Success stories

  1. Physiotherapist assisting patient with exercise ball

    Business Connect helps Central Coast practice

    Dr Paulette van Vliet had 30 years’ experience in neuro-physiotherapy, when she decided to open her Central Coast business, but no business experience.

  2. Nicole applying make up to a client

    The true value of services

    Professional makeup artist Nicole Sargent has over 19 years’ experience in the beauty industry but needed some expert advice on how to increase sales and develop marketing.

  3. Painted house

    Penrith painter eclipses rivals with digital transformation

    Richard Rossetto has no time to watch the paint dry after getting help to transform his business through the use of social media and digital marketing.

  4. Hand in front of hexagon shapes with automation in blue

    Mints CD Consulting to the rescue

    Craig Minter wanted to move on from his long-term career as an accountant and start a business, but wasn’t sure which idea to run with.

  5. Two female hands

    The price is right

    Alice, owner of KinesiAlice, met with her Business Connect advisor Jane to discuss her business options and, most importantly, her pricing system.

  6. Hammer and nail

    The handy man can

    Peter McCulloch had the trade and the demand, but needed the business skills to get his startup off the ground.

  7. Debra Stokes at a sewing machine

    Pulling back the curtains on marketing

    Debra Stokes has been manufacturing curtains and blinds for over 30 years and had reached her marketing tipping point.

  8. Classic cars

    From Gilgai to Vegas

    Learn how the Business Connect advisory program helped Angie’s dreams become a reality.

  9. Old world globe

    My Bearded Pigeon - Etsy success story

    Cath Young has built two successful businesses - the first sells cushions and wall hangings through Etsy and the second is a business advising others on how to do the same.

  10. Hand sketching illustration

    Illustrating the value of one-on-one business advice

    When Liz moved to NSW from England, she found that so much of the Australian system was different, Business Connect helped her through the system.