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.

Upcoming Town Visits

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

Petula Ranson

Willy Regan

Business Advisor - Wheatbelt

  • Former GM and sales with Southern Cross Austereo in Northam and Merredin.
  • Previous café owner with extensive hospitality experience.
  • Expert in sales, marketing, customer service, retail.

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Nadine Kronk

Al Paladinetti

Business Advisor - Mid West & Wheatbelt

  • Owned and managed graphic design agency & family supermarket.
  • Experience in banking/finance, retail, business planning, marketing and recruitment.

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FREE Business Skills Workshops

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Starting a Business (Moora)

Starting a Business (Moora)

Oct 13, 10:00am - Oct 13, 12:30pm

Gardiner Street Arts CollectiveGardiner StreetMoora, WA6510 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 at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

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Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Wongan Hills)

Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Wongan Hills)

Oct 14, 10:00am - Oct 14, 1:00pm

Wongan Hills Community Resource CentreThe Station 1 Wongan RoadWongan Hills, WA6603 Map

In this free beginner level workshop, we start with the very basics. You will learn how to create a powerful, professional Instagram account for your business designed to effectively appeal to your target audience.

Get tips on Instagram promotional marketing strategies, how to gain followers, comments and likes for your business account.

This workshop covers:
-Why Instagram for business?
Instagram Professional account set-up - checklist
-Account Management - managing multiple accounts, notifications, messages, comments, and insights
-The Algorithm and how it works
-Growing Your Profile Likers/Followers
-Posting - why, where, what, when your business should post.
-Instagram Marketing Strategies - hashtags, ads, influencers and more.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 support with Instagram or any aspect of your marketing, please book a free 1:1 marketing consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt/

Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.

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Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Koorda)

Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Koorda)

Oct 14, 6:00pm - Oct 14, 8:30pm

Koorda Community Resource Centre43 Railway StreetKoorda, WA6475 Map

In this free beginner level workshop, we start with the very basics. You will learn how to create a powerful, professional Instagram account for your business designed to effectively appeal to your target audience.

Get tips on Instagram promotional marketing strategies, how to gain followers, comments and likes for your business account.

This workshop covers:
-Why Instagram for business?
Instagram Professional account set-up - checklist
-Account Management - managing multiple accounts, notifications, messages, comments, and insights
-The Algorithm and how it works
-Growing Your Profile Likers/Followers
-Posting - why, where, what, when your business should post.
-Instagram Marketing Strategies - hashtags, ads, influencers and more.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 support with Instagram or any aspect of your marketing, please book a free 1:1 marketing consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt/

Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.

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Digital Marketing Health Check (York)

Digital Marketing Health Check (York)

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

York Community Resource Centre89 Avon TerraceYork, WA6302 Map

Learn the latest trends & identify opportunities to improve your digital marketing.

How are you tracking with your online presence? 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, you will get overview of the latest digital marketing trends and then go through a detailed digital marketing checklist covering:

-branding & messaging
-websites
-getting found in Google/search engines
-social media marketing - Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn etc
-paid advertising and promotions
-email marketing & loyalty.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and share your experience throughout.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

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Branding with Canva (Wickepin)

Branding with Canva (Wickepin)

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

Wickepin Community Resource Centre24 Wogolin RoadWickepin, WA6370 Map

FREE workshop for small business. Learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates.

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. 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.

This workshop covers:

-Basics of good branding
-Canva features overview
-Canva demonstration
-Set up your Brand Kit
-Branding Canva templates
-Using Canva for Social Media
-Photo, Design & Printing Tips
-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 will help you source them.

RSVP via Eventbrite is Essential.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

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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.