Tasmanian Business Advice Service

Free and independent business advice tailored to your needs
  • Do you have a great business idea you want to explore further?
  • Are you in the early stages of starting your business and need some help?
  • Are you running an existing business and need to find more customers, expand your offering or consolidate your market position?
  • Are you thinking of selling or setting up a succession plan?

If you answered YES to any of these than we can help you with up to 5 hours of free assistance. We work with businesses from Huonville to Bruny Island to Sandy Bay to Glenorchy.

Get started by registering online with Business Tasmania:

The topics our advisors can cover include:

How to get started in business

  • Evaluating business opportunities
  • Whether to buy or start a new business
  • Marketing, finance and compliance issues
  • What registrations licences and permits you need
  • Putting it all together in a business plan

How to promote your business

  • Understanding the best marketing tactics for you
  • Developing a marketing strategy that works
  • Using the web and online tools successfully
  • Indentifying the best target markets to go after
  • Building stronger customer relationships.

How to plan for business success

  • Understanding how and why you should plan
  • Reviewing your business for opportunities
  • Business planning tools to build on your offering
  • Preparing an action plan and timetables
  • Financial management and budgeting

How to effectively manage a business

  • Basic book-keeping to keep on track
  • Ways to manage cash flow
  • Meeting compliance requirements
  • Staffing and human resources
  • Developing your own business skills.

Come and talk to us.  Also visit the Business Tasmania web site which has lots of information for small business and useful business templates