
- Review of your business brand
- Canva overview and account set-up
- Setting Up Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
- Choosing the right images
- Using templates
- Create your own branded graphic (Facebook Cover, Post, or Flyer) - Printing considerations

One-on-one sessions will be available to attendees after the workshop.

What to Bring
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- 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.

#Wheatbelt #Williams
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8 interested  ·  2 going
Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Bencubbin)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Bencubbin)

Apr 1, 5:30pm - Apr 1, 7:30pm

Bencubbin Community Resource Centre45 Monger StreetBencubbin, WA6477 Map

FREE workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support from a Business Advisor.

Bring your laptop and mobile phone to work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get and share tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

Workshop Outline
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1. Facebook Overview - how it works and key stats
2. Page Set-up - checklist
3. Industry Specific Page Settings
4. Page Management - managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights
5. Growing Your Page Likers/Followers
6. Posting - why, how and what your business should post.
7. Facebook Advertising - brief overview
** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to secure your place **

Presented in partnership with the Shire of Mt Marshall.

#Wheatbelt #Bencubbin
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1 interested  ·  2 going
Branding with Canva (Brookton)

Branding with Canva (Brookton)

Apr 8, 12:00pm - Apr 8, 1:30pm

Brookton Community Resource Centre89 Robinson RoadBrookton, WA6306 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 workshop 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.

Program

This workshop covers:
- Basics of branding
- Review of your business brand
- Canva overview and account set-up
- Setting Up Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
- Choosing the right images
- Using templates
- Create your own branded graphic (Facebook Cover, Post, or Flyer) - Printing considerations

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.

#Wheatbelt #Brookton
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19 interested  ·  6 going
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RSM - Business Local Offices

Corrigin

15 Walton Street, Corrigin WA 6375

Jurien Bay

Unit 3A - 34 Bashford Street, Jurien Bay WA 6516

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

Gingin, Toodyay & Other Small Business Centres

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