The Southern Business Mentoring Program Offers:
One hour one-on-one consultations, via electronic devices with a business advisor and connection to specialised services and advice including:
- Strategic marketing
- Digital marketing
- Social media
- Human resources, work health safety and workforce planning
- Retail and
- Mental Health and Wellbeing
As a proactive community health measure in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19), a decision has been made, where possible, to switch the face-to-face advisory sessions with other forms of communication including skype, zoom and phone. Your advisor will be in touch upon booking to discuss a suitable option. This service is now FREE until 30 June 2021.
Our Southern Business Mentoring Program mentors will also be delivering additional consultation services as we help our business community to deal with the impact of COVID-19. Please consult the individual mentor profiles below for information about their services.
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General Business Advisor
Martin Pike, General Business
Martin’s passion is finding out what’s key to making businesses tick by identifying and addressing critical ‘weak spots’ with owners. Martin’s style is relaxed but clear and his insights have helped many business owners across all industry sectors. Martin’s motto is “straightforward business success”.
Amanda Wood, General Business
Amanda Wood, of AMW Business Growth, advises across most industries and business topics, and specialises in helping businesses to discover or better understand their strategic opportunities, whilst also assisting with very ‘practical’ business advice.
Amanda brings to this program, real-life experience as: a business owner and manager; participant on many business related boards: and also as a leader of state and national business advisor teams. She understands first hand, the many challenges of owning and growing a significant-sized successful business.
Fiona Blinco - Digital Marketing
Fiona has worked with numerous small businesses across southern Adelaide in understanding and growing their online presence. From developing websites, working on Google Ads, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) techniques or email marketing.
Evelyn Pollard, Human Resources, Work Health Safety and Workforce Planning
Evelyn draws upon her extensive experience in human resource management, work health safety, injury management, customer service, change management and continuous improvement.
Mental Health & Wellbeing
Bridget Hogg and the HR Development at Work team Mental Health and Wellbeing Advisors
HR Development at Work's passion is helping organisations effectively manage stress, change, mental health and wellbeing.
Joanna Arhontis, Retail Advisor
Joanna fills the growing need for personal and professional support for retail business owners, in the often difficult and complex path to profit and sustainability.
Martin Pike, Strategic Marketing
Martin’s passion is finding out what’s key to making businesses tick by identifying and addressing critical ‘weak spots’ with owners. Martin’s style is relaxed but clear and his insights have helped many business owners across all industry sectors. Martin’s motto is, “straightforward business success”.
Belinda is a dedicated: copywriter and content writer who can make words work, marketing consultant who loves to elevate brands while being strategic, social media manager full of ideas, results and a knack for making social media accounts shine. Whether it's online or offline, Belinda will work creatively and strategically to elevate your business and deliver the best results.
If your business is outside of the Holdfast Bay council area and you are located in the cities of Marion, Onkaparinga and Yankalilla this service is available to your business.