Mel & Cath
Talking Business Australia
We know that great business ideas can come from anywhere.
Successful businesses can be found in the city and the country.
Our vision is to connect with regional Australia, take pride in regional business success and share the unique stories of the many amazing businesses and business owners.
We’re regional. We’re rural. We’re resilient.
We’re Talking Business Australia.
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Melissa is a marketing consultant and website designer who loves working with regional businesses to help them stand out online. Using creative digital marketing strategies, she will help your business stand out from the competition and sell more of your products and services.
Degree-qualified in marketing and human resources, Melissa is based in Toowoomba in regional Queensland.
Cath is an SEO consultant and copywriter who helps businesses get found and look good online. Using SEO smarts and compelling copy she will establish your brand as the leader in your local area or industry. She loves working with regional businesses of all kinds to help the little guys compete on the big stage.
Degree-qualified in marketing and economics, Cath is based in Coffs Harbour in regional New South Wales.
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In this episode of Talking Business Australia, we chat with Jahna Koehler from Keeping Balance. We learn her top tips to help business owners bring balance to their business and their life. Jahna is a business manager, coach and consultant who helps business owners achieve their own version of balance through systems, processes and management strategies. She’s on a mission to help business owners who are time-poor, take control of their business, so they feel confident in growing a successful, sustainable, and profitable business.
Episode 46: Interview with Julia Spicer: Supporting the viability and vibrancy of businesses across regional Australia
In this episode of Talking Business Australia, we chat with Julia Spicer from Engage & Create Consulting. Julia runs her business, Engage & Create Consulting from Goondiwindi, South West Queensland. Engage & Creates’ focus is to support the viability and vibrancy of businesses and community organisations across regional Australia.
In this episode of Talking Business Australia, we chat with Simone Kain co-owner of creative agency Hello Friday, and the co-founder and author of award-winning educational brand George the Farmer. With a vision for all children to connect to the earth, food, and farm, the George the Farmer brand encompasses picture storybooks, free curriculum-aligned teacher resources, stage performances, and paddock to plate short films which can be viewed on YouTube and ABCTV.
Kind words from our listeners
Fantastic resource for regional business
I’ve lived in regional Australia for 5 years and I’m almost 1 year into my 2nd go at running my own business.
This podcast is equal parts inspiration and practical tips about running a successful regional business.
My new favourite podcast!
I’m so happy I stumbled across this podcast, which is full of practical, actionable tips and inspiring regional Australians who are both relatable and likeable!
Well done ladies, I look forward to many more happy hours spent listening to future episodes.
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