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

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.
Find out more

Schedule a consultation with me

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.
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 an online consultation with me (Zoom/Phone)

FREE Business Skills Workshops

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Bookkeeping Essentials (Wagin)

Bookkeeping Essentials (Wagin)

Oct 27, 5:30pm - Oct 27, 7:30pm

Wagin Community Resource Centre46-48 Tudhoe StreetWagin, WA6315 Map

Learn bookkeeping & payroll fundamentals and the tools to streamline administration and harness financial reporting for your business.

Are you thinking about starting a business and wondering how to record your financial transactions? Are you currently in business and unsure if you are using your software to its best abilities? Or thinking about changing software or moving beyond Excel spreadsheets?

Join us for a FREE presentation where we go through bookkeeping fundamentals and the software and apps to streamline administration and harness financial reporting for your business!

Who's it for
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This is an entry level workshop for people with little or no understanding of Bookkeeping.
It will also be useful for business owners who want to ensure they are recording their financial transactions efficiently.

What we will cover
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-Accounts Payable & Receivable
-Payroll/Employees - including Single Touch Payroll
-GST Registration
-Common Reports
-Software overview - MYOB, Xero, Quickbooks, Wave
-Data Automation
-And More…

There will be an opportunity to ask questions or you can book a Free one-on-one follow up consultation afterwards 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/wheatbelt


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Getting Paid - Selling Solutions for Small Business (Wandering)

Getting Paid - Selling Solutions for Small Business (Wandering)

Oct 28, 5:30pm - Oct 28, 7:30pm

Wandering CRC18 Watts StreetWandering, WA6308 Map

Are you planning to start a small business and wondering how to take orders, bookings or payment for your products or services?

Are you currently in business and looking for ways to ways to improve or expand your current sales channels and processes.

In this free presentation we explore all the different payment options and software to help you attract and convert more sales, get paid quicker, keep costs down and streamline your operations.

What we will Cover
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Payment Methods
- Cash & Card Payments
- Online Payments & Mobile wallets
- Direct Debit & Direct Bank Transfer
- Buy Now, Pay Later

Selling Solutions
- Online Shops
- Point of Sale (POS)
- Event & Tour Tickets
- Appointments, Lessons & Classes
- Online Courses
- Gift Card Sales
- Invoicing

There will be an opportunity to ask questions or you can book a free one-on-one follow up consultation afterwards 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/wheatbelt
RSVP Essential.

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Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Dalwallinu)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Dalwallinu)

Oct 29, 10:00am - Oct 29, 12:30pm

Dalwallinu Community Resource CentreDalwallinu Discovery Centre - Johnston StDalwallinu, WA6609 Map

FREE beginner level workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support.
Bring your laptop and work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get 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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- 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

There will be an opportunity to ask questions or you can book a Free one-on-one follow up consultation afterwards 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/wheatbelt

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Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Kellerberrin)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Kellerberrin)

Nov 3, 5:30pm - Nov 3, 7:30pm

Kellerberrin Community Resource Centre94-96 Massingham StreetKellerberrin, WA6410 Map

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

Bring your laptop and work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get 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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- 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

There will be an opportunity to ask questions or you can book a Free one-on-one follow up consultation afterwards 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/wheatbelt

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Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Hyden)

Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Hyden)

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

Hyden Community Resource Centre40 Naughton StreetHyden, WA6359 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 the Instagram promotional marketing strategies, how to gain followers, comments and likes for your business account.


This workshop covers:
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-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 online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt/


Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.


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Branding with Canva (Gingin)

Branding with Canva (Gingin)

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

Gingin District Community Resource Centre1A Lily King PlaceGingin, WA6503 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 - 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
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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
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-Basics of branding
-Review of your business brand
-Canva overview and account set-up
-Canva demonstration
-Setting Up Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
-Choosing the right images
-Using templates
-Printing considerations.

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.

Presenter
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Based in York, Willy has worked in Northam for 13 years where she owned and operated a small business. Together 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 Wheatbelt region.

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/wheatbelt


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Bookkeeping Essentials (Kellerberrin)

Bookkeeping Essentials (Kellerberrin)

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

Kellerberrin Community Resource Centre94-96 Massingham StKellerberrin, WA6410 Map

Learn bookkeeping & payroll fundamentals and the tools to streamline administration and harness financial reporting for your business.

Are you thinking about starting a business and wondering how to record your financial transactions?
Are you currently in business and unsure if you are using your software to its best abilities?
Or thinking about changing software or moving beyond Excel spreadsheets?

Join us for a FREE presentation where we go through bookkeeping fundamentals and the software and apps to streamline administration and harness financial reporting for your business!


Who's it for
------------
This is an entry level workshop for people with little or no understanding of Bookkeeping.
It will also be useful for business owners who want to ensure they are recording their financial transactions efficiently.


What we will cover
--------------------
- Accounts Payable & Receivable
- Payroll/Employees - including Single Touch Payroll
- GST Registration
- Common Reports
- Software overview - MYOB, Xero, Quickbooks, Wave
- Data Automation
-And More…


There will be an opportunity to ask questions or you can book a Free one-on-one follow up consultation afterwards 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/wheatbelt


#Wheatbelt #Kellerberrin
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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.