Business Basics Grant

Free Information Session

You may be eligible for a single up-front fixed
grant payment of $5,000 (excluding GST).

The Business Basics Grants

This program provides support to businesses to increase core skills and adopt best practice.

Applications open on 4th May 2022.
Applications will close when they receive sufficient applications for a competitive assessment.

This grant program is competitively assessed. Not all applications will be funded.  The first round closed within about 3 hours.  Luckily for us and the business owners we assisted in rounds one and two - their Applications were submitted in time and they have received their Funding Approval.

We’re anticipating this round will close sooner due to those who either didn’t get their application submitted in time, or those who submitted their application, but were denied the grant re-applying.

The program is administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).

Approved Funded Activities

If approved for the funding, you must invest the funded money toward at least one of the following areas of your business.

  • Training and coaching
    • Business development, marketing, human resources or business planning topics
    • Training or coaching
  • Website build or upgrades
    • Website build or upgrade (including website refresh)
    • Adding e-commerce
    • Developing new website content
  • Professional business advice
    • Business plans
  • Strategic marketing services
    • Strategic marketing plans including search engine optimisation advice

To have the very best chance at getting your Application submitted, we're holding a

free Information Session

to make sure you have all the info, supporting documents & confidence needed
to get your Application submitted before cut-off and to have the very best chance at being approved for the funding. 

before the session...

As part of your Application, you need to provide a Supplier Quote to substantiate which Funding Activities you plan on investing in should your Application be successful.

We're a well established and reputable company who specialises in this area, so we are eligible to provide this quote for you.  Not only do we have decade of industry experience - but we're also locals who are passionate about supporting local businesses.

Before you join us for the information session, we'll schedule a time to have a 15 minute phone call about your online marketing needs so we can complete any necessary research and have a Quote prepared & printed for you on the night.

during the session...

During this quick, to-the-point information session, we'll walk you through the Application process and provide you with an Application Guide & Checklist to use when submitting your Application.

We'll also workshop some answers to Application Questions that meet the strict assessment criteria and share with you a list of tips for answering the questions with all the right keywords.

You'll also walk away with a template Statutory Declaration and a written Quote that you'll need for you before you can submit your Application.

free Information Sessions...

Detailed Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for this grant, your business must:
  • not have been approved for funding under Round 1 of the Business Basics Grants program
  • have fewer than 20 employees (by head count) at the time of applying for the grant
  • have an active Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST
  • have a Queensland headquarters, and be based in regional Queensland (use the eligibility tool to check your location)
  • have a turnover of $300,000 or less for the last financial year (2020–21)
  • have owners or directors that are not insolvent or an undischarged bankrupt.
Eligible Areas
For the purpose of the program, the following Queensland Local Government Areas are in regional Queensland:Dominate Marketing Hub - Skip the Bullshit! & Grow Your Business
Basics Grant - Round 3
What does your Business need to start Dominating? *
What do you need from your Website?
Do you have already have a website? *
I am Registered for GST
Business Address
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I've checked and YES I meet the Business Basics Grants Program Criteria

How can we help your business succeed online?

Website Design & Development

Standard Websites

We want to help you dominate your industry, so we've mastered our process which means we can develop kick ass websites for an affordable price.

These aren't crappy little freebie site builder websites either.  They're freaking awesome WordPress websites, built by WordPress professional developers with a truck load of experience.

Bespoke Websites

Big dreamer?  So are we which is why we love working on Websites that are 100% customised to you and your audience.

This might be the design of the website, or you might need some seriously high-tech functions included.  Either way, if bespoke is your style, let us know what you're dreaming of for your new website.

Online Stores

Did you know you can run a seriously impressive Online Store through your Website?
That's right - no need for Shopify, Big Commerce, or any other third party websites.

We offer a turnkey E-Commerce solution. We’ll handle all the heavy lifting, and you’ll end up with a fully functional store ready to process sales from the moment it goes live.

Online Learning

Online Learning is becoming a massive industry that's opening up to almost any industry imaginable.

Our Online Learning Portal is integrated into your Website and allows you to create and sell Courses.  It also means you can award Certificates for Course completion, manage Users, download reports & so much more.

Coaching Portal

Coaching is another big industry with the masses realising the value in having a Business Coach or Life Coach.

Our Coaching Portal allows you to create & sell your very own Courses & manage your Clients - making it easier than ever for you to deliver your programs to the masses, no matter where they are.

Online Bookings

Let us integrate a seriously impressing Appointment & Event Booking system into your Website.

This system allows you to set your availability, accept payments for bookings via a range of platforms, provides you with a Calendar of bookings, send automatic reminders & so much more.

SEO: Search Engine Optimisation

aka: Get Found on Google!

On-Site SEO

Make sure your website is optimised to within an inch of it's life, to give you the very best head start at getting found in Google!

We go over your website with a fine-toothed comb to track down any and every area we can improve it... and then we submit your website to Google so they can see how wonderful your website is, and add it to their search results.

Monthly SEO

This is the fun, nerdy stuff that we thrive on. We assess how well your website is performing in search results, and compare it to your competitors.

Then we create and carry out a plan of attack for World Domination... oh .. ummm... Local Domination to get you found when someone is searching for your services or products.

Google Maps

Did you know that for local businesses a vast majority of traffic to your website can come from your Google Maps listing?

Whether you have an active map listing, haven't claimed it yet, or there's no listing for you at all ... we can optimise and manage your Google Map listing for you, to make sure get you the best possible results and plenty of new customers.

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